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DaVita forms joint venture with kidney hospital in ChinaAugust 31 | Henry Powderly

DaVita forms joint venture in China

DaVita Kidney Care on Monday said it...

Many states will not convert to ICD-10 for workers' comp claimsAugust 31 | Susan Morse

Many states not using ICD-10 for workers; comp

While providers and physicians may be scrambling...

August 31 | Kaiser Health News

Diverting ambulances raises risk of death

August 31 | Healthcare Finance Staff

Watchlist: Healthcare headlines, Aug. 28

August 28 | Mike Miliard

CMS: Final ICD-10 tests a success

August 28 | Susan Morse

CMS names ICD-10 ombudsman

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Leverage Advanced Analytics to Achieve Strong Financial Performance

July 1Surviving ICD-10 depends on actionable insights. With powerful analytics you can identify and act on unseen trends that lead to denials before they cost you money. To learn more, download GE Healthcare's white paper - Creating Financial Resiliency: How healthcare providers can leverage advanced analytics to achieve strong financial performance.

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April 23Scenario planning helps hospitals and healthcare providers manage uncertainty by providing alternative views of the future against which strategies, tactics and budgets can be tested. Scenario planning should be used not just to avoid risk, but also to identify and seize growth opportunities.
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September 15th @ 2PM ET -- Capturing the Lost Dollar: Finding Solutions for Uncompensated Care

September 15The cost of uncompensated care - the sum of a hospital's bad debt and charity care - has been steeply rising since 2000. The American Hospital Association (AHA) states uncompensated care cost U.S. hospitals a total of $45.9 billion in 2012 and accounts for 6.1% of total expenses. Despite hospitals' comprehensive internal processes, numerous accounts continue to be relegated to self-pay or uncollectable status when no insurance coverage can be verified. Many of the reasons for unverifiable insurance coverage are beyond the hospital's control.

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Predicting surges in patient volume

Predicting surges in patient volume

Nephi Walton, MD, MS, of Washington University School of Medicine, shares an example from his experience using data analytics to help predict unanticipated surges in patient volume, allowing the children's hospital he worked at to forecast the need for increased staffing and budget accordingly.Watch more videos on big data and healthcare analytics

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