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Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
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Bruce Carothers explores issues surrounding the growth of telehealth services in the U.S. healthcare system, including considerations that must be addressed if a teleheath program is to be successful.
We should all be prepared to step up and cross the new frontier of online physician-patient communication.
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 detailed IT strategy should be an important part of a healthcare organization's strategic plan.
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.
New technology systems help hospitals cut costs as they prepare for rapid growth in radiology imaging.
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.
Successful population health management depends on substantial clinical data integration across the care enterprise and automated tools for engaging patients in their own care.
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.
Service-oriented architecture has the potential to increase the flexibility of business processes while enhancing clinical efficiency and patient safety.
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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