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Stay current and get the inside track on the trends, developments, and ideas that impact your healthcare organization. To help you find the resources you are interested in, please use the dropdowns to sort.
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September 28, 2017

Surgery Scheduling

The schedule is the core of the operating room (OR), and if the schedule is altered by any of several reasons, the entire momentum of the OR can be disrupted. 

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September 28, 2017

Block Scheduling in Surgical Suites

When it comes to effective OR management, it is all about maximizing efficiency, surgical growth, and cost saving opportunities. Many hospitals today are evaluating their block...

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August 21, 2017

Women's Services Operational Improvements

An overview of results from an operational assessment and implementation of the Women's Services in a hospital in the Southeast.

Case Study
August 21, 2017
Root Cause for a Community Hospital

Surgical Site Infection

This case study reviews causes of surgical site infection and some recommendations for best practices to combat SSIs.

Press
July 10, 2017

Press Ganey Acquires Soyring Consulting

Press Ganey today announced the acquisition of Soyring Consulting, a leading operations and management consulting firm focused on performance and process improvement.

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June 29, 2017

The Seven Priorities of High Performing Clinics

When it comes to clinics, patients expect quality, efficiency, and cost-effective services. Therefore, clinics must provide quality, efficiency, and cost-effective services.

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April 1, 2017

Addressing the Changing Face of Ambulatory Strategy

It is undeniable that the healthcare industry is changing at a rapid pace, but what are the effects on the ambulatory market? Download to learn the impact of environmental...

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March 1, 2017

Volume to Value: Optimize Care Coordination to Improve Quality and Financial Outcomes

Access Soyring's free resource to learn six strategies and competencies to assist in transitioning your facility to an integrated value-based approach, including coordination and...

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January 1, 2017

Enhancing Anesthesia Service Leadership Outcomes

Download now to learn tips for organizing the Anesthesia Department to support both Perioperative Services and Anesthesia Services for optimal leadership and ultimately improved...
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October 1, 2016
Tips for a Successful Current and Future Needs Assessment

Strategic Capital Planning

As reduced reimbursements put pressure on leaders to tighten budgets and the amount of capital dollars decline, the need to strategically plan capital purchases becomes crucial.

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October 1, 2016

Managing Bottlenecks to Increase Perioperative Efficiency

How can you optimize your patient flow within Perioperative Services to avoid these detrimental bottlenecks?
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October 1, 2016
Tips for Utilizing Advanced Practitioners

Enhance Provider Productivity in Oncology

Providers’ productivity (frequently evaluated on patient volume, CPT or procedural volume, total gross charges, and collections) often influences the level of physician base...
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September 6, 2016
Mentioned in Healthcare Dive

How Some Providers are Stoking Entrepreneurial Fires to Ensure Healthy Financials

Dr. Higman discusses that he has seen such entrepreneurial efforts at facilities ranging from academic medical center to small and critical care access hospitals looking to...

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August 8, 2016
Mentioned in Healthcare Dive

When is it Time to Bring in a Consultant?

Dr. Higman discusses trends in healthcare, such as population health, as well as different types of consulting firms and their specific areas of focus. Dr. Higman also discusses...

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May 13, 2016
Mentioned in Times Standard

St. Joseph Hospital showcases new 3-D mammography machine

According to Denise Davis, a Hologic Mammography Specialist, the device detects 41 percent more invasive breast cancers and reduces false positive results by 40 percent compared...

