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A population-based foundation for hospital performance

A population-based foundation for hospital performance

There are two ways of thinking about, and therefore measuring, the rate of hospital readmissions, and…

MD Anderson Cancer Center bets on bundled payments

MD Anderson Cancer Center bets on bundled payments

UnitedHealthcare and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are piloting an episode of care, or…

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January 16th @ 1PM ET -- Unlock the Power of Unstructured Data

January 16th @ 1PM ET -- Unlock the Power of Unstructured Data

Viewers will be walked through a typical hospital analysis used for filtering/finding patients…

The Financial Impact of Acuity-Based Staffing: An Executive Priority

The Financial Impact of Acuity-Based Staffing: An Executive Priority

In the landscape of healthcare today, it's not enough to simply find the balance between…

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Healthcare spending growth falls to 1960 levels, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report says

Healthcare spending growth falls to 1960 levels, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report says

National health spending grew 3.6 percent in 2013, the lowest annual increase since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began tracking the statistic in 1960, officials said Wednesday.

Healthcare providers increase reliance on demand forecasting

Healthcare providers increase reliance on demand forecasting

An increasing number of healthcare organizations are turning to demand forecasting, crunching numbers to help them determine potential device usage, patient demand and even to decide whether or not to build new facilities.

Healthcare M&A to continue in 2015, KPMG survey says

Healthcare M&A to continue in 2015, KPMG survey says

Mergers and acquisition activity in the health and life sciences sector is expected to keep gaining momentum in 2015, a new survey released Tuesday claimed.

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Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Ochsner Health System Rises to the Challenge of Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reforms have prompted hospitals across the country to improve cost efficiencies wherever they can. In response, the accounts payable department of Southern Louisiana's Ochsner Health System discovered a solution that helped improve cash management while…

A Healthy Solution for El Camino Hospital: Case Study

A Healthy Solution for El Camino Hospital: Case Study

The Accounts Payable team of El Camino Hospital was looking for a robust and reliable technology that could provide greater benefits and growth opportunities than their existing payment solution. After reviewing a number of options, El Camino chose American…

Case Study: An Integrated Health System

Case Study: An Integrated Health System

A major integrated health system in the Northeast was growing rapidly and in need of a payment solution to reduce the amount of paper and checks processed and help bring efficiencies to their cash flow management, as well as improve vendor relationships.

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