Monthly Archives: September 2018

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Coastal Connect Health Information Exchange – CABG Patient Care Intervention for Improved Patient Outcomes

Issue In August 2017, three heart surgeons reached out to Coastal Connect Health Information Exchange (CCHIE) and requested real-time, electronic notifications for their Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) patients that admit to the hospital emergency department to support timely care intervention in an effort to reduce preventable hospital readmissions. Solution CCHIE’s electronic alerting tool, NOTIFY, […]

12 Things Healthcare Must Achieve Flash Video Series – Measure and Manage Cost and Margin

By Julius Heil, President and CEO, Intalere Margin compression has wreaked havoc on the bottom line of healthcare providers over the past several years. This is an area where it pays to be more proactive than reactive. Comprehensive cost and quality data are critical to project success. Discussions should start with benchmark data for the […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Boston Children’s Hospital – Healthcare-centric Contract Management Comes of Age

Issue Despite holding the top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals for 2017-2018 and earning a spot in the ECRI Institute’s 2017 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Awards, Boston Children’s Hospital’s supply chain department recognized that it must find more innovative ways to better manage its multitude of complex, high-dollar contracts. Solution […]

12 Things Healthcare Must Achieve Flash Video Series – Smart Growth and New Revenue

By Julius Heil, President and CEO, Intalere Growth and new revenue opportunities in the future will be driven by “asset light” models and a digital presence as opposed to the old brick and mortar models. This is evidenced as new companies and partnerships slowly delve into the healthcare arena – think Amazon, Uber, etc. Reports […]