Best Practices for Expanding Effective Capacity
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Did you know that hiring a dedicated complex case manager could result in a 15% margin increase? Or that introducing a referring physician ambassador program could boost hospital margins by 5%?
As the population ages, inpatient volumes are expected to rise. In return, hospitals will need to devise inexpensive methods to increase capacity, boost throughput, and secure profitable procedural volumes.
This collection features best practices for expanding effective capacity, including tactics for:
Secure and maintain a robust referral base by targeting physicians, patients, and payers.
Minimize the impact of capacity crunch by improving throughput in the inpatient setting.
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Securing Profitable Growth