Beyond CQI: How Patient-Centered Care and Efficiency Go Hand-in-Hand 

Beyond CQI: How Patient-Centered Care and Efficiency Go Hand-in-Hand 

By Kristie Huff, Chief Nursing Executive and Senior Vice President of Transformation for Care Logistics (Originallly published in The Health Care Blog) For decades, automakers, delivery companies and the airline industry have created better products, improved processes, and greatly increased user satisfaction and safety by adopting the principles of CQI. Simply put, it means constantly looking at … Continue reading

Logistics Software for Care: Do and See Everything You Need to Provide Exceptional Care Efficiently

Logistics Software for Care: Do and See Everything You Need to Provide Exceptional Care Efficiently

Imagine software that provides: Nursing units advanced knowledge of when a patient will be arriving on their unit Patients and providers knowledge of when they will be receiving services Staffing coordinators knowledge of all probable admissions and discharges to factor into staffing decisions The entire care team awareness of the patient’s optimal length of stay … Continue reading

Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Scott Wolf Talks About Putting the Patients First and Engaging Physician Leaders

Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Scott Wolf Talks About Putting the Patients First and Engaging Physician Leaders

This is the first in our Healthcare Heroes interview series, profiling the nurses, doctors and caregivers advancing the quest for exceptional patient care and experience. Dr. Scott Wolf is the CMO and COO of Mercy Medical Center and Sisters of Providence Health System in Springfield, Mass. Mercy recently won an inaugural Accountable Care Compass award … Continue reading

HFMA Publishes Bethesda Transformation Profile: “Put the Patient First, and All Good Things Will Follow”

HFMA Publishes Bethesda Transformation Profile: “Put the Patient First, and All Good Things Will Follow”

The shift to value-based care has changed the role of the hospital CFO. As this recent article on CFO recruiting notes, “Today’s healthcare CFO is much more focused on operations, patient care and quality control.” The HFMA Florida chapter published an excellent CFO’s perspective on this operational and care delivery focus in the fall issue of its quarterly … Continue reading

Hospital Heroes Share Secrets of Successful Care Transformation in New Guidebook

Hospital Heroes Share Secrets of Successful Care Transformation in New Guidebook

Hospital leaders are making the bold changes required for hospitals to thrive in the new value-based world. In the new hospital leadership guidebook published by Care Logistics, five hospital CEO heroes share perhaps the most important principle of hospital transformation; it’s not a quick fix. It’s not a departmental performance project. It’s not a single software system … Continue reading

MHA Honors Mercy Medical Center for its CareConnect Initiative

MHA Honors Mercy Medical Center for its CareConnect Initiative

Congratulations Mercy Medical Center for winning an inaugural Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association! MHA recognized Mercy in the Improving Organizational Efficiencies category for its CareConnect transformation initiative. The award honors provider excellence and innovation in the delivery of high-quality, safe and efficient care. Care Logistics was honored to be acknowledged by … Continue reading