Navigation Links
University HealthSystem Consortium Launches Tactics for Tough Times Initiative to Help Members With Issues Such as Capacity and Medication Management
Date:4/29/2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) introduced the Tactics for Tough Times briefing series and Web-based resource center to help its academic medical center members perform more efficiently during the economic downturn.

"The challenges of the current economic conditions have increased the need for meaningful knowledge sharing on proven cost reduction initiatives and ideas. UHC's Tactics for Tough Times briefing series provides our members with strategies and tactics that have been successfully implemented by their peers to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall performance," said Irene Thompson, president and chief executive officer of UHC.

Tactics for Tough Times briefings present information in a concise format to facilitate quick evaluation and action. The information is summarized from a variety of UHC resources, including clinical and operational benchmarking projects; clinical, operational, and supply chain databases; and council projects. The briefings also provide tools and contacts to help members quickly assess the potential impact for their organizations and connect with UHC staff experts and other members for useful networking and valuable knowledge sharing.

The initiative spans a broad range of savings opportunities. Topics, which are added to monthly, include high-impact areas such as:

  • Labor practices-increase new graduate nurse retention
  • Supply chain standardization
  • Clinical process improvement
  • Capacity management
  • Medication management

Tactics for Tough Times is another example of the power of collaboration made possible through UHC. Always focused on clinical, operational, and financial performance improvement, UHC is committed to facilitating the adoption of cost-efficiency strategies that will make a difference.

About UHC

The University HealthSystem Consortium, based in Oak Brook, Ill, is an alliance of 103 academic medical centers and 210 of their affiliated hospitals, representing approximately 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers. UHC provides data products and services to members to enhance clinical, operational, financial, and supply chain performance. Visit the About UHC section of www.uhc.edu for more information.


'/>"/>
SOURCE University HealthSystem Consortium
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Ohio State University, Cardinal Health, State of Ohio to Invest $10 Million to Advance Medical Imaging Industry
2. Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth Collaborate on Free Medical Clinic May 2-3
3. Hahnemann University Hospital Granted Surgical Fellowship Training Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders
4. InteRNA Technologies and Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre to Develop microRNA-based Therapeutics for Prostate Cancer
5. New advances in cancer research to be highlighted at University of Leicester
6. University HealthSystem Consortium Selects Morehead to Provide Employee Satisfaction and Consulting Services
7. University of Phoenix Announces March of Dimes Partnership in Florida, Offers Four Full-Tuition Nursing Scholarships
8. First Woman President of the AVMA to Speak at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine's 2009 Graduation
9. Former U.S. Surgeon General to Speak at Ross University School of Medicine's 2009 Graduation
10. Good News for Tough Times: Small, Private University Responds to Todays Economic Challenges
11. University of Ottawa Heart Institute is North Americas First Clinical Site for Ultra-sophisticated X-Ray
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... 2017 , ... CareSet Labs released the Root NPI Graph today at the ... greatly improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming dataset commonly available from Medicare. , ... called the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released by Medicare and “DocGraph” as released ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... , ... June is Men’s Health Month and the focus is on prostate cancer. ... the U.S. and the third most common cause of cancer related death today; lung cancer ... will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Those at highest risk ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... The Pennsylvania Athletic ... Erie Bayfront and Erie Convention Center on June 8-10. The weekend consisted ... quiz bowl, award and scholarship presentations, and professional networking. , On Friday ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2017 , ... The ... to spend time outdoors. Home and business owners should be aware that the summer ... the lake. In fact, mechanical locks and keys can be negatively affected from direct ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Network today announced the launch of Care Management Alerts and Dashboards, an innovative ... patients throughout Rhode Island. , RIQI’s Care Management Alerts and Dashboards provide near ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/8/2017)... Fla. , June 8, 2017  Less than ... that hit more than 200,000 companies, including hospital networks, ... being heralded as one of the largest online extortion ... in the healthcare market, it is imperative that providers ... protect their data from this — and many other ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... , June 7, 2017 Endo International ... June 7, 2017, the Hon. Joseph R. Goodwin ... of West Virginia , entered a ... Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (the "MDL") ... MDL cases to provide expert disclosures on specific causation ...
(Date:6/5/2017)... -- The Cincinnati location of Diplomat ... DPLO), has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2017 ... are based on an employee survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, ... The survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: