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Hospital CFO faces 5 years for EHR fraud

Hospital CFO faces 5 years for EHR fraud

The former chief financial officer of a now-closed Texas hospital is one step closer to a potential five years in…

Kids on Medicaid not receiving screening exams, OIG says

Kids on Medicaid not receiving screening exams, OIG says

Millions of low-income children are failing to get the free preventive exams and screenings guaranteed…

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Rev Cycle Rehab: Five Ways to Help Build on a Solid Foundation and Uncover More Cash

Rev Cycle Rehab: Five Ways to Help Build on a Solid Foundation and Uncover More Cash

This webinar will define five potential ways to help uncover additional…

December 12th @ 12pm ET -- How Cloud-Based Financials Support Value-Based Care

December 12th @ 12pm ET -- How Cloud-Based Financials Support Value-Based Care

Cloud-based financial solutions are quickly becoming a viable solution for…

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Sinking inpatient census causing headaches for hospital CFOs

Sinking inpatient census causing headaches for hospital CFOs

While reducing reliance on expensive inpatient care is a sensible goal for hospitals, the transition away from a bricks-and-mortar, fee-for-service model is creating tremendous pressures on chief financial officers.

5 opportunities for improving hospital revenue cycle management

5 opportunities for improving hospital revenue cycle management

With hospital margins growing tighter and bad debt increasing, improving revenue cycle becomes more important than ever. Here are some tips to do that.

Retail health a double-edged sword

Retail health a double-edged sword

The emergence of digital and retail health is a clarion call for hospitals and medical practices to innovate and improve the patient experience. However, providers could lose patients to retail companies if the seeds sown by the likes of CVS, Walgreens and Walmart…

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How Healthcare Reform Impacts Your Revenue Cycle

How Healthcare Reform Impacts Your Revenue Cycle

A dramatic increase in the number of patients insured by high-deductible, high-copay plans has led to providers spending more time collecting payments. These challenges are intensified by a number of other trends, including: a rise in bad debts, the move to…

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…

Top 3 Benefits of Acuity-Based Staffing

Top 3 Benefits of Acuity-Based Staffing

Finding ways to maintain and improve the quality of care your organization provides can prove to be a daunting challenge. With legislative changes from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), that demand a higher level of clinical outcomes, along with declines in Medicare…

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