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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.
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.
Technology is helping healthcare leaders improve their decision-making ability at the bedside, in team meetings, and in the executive suite.
In early 2011, Aria Health launched a new quality tracking approach, using iPads and a web-based application to collect and analyze the data.
George C. Halvorson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, discusses his organizations investment in clinical IT and the implications for healthcare delivery.
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.
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.
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 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
Catholic Health Initiatives is investing $1.5 billion in clinical IT to improve bedside decision making.
Implementing a wireless infrastructure that can meet current and future demands for mobile health applications can be an expensive proposition. Finance officers should know their options.
At boston Medical Center, an electronic tool for referrals has decreased no-show rates by more than 20 percent and has speeded the time from referral to appointment.
Electronic credentialing offers a quicker, more efficient way to continuously ensure that physicians and clinicians have appropriate qualifications—and can protect hospitals from costly malpractice litigation.
The October 2012 issue of HFMA's newsletter Healthcare Cost Containment offers practical strategies for financial strength.
View the lineup for the August 2012 issue of HFMA's newsletter Healthcare Cost Containment, featuring strategies for reducing healthcare labor and supply expenses and other costs.
Distance health technologies have the potential to heal the entire U.S. healthcare system, says Curtis L. Lowery Jr., MD.
Catholic Health Inititiatives is introducing a technology-driven approach for matching the right nurse to the right patient at the right time.
Eliminating unnecessary noise is also important to patients’ recovery and may influence hospital revenues.
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.
Eliminating unnecessary noise is also important to patients' recovery and may influence hospital revenues.
Several revenue cycle application systems will be essential to responding effectively to payment reform.
It has often been said that health care is "data rich and information poor."
Tom Myers, chief strategy officer, The SSI Group, discusses the shifting payment environment and how it affects providers' patient access and claims management processes.
Jeff Chester, senior vice president and chief revenue officer at Availity, shares his thoughts on "Revenue Cycle 2.0" and how to best meet its challenges.
Mitch Morris, vice chair and global leader, healthcare, Deloitte, and Michael O'Rourke, senior vice president and chief information officer, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), share perspectives on the need for transformational IT in health care today.
Brian Kueppers, founder and CEO, Apex, discusses the importance of a robust patient payment strategy in boosting organization revenue and enhancing patient satisfaction.
Brian Grazzini, CFO, HealthPort, describes the importance of efficient and compliant information exchange and audit management in helping HIM staff spend less time on paperwork and more on mission-critical projects.
Cindy Matthews, executive vice president, Community Hospital Corporation, discusses how rural and community hospitals can use collaborative partnering to position for success through tough market conditions.
Rick Heise, senior vice president, revenue cycle, at Cerner Corporation, discusses the importance of integrating clinical and financial data to excel in health care’s changing payment environment.
Russ Graney, founder and CEO for Aidin, and John Laursen, head of business development for Aidin, share insights on how to improve care transitions between acute and post-acute care settings and incentivize high-quality patient outcomes.
Scott Elston, strategic accounts manager, GE Healthcare Services, describes how substantial cost reduction in health care requires rethinking business strategy and asset use.
Robert Williams, MD, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Arielle Freiberger, product strategist, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, explain how sophisticated retrospective, real-time, and predictive data analytics can inform decision making to reduce costs and improve care.
Stuart Hanson, director of business development (healthcare solutions) at Citi Retail Services, discusses how improving the payment experience can benefit consumers and healthcare providers.
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