Hospitals can’t afford not to provide value based care. But what if care can extend beyond the discharge of a patient? We examine this and other questions in our update on hospital value based payments.
Big Data. It’s everywhere. When it comes to healthcare analytics, financial officers are presented with a plethora of information from clinical data to hospital financial performance data. This collection of articles reviews healthcare analytics software, news, updates, legislation, CMS audits, and more.
What is the outlook for industry growth of outpatient centers in coming years? How are these surgery clinics structured? Who owns them? Join us as we seek answers to these questions and more from industry thought leaders. We also share the insider secret to boosting your ambulatory surgery center financial performance.
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.
Financial perils in the healthcare industry continue. Costs rise. Deductibles increase. Hospital debt forces closures. The impact of soaring health costs reaches everyone involved, from the providers of healthcare to the patients.
The right tools you choose will help shape the healthcare you deliver, and new hospital revenue cycle data management tools promise to help with reporting requirements, reduce costs, and increase revenues.
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.
Utilization management is a review process used to evaluate the medical necessity and appropriateness of healthcare treatments and procedures ordered. What happens when patients are being denied access to essential treatment through this met
Hospital revenue cycle managers face the challenge of analyzing data and implementing strategic actions to improve costs and outcomes, otherwise known as predictive analytics.
Bundled payments are one of the alternative payment models developed by CMS under the new MACRA program. We explore the concept of healthcare bundled payments; challenges faced by providers under this model; and upcoming changes to this program.
de”>Now that most hospitals have adopted electronic charting and order entry systems, the time has come to implement healthcare IT tools designed to increase revenue through the meaningful, performance-driven analysis of healthcare data.
Will outpatient surgery centers be the new “normal” trend in healthcare? It looks like the answer to that question is, “yes”! As more patients seek out this option for care, ambulatory surgery procedures are improving with policies to decrease infection and wrong-site procedures, and increase price transparency.
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
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.
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.
Successful healthcare organizations such as ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, and clinics are embracing the world of big data analytics with the intent to reduce inefficiencies and improve clinical performance and quality. However, the uncertainty of where to start, which tools to use, and how to meaningfully implement analytics can pose major challenges on the road ahead.