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Health Care Delivery: Process

Editor’s note: Running a practice like a business is an important step forward. Learning all aspects of the business is critical. Adding Lean Six Sigma process techniques including DMAIC and DMEDI are as critical as learning about technologies and insurance reimbursement. It might be argued that learning Lean Six Sigma techniques would be more important that learning about office technology. Technology is only an enabler to improvement, implementing improvements efficiently is critical.

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Residents get business basics of physician practices
Tufts Health Care Institute is training medical residents on the business end of running a physician practice, including insurance reimbursement and new technologies. Residents at a recent program sponsored by the institute said they gained a better understanding of insurer and employer roles and the overall economic and political context of the medical business. The Boston Globe

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August 30, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , , ,

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