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Houston Methodist Wins Rothman Index Award for Financial Improvement

PeraHealth has announced the 2019 Rothman Index Award winners, bestowing the honors on hospitals and individuals who have used the Rothman Index to improve clinical outcomes, implement innovative technology applications, and author peer-reviewed publications. PeraHealth presented the awards as a Day 1 finale for the TRENDS 2019 Rothman Index Customer Conference in Baltimore on September 26.

The Rothman Index Award for Financial Improvement Award is presented for tracking and measuring the financial impact of clinical and operational improvements.

Houston Methodist has established new ways to track return on investment for palliative care. The organization has tracked a 66% increase in palliative care consults and is projecting $1.5 million in savings.