I'd like to introduce you all to John Harmon, CareSight’s COO. John is working on a series of pieces that explore the relationship between hospital finances and patient care—an important subject matter that is woven through all interactions with our clients. Be sure to follow CareSight so you'll know when and where his series continues.—Kenny Schiff
Contrary to popular belief, acute care hospitals aren’t a money-making machine. For most hospitals, margins are tight—and it’s hard to predict annual revenues and profitability.
So how does a hospital manage its financial health? The devilish answer is in the details of every hospital operation, but three major opportunities can influence those details: extra revenue from Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) and insurance companies, staff optimization, and high patient satisfaction.
Click here to get the full details on the extra revenue opportunity, the resource management opportunity, and the patient satisfaction opportunity.
John Harmon is the Chief Operating Officer at CareSight. He has over 30 years of experience helping companies grow strategically. John is responsible for CareSight’s strategic planning, financial planning and management, channel development and management, and operations oversight and reporting.
Prior to joining CareSight, John worked at Gartner Group, where he built a sales organization for a new portfolio of consulting services related to the uses of IT in strategic planning. He also worked at Pitney Bowes, where he was Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development.
At Kodak, where he worked for more than 20 years, John was responsible for strategy coordination and business development. He held several leadership/management positions, including Director of Marketing for the Customer Equipment Services Division, Director of Quality Management, and Director of Strategic Planning for the Graphics Division. He was also involved in sales and sales management in the Business Information Systems Division.