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Six Sigma is the thinking behind Shields Health Care Group

Six Sigma is the thinking behind Shields Health Care Group

The provider of MRI services went all-in on the approach, and it's changed their business.

4 debatable points on the delay of ICD-10

4 debatable points on the delay of ICD-10

Fighting words were heard from both sides of the ICD-10 debate after the AMA called for a delay of the Oct. 1, 2013…

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Standardization is Key to Maximizing Total Value of Patient Care Products

Standardization is Key to Maximizing Total Value of Patient Care Products

Healthcare organizations know that providing great patient care while keeping an eye…

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Ending racism in healthcare often begins with medical education - and is the target of a new national project

Ending racism in healthcare often begins with medical education - and is the target of a new national project

Inequities can be found in every facet of the industry, but targeting medical students and residents can help stem the tide.

Healthcare organizations ask HHS to delay quality measure reporting for ACOs

Healthcare organizations ask HHS to delay quality measure reporting for ACOs

The American Hospital Association and American Medical Association are among the 11 organizations signing the letter.

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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.

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…