Standardizing Patient Transitions to Post-Acute Settings Helps Remove Hospital Capacity Bottlenecks
Hospitals and health systems are under increasing financial pressure due to lower revenue and higher costs while labor shortages across all disciplines have significantly reduced revenue-generating potential, forcing providers to sometimes delay patient treatment opportunities due to resource constraints. Further, competition from healthcare disruptors, especially in the retail sector, is taking market share from traditional provider organizations.
In a recent article, ABOUT CMO and co-founder Dr. Darin Vercillo discusses how amid these market challenges and economic uncertainties lies the need for providers to aggressively replace inefficient patient throughput processes with innovative approaches and consolidated technology that not only modernizes placement action, but also connects patient flow throughout the entire episode of care. Read the full article in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.