Outlook for 2018 Healthcare Trends: Value-Based Care and the ACA

Will 2018 see more erosion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or will the legislation gain strength? What is in store for value-based healthcare? We examine these questions as we look at 2018 healthcare trends on the horizon.

Will 2018 see more erosion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or will the legislation gain strength? What is in store for value-based healthcare? We examine these questions as we look at…

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Ambulatory Surgery Centers Increase in Value-Based Care Era

Ambulatory centers for healthcare are in higher demand as patients seek out convenient and cost-effective medicine options. Healthcare organizations stand to benefit by opening more ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care clinics, as they are compatible with the new value-based payment model of healthcare. 

Ambulatory centers for healthcare are in higher demand as patients seek out convenient and cost-effective medicine options. Healthcare organizations stand to benefit by opening more ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care…

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Hospitals and Value Based Healthcare Strategies

There is both uncertainty and emerging optimism for hospitals and value based healthcare.  Revenue cycle managers worry that this erodes hospital profits. But some hospital revenue cycle teams are embracing the new value model and finding solutions in analytics, end-to-end systems, and even telemedicine.

There is both uncertainty and emerging optimism for hospitals and value based healthcare.  Revenue cycle managers worry that this erodes hospital profits. But some hospital revenue cycle teams are embracing the new value….

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Healthcare Payers & Providers Collaborate to Create Integrated Healthcare Systems

As the quantity and quality of healthcare data analytics become more complex – so do the solutions needed to make use of clinical information. Learn how healthcare payers are taking a more active role in the development and implementation of integrated healthcare systems that reduce wasted spending and improve care. 

As the quantity and quality of healthcare data analytics become more complex – so do the solutions needed to make use of clinical information. Learn how healthcare payers are taking a more active role in the development and implementation of…

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The Future of Healthcare: New Obstacles and Ongoing Challenges

The future of healthcare is uncertain and dependent on several factors, such as whether or not the ACA will be repealed. No matter which healthcare delivery model prevails, certain challenges and obstacles are inevitable in the years ahead.

The future of healthcare is uncertain and dependent on several factors, such as whether or not the ACA will be repealed. No matter which healthcare delivery…

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Healthcare Compliance: What it Costs and How It’s Done

Healthcare organizations have a mounting responsibility when it comes to regulatory compliance. However, is adherence taking up valuable patient time? Furthermore, what does this concerted effort cost? Sources reveal answers to these questions.

Healthcare organizations have a mounting responsibility when it comes to regulatory compliance. However, is adherence taking up valuable patient time? Furthermore, what does this…

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Healthcare Claim Denials on the Rise

Why do payers continue to deny 20% of claims payments to hospitals as they struggle to keep revenue cycles more profitable? Baby boomers are moving into their Medicare coverage phase. There are flaws in the Office of the Inspector General audits of hospitals, as alleged by the American Hospital Association.  Regulations are increasing. We take a look at the current situation and some creative solutions…

Why do payers continue to deny 20% of claims payments to hospitals as they struggle to keep revenue cycles more profitable? There are flaws in the Office of the Inspector General audits of hospitals, as alleged by…

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Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions will Change the Future

As healthcare mergers and acquisitions continue at an alarming rate, it may come as no surprise that Aetna has a major corporation interested in buying them. However, which company that is comes as a shock to many.

As healthcare mergers and acquisitions continue at an alarming rate, it may come as no surprise that Aetna has a major corporation interested in buying them. However, which company…

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Population Healthcare Management: What are You Missing?

Effective population health management (PHM) is needed to help bring down health care spending and create a value-based system. Unfortunately, many hospitals and health systems are missing the mark. Do you know what PHM is and how to implement effective strategies?

Effective population health management (PHM) is needed to help bring down health care spending and create a value-based system. Unfortunately, many hospitals and health systems are missing…

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Healthcare Blockchain On Its Way?

What is blockchain and how might it be used in healthcare? In its simplest iteration, it is a new way to secure healthcare information. But if the big money players including Google’s AI company DeepMind work their magic, it could be a technology that totally transf.orms healthcare as we know it today.

What is blockchain and how might it be used in healthcare? In its simplest iteration, it is a new way to secure healthcare information. But if the big money players including Google’s AI…

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Healthcare Payers and Providers Collaborate to Improve Outcomes

Value-based incentives and other policies of recent years have forced healthcare payers and providers to work together more closely and communicate more often. Such policies include aspects such as risk-sharing financial arrangements and programs aimed at improving the patient experience. Join us as we explore the dynamics of this relationship that can improve profitability. 

Value-based incentives and other policies of recent years have forced healthcare payers and providers to work together more closely and communicate more often. Such policies include …

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