Operational Improvement

About Operational Improvement

Maintaining a secure, safely run hospital that complies with regulatory requirements is of utmost importance. HASC’s Hospital Operations and Performance Excellence (HOPE) initiative identifies trends affecting the safety and security of patients, visitors, employees and property so you can maximize resources for efficient patient flow and greater patient satisfaction.

Cedar’s Integrated Payer-Provider Billing Platform Introduced to Highmark Inc. and Allegheny Health Network Customers

To pay for a single health care visit, consumers may experience multiple, disconnected interactions with providers and payers. For example, consumers looking to pay the bill, check their deductible progress or verify health benefit account balance might require several phone calls and use apps or web portals to complete their tasks. This lack of alignment […]

HASC Executive Roundtable: Availability of Working Capital with PACE

HASC is pleased to invite members to an exclusive roundtable presented by GreenRock Healthcare, our Endorsed Business Partner. In this invitation-only event, Mitch Creem and Joe Euphrat, principals at GreenRock, will discuss how hospitals can use PACE bonds to finance short and long-term capital needs. You’ll learn how PACE bonds can help you refinance existing […]

SUNRx Webinar: Manufacturer Mandates and 340B ESP™ — A Panel Discussion

HASC members are cordially invited to a webinar with SUNRx, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, on how your organization can benefit from an efficient and compliant 340B claims capture program. Speakers will be Aaron Lott, President, AuthorityRx; Donna Petty, Managing Principal, Account Management, SUNRx; and John Bretz, Director, Strategic Relations, SUNRx. The current environment created […]

More Checks Head to MCAG Program Participants

Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, has delivered substantial revenue to its health care clients in the last 30 days, with over $739,000 in Optical Disk Drive settlements distributed to our member hospitals.   MCAG has already recovered over $20 million for health care clients this year and expects significant payouts […]

Apply Now for USC’s MS in Health Systems Management Engineering

Download information sheet The U.S. health care system is facing major challenges including pandemics, workforce shortages, health disparities and inequity, rising costs and more. Highly skilled health professionals are critically needed to help develop innovative solutions and transform care delivery. In response to this need, the University of Southern California has launched a Master of […]

Information Session: Regional Hospital Supplier Diversity Initiative

About the Initiative Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) invite members to learn about the Regional Hospital Supplier Diversity Initiative. Launched July 1, the program will help hospitals in LA County ensure their procurement practices include diverse suppliers and reduce barriers faced by diverse-owned businesses. CLC and HASC will […]

A Report on the Shortage of Psychiatrists in California and the U.S.

Briefs Focus is a HASC feature designed to promote constructive dialogue about key issues in health care. This contribution is submitted by Merritt Hawkins, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner. This executive summary looks at supply, demand and recruiting trends in the specialty of psychiatry. View the full report, “The Silent Shortage: A White Paper Examining Supply, Demand andRecruitment Trends in Psychiatry,” […]

Merritt Hawkins’ 2018 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives

Briefs Focus is a HASC feature designed to promote constructive dialogue about key issues in health care. This contribution is submitted by Merritt Hawkins, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner. Merritt Hawkins’ 2018 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives is an overview of the salaries, bonuses, and other incentives used to recruit physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. The review’s […]

Government-Mandated Premium Pay for Health Care Workers Fails to Recognize All Heroes

MESSAGE FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS LOS ANGELES, CA (June 9, 2021) – Our health care workers are heroes. And we are all indebted to our essential workers and frontline caregivers who have proven their commitment by caring for over 1.2 million Los Angeles County residents infected with COVID-19.  As policy makers move to introduce so-called “hero […]