CHECK Targets Chronic Care Costs For Children
A care coordination program targeted toward children with chronic conditions who are also on Medicaid aims to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient engagement and outcomes.
Leveraging the Lab to Achieve Strategic Objectives
Organizations like Henry Ford Health System are using technology and collaborative partnerships to showcase their labs’ value.
You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: A Practical Guide for Population Health Management
Measuring population health strategies requires combining diverse sets of data, thinking like a payer, and identifying gaps in care.
Ask the Experts: Customer Service
Can you suggest a few strategies or types of training that can instill a passion for service inside and outside our dept?
Forum Webinar: How to Identify and Eliminate the Hidden Costs of Poor Quality
During this Sept. 8, 2016, HFMA Forum webinar, a health system CEO and chair of surgery discussed how finance and clinical leaders can work together to identify and eliminate quality-related costs.
Ask the Experts: Behavioral Health Revenue Cycle
Please explain the significant differences and challenges inherent in behavioral health revenue cycle.
Ask the Experts: Physician Office Staffing
At what size should a medical practice consider hiring a controller and what is the current salary for such a position?
How Emory Clinic Uses Game-Based Principles to Boost Productivity
Leaders at Emory Clinic use gamification techniques to improve revenue cycle staff performance. In three months, A/R staff increased their productivity by 7.9 percent, trimmed six days from net days in A/R, and increased net payments by 6.2 percent.
When Leading and Managing Others: First Do No Harm
A five step model helps leaders focus on the potential ethical issues behind their decisions.
Making ACO Participation Pay Off
Delaware Valley ACO’s emphasis on improving care while lowering costs has proven effective, demonstrated by an increase in members from 5,000 to 200,000 in three years.