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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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Transformation toward value-based healthcare is reshaping the delivery of care, patient expectations, and payment structures.
Improve your revenue cycle performance through standard metrics, peer comparison, and successful practices.
Telecom and wireless expense management (TEM) and (WEM) offer healthcare providers effective means to meet the inherent challenges borne from today’s tremendous growth in wireless technologies.
New technology systems help hospitals cut costs as they prepare for rapid growth in radiology imaging.
Successful population health management depends on substantial clinical data integration across the care enterprise and automated tools for engaging patients in their own care.
Learn what precautions hospitals should take to protect the security of mobile apps and devices in their organizat
Will remote patient monitoring live up to its promise? Children's Mercy Hospital is conducting a study to find out.
As Congress struggles to reduce U.S. national debt levels approaching crisis proportions, it should not lose sight of the long-term implications of budget cuts—particularly regarding healthcare IT.
Learn how mobile applications and technologies are improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, safety, and convenience-and reducing costs.
Although payment structures often don't reflect the value of life-saving technologies such as stroke telemedicine, HFMA Chair Debi Kuchka-Craig tells why these technologies can be a wise investment now.
A study of health information exchanges that have been deployed across the United States quantifies the potential value that can be gained from HIEs and the obstacles providers could face.
Cloud computing delivers an infrastructure foundation with the flexibility and scalability to meet the future demands of the United States' increasingly complex healthcare IT agenda.
Cloud technology can help hospitals find innovative ways to capture, manage, store, and share information with potential cost savings.
A sample online health risk assessment illustrates the types of questions providers can ask to identify patient needs and ascertain how they should be classified in terms of risk.
Care managers can use registry-based reports to quickly see where each patient's care gaps are and determine which patients need extra assistance.
An important consideration when automating population health management is how best to acquire the capabilities.
Providers are using a number of tactics to boost productivity, such as adopting new technologies, using physician extenders, and redesigning to improve efficiency.
Providers are using technology to resolve labor shortages, improve coordination, increase access to care, and solve other care delivery shortcomings.
To improve care, lower costs, and optimize performance, hospitals and health systems need to become more data-driven.
Hospitals and health systems are testing a variety of tactics to prevent medication errors and boost patient compliance with prescription orders.
Cleveland Clinic has introduced four mobile apps to date.
Northwestern Memorial's CIO highlights five IT topics that require collaboration among all healthcare leaders.
The use of tablets instead of computers has the potential to improve productivity and patient care in VA hospitals, says Roger Baker.
Improving clinical quality and collaborating with hospital and community providers have helped four hospitals keep their readmission rates low.
Electronic patient registry and outreach system has generated 50,000 new appointments and nearly $4 million in additional revenue for Hattiesburg Clinic.
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix is decreasing noise and increasing patient satisfaction scores by using interactive patient care technology.
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.
Dale Hockel, senior vice president of operations, and Jim Fanelli, CFO, TriMedx, share strategies for elevating clinical engineering through innovative management programs.
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.
Scott Schmidt, vice president, Cerner RevWorks, LLC, shares insights on best practices for maximizing a revenue cycle management partnership.
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