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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.
Guidance for understanding and communicating about the price of health care.
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.
As performance based payment structures become more popular, carve outs for medical technologies may decline. Finance leaders need to consider a new value proposition for medical technologies.
Industry experts realistically foresee 100 million individuals per year accessing virtual care services like telemedicine by 2015.
A five-step process for identifying ways to decrease clinical costs led to big gains related to sepsis prevention and treatment.
The October 2012 issue of HFMA's newsletter Healthcare Cost Containment offers practical strategies for financial strength.
As the use of electronic data grows exponentially, hospitals and health systems must contend with the growing costs of managing their data. Categorizing the components of data management can help organizations reduce costs.
Five financial landmines when planning and implementing an electronic health record (EHR).
Information object-level controls have the potential to better protect hospitals from data breaches that by building security precautions into the information itself.
Although the term may be unfamiliar, data governance is a long-standing obligation of the healthcare industry.
Learn the limitations of cloud computing in protecting information recorded by hospitals and health systems.
To mitigate liability associated with noncompliance
with HIPAA and the HITECH Act, healthcare providers should take five steps to
assess these risks.
Healthcare IT will play a critical role in helping providers capture data and transfer knowledge from every patient interaction - the basis for higher-quality care at reduced cost.
The dimension of change in health care — for individuals, organizations and the system as a whole — requires that we apply the analytics necessary to transform data into information.
Implementing a wireless infrastructure that can meet current and future demands for mobile health applications can be an expensive proposition. Finance officers should know their options.
Learning to use existing capacity more efficiently may be the fastest way for hospitals and health systems to generate revenue.
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.
Eight factors can cause handheld device costs to creep up on CFOs.
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.
A study used FTE employees per adjusted occupied bed as a measure to ascertain the effect of EHR investments on labor productivity.
David Butz, a University of Michigan professor who researches the economics of healthcare delivery, offers a number of practical strategies for physician engagement by finance.
View the lineup for the August 2012 issue of HFMA's newsletter Healthcare Cost Containment, featuring strategies for reducing healthcare labor and supply expenses and other costs.
At boston Medical Center, an electronic tool for referrals has decreased no-show rates by more than 20 percent and has speeded the time from referral to appointment.
White Rose Family Practice provides insight on preparing for Stage 2 meaningful use, while Premier Healthcare sheds some light on achieving Stage 1.
Technology is helping healthcare leaders improve their decision-making ability at the bedside, in team meetings, and in the executive suite.
Northwestern Memorial's CIO highlights five IT topics that require collaboration among all healthcare leaders.
In this Business Profile, Bruce Haupt, president and CEO of ClearBalance, discusses how a patient loan program can increase patient collections, reduce bad debt, and speed cash flow.
In this Business Profile, Jerry Bruno, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses the importance of choosing revenue cycle solutions that help an organization meet the challenges of a quickly evolving healthcare environment.
In this business profile, Lane Jackson, a partner in the Grant Thornton LLP Health Care Advisory Services practice, with extensive experience in overseeing system implementations and revenue cycle reorganizations, discusses best practices for elevating revenue cycle performance during an EMR implementation. Grant Thornton LLP is a sponsor of the Large System Controllers Council Affinity Group.
In this business profile, Amy Gross, senior vice president of Key Government Finance, discusses the benefits of private placement transactions to support large-scale financing projects.
In this business profile, Doug Polasky, executive vice president at Xtend Healthcare, explains the importance of having sound workflow processes in a consolidated business office to ensure optimal performance and reduce costs.
In this business profile, sponsored by SSI, Jay Colfer, vice president of sales and marketing, shares how patient access solutions are reversing the trend toward increased bad debt resulting from the rise in high-deductible consumer health plans.
In this business profile of Deloitte Consulting, Matthew Hitch and David Betts explore the potential benefits of elevating the customer experience and outline strategies to change service delivery.
TriMedx helps health systems control costs and uncover savings opportunities by optimizing the clinical engineering function.
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