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Attend this May 22 webinar to learn how to plan and manage the transition from fee-for-volume to fee-for-value.
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This Forum members-only webinar explains how to manage the financial risks associated with adoption of ICD-10.
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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.
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New HFMA research shows value-driving practices for specific hospital types.
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.
CFOs should incorporate data-based analyses in determining whether to support purchases of clinical equipment and whether to redeploy existing equipment.
Several revenue cycle application systems will be essential to responding effectively to payment reform.
A number of applications on the market can support healthcare operations, from financial to clinical.
Implementing point-of-use automation for the operating room supply chain not only generated additional net revenue but also yielded operational efficiencies.
One health system used a three step process to integrate a clinical documentation improvement program with its new electronic medical record system, with significant results.
Implementing an anesthesiology information system and redesigning work flow processes helped one hospital improve its operational efficiencies and the bottom line.
Implementation Schedule for OR Supply Chain Automation at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
A materials use evaluation committee can assist a CFO in keeping informed of issues and controversies surrounding technologies requested by physicians, and in deciding whether to approve the requests.
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.
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.
Learn why some organizations are considering computer-assisted coding and documentation in the move toward ICD-10—and best practices for implementing these systems.
In early 2011, Aria Health launched a new quality tracking approach, using iPads and a web-based application to collect and analyze the data.
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.
George C. Halvorson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, discusses his organizations investment in clinical IT and the implications for healthcare delivery.
Healthcare executives can use predictive analytics to understand how readmissions impact clinical and financial operations, as well as to make improvements to discharge procedures.
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.
Learn how mobile applications and technologies are improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, safety, and convenience-and reducing costs.
Learn what precautions hospitals should take to protect the security of mobile apps and devices in their organizat
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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.
To improve clinical quality, hospitals need to ensure that medical practitioners can remotely access hospital patient records, critical pathways, and clinical outcomes tracking.
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.
Access strategic and tactics to build the skills that support value-driving capabilities.
Find out how clinical documentation improvement programs can improve the quality of provider documentation to better reflect services rendered, more accurately depict the patient encounter, and play a role in the transition to ICD-10.
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