Stop Digging, Start Climbing: How to Increase Revenue Without Cutting, Cutting, Cutting

When you’re facing a budget shortfall at your hospital or health system, there’s a strong temptation to look at all the areas that could potentially be cut. When these cuts are temporary and meant to help steer the organization through a difficult patch, that might be acceptable. But what usually happens is those... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Central Logic, Patient Orchestration

Access Centers and Patient Orchestration: What Health Systems Need to Know

Many hospitals and health systems are familiar with the concept of the command center. This is where data related to ED capacity, OR visibility, environmental services and other information pertaining to what occurs within the walls of the hospital ultimately resides. The command center provides analysts, IT... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Central Logic, Patient Orchestration

How Post-Acute Referral Automation Enhances Patient Orchestration

Last week, we took a look at how Central Logic enables hospitals to better orchestrate patient movement in, out and around their facilities. The transfer process is at the heart of so many critical periods within the patient’s care journey, yet these handoffs have historically been overlooked when it comes to... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Transitions of Care

Moving Patients In, Out, & Around the Health System: How Central Logic Is Transforming Care Transitions

The successful completion of our Ensocare acquisition seemed like the perfect time to re-introduce what we do and how we help hospitals and healthcare systems streamline operations, increase revenue and improve both provider and patient satisfaction. Ensocare and Central Logic: Better Together Managing complex patient... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Transitions of Care

Why Do Care Transitions Remain a Black Hole in Healthcare?

Care transitions between acute and post-acute organizations remains fraught with challenges. They can be inefficient, highly manual, and prone to errors. This has been known for years, yet remains an area that receives little attention and funding. Why is that? This was the central question in a Healthcare IT Today... Read More

by Colin Hung in blog, Transitions of Care

Solving Post-Acute Care Transition Challenges

Hospitals, post-acute providers and payers are facing new pressure amid unprecedented resource constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other industry changes. “The pandemic has disrupted traditional acute-to-post-acute transition patterns, leaving hospitals with limited options to safely and efficiently discharge... Read More

by Ensocare in blog, Transitions of Care, COVID-19

We Owe It to Patients to Eliminate Faxing: Here’s How to Get Started

Cable television is obsolete. VHS and cassette tapes are novelty throwbacks to a different time. Most kids couldn’t tell you what a landline is. Yet, for all that, healthcare still relies on the fax machine, a similarly dated tech artifact, as a critical part of the transmission of information. This needs to end.... Read More

by Luis Castillo in EHRs, blog, COVID-19

Five Strategies to Ensure Cybersecurity During COVID-19 And Beyond

To quote New Zealand-born novelist and playwright Anthony McCarten, “We’re living in extraordinary times.” To which I’ll personally add, “that call for extraordinary security measures.” In March, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued COVID-19 HIPAA waivers to... Read More

by Patrick Yee in Cybersecurity, blog, COVID-19

Home Care’s Increased Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The path to recovery from COVID-19 can be long and difficult, made even more so when patients are forced by lack of post-acute capacity and other extenuating circumstances to stay within the hospital for longer than is clinically necessary. That’s where, in select cases, discharge to the home can play a prominent... Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in blog, home health, Transitions of Care, COVID-19