Operations and Other Technology

Various technical challenges affect hospitals’ ability to fulfill public-health reporting obligations

A report issued by the federal government finds many hospitals struggling to exchange data electronically with public health agencies.

Nick Hut September 24, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: Front-line healthcare workers leaving jobs without having another one lined up, McKinsey survey shows

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: The Great Attrition is a real phenomenon, health systems have been slow to optimize technology, and chronic care is likely to grow telehealth use.

Deborah Filipek September 23, 2021

Survey: Hospitals and health systems prioritize automation technology and cybersecurity to battle pandemic

Most hospitals and health systems have yet to fully utilize automation technology, per an HFMA survey. Based on this research, one company broke down key takeaways such as top priorities for reduced spending including supply chain, IT and revenue cycle management.

HFMA August 26, 2021

Single-use endoscopes offer a safe way for healthcare providers to catch up on backlog of nonemergent care procedures

One company focuses on growing endoscopy departments of healthcare organizations with single-use devices. Learn about the benefits of single-use endoscopes and how to take advantage of these products.

HFMA August 26, 2021

Financing digital transformation during COVID-19 and beyond

In this executive roundtable, a handful of revenue cycle and technology leaders review ROI, cybersecurity, employee engagement and more in healthcare finance.

HFMA August 25, 2021

Pandemic era requires flexible revenue cycle solutions

Learn how one company’s enterprise revenue cycle management solution delivers operational success for customers.

HFMA August 24, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: Black patients experience higher rates of adverse patient events relative to white patients, study says

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Black patients experience more adverse patient safety events compared with white patients, telemedicine leads the VC-funded digital health category in 1H 2021, and 10% of the unvaccinated are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Deborah Filipek August 6, 2021

Policies to prepare for a future pandemic should center on interoperability between hospitals and public health systems, expert says

The need for better interoperability between hospitals and public health entities is a crucial lesson of the COVID-19 pandemic, a public health official testified to a Senate committee.

Nick Hut August 4, 2021

Solving revenue cycle challenges with automation: 4 tips for maximizing your ROI

The healthcare revenue cycle is ripe for the kind of transformative change that automation technologies can bring. In fact, there may be no better application for these technologies.

HFMA June 7, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: More ransomware attacks mean hospitals and health systems will likely have to increase investment in IT security

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: A jump in ransomware attacks may move hospitals to increase IT security, surprise-billing concerns prevent some from seeking the COVID-19 vaccine, and physician shortages spur plan to allow more international candidates.

Deborah Filipek June 3, 2021
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