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Expanding Team-Based Care Roles to Successfully Support Transitions of Care: A Mini-Case Study

Tuesday January 23, 2018 comments

By BJ Dempsey In an era where healthcare costs are high, it is essential that primary care practices address utilization of the hospital and provide appropriate follow-up and preventative services for the patients. Armed with this knowledge, a HealthTeamWorks practice facilitator assisted six primary care practices in developing transition of care processes. Most importantly, the workflows have sustained through staff turnover and leveraged the strengths and skills of all team members, keeping patients from hospital readmission and reducing... Read More


Head, Heart & Wallet – Effective Strategies for Gaining Buy-In for Transformation

Tuesday January 23, 2018 comments

By Jaclyn King Transformation is defined as thorough and dramatic change. There is no doubt that health care has required thorough change to shift from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based payment. As practices and healthcare system begin to change, buy-in for the changes is essential for everyone. From patients, front office staff, back office staff, interdisciplinary team members, providers the medical neighbor, we cannot change alone. Yet many funded practice transformation programs center on the idea of having change champions... Read More


2017 Practice Transformation Round Up: What Our Clients Have Said About Us

By: rnickerson Wednesday December 20, 2017 comments

From achieving recognition to hitting milestones in a value-based plan to optimizing workflow processes, HealthTeamWorks helped several practices meet a variety of different and important goals throughout the past year. Here are some shared key learnings in application: Deep knowledge: We were not new to this work. But even with our experience, we were extremely grateful to have[our coachs]supportmoving through this process.[Her]deep knowledge of the NCQA application requirementsand how it translates to implementing internal... Read More


Training Is Not Just an Event

By: kstine Wednesday December 20, 2017 comments

Training Is Not Just an Event

If youve spent any time in your career as a trainer, youve heard the words: Its a training issue. More often than not, its not a training issue, but something else. There is a misconception that attending a training event or activity will resolve performance issues or magically transform an employees skills or competencies. In fact, the training event is only the beginning. At HealthTeamWorks, we recognize the intention behind sending a team member to a training event is to drive business results and ultimately provide a return on... Read More


HealthTeamWorks New Training Offerings

By: bmiuccio Wednesday December 20, 2017 comments

HealthTeamWorks New Training Offerings

I am excited to share with you our expanded workforce development trainings and workshops. Over the past few months, our training team has been busy not only providing a series of trainings, but they have also been cooking up exciting new offerings for 2018. I am excited to share with you our expanded workforce development trainings and workshops. Over the past few months, our training team has been busy not only providing a series of trainings, but they have also been cooking up exciting new offerings for 2018. Starting with our first... Read More


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