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Midwestern providers, payer blaze trail toward value-based care

Midwestern providers, payer blaze trail toward value-based care

The value-based model of healthcare is gradually transitioning from the pilot phase to…

More hospital focus on inpatient complications needed, says report

More hospital focus on inpatient complications needed, says report

There are more inpatient safety complications happening in hospitals that result in greater…

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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…

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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A growing profile for the hospital's chief compliance officer

A growing profile for the hospital's chief compliance officer

Seismic changes altering the healthcare industry are creating an increasing number of compliance requirements for hospitals and health systems to meet. This means a larger role for an organization's chief compliance officer.

Fixing healthcare revenue leaks

Fixing healthcare revenue leaks

Physician practices have the lowest revenue growth in the healthcare industry. When every dollar counts, anything from a lost referral to a bad online review can impact profitability. Here are some common revenue leaks and tips on plugging them.

Cost reduction a tough job for CFOs

Cost reduction a tough job for CFOs

Most hospitals fall well short of their cost reduction targets, in part because the ability of chief financial officers to meaningfully impact how operational and clinical leaders approach the issue is limited.

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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…

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…

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…

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