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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.
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Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
Guidelines on how to make it easier for consumers to get information about healthcare prices.
Justin Neece outlines essential components for a patient engagement framework that ensures patients work effectively with providers to achieve the best possible care outcomes.
The ability to manage data in a meaningful way is a challenge for hospitals and their IT departments.
There are still some steps that can be taken to ensure a smooth implementation of and transition to EHR applications.
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.
Learn four areas where hospitals typically encounter challenges after acquiring a physician practice—and strategies for successful integration.
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.
Providers of all sizes can reap both tangible and intangible benefits from an EHR investment.
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.
Healthcare IT can play a transformative role in accountable care frameworks.
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.
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.
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.
Technology is helping healthcare leaders improve their decision-making ability at the bedside, in team meetings, and in the executive suite.
Providers are using technology to resolve labor shortages, improve coordination, increase access to care, and solve other care delivery shortcomings.
White Rose Family Practice provides insight on preparing for Stage 2 meaningful use, while Premier Healthcare sheds some light on achieving Stage 1.
Amy Amick, president, revenue cycle management, and William Davis, vice president, revenue cycle advisory solutions, both with MedAssets, share insights on the industry and techniques to drive sustainable performance improvement.
Eric Ward, president and CEO, Parallon Revenue Cycle Services, discusses key trends in revenue cycle management and factors providers should consider when partnering to advance their revenue cycle performance.
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.
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