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The Barcliff Group (TBG) is a dynamic minority & women-owned healthcare management & administration consultancy headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and increase health outcomes through the availability of quality management & administrative support solutions. We take pride in offering a suite of professional services that provide innovative, effective, and valuable solutions for our clients. We are honored to work with our clients and promote cultures of excellence.
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A not-for-profit hospital in Nebraska paid its patients $100 to render positive remarks on the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey concerning the health care services received during their visit. High consumer ratings on quality of care and patient safety meant the hospital would be eligible to receive increased financing (from the state of Nebraska) for the upcoming year. Ethical? A regulatory compliance and quality assurance agency gave a Managed Behavioral Health Organization (MBHO) in Florida a “one-time point allowance” to retain their accreditation status during their most recent audit. The compliance agency understood and empathized with the fact that the MBHO had recently acquired a new leadership team within the last year that negatively impacted the [...]
Ready to spill the gossip on Quality Improvement Projects (QIP)? Well, grab your popcorn! A QIP is a collaborative effort project within an organization aimed at successfully carrying out quality improvements. QIPs are used to execute a systematic and formal method to analyze organizational performance and achieve performance improvement through measurement. As W. Edwards Deming stated, “In God we trust…and all others must bring data.” If you cannot measure it, then you cannot improve it. So, here’s a quick QIP run-down: Who? The team members working on the QIP are very important. The Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) suggests that every QIP team include at least one member from the following roles: clinical leadership; technical expertise; day-to-day leadership; and [...]