BIG Ideas at ANI: Executing Major Change

The major changes needed in health care require leaders to execute many complex changes in structure and process, from clinical integration to cost management to revenue protection to decision support. The featured speakers and breakout sessions at ANI 2014 show how to excel is all of these areas.

Clinical Integration/Culture: Learn how to align nurses and finance professionals to drive value from nurse leader Pamela Thompson, CEO, American Organization of Nurse Executives. Related sessions show you how to:

  • Improve the financial performance of hospital-owned medical practices
  • Collaborate between finance and physician leaders
  • Improve clinical documentation

Cost Management/Margin Transformation: Learn how to engage physicians to improve outcomes and efficiency from renowned diagnostician Gurpreet Dhaliway, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Related sessions show you how to:

  • Benchmark costs to realize sustainable savings
  • Accelerate supply cost reduction
  • Use Lean processes to improve performance

Revenue Cycle: Learn keys to excellent patient financial communication from leading patient advocates Terry Rappuhn, leader of HFMA’s Patient Friendly Billing® Project, and Mark Rukavina, President of Community Health Advisors, LLC. Related sessions show you how to:

  • Use technology to improve revenue cycle performance
  • Prepare for ICD-10
  • Accelerate revenue integrity

Business Intelligence & Analytics: Learn the IT ramifications of the era of accountability from healthcare IT luminary John Glaser, CEO, Health Services, Siemens Healthcare. Related sessions show you how to:

  • Use next-generation tools for risk contracting
  • Create high-performance decision support
  • Blend clinical and financial data to drive value
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