Secure communication between clinicians through voice, text and other technology can make healthcare more efficient and improve patient experience and satisfaction.
Insights on clinical communication challenges from PerfectServe CEO Terry Edwards & MemorialCare's Scott Raymond.
More accurate and detailed codes will improve patient outcomes and reimbursement.
In today's dynamic world of healthcare, a more collaborative, interconnected system is emerging. To navigate this transformation to a value-based model and achieve sustainable success, healthcare executives are asking big questions that require bold answers from their vendor partners.
While the monetary cost of maintaining legacy data is high, fines and negligence can easily put an organization and the information it holds at risk. Learn how hospitals can save thousands of dollars by eliminating vendor support contracts for legacy systems, IT support, and hardware maintenance.
Activating the patient portal that comes supplied with your EHR, and getting enough logins to qualify for Meaningful Use isn't true engagement. But if we push through to provide real value, we will have something worth celebrating.
Health First President and CEO Steven Johnson says the business strategy moves toward building membership in the health plan while the hospital becomes a cost center.
Catholic Health Initiatives CEO Kevin Lofton explains the system's strategy for acquiring hospitals and health plans to build a critical mass in its markets and the resources and expertise to manage population health.
Many providers are already seeing the payoff from insurance expansion across the country, but those that haven't are redoubling their sign-up efforts to reach the most challenging of their uninsured patients, panelists said.
Healthcare executives had widespread skepticism that all the stakeholders, and especially physicians, were prepared for ICD-10 procedure and diagnostic code implementation this year before Congress let the healthcare world off the ICD-10 hook.
Hospitals buying physician practices may find they're not speaking the same business language initially. So hospital executives need to adapt to different needs and approaches, experts cautioned HFMA attendees.
Watch this 2-minute interview to learn what trends are encouraging revenue growth for providers, what will impact patient collections, and the biggest challenge facing today's healthcare CFO.
Hear how Bank of America Merrill Lynch is helping healthcare organizations go paperless to streamline operations and enhance profitability.
Consumers are demanding to know what healthcare costs, and providers are struggling to find a way to calculate and explain the numbers—as well as help patients understand what they're obligated to pay.
LifePoint Hospitals' operations CFO John Kerndl says the company successfully mined its patient data to identify patients who would qualify for subsidized coverage through one of the marketplaces. Half of them successfully enrolled in a plan.
Some hospital balance sheets are rebounding to pre-recession levels but declining revenue and shrinking margins are causing credit rating agencies to look askance at the sector, according to industry experts.
Some providers are finding that success with value-based contracts depends on whether they can counter lower inpatient volume by adding new customers.
Modern Healthcare Custom Media talks with Clinical Intelligence CEO Laurie Jaccard at HFMA's ANI convention
AHIMA's Clinical Documentation for ICD-10 by Specialty training provides interactive, online training on the documentation needed by physician and clinicians to support ID-10-CM/PCS coding specificity. Written by physicians, CI specialists, and medical coding experts, this program provides relevant and targeted clinical documentation training and support for physicians, clinicians, and physician...
HFMA unveiled a new initiative in its ongoing effort to provide clearer information to patients about their bills. Its latest project covers how to communicate with patients and offers guidelines for price transparency and account resolution.
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