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May 1, 2016
5 Core Processes to Improve Budgeting

Effective Financial Forecasting

Download now to learn about the five core functions of a comprehensive financial forecasting process: the budgeting model, capital planning, workforce strategy, forecasting and...
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April 1, 2016
How Your Facility Can Optimize Care Coordination to Improve Quality and Financial Outcomes

From Volume to Value

Although many of the healthcare transitions still to come in conjunction with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are continuing to evolve and are not completely known, some of the...
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April 1, 2016
Tips for a Smooth Transition Process

Getting the Most Out of Your Interim Engagement

The objective when identifying an interim manager is to ensure that he or she will be able to meet your organizational needs and goals. Therefore, the process of identifying the...
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April 1, 2016
Tips for Implementing a Robust Appeals Process

Don't Leave Money on the Table

A vital (often missed) opportunity for revenue lies in the insurance denials and appeals process. Insurance payors may deny claims for a variety of reasons that may—or may not—be...
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March 1, 2016
Strategies for Difficult Forecasting

Predicting the Unpredictable

Predicting the unpredictable is less about concrete numbers and more about comfort level and risk factors.
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January 1, 2016
Strategies for Gaining Productivity Buy-in

From Finance to the Front Line

Whether your organization is new to productivity management, has outdated targets, or is somewhere in between, the key to successfully meeting productivity goals is acquiring...
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January 1, 2016
Which Interim Management Option is Best for Your Healthcare Organization?

Filling the Gap

Understanding the options and choosing the right fit for your organization is important for the Human Resources professional.
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January 1, 2016
A New Study Wants You to Reconsider Your Sterile Instrument Storage Options

Rigid or Wrapped?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control suggests that your rigid containers might not be as foolproof as you think.
Press
December 17, 2015
Mentioned in Battle Creek Enquirer

Hospitals Focusing on Solutions

One of the penalized hospitals in Michigan recently engaged Soyring Consulting to conduct a root-cause analysis to help determine any patterns or trends that could explain the...

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December 1, 2015
The Crucial Aspects of Pre-Admission Surgical Screening

The Essential Impact of Pre-Admission Surgical Screening

How can an optimal PASS system ensure that you are providing the best possible care to your patients?
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November 28, 2015
Quoted in Modern Healthcare

Software Coordinates Surgical Implant Orders

Mr. Higman discusses the reconciliation process that follows when surgeons use off-contract items that are more expensive than anticipated.

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November 1, 2015
Avoiding the Obstacles of Preference Card Management

6 Pitfalls of OR Prefence Card Management

There are approximately 5,690 hospitals currently in the USA, which means that there are more than 5,500 groups of well-educated professionals struggling with the dilemma of how...
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October 1, 2015

Strategies for Managing Outpatient Surgical Growth

Now that ASCs are seeing a growth period, the question is how to evaluate the best fit for your organization given your market and operational realities.
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October 1, 2015
Strategies to Overcome Obstacles and Enhance Buy-In

How to Achieve Successful Perioperative Governance Outcomes

Thriving Perioperative Services Governance does not happen by accident, but rather as a result of a structured and critical thinking Surgical Services Executive Committee (SSEC).
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August 1, 2015
A Quick Guide to Using Marketing Techniques and Physician Recruitment to Support Strategic Growth

How to Use Marketing and Physician Recruitment for Strategic Growth

This quick guide will help you kick-start your plans for growth with tips that will help you develop your plans from a marketing and physician recruitment perspective.
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July 1, 2015
A Guide to the Operations, Analysis, and Partnerships You Will Need

How to Lay the Proper Foundation for Master Facility Planning

Creating a Master Facility Plan (MFP) can be a daunting process, so it may be tempting to simplify it as much as possible by simply designing a building. However, it is important...
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June 1, 2015
Determine Whether to Expand or Build a New IRF

Inpatient Rehab Facility (IRF) Planning

Projections show continued growth in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) patient volumes with the aging populations. You have heard that some hospitals and health systems are...
Press
May 27, 2015
Quoted in Strategic Health Care Marketing

Try These Communication Strategies in Your ED to Increase Your Patient Satisfaction Scores

Converse discusses how improving communication—and ultimately, patient satisfaction scores—influences the potential level of incentives and bonuses, or the reduction in Medicare...

