Revenue Cycle Management Case Studies & White Papers

  1. White Paper: Advanced Coding Technology Can Advance The Revenue Cycle
    7/14/2011
    Coding is changing. ICD-10 is looming larger on the horizon, and financial leaders areright to be fearful of its potential effects. Natural language processing (NLP) and computer-assisted coding (CAC) are advanced coding technologies that can alleviate some of the challenges faced in healthcare organizations today. By Mark Morsch, OPTUMInsight
  2. Scheduling Software Saves Hospitals Millions In Labor Costs
    7/13/2011

    This case study highlights how five suburban Philadelphia hospitals leveraged automated scheduling and shift management software to balance and redeploy employees internally, saving these facilities millions of dollars each year in temporary contract labor. By Concerro, Inc.

  3. Excellence And Evidence In Healthcare Staffing
    6/15/2011

    Staffing in hospitals and healthcare systems is complex, increasingly regulated, and closely associated with patient safety. By Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, Institute for Staffing Excellence and Innovation

  4. White Paper: Working With A Healthcare-Exclusive Vendor: Does It Really Make A Difference?
    5/27/2011
    Healthcare is a dynamic industry unlike any other, and optimizing labor resources within the healthcare environment is especially complex. By API Healthcare
  5. Staying Awake With Workforce Management
    3/24/2011

    This article outlines how workforce management and optimization software, which has many years of success in improving the efficiencies of individual people and crews across multiple industries, can also play a vital role in the pursuit of minimizing train crew fatigue.

  6. Maximizing Healthcare Payment Automation
    3/4/2011

    The payments process within the U.S. healthcare industry is still paper intensive; in fact, McKinsey Quarterly states that more than half of the transactions are paper based. In addition, there is a lag if the payment is paper and the remittance is electronic. By Arvella Hill, BancTec

  7. White Paper: Seven Steps To Improve Your Practice's Revenue Cycle Management
    2/7/2011
    Medical practices can no longer ignore the tumultuous economy and the significant pressures it has placed on practice profits. Now is an opportune time to re-examine your practice's operational processes, especially your revenue cycle. By Elizabeth Woodcock, Woodcock & Associates
  8. Self-Service Technology Improves Healthcare Revenue Cycle
    1/18/2011
    This case study highlights how Conifer Revenue Cycle Solutions and Tenet Healthcare Corporation increased cash flow by allowing patients to pay their bills via a secure Web portal.
  9. Case Study: Clark & Daughtrey
    1/7/2011
    Clark & Daughtrey’s business operations had not been in step with the practice’s progressive services, burgeoning size and constant demands. An antiquated, complex claims management application had proven to be a major hindrance; the solution was simply not meeting the provider’s extensive needs. By Emdeon
  10. Streamlining Revenue Cycle Management For Improved Efficiency And Financial Outcomes

    Many healthcare organizations are advancing beyond the implementation of electronic health record (EHR) solutions and are now faced with new challenges: how to improve the health information exchange and to enhance the overall financial performance of the care facility. It has become imperative that providers, payers, and patients have expedited accessibility to health information.