How a health system prepared to comply with CMS’s new price transparency rule
The efforts of one health system to meet state and federal price transparency regulations shows the benefit of integrating transparency efforts into a broader organizational strategy.
Hospitals can use new CMS Condition of Participation regarding ADTs to enhance strategic alignment with independent physicians and post-acute providers
New requirements regarding notifications of admissions, discharges and transfers present both a challenge and a strategic opportunities for hospitals.
Odeza: Driving engagement through patient-centric digital communications
One company shares how it partners with health systems in delivering artificial intelligence-assisted digital communications through two-way SMS, voice, email, live chat and web-based chatbots for improved patient communication experience.
Hospitals predict significant shifts in payer mix, revenue cycle operations post pandemic
In an HFMA conducted survey, 151 healthcare leaders answered questions about their projections for payer mix, consumer and employee experience strategies, revenue cycle IT budgets, electronic health record satisfaction and price transparency preparedness.
Houston Methodist saves $15.5 million by sharing actionable cost data
Finance leaders at Houston Methodist are true partners with clinicians, the hospital’s chief medical information officer said. They help validate the cost savings achieved through clinicians’ work to reduce variation.
Analysis: Much ado about the Ascension/Google Project Nightingale
While the partnership should have been made public by Google and Ascension, this is the future of healthcare performance improvement.
Top revenue cycle challenges and opportunities
Important learnings from a September 2019 HFMA study about the impact of EHRs, consumer self-pay and IT budgets on revenue cycle operations.
Revenue cycle technology trends
The results of a September 2019 HFMA study about revenue cycle challenges and opportunities and how hospitals and health systems are addressing them.
Cup of Joe: Judy Faulkner
Epic Founder and CEO Judy Faulkner talks about starting her company, empowering employees to make good decisions and keeping up in an ever-changing healthcare landscape.
UC Davis Health: Providing customized EHR training to help physicians
An academic medical center helps physicians with EHR use by deploying a team of technical trainers to clinic sites for several weeks at a time.