Medical Practice Increases Revenue 18% By Streamlining Patient Billing
As patients incur more out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, they are becoming more price-conscious. Medical practices such as Urology of Greater Atlanta are responding by retooling the revenue cycle to determine patient responsibility and collect payment up front.
Secure Clinical Communications Makes Real Patient Impact
MemorialCare Health System’s new secure clinical communications solution has done more than streamline communications among physicians. It has helped decrease patient wait times and length of stay as well.
The Right Time To Implement RTLS
Waiting for the “next big thing” before proceeding with an IT implementation can be a lesson in futility. Geisinger Health System faced such a conundrum when choosing an RTLS (real-time location system) solution, and here’s what they did to expedite the process.
Finding Teachable Moments In The Ebola Epidemic
The North Shore–LIJ Medical Group refined its workflows and EHR processes to respond to last year’s Ebola outbreak, providing a blueprint for how to leverage technology to address future health epidemics.
Countdown To ICD-10
After repeated delays, it now appears ICD-10 will become a reality Oct. 1. As the clock ticks, healthcare providers are focused on testing and preparing physicians and staff for the changes.
Enterprise Data Warehouses Underpin Analytics
Memorial Hospital’s CIO shares his strategy and best practices for establishing an enterprise data warehouse that is a “single source of truth.”
Improving Price Transparency With IT
Providers are leveraging technology and enhancing education efforts earlier in the treatment process to better inform patients of their financial responsibility while gaining a competitive business edge.