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May 1, 2015
The Financial Benefits of Being Proactive

Infection Prevention

Learn Why Infection Prevention is Good—Not Only for Your Patients—but for Your Facility
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May 1, 2015
How to Manage Patient Volumes and Maximize Efficiency

Planning to Meet Space Needs

As outpatient volumes continue to grow, planning for this shift is paramount to a hospital’s and healthcare system’s success.
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May 1, 2015
How to Compare to National Standards, Internal Progress Over Time, and Other Best-in-Class Hospitals

Making the Most of Your Benchmarking System

Contrary to practices undertaken at some hospitals, benchmarking should not be limited to comparisons with national averages. Rather, facilities have the opportunity to review...
Press
April 17, 2015
Quoted in the Healthline

The Bacteria Will See You Now: How Little Bugs Create Big Problems in Hospitals

Mr. Kaczor discusses the root causes of contamination and infections, which can lead to issues such as the recent CRE outbreak in hospitals. He also gives a few recommendations...

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April 1, 2015
Everything You Need to Know

The Two-Midnight Rule

Learn About the Implications of the Two-Midnight Rule and How to Overcome Its Challenges
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March 1, 2015
Stimulating Unity between SPD and Periop

Breaking Down Barriers

Learn How to Encourage Collaboration between the Sterile Processing and Perioperative Departments
Press
February 17, 2015
Quoted in the DOTmed Daily News

Pre-procedure Education Key to Anxiety Reduction for MR Patients: Study

Mr. Demanche discusses the importance of informing patients about what to expect during an MRI procedure. He also offers solutions that some medical centers are currently using to...

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February 1, 2015
Learn How Building Design Elements Can Improve the Patient Experience

Building Design Elements & Features and Their Effects on the Patient Experience

As competition continues to grow in the healthcare industry, patients benefit by having more choices of facilities when they need care. One important way to differentiate your...
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January 1, 2015
Learn How to Increase Your ED's Patient Satisfaction Scores

Taking Your ED Satisfaction to the Next Level

Your patient satisfaction scores are an important indicator of how well your Emergency Department is performing. However, if many of your most satisfied patients never take the...
Press
December 1, 2014
Quoted in ED Management's supplemental publication, ED Accreditation Update

Quality Assurance Consultant at Soyring Consulting Jeannie Kelly, RN, MHA, LHRM

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December 1, 2014
An Overview and Recommendations

4 Critical Areas that Affect Staffing and Quality

Learn Research and Best Practices to Improve Key Quality Measures
Press
November 14, 2014
Quoted in The Tennessean

With strengthened guidelines for health care workers, the CDC ups its game against the deadly Ebola virus

Mr. Higman talks about the increase in affiliations formed between academic medical centers and other well-known medical facilities, and why these partnerships are mutually...

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November 3, 2014
Quoted in an Advance Healthcare Network

Get Psyched to Skype

Mr. Higman talks about the increasing prevalence of employers using virtual interviews to screen candidates.

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November 1, 2014
What Do Your Staffing Levels Mean for Patient Outcomes?

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

Learn About Your Nurse-to-Patient Ratio's Impact on Patient Outcomes
Press
October 30, 2014
Quoted in an Advance Healthcare Network

Salary Research Pays Off

Mr. Higman talks about the most important aspects of salary negotiation, such as researching multiple sources and being specific in requests when negotiating.

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July 1, 2014
Learn How Your Readmission Reduction Programs Stack Up

What Are You Really Saving With Your Readmissions Reduction Programs?

Reimbursement penalties as part of the Affordable Care Act are driving hospitals and health systems to develop programs to prevent readmissions. But, how much are these healthcare...
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May 1, 2014
Learn Tips to Achieve Zero SSI Rate - From Preadmission through Post-op

Chasing the Elusive “Zero” Surgical Site Infection Rate

Now is the time to lower the bar, change the culture, and set your sights on the ZERO percent SSI rate.
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March 1, 2014
The Positive Financial & Clinical Outcomes of Implementing a Functional Patient Acuity and Workload Process

How Sick Are My Patients?

