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This Aug. 21 webinar explains how consolidation methodology expedites value analysis efforts and improvement management of high-variability items.
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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.
From a healthcare technology perspective, interoperability involves data exchange, infrastructure interoperability, user interface interoperability, and process interoperability.
Several revenue cycle application systems will be essential to responding effectively to payment reform.
Workflows will change with an EHR implementation and should be anticipated, planned for, and carefully implemented.
Healthcare finance leaders should look to a strong HIT system to help find ways to coordinate care, improve outcomes, and manage costs.
This fact sheet provides a quick look at the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs.
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 can play a transformative role in accountable care frameworks.
There are still some steps that can be taken to ensure a smooth implementation of and transition to EHR applications.
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.
The first step hospitals should take in making healthcare data actionable is to determine how the data will be used.
Investments in EHR performance management are essential to reducing costs and improving quality of care with the help of this technology.
Demonstrating meaningful use of electronic health records is critical in an environment of outcomes-based payment and healthcare reform.
Healthcare providers cannot afford to delay their detailed meaningful use planning.
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.
The health IT journey has been long and arduous, but the future can be a superb success—or a spectacular failure.
Providers of all sizes can reap both tangible and intangible benefits from an EHR investment.
Implementing an EHR could initially result in increased costs in health information management, but these costs should eventually go down.
The ability to manage data in a meaningful way is a challenge for hospitals and their IT departments.
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.
White Rose Family Practice provides insight on preparing for Stage 2 meaningful use, while Premier Healthcare sheds some light on achieving Stage 1.
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.
Montefiore Medical Center has created an integrated system of care in the Bronx for its primarily low-income patients. Four factors in Montefiore’s success: primary care and chronic disease management, access to high-quality specialty and hospital care, targeted care management, and robust health IT.
Implementing an electronic health record at one of Presence Health's hospitals was accomplished in stages designed to ensure minimal disruption to the revenue cycle.
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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