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Hospital controller job changes amid healthcare industry shifts

Hospital controller job changes amid healthcare industry shifts

New payment models and technology in healthcare are bringing big changes to the hospital…

Operations apps ready for the spotlight

After years in the shadows, operations applications are about to step into the spotlight as hospital administrators…

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Purchased Services: The Integration of Supply Chain and Finance

Purchased Services: The Integration of Supply Chain and Finance

Previous research has illustrated that when purchased services remain isolated in the various…

Forecasting Demand and Optimizing Processes

Forecasting Demand and Optimizing Processes

As hospitals fight for market share in their regions, they are looking to refine their ability to forecast patient…

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2015: Running list

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2015: Running list

Analysts mostly agree that this year will be full of healthcare acquisitions as health systems, information technology companies, software firms, medical practices and service providers seek to find out whether bigger is indeed better in the post-Affordable Care…

CMS animates ICD-10, videos explore coding changes

CMS animates ICD-10, videos explore coding changes

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has taken to the Web, producing a series of animated videos that explain the changes in a very easy to understand format.

Where are the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations? [full list]

Where are the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations? [full list]

Here is the location and public contact information for the 405 accountable care organizations now enrolled in the shared savings program.

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Clinical Quality Measures 101

Clinical Quality Measures 101

Although quality-reporting programs such as meaningful use provide incentives to help providers implement and use electronic health records (EHRs) to collect and report on clinical data, practices often need help deciding what data to collect, which measures to…

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Gaining Actionable Insight into Financial Systems and Areas Impacting the Revenue Cycle

Hospital systems across the country are looking to streamline their billing and collection processes to become more efficient and better compete in their markets. The challenge many face is how to turn the data that's already flowing through financial systems into…

Credible, Defensible Estimates

Credible, Defensible Estimates

In healthcare, every interaction with the patient matters. Especially in today’s environment of continuous improvement, efforts have been concentrated on coordination among providers, the patient care experience and quality outcomes – all laudable goals.

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