Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital analytics: Key trends and optimizing revenue cycle management

With increased mergers and acquisitions, hospitals, hospital systems and integrated delivery networks must retrieve, review and compare data – no matter the size, data incompatibility or platform complexity. Among the various types of data, only real-time or near real-time data analytics can enable hospital leaders to act and follow up on it to correct inefficiencies, […] [MORE]

Realizing the promise of hospital/physician integration

New payment models, mounting regulations and growing urgency around compliance have prompted hospital/physician integration as a key strategy to grow revenue and improve patient care. Case in point: The number of physicians employed by hospitals increased nearly 50% between 2012 to 2015, according to the Physician Advocacy Institute. In this guest post, Dan Ward, VP […] [MORE]

How ready is your hospital for ICD-10’s financial impact?

Your coders and billers might be prepared for ICD-10, but what about your revenue cycle? 

Survey: Many hospitals dissatisfied with their revenue cycle management systems

When it comes to technology, many healthcare organizations are focusing on installing or maintaining an electronic health record system. But there are several other health IT systems organizations may rely on – and many are unsatisfied with the technology they’re currently using. 

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