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Accelerate your own or your team's revenue cycle expertise with our Certified Revenue Cycle Representative program.
This Jan. 21 webinar shares practical advice on how to improve revenue through an end-to-end clinical documentation chain.
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MAP App is a web-based application that helps organizations improve revenue cycle performance based on industry-standard metrics called MAP Keys.
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Financial, clinical, and administrative leaders identify key strategies to drive healthcare value.
Help patients understand the cost of services they receive, their insurance coverage, and
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This exhibit depicts the heart failure and shock MS-DRG triad from facilities in a four-state area with similar acute and CCU bed sizes, teaching programs, and significant volumes for the MS-DRGs studied.
In the face of the nation's economic challenges, hospitals are under increasing pressure to reduce costs. Benchmarking is key to achieving that goal.
Recent declines in the total number of hospitals and beds nationwide have raised questions about effects on emergency department services.
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The Medicare payment landscape is changing, and hospitals should be taking steps to ensure they receive appropriate payment. Here's how.
A study looking at data adjusted for patient severity found that both revenues and expenses showed increases per adjusted discharge from the second quarter of 2010 through the second quarter of 2011.
Payment challenges, spiraling healthcare costs, and a slow economic recovery are some market forces that have ignited the national explosion of consolidation.
An analysis of changes in discharge rates discloses that, after increases in 2006 and 2007, the percentage change dropped from 2008 through 2010 for all hospitals and most groups in the analysis.
Having a good theoretical understanding of business intelligence is all well and good, but what really matters is how you apply it.
An analysis compares the profitability of urban and rural hospitals paid under the inpatient prospective payment system with that of rural hospitals with special Medicare payment provisions.
The service line model benefits nearly all stakeholders involved in healthcare delivery. But how is its success measured?
Shifts in demand for a hospital's services can occur unexpectedly. Demand forecasting can help you prepare for these shifts and avoid strategic missteps.
Seven measures are indispensable to healthcare financial executives for assessing their organizations' financial well-being.
Visually intuitive and graphically rich dashboards can dramatically accelerate the speed and quality of the decision-making cycle by letting users spend less time reviewing content and more time taking action.
"Our managers needed a more up-to-date budget that could reflect changes in referral patterns, drug utilization, or costs occurring after development of the original budget,” says Karen Wartenberg at Moffit Cancer Care.
What are the most important performance indicators for a new hospital or physician practice?
A multihospital system decides to use advanced forecasting methods to determine the upcoming year's charity write-offs and realign targets for its community benefits goals.
With the right process and tools, healthcare finance leaders don't need a PhD or a crystal ball to predict the future.
Look beyond the bottom line, and focus on your organization's complete financial health through effective reporting and data analysis.
Applying leading practices long used by other industries may help your hospital gain a competitive edge while improving its financial performance.
If you are not using market intelligence data to analyze your organization's performance, you may be missing out on some great opportunities to develop product lines.
Healthcare entities need to determine an appropriate accrual from their medical malpractice medical malpractice year-end adjustments to ensure adequate reserves in year-end financial statements.
This seminar provides critical tools and techniques for gathering, summarizing, and disseminating financial information in an uncertain and ever-changing environment. The resulting integrated system of analyses, tables, and graphics will be useful for all levels of healthcare management.
This seminar shares a variety of tools and techniques for dramatically and quickly improving hospital financial reporting capabilities.
Forum sponsor Kaufman, Hall & Associates discusses how to strategically plan to ensure a hospital's long-term financial sustainability.
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