Learn How You Can Improve Financial and Clinical Outcomes with a Patient Acuity and Workload Process
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February 1, 2014
Learn Four Ways to Find Balance for Both the Business and the Provider(s)

An Executive’s Guide to Common Contract Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them

It is imperative in the Modern Healthcare Marketplace for Large Hospital Groups, Private Practices, Critical Access Centers, and Large Multiple-provider Outpatient Centers to...
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December 1, 2013
What is the Attraction? An Executive Overview

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Learn the Ins and Outs of Freestanding SNFs
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October 1, 2013
Build for the Future

Right-Sizing the Surgical Suite

Download this white paper, Right-sizing the Surgical Suite, to learn practical tips for improving the design of your OR suite for better efficiency.
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October 1, 2013
Learn Tips to Better Manage Patients Before They Arrive and Before They Leave

Redesigning Case Management to Improve Quality Outcomes and Reduce Readmissions for Clients with Chronic Diseases

How to Redesign Scheduling, Registration and Case Management
Press
June 27, 2013
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Create Effective Education Programs for Sterile Processing Departments

With changing and new technologies in the increasingly high-tech world of Sterile Processing, facilities need to support ongoing education to maintain highly skilled technicians.

Press
June 11, 2013
Mentioned in Executive Insight

3 Ways to Benchmark Seemingly Un-benchmark-able Departments

When it comes to benchmarking for staffing and productivity at any facility, be as inclusionary as possible.

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May 18, 2013
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Big Data and the Quality Conundrum

It used to be a word-of-mouth game, working with referring physicians, engaging the community at local events and working as hard as possible to impress upon patients and family...

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May 13, 2013
Quoted by Healthcare Finance News

Patient-centered Design for Hospitals

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May 2, 2013

New Standards Make Hospital Leaders Accountable for Managing Patient Flow, Nurturing Relationships

Recognizing that patient backlogs in the ED are a hospital-wide issue, Soyring Consulting's risk management and quality assurance expert, Jennie Kelly, remarks on how The Joint...

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April 9, 2013
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Ready for HIPAA's Big Overhaul?

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March 12, 2013
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Tips for Improved Perioperative Throughput

The process of improvement must start with Pre-admission Preparation.

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February 11, 2013
Mentioned in ADVANCE for Imaging & Radiology Oncology

Managing Your Imaging & Radiology Resources

There are many methods discussed today in which to manage cost. The bottom-line is to be vigilant in the monitoring of the daily activity in the department and setting clear...

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January 3, 2013
Mentioned in Cincinnati Business Journal

Cincinnati Hospital CEO Pay Linked to Quality

Mission and vision statements can only tell you so much about a hospital’s priorities.

Press
December 13, 2012

Decreasing Elective Deliveries

Over the last 20 years, the amount of elective labor inductions has significantly grown from 1 in 10 to now 1 in 3 births, according to AWHONN.

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November 28, 2012
Mentioned in Becker’s Hospital

Hospital Layoffs and Financial Viability: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

Layoffs have become common news in the hospital and healthcare industry, especially over the past couple years. Becker’s Hospital Review and Soyring Consulting's Adam Higman...

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November 8, 2012
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Reducing Hospital Readmissions

With the recent implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, hospital payments are being adjusted based on 3 years of claims data (July 2008 - June 2011), which...

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October 4, 2012

A Tale of Two Health Clinics

Meet Zubin Damania and Florence Jameson: Two physicians with plans for much-needed health clinics in downtown Las Vegas, whose respective business models reveal two distinct...

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September 25, 2012
Mentioned in Men's Health

The Dirty Truth About Hospitals

Soyring Consulting’s Adam Higman and Jerzy Kaczor comment on sterile processing and the dangers of infection in hospitals in the October issue of Men’s Health, available on...

Press
September 20, 2012

ED Accreditation Update: Standards Governing ED Patient Flow, Patient Boarding Are Strengthened

With The Joint Commission taking steps to strengthen its accreditation standards pertaining to patient throughput, Soyring Consulting's risk management and quality assurance...

