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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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Guidelines on how to make it easier for consumers to get information about healthcare prices.
By coupling data from health system and payer databases, organizations can follow the patient throughout the full care continuum from the treatment of symptoms prior to surgery to the surgery itself, post-operative care, and patient follow-up.
Several revenue cycle application systems will be essential to responding effectively to payment reform.
David Blumenthal, MD, former National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses with HFMA President and CEO Richard L. Clarke, DHA, FHFMA, the importance of using information to drive value in health care.
David Blumenthal, MD, former National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses with HFMA President and CEO Richard L. Clarke, DHA, FHFMA, lessons learned about population health management.
Healthcare executives can use predictive analytics to understand how readmissions impact clinical and financial operations, as well as to make improvements to discharge procedures.
Learn what precautions hospitals should take to protect the security of mobile apps and devices in their organizat
Learn how mobile applications and technologies are improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, safety, and convenience-and reducing costs.
George C. Halvorson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, discusses his organizations investment in clinical IT and the implications for healthcare delivery.
Learn why some organizations are considering computer-assisted coding and documentation in the move toward ICD-10—and best practices for implementing these systems.
Just one week after Holy Redeemer’s new computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system went live, 75 percent of physician orders were being placed through the healthcare organization’s new CPOE system. Leaders share 11 secrets behind their successful launch.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton has reduced its healthcare-associated infection marker rate by more than 20 percent, avoided more than 5,000 length of stay days, and achieved a 3.90 ROI.
In early 2011, Aria Health launched a new quality tracking approach, using iPads and a web-based application to collect and analyze the data.
Technology is helping healthcare leaders improve their decision-making ability at the bedside, in team meetings, and in the executive suite.
Catholic Health Initiatives is investing $1.5 billion in clinical IT to improve bedside decision making.
Catholic Health Inititiatives is introducing a technology-driven approach for matching the right nurse to the right patient at the right time.
Distance health technologies have the potential to heal the entire U.S. healthcare system, says Curtis L. Lowery Jr., MD.
Eliminating unnecessary noise is also important to patients’ recovery and may influence hospital revenues.
Eliminating unnecessary noise is also important to patients' recovery and may influence hospital revenues.
A number of applications on the market can support healthcare operations, from financial to clinical.
David Butz, a University of Michigan professor who researches the economics of healthcare delivery, offers a number of practical strategies for physician engagement by finance.
The use of technology to automate clinical workflows at The Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa., has reduced hospital-acquired MRSA infections and catheter-associated urinary tract infections and enhanced documentation of preexisting ulcers.
Implementing point-of-use automation for the operating room supply chain not only generated additional net revenue but also yielded operational efficiencies.
The first report from HFMA's Value Project defines value in health care, provides an overview of the current state of value in the healthcare industry, and maps out future directions for value-oriented providers.
Despite the potential convenience of accessing medical records online, there is still limited interest by consumers and providers in creating a true personal health record.
To improve clinical quality, hospitals need to ensure that medical practitioners can remotely access hospital patient records, critical pathways, and clinical outcomes tracking.
Doug Festermaker, managing partner and executive vice president of health care, Warbird Consulting Partners, shares strategies to leverage outsourced CFO expertise to lead special projects or fill interim roles while recruiting is underway.
Lisa Schneider, CFA, managing director, non-profits & healthcare systems at Russell Investments, offers insights on today’s asset management environment and what to look for when working with a solutions provider to optimize a healthcare organization’s portfolio strategy and manage risk.
Todd W. Lillibridge, president and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., and executive vice president of medical property operations at Ventas, discusses trends in healthcare real estate strategy and key considerations when choosing a partner for managing a healthcare organization's service and capital needs.
Paul Weygandt, MD, JD, vice president of physician services, talks about the importance of integrating clinical documentation improvement with patient care in real time, and how Nuance is turning the EHR into a tool valued by physicians.
Robert Reid, CEO, of Intacct discusses healthcare providers' urgent need to manage growth, and how the right cloud financial management application can make all the difference for their financial leaders.
Chris Armstrong, principal and ICD-10 practice leader for Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Steve Burrill, partner and health care provider advisory practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP, offer strategies to consider for determining the best path forward during the delay.
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