Technology

Telehealth is primed for growth despite post-lockdown fade

If our nation is to achieve true cost effectiveness of health, virtual healthcare must play a pivotal role. Here, two health system leaders share lessons learned from their efforts to develop effective telehealth programs as a key component in their long-term value-focused care strategies, and two thought leaders weigh in on keys to telehealth success.

Eric C. Reese, PhD October 14, 2022

A national provider directory could be in store as CMS sends out a request for information

CMS has sent out a request for information on the feasibility of establishing a government-run national directory of healthcare providers and services.

Nick Hut October 13, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: The nation could see an alarming nurse shortage by 2025

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Even fewer nurses are available to fill jobs as travel nurses leave the profession, most telemedicine visit diagnoses in certain specialties match in-person visit conclusions, and long-COVID-19 may be partially to blame for the U.S. labor shortage.

Deborah Filipek October 12, 2022

Revenue cycle staff shortages push leaders to adapt quickly

The pandemic-driven workforce shortage is leading to significant changes in revenue cycle management operations at many hospitals and health systems.

Lisa A. Eramo, MA October 12, 2022

Expanded information-blocking rules under the 21st Century Cures Act are here

Hospitals and health systems are among the healthcare industry stakeholders that will be impacted when expanded rules on information blocking take effect Oct. 6.

Nick Hut October 4, 2022

Revecore helps hospitals increase revenue with technology-driven underpayment review and recovery solutions

Read about one company's singular focus with its underpayment review and recovery solutions is to stop the leakage and increase revenue. The company’s solution is built on unique, customized technology to collect dollars that would have otherwise gone unrecovered.

HFMA September 30, 2022

Rethinking population health management: Why successful risk-based contracting requires provider empowerment

Find out how one company hopes to solve challenges of industry shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care by reversing the long-standing narrative that population health management isn’t possible or profitable.

HFMA September 30, 2022

Aaron Crane: Today’s workforce challenges are also opportunities

HFMA Chair Aaron Crane discusses current workforce challenges and encourages healthcare industry leaders and business partners to look at them as opportunities.

Aaron R. Crane, FHFMA, MHA September 30, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Telehealth aids outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with opioid-use disorder

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Medicare beneficiaries initiating new episodes of OUD-related care get benefits from telehealth use, changes to inventory management strategies are coming for many sectors, and HAIs hit community hospitals hardest during the pandemic.

Deborah Filipek September 12, 2022

Ensuring healthcare providers bring in more revenue in a cost-efficient way

See how one company uses predictive analytics, advanced rules and expert auditors to reveal actionable insights that help hospitals increase revenue.

HFMA August 31, 2022
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