Services and products
We provide advice in the areas of strategic development of organizations and systems, payment mechanisms, integration and quality of health care for all entities working in the field of health care – health insurance companies, suppliers, public administration and providers. We help investors navigate the Czech and Slovak markets.
Health Insurance Companies
Use your own data to improve the effectiveness of your contracts, payments and the overall quality of care for your clients.
We will help you to use your data as a support for cost management, setting up relationships with healthcare providers and organization of patient care. We will help you to adapt foreign experience and trends, as well as recommendations of professional medical societies and institutions, to serve your practical needs.
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Detailed research of foreign experiences with telemedicine and teleconsultations. Proposal of procedure for the introductions of teleconsultations by outpatient providers, including a triage model of acute patients and initial self-monitoring questionnaire for chronically ill patients.
ANALYSIS OF STANDARD OF CARE FOR CHRONIC PATIENTS AND CONTRACT DESIGN
Analysis of compliance with treatment standart, pharmacotherapy for chronic patients, design of an innovative contract and quality indicators with a focus on increasing the quality and effectiveness of care in the field of cardiology.
DESIGN OF INNOVATIVE P4P CONTRACTS FOR OUTPATIENT PROVIDERS
Detailed research of foreign experience in the field of innovative P4P contracts with indicators of quality and efficiency. Strategy and support of negotiations with health care providers.
ANALYSIS OF CLINICAL PRODUCTION OF OUTPATIENT SPECIALISTS
Analysis of clinical production of outpatient specialists in individual specialties with a focus on costs and quality of care and detection of non-standard behavior of providers.
DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS – FROM FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAM
Introduction of a disease management program including a detailed research of foreign experiences, feasibility study in local conditions, design and implementation of the program, evaluation of its results and subsequent adaptation to current needs.
INTRODUCTION OF DRG CLASSIFICATION IN CONTRACTS WITH HOSPITALS
Project management, support of DRG implementation, including the preparation of the revision system and analysis of changes in the behavior of providers under the influence of the new contract arrangements.
HEALTH SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
Complex analysis of a health care system in the context of changing health needs and expectations of the population. Setting strategy for its further development.
TOOL FOR STANDARDIZATION OF CARE PROVIDED BY GENERAL PRACTITIONERS
Analysis of antibiotic prescription by general practitioners and its regular evaluation in order to reduce the prescription of antibiotics in unjustified cases. Project also included setting up financial motivations for providers.
STRATEGY FOR A HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY
Evaluation of current market position, main risks and opportunities in a changing environment, proposal of main strategic steps
ANALYSIS OF LONG-TERM CARE
Analysis of the provider structure in follow-up and long-term care, including evaluation of their production, adaptation of foreign experiences to the local environment and modeling impact of demographic changes on the need for long-term health care.
Discover the broader context of health care payments and gain new ideas to promote your products.
Workshops and consultations are fully adapted to your requirements and needs. We will introduce you to overall regulatory and contractual settings, influencing decision-making of health care providers, and identify key points for rational application of innovative products.
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SUPPORTING CORRECT REPORTING OF ALL SERVICES RELATED TO A NEW MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Research of foreign classification systems and preparation of foundations for the adjustments and completion of local classification.
Mapping supplier company’s product portfolio to existing classification and payment systems, evaluating impact of introduction of new technologies on payments to providers.
EVALUATION OF CZECH MARKET FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS
Evaluation of market potential in the fields of laboratory services and eye clinics.
WORKSHOPS PRESENTING REIMBURSEMENT SYSTEMS
Introduction to principles of reimbursement mechanisms and financial relations between payers and providers with focus on current reimbursement decree and changes in principles of payments over time.
IMPLEMENTATION OF DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IN THE BARIATRIC SURGERY
Complex research of ERAS procedures, mapping and standardization of preoperative preparation and patient education processes, hospitalization and follow-up care at two bariatric workplaces in order to prepare a comprehensive disease management program in the area in which our client offers a portfolio of products.
CLINICAL PROTOCOL FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPY
Analysis of variability, process mapping and a design of clinical protocol for patients undergoing mini-invasive video-assisted thoracoscopy, in order to increase production volume and share of mini-invasive technology at the expense of open operations.
Support the provision of affordable, high-quality and financially sustainable health care.
Our recommendations are based on detailed knowledge of regulatory and contractual environments, management of medical facilities and decision-making mechanisms of physicians. They are preceded by analysis of real data, including the impact of demographic changes and new health technologies.
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ANALYSIS OF HEALTH NEEDS OF A REGIONAL POPULATION
Analysis of health care needs, their current coverage and modeling of future development serving as a basis for a regional health plan.
SUPPORT FOR DRG SYSTEM UPDATE IN SLOVAKIA
Technical assistance to the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic and the Center for the Classification System in the comprehensive update of the DRG system and recommendations for the development of the convergence of base rates. Preparation of methodologies for the update of the DRG system: Definition manual, DRG catalogue and calculation of relative weights, List of surcharges and Data controls. Training of the CKS team in the practical implementation of the update of the Definition Manual - evaluation of suggestions for change from system users, comparison with the current G-DRG and internal analysis of cost drivers in the collected data.
Increase the quality of care while reducing its costs.
Standardization of clinical procedures is a way towards increased quality and efficiency. We will help you with evaluation of impact of variability in current procedures. We will support implementation of standardization tools, including their acceptance by key clinicians and evaluation of the effect of their implementation.
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DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CLINICAL PROTOCOL
Analysis of variability of provided surgical and anesthesiological care during colon resections, design of a clinical protocol adapted to local environment, support for its implementation and evaluation of resulting changes.
REDUCING SURGICAL WOUND INFECTIONS
Complex research of tested foreign procedures, design of a methodology for medical records and processes audited in a medical facility and standardization of procedures leading to a reduction in the incidence of surgical wound infections.