The Importance of Conducting a HIPAA Risk Assessment

Conducting an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and Availability of electronic protected health information held by the organization is a legal requirement and doing nothing can be considered willful neglect. It is increasingly important for organizations to be aware of the potential RISKS, QUESTIONS, and SOLUTIONS.  Read More

Driving Out Clinical Variation to Drive Up Your Bottom Line

Hospitals have always worked to be efficient. Now more than ever, it is increasingly important to reduce costs to offset growing financial pressures. These pressures come from an array of drivers such as; ongoing challenges from lower Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and the shift to consumers paying more out-of-pocket for healthcare. And while there are […] Read More

Workforce Efficiency: Sustainable Change for Bottom Line Impact

  The Challenge As the shift from volume to value-based care and reimbursement continues to gain momentum, providers must rethink traditional staffing models and develop a targeted strategy to maximize resource utilization and reduce labor expenses amidst fluctuating volumes and increasingly tighter margins. In addition, the Association of American Medical Colleges anticipates a widespread shortage […] Read More

The Patient Pay Problem – Consequences and Solutions

The Patient Pay Problem refers to the payment obligations of both an uninsured and an insured patient’s balance after insurance (BAI). While the promise of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to significantly reduce the uninsured population, it has also accelerated the growth of high deductible health plans (HDHPs). The ACA’s Bronze Plan sets the […] Read More

Quorum Learning Institute Unveils New Online Education System For Hospital Leaders

Quorum Learning Institute unveiled a new online education portal to improve the education experience for users.  The platform provides hospital leaders with access to efficient and cost-effective education that can be paid for and watched online. With education offerings spanning topics like strategy, reimbursement, quality, compliance and supply chain—the Quorum Learning Institute, part of Quorum […] Read More

New Quorum Health Resources Leadership Named

Brentwood, Tenn. (June 27, 2017) – Quorum Health announced that Robert A. Vento has been appointed as president and CEO of Quorum Health Resources (QHR). At the same time, John Maher was promoted to COO of QHR. A national search was launched for QHR’s chief executive officer following the retirement of Mickey Bilbrey, former president […] Read More

Two Quorum Health Resources Client Hospitals Recognized as Top Hospitals For Patient Experience

Brentwood, Tenn. (May 10, 2017)—Two Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals were recently recognized on Healthgrades’ 2017 list of top hospitals for patient experience including Newberry County Memorial Hospital (Newberry, SC) and Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital (Murrells Inlet, SC).  Patient experience recognition was awarded to organizations among the top 15 percent of hospitals with the […] Read More

iVantage Names Quorum Client Hospitals to Top 100 Rural Hospitals List

Brentwood, Tenn. (March 6, 2017)—iVantage Health Analytics named five Quorum Health Resources client hospitals to its “2017 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals” in the U.S. list including, Kalispell Regional Medical Center (MT), Knox Community Hospital (OH), Montrose Memorial Hospital (CO), Northwestern Medical Center (VT) and Tidelands Health Waccamaw (SC). The hospitals named to this […] Read More

Quorum Client Hospital Named for Eighth Consecutive Year Among Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Franklin, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2016)—For the eighth consecutive year, Quorum client hospital Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center (Chanute, KS) was named among Modern Healthcare’s annual “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2016. The hospital was ranked 19th on the list, marking its highest ranking on the list to date. The hospital also received the […] Read More

Quorum Client Hospitals Earn Recognition Among the Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures Program

Brentwood, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2015)— The Joint Commission recently named eight Quorum client hospitals as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®:  Fort Madison Community Hospital (Fort Madison, IA), Jackson Hospital (Marianna, FL), Lane Regional Medical Center (Zachary, LA), (Newberry County Hospital (Newberry, SC), Northern Hospital of Surry County (Mount Airy, NC), Northwestern Medical […] Read More