Strategic Cost Contol:  True Cost, Process Redesign, and IT Integration

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Strategic Cost Control: True Cost, Process Redesign, and IT Integration

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Strategic Cost Control: True Cost, Process Redesign, and IT Integration

This report,  Strategic Cost Control:  True Cost, Process Redesign, and IT Integration reveals how the strategies healthcare organizations are employing to contain costs and better manage revenue cycle are changing in subtle but important ways.  Driven by the impending transition to value-based care and the adoption of risk-based models, they are evolving beyond traditional purchasing and supply-chain efficiencies into process redesign and new IT initiatives.

You will:

  • Find out how a small-scale physician-led effort enabled University of Utah Health Care to reduce hospitalist laboratory utilization by 15% and save $550,000 in the first year
  • Gain valuable insight into where and why top providers are investing their IT dollars to drive cost containment and revenue cycle improvements
  • Discover how Denver Health used a post-acute care services partner to help achieve $3.5 million in freed-up capacity
  • Learn more about the correlations among true cost, margin, and cost reduction ability
  • Uncover how NCH Healthcare reduced its sepsis mortality rate from 34% to 8% through process improvements based on communication, teamwork, and changing the organizational culture
  • Find out which areas will have the biggest positive economic impact on cost control efforts


This report, part of HealthLeaders' Intelligence Report Premium series, offers the latest cost control strategies from industry peers, including survey results drawn from the HealthLeaders Media Council, an exclusive group of 8,000 healthcare leaders. A new segmentation tool allows you to access more specific, in-depth data by setting, number of beds and sites, net patient revenue, and region.   

This month’s report includes:

  • Case studies from Denver Health, NCH Healthcare, and University of Utah Healthcare
  • Analysis and key takeaways from advisors drawn from our HealthLeaders Media Council
  • Recommendations from the HealthLeaders Media research team
  • A meeting guide to share with your organization


You can use this report to:              

  • Track the latest trends in cost control
  • Gauge your organization's performance and progress compared to peer organizations
  • Gather insights and advice from industry experts, peer leaders, and the experiences of case study organizations
  • Access discussion questions that can aid your organization in forming strategies for emergency medicine