Press
September 10, 2012

Staffing for Mother/Baby Success

As of this year, the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) published new perinatal nurse staffing guidelines in an effort to uphold patient...

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August 13, 2012
Mentioned in Victoria Advocate

Citizens Hires Consultant for Advice about Hospital's Future; Sale Not Likely

Citizens Medical Center is waiting to receive a consultant's report on how the hospital can improve its operations. Adam Higman, a consultant and manager of Soyring Consulting in...

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August 10, 2012
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Reorganizing for Optimal Workflow

Healthcare facilities regularly work to be more process-oriented as they strive to manage healthcare from a process and procedure perspective as a means to enhance quality, foster...

Press
July 12, 2012
Mentioned in Executive Insight

When Expanding, Think Efficiency

Before you can start visualizing your new hospital, outpatient center, clinical program - whatever your initiative - you need to do your homework.

Press
June 5, 2012
Mentioned in Becker's Spine Review

10 Steps for Spine Surgeons to Negotiate Best Vendor Contracts Featured

Adam Higman of Soyring Consulting discusses 10 steps for spine surgeons and groups to take when negotiating contracts with implant vendors.

Press
June 1, 2012
Mentioned in Executive Insight

Data Integrity in a New Reimbursement Environment

In ensuring system integrity, the common refrain in IT rings true: garbage in, garbage out.

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May 24, 2012
Mentioned in Becker's Spine Review

How Often Should Spine Surgeons Renegotiate Vendor Contracts?

Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business, and policy issues affecting spine care. Soyring...

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May 24, 2012

Knights in White Lab Coats

Reported and rumored causes for the Nevada Cancer Institute's demise abound: A stand-alone nonprofit clinic didn't have a prayer in this market.

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April 13, 2012
Mentioned in Becker's ASC Review

What Can Patient Demographics Reveal About Your ASC?

Surgery centers considering expansion can often turn to community demographics for guidance on the most market-appropriate specialties for their patient pool.

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March 1, 2012

Improving ED Patient Flow for Increased Patient Satisfaction

With two-thirds of all U.S. hospitals looking for ways to improve the functionality and quality of their organizations, it is important that hospital leadership address any...
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February 8, 2012

Perfecting Your OR Charge Process

Healthcare facilities can strategically tackle OR charge capture by establishing a proficient system that reviews all documented items to be billed and identifies the...

Press
December 19, 2011

9 Considerations Hospitals Can't Overlook When Marketing Specialty Programs

In an increasingly competitive healthcare environment, marketing is becoming ever more important.

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December 16, 2011

The Trick of Charge Capture: Inpatient vs. Observation

Due to recent Medicare changes, healthcare facilities are scrutinizing the basis for admitting patients.

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December 5, 2011

5 Top Challenges in the Hospital OR — And How to Overcome Them

Operating rooms present hospital leaders with many challenges, from maintaining infection control standards to staying on schedule to communicating as a team.

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November 11, 2011

For Cincinnati Children’s, Feds’ Budget Cuts Will Sting

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and similar institutions nationwide, are facing an economic environment where nothing is sacred – not even funding for pediatric...

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October 6, 2011

Operating Room Scheduling

The scheduling of surgical cases in the Operating Room (OR) is a complex process that, if done inefficiently, can negatively affect patient satisfaction, staff satisfaction,...

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October 3, 2011

Organize Your Patient Flow

With two-thirds of all U.S. hospitals looking for ways to improve the functionality and quality of their organizations, it is essential that hospital leadership address efficiency...

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September 14, 2011

16 South Florida Hospitals Are Among the Nation's Best

Sixteen South Florida hospitals were named to a list of the top U.S. medical centers on Wednesday, as rated by the nation's leading inspection and accreditation organization.

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September 1, 2011

The APN Can See You Now

In continuing with strategies and tips for healthcare executives, Dollars & Sense is taking a look at Advanced Practice Nurses and where they stand in your organization.

