Insights from Ludi

Contract Management Systems: What They Do (and Don't Do)

Posted by Michelle Harmon on Apr 19, 2017 8:59:21 AM

Hospitals and their many contracts have long been determined as a problem to manage. Several organizations have created top-of-the-line software for hospitals to eliminate paper, wasted time, and automated preparation for those looming threats of an audit.

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Topics: time management, physician contracts, contract management systems

4 Ways To Improve Your Hospital's Physician Agreements

Posted by Gail Peace on Feb 22, 2017 8:18:00 AM

Many hospitals have embraced the Lean Six Sigma method to collaboratively identify opportunities and reduce waste. Some hospitals even have teams that shine a laser focus on large cost savings opportunities. These projects are collaborative and can also take time and resources to manage appropriately. We have thought of a handful of ways that are rooted in the Lean approach but also take advantage of the work that has been performed by others to date. These four findings aim to improve your hospital's physician agreements and how you manage them. These could be any of the following: an employment agreement, a medical directorship, an on-call agreement, a research agreement or a teaching agreement.

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Topics: revenue cycle management, physician agreements, physician software, time management