Case Study: LEAN Engineered EHR Conversion Strategies

Lessons Learned from a Successful LEAN Engineered EHR Conversion at Winthrop-University Hospital Winthrop University Hospital (WUH), a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center located in Mineola, NY, recently embarked on a Cerner Soarian Big Bang…

 

Guided Clinical Mentorship and CDI Education Nets $5m+ Financial Impact for Southern NJ Hospital

Organizations often look for creative ways to quickly ramp up resources required for Clinical Documentation Improvement programs. Whether a nursing or HIM model is deployed, the resource pool is equally tight for experienced CDI Specialists. Alternatively, the cost and time…

 

DRG Validation Services Drive 200% Return on Investment for NY Community Hospital

Accurate code and DRG assignment translates into secure revenue. It impacts the appropriate capture of the patient’s clinical condition, severity of illness, risk of mortality, risk adjustment, and decreases risk for payer denials. Additionally, DRG Validation allows an organization to…

 

Tara Rogers presents “Reduction of Readmissions with Collaboration of Coding and CDI”

e4’s Tara Rogers, BSN, RN, CCD recently presented “Reduction of Readmissions with Collaboration of Coding and CDI” at the PHIMA Annual Meeting. This session highlighted how a Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) can positively impact the outcome of the hospital…

 

Guided Clinical Mentorship with Provider Training and Education

Grow your own CDI talent! Whether a nursing or HIM model is deployed, the resource pool is equally tight for experienced CDI Specialists. Alternatively, the cost and time horizon associated with training CDI Specialists from scratch is daunting. e4 developed…

 

DNFB Services

e4 can assist clients with getting their Discharged Not Final Billed (DNFB) accounts back in line with their goals. e4 can provide both one time clean-up and correction of root cause issues. e4 can reduce DNFB within 4-6 weeks to…

 

PMO Design, Project Planning and Management

e4 can establish or optimize your Project Management Office (PMO) for sustainable, high-functioning program management coordination. Through LEAN, results-oriented methodologies, we provide strategic leadership, structure and tools to achieve organizational goals. e4 also provides as-needed project management support, employing LEAN methodologies…