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Healthcare turns to zero-interest loans to give patients a better reason to pay

Healthcare turns to zero-interest loans to give patients a better reason to pay

Vendors like CarePayment and Docpay help hospitals and medical practices create…

As patients take hospital bill issues public, hospitals take stock of their practices

As patients take hospital bill issues public, hospitals take stock of their practices

But regulations and the rise of high-deductible plans are making a…

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What is Your Patient Payment System Missing?

What is Your Patient Payment System Missing?

Today's modern patient payment systems should make it easier for you to collect more, and faster. Does your system…

Plug Revenue Leaks Caused by Uncompensated Care

Plug Revenue Leaks Caused by Uncompensated Care

Roughly 1-5% of all uncompensated care accounts have billable third-party coverage unknown to the hospital or…

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10 Ways to Offset the Self-Pay Cycle

Why blockchain could transform the very nature of EHRs

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

Healthcare mergers and acquisitions in 2016: Running list

While 2015 was a record-breaking year in healthcare mergers and acquisitions, 2016 saw more change as organizations across the industry adjust and adapt to the evolving financial landscape.

Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

Once-failing hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades

When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public 'F' grade casting a spotlight on them that no institution wants. But with more patients weighing public hospital grades, experts, as well as a few…

Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Analyze this: Health systems, health plans get to the core of big data

Pamela Peele knows that people who subscribe to cooking magazines have a much higher risk of going to the emergency room. But how she knows that is a whole other story.

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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…

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…

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.