White Paper: Advanced Coding Technology Can Advance The Revenue Cycle
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
Scheduling Software Saves Hospitals Millions In Labor Costs
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.
Excellence And Evidence In Healthcare Staffing
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
White Paper: Working With A Healthcare-Exclusive Vendor: Does It Really Make A Difference?
Healthcare is a dynamic industry unlike any other, and optimizing labor resources within the healthcare environment is especially complex. By API Healthcare
Staying Awake With Workforce Management
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.
Maximizing Healthcare Payment Automation
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
White Paper: Seven Steps To Improve Your Practice's Revenue Cycle Management
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
Self-Service Technology Improves Healthcare Revenue Cycle
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.
Case Study: Clark & Daughtrey
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
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.