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September 1, 2011

Materials Cost Savings From Start to Finish

As much as 40 percent of a hospital's budget goes to materials expenses, specifically, the cost of medical and surgical supplies and poorly managed materials can leave a...
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August 1, 2011

Improving Hospital Flow Thru Efficiency, Operations, & Logistics

While many patient flow problems may seem outside your control, the truth is that taking the initiative to alleviate the challenges can lead to positive, lasting effects that will...
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July 20, 2011

5 Ways to Assess Your Support Departments for Continued Patient Flow Success

Hospital clinical departments are dependent on well-run and operated ancillary departments. You can take a good measure of a well-run ancillary department by assessing its...

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May 27, 2011

Three Ways to Fill a Management Vacancy

Promoting from within or hiring externally, appointing an internal interim manager, or hiring an external management firm - which is best?

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May 2, 2011

Profitable vs. Non-Profitable

In a tumultuous field like healthcare, there are no givens, especially when it comes to profits and losses.

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April 6, 2011

Your ED: 5 Steps to Shorter Stays & Happier Patients

Hospitals typically see greater than 50 percent of their admissions from patients first seen in the Emergency Department, making it the unofficial "front door" of the hospital.

Press
February 28, 2011

4 Tips for a Positive Orthopedic Surgery Center Environment

Soyring Consulting’s Manager, Adam Higman, shares some information on business practices to help create a positive environment and culture at orthopedic surgery centers.

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February 17, 2011

Laboring the Costs for Productivity Improvement

Of the two key drivers in cost, labor and materials, labor stands as the area of cost that many hospital leaders are reluctant to pursue.

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February 14, 2011

Home Is Where the Heart Monitor Is

While reimbursement remains a sticking point, hospitals say devices that help keep patients at home are worth the cost.

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January 27, 2011

Improve Productivity, Labor Practices: Assess Your Facility's Nursing Unit Report Process

Like exercise, process improvement is a discipline and a habit. Day-to-day time limitations often sidetrack managers from reviewing clinical and administrative processes, but...

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January 25, 2011

5 Keys to Successful Product Standardization in ASCs

Product standardization, an important facet of an ambulatory surgery center's supply chain and materials management, must be approached strategically and be carried out diligently.

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January 4, 2011

Mind Your Cs: Materials Standardization 101

Materials cost savings has proven to be a delicate proposition. The need to meet or exceed long-term goals must balance with the handling of short-term problems.

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December 13, 2010

Managing Referral Relationships: Accurate data, educating physicians, and delivering results help increase your referral work

In addition to providing patient care, most specialists find it necessary to market their skills to develop a healthy referral network.

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November 16, 2010

7 Steps Spine Surgeons Should Take to Prevent Infections

Spine surgeons must take all possible measures to decrease infection rates among their patients and produce the best outcomes.

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October 7, 2010

10 Steps to Implement Hospital Layoffs With Minimal Disruption

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hospitals are on track to implement more mass layoffs in 2010 than the record year of 2009.

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September 4, 2010

Common New Management Mistakes with ADVANCED for Medical Laboratory Professionals

New managers are often faced with the daunting task to succeed in their workplace and are given very little guidance at how to do this.

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August 9, 2010

Managing Your Referral Relationships with North Florida Doctor Magazine

“A career in marketing probably isn’t what most physicians had in mind when they enrolled in Medical School…[but] You’re running a business, and you have bills to pay, says...

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May 5, 2010

Ensuring Brand Stability in an Age of Strong Leadership

In an age where CEOs, Presidents, and Founders are at the forefront of their companies it is important to remember to separate your company brand from your leadership.

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April 28, 2010

Women's and Children's Study Discusses WIC with Soyring SVP

Soyring Consulting Senior Vice President, Joyce Converse, was cited in a Health Behavior News Service article on the effects of WIC.

