Beth Jones Sanborn

Beth Jones Sanborn is Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance.

population health doctor burnout
By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:20 am February 16, 2018
This session will focus on lessons learned in getting physician buy-in amidst rampant change fatigue.
HIMSS18 Business of Healthcare Symposium

Among the value-based issues the symposium will address, a highlight will be several legal issues organizations must consider when executing their alternative payment model strategy. Credit: Sarah Stierch

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:59 am February 12, 2018
The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference symposium will address the unprecedented level of communication, information sharing, and data integration hospitals, payers and policymakers must undertake in the shift from volume to value.
ransomware attacks

Symantec headquarters in Mountain View, California. Credit: Wikipedia

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:07 pm February 07, 2018
The security vendor will debut show floor sessions so attendees can witness first-hand how easily devices can be compromised.

David Krause, Vice President of the Business Improvement Group at Anthem, will be hosting a HIMSS18 session on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:34 am February 07, 2018
Billing process causes so much confusion that patients say they aren’t 100 percent sure what they owe until the collections agencies call. Providers and payers must band together on smarter benefit design.
Revenue cycle
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:53 am February 06, 2018
TransUnion Healthcare’s Revenue Cycle leader Jonathan Wiik will shed light on evolving healthcare payment landscape where patients now represent a third of billing revenue.
revenue cycle management
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:08 am January 26, 2018
Texas Health Resources’ Patti Consolver said usually the biggest dissatisfier for a patient is when they feel misled or not fully informed prior to service.
Inside Cleveland Clinic's remote revenue cycle program

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Credit: Cleveland Clinic

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:42 am January 26, 2018
Enabling employees to telecommute and perform patient pre-registration, scheduling and financial counseling has saved the system money and improved employee satisfaction.
Analytics for pop health

Kate Mundell and Amber Theel of MultiCare Health will host a session at HIMSS on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:25 pm January 24, 2018
Nonprofit MultiCare uses analytics to drive outcomes and quality improvements, reducing COPD readmissions by 14 percent.
doctor burnout

Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now she’s building a legacy for her children by blowing the doors open on the stigmatized subject.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:21 am January 19, 2018
HIMSS18 presenter and Health IT consultant Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now believes clinician engagement tools can help doctors in the future.
HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:23 pm January 18, 2018
Award honors someone who has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within the healthcare community.

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