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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.
Find suppliers and products in this comprehensive vendor directory for healthcare finance professionals.
Improve your revenue cycle performance through standard metrics, peer comparison, and successful practices.
Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
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From a healthcare technology perspective, interoperability involves data exchange, infrastructure interoperability, user interface interoperability, and process interoperability.
There are still some steps that can be taken to ensure a smooth implementation of and transition to EHR applications.
Several revenue cycle application systems will be essential to responding effectively to payment reform.
Healthcare finance leaders should look to a strong HIT system to help find ways to coordinate care, improve outcomes, and manage costs.
Workflows will change with an EHR implementation and should be anticipated, planned for, and carefully implemented.
Integrating medical devices with an electronic health record can boost clinician efficiency by reducing clinicians' overall documentation activities.
An ordinary least squares trend analysis can help determine whether a correlation exists between staffing levels and the number of applications in use by hospitals.
Healthcare organizations can use predictive analytics to prevent readmissions and to determine which procedures and care methods are likely to produce the most effective outcomes.
The ability to manage data in a meaningful way is a challenge for hospitals and their IT departments.
Learn four areas where hospitals typically encounter challenges after acquiring a physician practice—and strategies for successful integration.
This fact sheet provides a quick look at the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs.
Investments in EHR performance management are essential to reducing costs and improving quality of care with the help of this technology.
The first step hospitals should take in making healthcare data actionable is to determine how the data will be used.
Demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records is critical in an environment of outcomes-based payment and healthcare reform.
There are a number of considerations hospitals should keep in mind to ensure that the EHR systems they purchase are appropriately sized and best meet their needs.
Healthcare providers cannot afford to delay their detailed meaningful use planning.
Healthcare IT can play a transformative role in accountable care frameworks.
One health system managed the implementation of its organizationwide electronic health record by first gaining input from clinicians and working cooperatively with competitors.
Healthcare IT is now entering a convegence stage that could accelerate improved performance.
An examination of the problems several hospitals have encountered in the rush to implement EHRs could help other organizations avoid similar challenges.
Providers of all sizes can reap both tangible and intangible benefits from an EHR investment.
After a technology upgrade, a hospital should take specific steps preempt issues that could lead to decreased revenue.
Technology is helping healthcare leaders improve their decision-making ability at the bedside, in team meetings, and in the executive suite.
Case studies of how leading-edge providers are collaborating to improve quality and reduce costs. Topics covered: Creating a culture of collaboration, learning each other's language, developing a useful EHR, and coordinating the doctor's orders.
Providers are using technology to resolve labor shortages, improve coordination, increase access to care, and solve other care delivery shortcomings.
Stuart Hanson, director of business development (healthcare solutions) at Citi Retail Services, discusses how improving the payment experience can benefit consumers and healthcare providers.
Scott Schmidt, vice president, Cerner RevWorks, LLC, shares insights on best practices for maximizing a revenue cycle management partnership.
Dale Hockel, senior vice president of operations, and Jim Fanelli, CFO, TriMedx, share strategies for elevating clinical engineering through innovative management programs.
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.
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