Solutions for Hospital Point of Service Collections -

In an era of high deductibles, how do you solve the patient collections problem? One solution is,"when hiring front-of-house staff, Gray [Josh Gray, VP of research at athena health] suggests establishing expectations and make clear that new hires understand collecting outstanding balances at the time of service is critical and hold them accountable."

In an era of high deductibles, how do you solve the patient collections problem?  One solution is, "when hiring front-of-house staff, Gray [Josh Gray, VP of research at athenahealth] suggests establishing expectations and make...

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Alternative Payment Modules -

We take a look at the current healthcare spending in the U.S. and examine how alternative payment models are designed to help reduce these costs. Then we will review recent articles that propose changes that would make alternative payment models more effective. 

We take a look at the current healthcare spending in the U.S. and examine how alternative payment models are designed to help reduce these costs. Then we will review recent articles that propose changes that would...

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What's the current situation regarding analytics in Healthcare?  We review some resources for healthcare analytics and "business intelligence systems".  Plus, you will find a link to our recent webinar on Analytics in Healthcare led by WIll Israel, who will also be on hand at the upcoming ANI conference where will launch our Analytics 2.0 upgrade

What's the current situation regarding analytics in Healthcare?  We review some resources for healthcare analytics and "business intelligence systems".  Plus, you will find a link to our recent webinar...

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Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management -

As the financial landscape of healthcare delivery changes in the United States, hospitals, providers, and ambulatory surgery clinics are faced with unique revenue cycle management (RCM) challenges...

As the financial landscape of healthcare delivery changes in the United States, hospitals, providers, and ambulatory surgery clinics are faced with unique revenue cycle management (RCM) challenges...

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Patient Satisfaction -

Consumer Impacts Patient Satisfaction: What Healthcare Providers Can Do

In a healthcare environment that is now centered around the consumer and customer experience, it's more important than ever that healthcare providers get on board with strategies...

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Claims denial management processes -

Successful management of claims denials is one of the most important aspects of a productive revenue cycle management process. Learn more about claims denial management and what steps your healthcare organization can take to improve this internal process. 

Successful management of claims denials is one of the most important aspects of a productive revenue cycle management process. Learn more about claims denial management and what steps your healthcare...

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Is Hospital Pricing Transparency possible? -

When it comes to hospital pricing transparency that states and consumer advocates want to see, few hospitals are able to implement true procedure cost reporting.  Why is that, and will it ever happen?  We review the latest news.

When it comes to hospital pricing transparency that states and consumer advocates want to see, few hospitals are able to implement true procedure cost reporting.  Why is that, and will it ever happen?  We review...

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Healthcare Payer News -

Value paradigms, blockchains, and cloud services seem to be in the wind this year as the whole technology landscape shifts.   Add to this related policy changes from CMS to"increase choices and encourage stability".  Will lower premiums materialize and be a help to the hospital revenue cycle? 

Value paradigms, blockchains, and cloud services seem to be in the wind this year as the whole technology landscape shifts.   Add to this related policy changes from CMS to"increase choices and encourage...

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