Business Intelligence (BI)

By Bird Blitch 08:37 am December 30, 2015
As patient payments constitute upwards of 30 percent of hospital revenues, leveraging technology that works across different healthcare information systems can streamline and maximize payment collections, while keeping patients happier and making them more likely to pay their medical bills on time.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 03:00 pm December 17, 2015
With risk-aversion, prior investments and a misaligned payment system standing in the way, how can we bring about true transformation?
By Josh Amer 07:20 am December 17, 2015
Rather than looking at other consumer-oriented industries' tactics, looking at strategies and processes can give us better insight into what will make a greater impact on the future of the healthcare experience.
By Thomas Grove 02:50 pm December 15, 2015
IT professionals must be trusted partners in hospitals' solutions, not perpetrators of needless mistakes and risk. The following tips should be top of mind before starting on your hospital's IT implementation or upgrade project.
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By Cari McLean 09:56 am November 25, 2015
Kemp Edmonds, Lead Solutions Consultant at Hootsuite Media, says it's time to get real about social selling and call it what it really is: social networking. Social media is long-term relationship building tool and not a tool to make sales.
By Keith W. Boone 09:06 am November 24, 2015
What does it take to become a health IT Jedi? Keith Boone lists three critical factors.
By Robert Dichter 08:50 am November 18, 2015
Healthcare organizations across all settings cannot help but hear the clamor to put population health management strategies into action. Although it's the next logical step towards accountable care, many providers are hesitant or simply lack the resources needed to get a sustainable strategy off the ground.
By Ryan Beckland 06:33 am November 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Connected-health initiatives that incorporate telemedicine, digital-health devices and remote-monitoring solutions are an increasingly popular and effective solution to keep patients healthy and out of clinical facilities.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:35 am October 20, 2015
Rather than focus on what makes an innovation unique, it is more productive to focus on what problem the innovation is solving and how others are solving it presently.
By Brian Levy, MD 03:44 pm October 08, 2015
Actionable data is critical to advancing healthcare's Triple Aim: improving patient experience, population health and costs. Data accuracy for analytics and information sharing must exist to accomplish these goals.

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