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April 7, 2010

HealthLeaders Media speaks with Soyring on ED Patient Satisfaction

Listen to Denice Soyring Higman's audio interview with HealthLeaders Media discussing increasing patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department by improving patient flow.

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April 1, 2010

Inventory Management: What Healthcare and Hospital Decision Makers Need to Know

Soyring lends its Materials Management expertise to the April cover story for Cardiovascular Business.

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February 11, 2010
Cited in AMN Healthcare Newsletter

Our Tips for Improving Efficiency Cited in AMN Healthcare Newsletter

"Manage overtime and call pay by appropriately scheduling, using agency staff or float pools to fill in vacancies, and initiating an approval process with few people authorized to...

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February 1, 2010
Quoted by the Society for Human Resource Management on Cultural Competence in Healthcare

Soyring quoted by the Society for Human Resource Management on Cultural Competence in Healthcare

Denice Soyring-Higman, RN, BSN, MSN, founder and president of Soyring Consulting, a St. Petersburg, Fla.-based clinical health care consulting company, said it pays to evaluate...

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January 18, 2010
Featured on AllBusiness.com

Soyring Consulting's Preparation For Economic Recovery Featured on AllBusiness.com

Soyring Consulting, a clinical health care consulting company, has hired employees with IT and marketing expertise and is getting ready to start two new service lines.

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People, Processes & Property: Using the Three P’s to Achieve Materials Cost Savings

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Soyring Consulting Makes Sense with New Web Column

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Soyring's President & Founder named as a finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year

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Employed Physician Compensation Model - A Discussion with Becker's Hospital Review

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Soyring interviewed by Hospital & Health Networks on "Neuro's Big Redo"

Case Study

Ambulatory Planning

This case study provides an overview of initial planning, operational, and design elements from the construction of a new large-scale ambulatory facility as part of a major...
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Clinical Leadership and Quality Assurance

This case study identifies key opportunities, solutions, and results related to quality assurance at a 150+ bed community hospital on the West Coast.
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Labor and Productivity

This case study identifies key opportunities, solutions, and results related to productivity and benchmarking at a health system in the Northwest. The project resulted...
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Case Management

This case study identifies key opportunities, solutions, and results related to case management at a hospital in the Northeast.
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Laboratory Consultation Improvements

This case study identifies key opportunities, solutions, and results related to Laboratory consultation of a hospital in the Midwest.
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Cost Containment/Reduction Operational Improvements

This case study identifies key opportunities, solutions, and results related to operational improvement cost savings of a hospital in the Ohio River Valley.
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Improving Patient Flow in the ED

This case study highlights the opportunities, recommendations, and outcomes of improving patient flow in the Emergency Department of a hospital in the South.
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Sterile Processing Operational Improvements

This case study discusses the key opportunities, solutions, and results of a Sterile Processing engagement of a hospital in the Midwest.
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Improving Pre, Execution, and Discharge in the Operating Room

This case study discusses the opportunities, solutions, and results of improving prep, execution, and discharge in the Operating Room of a hospital in the South.
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Hospital Development, Design & Planning

Soyring Consulting uses its years of hospital clinical and operational experience to assist with the development of new facilities, facilities redesigns and workflow optimization....
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Emergency Department Consulting

A case study from a project focused on improving operations in an Emergency Department in the Southwest.
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Surgical Services Consulting

Top-line results from a leadership and mentoring consultation in Surgical Services.
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Cardiac Cath Lab Operational Improvements

Overview of a cardiac cath lab consulting project focused on improving operations.
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ICU-Med Surg Consultation

An overview of the results from an ICU, Medical/Surgical consultation at a hospital in the Northwest.
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“Off the Shelf” Industry Newsletter

Soyring Consulting’s newsletter, Off the Shelf, focuses on providing you with timely and insightful industry information gathered from our team of experienced medical consultants. Off the Shelf details many of the issues facing your facility or department, and provides actionable tips for solving them. Read our newsletters now to take strategic plans and management theories “off the shelf” and put them into action!