Revenue Cycle Strategist: May 2017 Issue

Subscribers can view the May 2017 issue of Revenue Cycle Strategist.

HFMA April 14, 2017

Avoiding the Costliest Denials

Eligibility, outpatient medical necessity, and case management authorization continue to be three of the costliest denials. To avoid the negative effects of these types of denials, it is critical to implement an improvement process based on data.

Laura Ramos Hegwer April 10, 2017

Using Dashboards to Drive Better Performance

The decision support team at Baptist Health implemented a new tool that provides dashboards to monitor service line performance, profitability, and utilization.

Laura Ramos Hegwer April 7, 2017

Palliative Care Results in $1.7M Savings While Improving Outcomes

A decision support system helped a hospital measure its cost savings from palliative care and justify expanding the service.

Laura Ramos Hegwer April 6, 2017

Cleveland Clinic Saves $22M in Pharmacy Costs by Developing Dashboard Tool

Cleveland Clinic’s 2016 prescription drug savings resulted from smarter pharmacy sourcing, thanks in part to new technology developed in-house and greater visibility into drug price changes.

Laura Ramos Hegwer April 6, 2017

A Cost-Effective Solution for Strengthening Cybersecurity

Mary Chaput suggests captives as an underutilized solution to cybersecurity risks.

Mary A. Chaput March 30, 2017

Progress Via Collaboration

Philadelphia-based Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine have collaborated with a venture accelerator to launch a slew of healthcare startups, learning key lessons along the way.

Laura Ramos Hegwer March 22, 2017

Information Security Concepts

The ever-changing IT landscape calls for constant attention to information security tools.

Paul M. Perry March 21, 2017

Reframing CPOE to Emphasize Patient Care Management

CHRISTUS Health’s George Conklin describes how the implementation of computerized patient order entry was smoothed by getting significant physician input.

George Conklin February 23, 2017

Ask the Experts: Telemedicine Payments

Are you offering and billing for telemedicine consults, and are you able to bill for the services when using providers across your system?

HFMA February 16, 2017
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