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Dec 23: Divya Paliwal and Bill Fera: Population Health Management: The Cornerstone of ACOs
Dec. 20: Lyle Beasley: Are You Turning Half-Dollars into Nickels?
Dec. 12: Dan Grauman and John Harris: Transforming Primary Care
Dec. 11: Jeffrey Helton: HIE Ho!
Dec. 10: Katie Collings Ray and Katy Reed: Independent, Yet Integrated: The Increasing Popularity of PSAs
Dec. 9: Ferd H. Mitchell and Cheryl C. Mitchell: Negotiating With Restrictive Insurance Networks
Dec. 5: Arthur Sturm: Ready Now? Leading Indicators on the Insurance Marketplaces
Dec. 2: Ken Perez: The Latest SGR Reform Proposal and an Unexpected Potential Funding Source
Nov. 26: Therese L. Wareham: Hospitals Redefining Keys to Success in a Changing Industry
Nov. 26: Junaid Husain: Third-Party Payment of QHP Premiums: A Tale of Two Opinions
Nov. 22: Input Sought on Capital Asset Impairments (GASB 42)
Nov. 19: Stephen Thome: Evaluating Health System Acquisitions in a Population Health Environment
Nov. 19: Michael J. Alkire: For Healthier, More Satisfied Patients, Prescribe a Dose of Happiness
Nov. 8: Ferd Mitchell and Cheryl C. Mitchell: ACA Problems Offer Lessons for Hospitals
Nov. 4: Jeffrey Helton: Clearing up Grandfathering’s Fogginess
Nov. 4: Ken Perez: Reports of the Death of ACOs Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Oct. 31: John Redding: CIN Considerations
Oct. 31: John Harris: Payer Contracting: It’s Complicated
Oct. 29: Andrew Adams: Redefining What Makes a Revenue Cycle Leader
Oct. 18: Andrew Cohen, Charles Kim, and Jason O'Riordan: Anticipating the Impacts of Health Insurance Exchanges
Oct. 9: Connie Cibrone and James Stanford: How Independent Hospitals Can Develop a Fact-Based Perspective on Their Future Options
Oct. 7: William A. Fera: Innovating Through Cost Savings and Value Creation
Oct. 4: Dan Martin: Lead by Example—Sir, Yes Sir!
Oct. 4: Ferd Mitchell & Cheryl Mitchell: Hospital “Big Data” Concepts Meet Health Insurance Exchange “Big Data” Demands
Oct. 3: Dan Grauman: Merge or Sell to Manage Population Health? Not so Fast!
Oct. 2: Jeffrey Helton: Did We Get a Black Eye from Someone Else’s Fight?
Oct. 2: Benjamin C. Colton and Jason D. Meaux: ICD-10 Preparedness—Are You Ready?
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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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