Newsletter | May 1, 2012

05.01.12 -- BI Powers Clinical Decisions; Top 3 mHealth Benefits; Telehealth Strengthens Rural Care

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Payment posting and reconciliation remains a thorn in the side of most healthcare providers — resulting in sky-high administrative costs, slow funds availability, and missed opportunities to capture revenue. Healthcare Technology Online and PayStream Advisors are conducting a survey that will help providers determine best-in-class strategies for payment posting and reconciliation.

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From The Editor

My Top 3 mHealth Benefits
By Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Healthcare Technology Online
The mHealth trend is upon us and a lot of excitement and concern surrounds leveraging mobile technologies to transmit and access clinical data. In this article, editor in chief Ken Congdon focuses on the good, and outlines his top 3 benefits of mHealth adoption.

Featured Articles

Choose The Right Mobile Cart
Edited by Vicki Amendola, editor, Healthcare Technology Online
Making the wrong choices in mobile cart selection will leave you with a pile of unused hardware. This panel of experts can help you get it right.

FirstHealth’s Workflow Automation Triumph
By Bottomline Technologies
This case study outlines how FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital deployed a new workflow and signature capture solution, integrated with McKesson STAR®, to improve patient satisfaction and create a more cost-effective forms process within the state-of-the-art heart center.

Electronic Patient Tracking Ensures Accurate Evacuation Processes
By Honeywell
This case study highlights how United Hospital Center (UHC) integrated electronic patient tracking software with mobile computers to improve the speed and accuracy of patient evacuations in response to emergency situations.

Using Business Intelligence For Real-Time Clinical Decisions
By Origin Healthcare Solutions
Many organizations have started to utilize the latest business intelligence technology to monitor real-time clinical practice information.

Industry News

Nurses And Nursing Students Want Smartphone Access To Credible Drug Data
Philips And Vidyo Partner On Deployment Of Next-Generation Telehealth Services
‘Meaningful Use' Requirements Seen As Compliance Challenge, Despite High EHR Adoption Rates
Siemens Offers Next-Generation Enterprise Revenue Cycle Management
One Of Europe's Largest BPO Providers Selects ibml Capture Solution
Health 2.0 Boston Code-A-Thon
Carteret General Hospital Selects Kronos For Increased Efficiency
Iowa Health System Chooses MediRevv's New Revenue Integrity Service
Major Academic Health System Selects iSirona To Provide Device Connectivity
PaySpan's Virtual Card Reimbursement Solution Speeds Payment, Reduces Fraud Risk
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On-Demand Webinar

Get Your Revenue Cycle In Shape In 2012

Get Your Revenue Cycle In Shape In 2012

Improving revenue cycle management (RCM) is among the top priorities for healthcare facilities this year. This interactive, on-demand webinar will help healthcare providers of all sizes streamline their payment processing, posting and reconciliation, denial management, and secondary billing processes. Learn more.

Featured Downloads

ICD-10: The Metric System’s Evil Twin
According to recent AMA reports of possible postponement, physicians do not understand the intended benefits and future value to them or to their patients.

Billian's HealthDATA

The Benefits Of An Enterprise Imaging Strategy
True enterprise imaging allows an electronic image to be accessed by a physician anywhere at any time. This white paper outlines strategies that will allow you to establish an enterprise imaging IT infrastructure, and highlights the benefits of this system to hospitals, physicians, and patients.

Merge Healthcare

Do EMRs Deliver On Their Paperless Promise?
This article discusses the benefits of adding automated workflow technologies to your EMR deployments to truly convert your healthcare facility into a paperless enterprise.


Telehealth Solution Connects Patients In Rural Nebraska To Quality Care
For patients in rural communities, geographic isolation can provide a significant barrier to receiving quality, timely care.

Metro Healthcare
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