Newsletter | April 24, 2012

04.24.12 -- The mHealth Revolution; Achieve Stage 2 MU Goals; 5 EHR Success Strategies

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Solutions For Effective Revenue Cycle Management

Solutions For Effective Revenue Cycle Management

Read this paper and learn how revenue cycle management solutions from Washington Consulting Inc. and EMC are enabling healthcare providers to more effectively manage cash flow. With this integrated solution, providers are able to streamline the claims process from start to finish; improve the accuracy of collected information and submitted claims; and reduce errors and claim denials and improve collections to drive a better bottom line.

From The Editor

Vive La Mobile Revolution!
By Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Healthcare Technology Online
This article takes a closer look at how demand for mobile technologies is growing in a health IT world focused on EHR adoption and Meaningful Use.

Featured Articles

Meaningful Use: What's It All Mean?
By Henry Schein MicroMD
The following white paper provides answers to frequently asked questions about ARRA, the HITECH Act, and the CMS EHR Meaningful Use Incentive Programs.

Healthcare Provider Turns Paper Medical Records Into Digital Information
By EMC Corporation
Learn how Los Angeles County Children's Medical Services utilized EMC Captiva to turn paper-based records into digital information for its document imaging medical records solution.

The Many Flavors Of Clinical Mobility
Compiled by Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Healthcare Technology Online
When it comes to mobile computing in clinical settings, most of the fanfare has been focused on the iPad, but the best choice of hardware often depends on the application and most hospitals are still searching for the "perfect" mobile device.

10-Point Checklist: Maximize The Life Of Your Mobile Cart Power System
By Matt Rossini, marketing and communications manager, JACO, Inc.
Powered mobile carts are a significant technology investment. This article outlines 10 simple steps to take to prolong the life of your power system.

Industry News

Looming Laboratory Staff Shortages Call For Point Of Care Diagnostics
Percentage Of Doctors Using Electronic Records Doubles In Two Years
ON24, MedData Group Study Reveals Physician Digital Behavior
ClearDATA And REC Partner HealthPOINT Provide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis
Diagnostic Imaging Services Embraces IDS's Hybrid Reporting Solutions, Radiology CRM
Quality And Safety Linked To Advanced Health IT, Quality And Safety Measures
V2VIP™ Selected By Correctional Healthcare Providers For Telemedicine
One Million Healthcare Providers Now Use The CAQH Universal Provider Datasource
Samaritano Hospital Increases Patient Safety And Improves Work Conditions With Mobile Computing
Healthcare Providers To Increase Efficiency With Intelligent InSites' RTLS Mobility Solution
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What's Your Healthcare Payments Picture?

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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Featured Downloads

A Big Step Forward For Stage 2 Meaningful Use
It looks at though CMS has been able to realize its Meaningful Use Stage 2 goal through the parameters spelled out recently that are focused primarily on electronic information exchange among providers, and between providers and patients.

Beacon Partners, Inc.

RFID Technology In The Blood Tracking Process
This white paper outlines how hospitals and blood centers are leveraging RFID to improve patient safety and trim costs.


5 EHR Strategies For Community Hospitals
This white paper outlines five strategies community hospitals can employ to ensure the successful adoption of their core clinical system. These strategies are drawn from the experiences of hundreds of successful implementations in community hospitals across the United States, from the tiniest rural facilities to the suburban hospital with hundreds of beds in proximity to a major metro market.

Healthcare Management Systems, Inc.

Advocate Health Centers Saves Time And Improves Patient Care
Critical to medical records management is knowing the location of a patient's chart to ensure prompt health care. Intermec handheld scanners and printers enable Advocate Heath Care Centers to save time locating patient information and provide quality care.

Intermec, Inc.
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