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Using Standard GMLOS May Have Your Reimbursements Off-Target

Using Standard GMLOS May Have Your Reimbursements Off-Target

By Alexander Bohn

A core foundation of Industrial Engineering and Continuous Improvement centers on standardization of work, which also applies in a healthcare setting. However, it is a fundamental truth that not all healthcare institutions are created equally, and rarely can we apply blanket rules to all of them without understanding the culture and organization themselves.

What are the Top Barriers to Patient Progression?

What are the Top Barriers to Patient Progression?

By Barbara Anzilotti, MSN

It only takes one patient progression barrier to interrupt flow across your entire hospital. Whether it be delayed testing results, pending consultations, or pre-certification to lower levels of care, your patients likely experience barriers in multiple areas. But how do you resolve these barriers before they impact timely patient progression?