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Keegan Bailey presents the third in a series of blog posts dedicated to exploring ways to realize greater value through an accountable care strategy. In this post he addresses the role of supportive and enabling technology in helping organizations achieve these objectives.
Implementing an anesthesiology information system and redesigning work flow processes helped one hospital improve its operational efficiencies and the bottom line.
As electronic health records proliferate across the nation, an important new opportunity awaits healthcare organizations that can find meaningful commercial uses for the data contained in their EHR systems.
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.
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.
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.
Cloud technology can help hospitals find innovative ways to capture, manage, store, and share information with potential cost savings.
An important consideration when automating population health management is how best to acquire the capabilities.
Care managers can use registry-based reports to quickly see where each patient's care gaps are and determine which patients need extra assistance.
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.
We should all be prepared to step up and cross the new frontier of online physician-patient communication.
Successful population health management depends on substantial clinical data integration across the care enterprise and automated tools for engaging patients in their own care.
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.
Learn what precautions hospitals should take to protect the security of mobile apps and devices in their organizat
Learn how mobile applications and technologies are improving quality of care, patient satisfaction, safety, and convenience-and reducing costs.
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.
Will remote patient monitoring live up to its promise? Children's Mercy Hospital is conducting a study to find out.
Electronic patient registry and outreach system has generated 50,000 new appointments and nearly $4 million in additional revenue for Hattiesburg Clinic.
Improving clinical quality and collaborating with hospital and community providers have helped four hospitals keep their readmission rates low.
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix is decreasing noise and increasing patient satisfaction scores by using interactive patient care technology.
New technology systems help hospitals cut costs as they prepare for rapid growth in radiology imaging.
A detailed IT strategy should be an important part of a healthcare organization's strategic plan.
We are frequently reminded of both the importance of IT in health care and the extent to which the healthcare industry trails other information intensive industries in its use of IT.
An estimated 130 health information exchange (HIE)organizations exist today-and many of these fledgling HIEs are at risk.
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.
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.
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