2020 has been a year full of learning, growing, and overcoming for all of us. We hope Stratasan's Strategic Growth blog series has been a bright spot in your week, delivering insight and inspiring creativity. We uncovered innovative solutions to the healthcare revenue crisis, learned how to identify service line opportunities, discovered how new diagnosis and procedure codes are created, and much more.
As we close out the year, we thought it'd be helpful to share our five most popular blog posts of 2020. These posts received the most views and seemed to provide useful growth guidance to you, our readers. If you’re staying home for the holidays or enjoying some downtime before the new year begins, check out these posts that you may have missed or revisit your favorites for fresh insight.
Key Opportunities Hospitals Leaders Shouldn’t OverlookBy Morgan Atkins
The trials of 2020 have left many in the healthcare industry searching for ways to diversify income. In this post, we consider a couple of innovative opportunities for healthcare leaders to consider as they look for ways to improve their financial prospects in the months to come.
Drive Growth and Provide Quality CareBy Morgan Atkins
With the added challenges hospitals are facing due to COVID-19, strategic service line growth planning is more important than ever. To minimize risk and expand services more effectively, hospitals need reliable, data-based intelligence to guide their efforts.
In this post, we consider four ways to identify pockets of unmet demand and consider how to add new facilities in these areas. We’ll highlight common mistakes providers make and discuss how to get a more detailed understanding of your patient population so you can focus on the right service line growth opportunities.
Uncovering the Diagnosis and Procedure Code Creation Process
There’s no escaping discussions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Every aspect of life has been touched by the spread of it. What isn’t widely discussed by the general population is a seemingly small detail that has a significant impact upon the medical community—the necessity of virus response to include the creation of new diagnosis and procedure codes. In this post, we provide a high-level overview of why we need these codes, how they are created under normal circumstances, and what happens during an unexpected outbreak, such as the one we’re experiencing today.
Respect meetings. Your time is valuable.By Brian Dailey, Haley Devlin, and Louis Joseph
We all would appreciate more efficient meetings and happier, more productive teams. Especially in a world where "Zoom fatigue" is a legitimate concern, managing how often and why meetings are booked is critical.
Click here to see the infographic visualizing our meeting strategy. By sharing our strategy with you, we hope your organization can benefit by putting an emphasis on making meetings better.
Tips for Shifting to a More Aggressive Virtual Care Growth Strategy
With the rapid adoption of telehealth, it’s hard to imagine things ever going back to the way things were before COVID-19. Rather, there’s a good chance we’ll continue to use virtual technologies as much, if not more so, in life post-COVID-19. This post outlines several ways growth planners can embrace telehealth and leverage data to be better prepared for the future of virtual care.
We hope Stratasan’s Strategic Growth blog series has helped you (and your business!) grow more strategically this year. We have a ton of fantastic content lined up for 2021 that we look forward to sharing.
Until then, Happy Holidays from the team at Stratasan and best wishes for a productive and growth-focused 2021!