Operations and Other Technology

A CFO’s Guide to AI Strategy

As artificial intelligence is growing in popularity in the healthcare industry, hospitals and health systems are beginning to realize significant ROI from the technology.

Neil Shah January 23, 2019

hfm Magazine: January 2019

Cover Story Psychology and Behavioral Change Theory as Applied to Changing Revenue Cycle Payment Models Healthcare providers should consider a retail-like payment experience for patients. By Rajesh Voddiraju Web Exclusives Using Ambulatory Pricing Strategically to Protect and Grow Market Share  An increasing regulatory focus on price transparency also is an impetus for hospitals and health…

HFMA December 28, 2018

Mercy Saves Millions in the OR Through Standardization and Automation

Surgeons from Mercy’s 41 hospitals worked with perioperative directors to reduce costly physician preference items. The health system also used an inventory management system to improve charge capture and eliminate time-wasting manual processes. Overall, Mercy has cut its supply costs by $3.6 million in 12 months.

Laura Ramos Hegwer December 12, 2018

Mobile Medication Management Improves Performance

G. Cameron Deemer reviews the benefits of mobile medication management and electronic prescribing, including fewer errors, cost savings, increased patient safety, and support of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP).

G. Cameron Deemer December 10, 2018

Taking a Holistic View of Procure-to-Pay

An in-depth look at how one company is enabling more efficient procure-to-pay processes to streamline healthcare organizations’ financial operations. 

HFMA November 21, 2018

The CFO’s Role in Innovation

Setting aside less than one percent of operating revenue for innovative projects can help organizations improve patient services and advance the Triple Aim. “The high performers in innovation are not necessarily the high percentage investors,” says Adam Ward, an innovation consultant.

Laura Ramos Hegwer November 14, 2018

Closing the Gaps in Health Technology

Kent Ritter describes how technology can help provide a better patient experience.

Kent Ritter November 6, 2018

4 Smart Strategies for EHR-Enabled Innovation

Nicki Anderson explains the necessity for, and benefits of, providing clinical decision support resources within the EHR.

Nicki Anderson November 1, 2018

Current Forces Shaping the Technological Landscape

Factors that are driving the increasing use of digital technology in health care include consumer expectations for cost transparency and a new outcomes-based payment and delivery models.

HFMA October 29, 2018

4 Tactics of Effective Strategic Technology Planning for the Digital Future

With the going transformation of the nation’s healthcare system, digital technology will play an increasing role in how health care is managed and delivered, making it critical for healthcare organizations to have a clear strategy for acquiring and implementing it.

Todd Fitz October 29, 2018
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