Healthcare Automation

An archive of all posts categorized under “Healthcare Automation” in the Ludi blog.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Strategy Around Physician On-Call Contracts

Nearly all hospitals have to manage on-call contracts. Whether you run a large hospital, trauma center or a small private hospital, chances are you have on-call physicians. There are several factors that make compensating on-call physicians tricky though. From rate differentiation and adhering to fair market value (FMV), to contract type, we’ll explore a few …

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3 Trends That Will Impact Physician Compensation in 2022, and Why Automating Creates a Good Pathway Forward

Let’s face it, 2021 was yet another challenging year for healthcare providers. Hospitals nationwide worked hard to provide for their patients in a very uncommon time, while trying to remain profitable and operationally sound. But what does 2022 have in store for hospitals, specifically when it comes to the increasingly complex world of physician contracts …

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Hear Me Out: Why Physician Contracts Don’t Belong in a Contract Management System

It’s no secret that hospitals, on average, partner with thousands of vendors throughout the year to ensure their business runs smoothly. They contract with vendors to supply many items, from paper towels and paperclips to sutures and implants. A contract management system is used to keep all these individual contracts in order, so this technology essentially …

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Locum Tenens: A COVID-19 Staffing Reality for Hospitals with a Big Impact

Healthcare is boundary less.  What does that mean?  It means people have accidents, heart attacks and babies at all hours of the day. Other businesses have defined hours for daily work, vacations and guaranteed “off hours” for Christmas Day or Thanksgiving.  That’s not the case for your local healthcare team. Patients need treatment no matter …

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Hospital-Physician Relationships: 3 Trends to Watch for in 2021

What will the new year bring for hospitals and their relationships with physicians? The Ludi Team hosted a webinar to discuss this and some of the key trends to watch for in 2021. I was joined by my friends Devin Carty of Martin Ventures and Wellvana Health along with Opal Greenway of Stroudwater Associates. Value-Based …

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COVID-19 Takes Center Stage in the World of Physician Contract Strategy: Part 2

Last week, I posted about a recent webinar Ludi and MD Ranger conducted to address some of the impact of COVID-19 has had on hospital-physician contract strategies nationwide. My friend Allison Pullins, Vice President, Chief Strategy and Operating Officer at MD Ranger focused on how to avoid pitfalls of setting up physician contracts during the …

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COVID-19 Takes Center Stage in the World of Physician Contract Strategy: Part 1

By now, just about everyone and every business has been impacted by the effects of COVID-19. Hospitals, and the overall health care delivery system, have taken a significant hit (to say the least). In a recent webinar hosted by Ludi, I joined forces with Allison Pullins, Chief Strategy Officer at MD Ranger, to talk about …

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As COVID-19 Looms, Here’s Why Automation is Critical in Managing Physician Contracts and Payments

Managing and tracking physician agreements creates a tedious process for most hospitals, but it’s also a mission critical process that ensures physicians are paid accurately and on time. With COVID-19 dramatically impacting hospital operations, hospitals are discovering that their current processes for documenting physician work are insufficient, resulting in not only delayed payments to the …

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Physicians Talked and We Listened: What a Doc-friendly App Actually Looks Like

These days it feels like every piece of software marketed for physicians promises to save time. But what ends up happening? You trade a 5-step process that you knew like the back of your hand for a “new” 4-step process that ends up taking even more time! At Ludi, our dedication to a truly streamlined …

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