Healthcare Consumerism

Reshaping Data Exchange

By Jonathan Shannon – The concept of interoperability in healthcare IT has had its fair share of challenges over the years. Compounding challenges around security, organizing the vast amount of data, and making such data available in a timely fashion has hampered the ability to meaningfully exchange such information in healthcare.

Death by Revenue Cycle

By David Burda – I’d bet my family annual out-of-pocket maximum of $3,000 under my Blue Cross HMO that no other industry spends more on billing and collections than healthcare. Revenue cycle management, hospitals, health systems and medical practices spend billions a year to collect every dime they are owed.

InstaMed Healthcare Payments Summit 2019

March 25-27, 2019  Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia PA Hashtag: #HCPayments19 As an industry, we deserve more. Better experiences. Streamlined transactions. Smarter reporting. Stronger security. The InstaMed…

The Exponential Future of Patient Engagement

By Frank Fortner – In October of 2014, I attended the CHIME fall conference and had the privilege of listening to Dr. Peter Diamandis. He brings an optimistic message about the value created through the exponential growth of certain technologies — that starts after they become “digitized,” yielding exponential leaps forward rather than small, linear steps.