By Scott Corbitt – Customer feedback is a critical piece of any commercial relationship, and its impact in health IT can be particularly valuable – but timing is everything. The post Leveraging Customer Feedback to Drive Successful HIT Partnerships appeared first on Health Data Answers.
To address the growing misunderstandings, risks and complexities when leveraging service providers, HITRUST® is introducing a new program to clarify the roles and responsibilities regarding ownership and operation of security controls… The post HITRUST Program Addresses Security Risks and Inefficiencies When Leveraging Cloud Service Providers appeared first on Health Data Answers.
At the annual HIMSS conference in Orlando this year I spent some time talking to Paul Bradley, Chief Data Scientist for ZirMed. Paul shares his insights on the growing importance of using predictive analytics in revenue cycle management. The post Predictive Analytics in Leveraging Revenue Cycle Management appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Brent D. Magers – With the advent of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the late 2000s came rampant resistance. Meaningful Use requirements forced healthcare organizations to begin implementing an EHR but many were unhappy about it. The post Leveraging the EHR as a Building Block for 3 Key Healthcare Initiatives appeared first on HITECH […]
By Kevin R. Ward MD – In healthcare, we constantly seek new ways to deliver and improve care. Countless ideas have already been tried and tested, and people often think that coming up with the next great innovation requires thinking ‘outside of the box.’ The post Turning Data Into Action by Leveraging ‘Low-Hanging Analytics’ appeared […]
By Celeste Daye – Leading healthcare organizations like Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, and Cleveland Clinic have dubbed 2016 the “year of integration” for revenue cycle. They see consolidating complex revenue systems as the best way to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and improve the patient experience. The post 3 Evolving Revenue Cycle Trends: Leveraging Them to […]
By Robert Freedman – In 2015, the OIG recovered more than $ 3B in audit and investigative receivables as a result of their oversight activities. That’s great news for taxpayers but not so wonderful for the many hundreds of provider organizations that had to dip into their shrinking revenues to come up with these repayments. […]
By Harpreet S. Sood MD, David Bates MD & Aziz Sheikh – The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 invested $ 30 billion to stimulate the adoption and “meaningful use” of electronic health records and related infrastructure—with the belief that such heath information technology (HIT) can help achieve the […]
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