Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
From vaccines to virtual care, enterprise imaging to precision medicine, these are the growth areas that will shape the direction of healthcare, this year and beyond.
At Geisinger in Pennsylvania, a pilot program to bring care to the homes of older patients with complex healthcare needs has shown a 35% reduction in visit
There's an art to balancing new innovation while maintaining a high level of existing service. It requires a solid foundation of core systems, adherence to quality controls and an excellent service support model.
As IT professionals, we need to be ahead of the game in terms of establishing and maintaining the capabilities of our technology foundation. This means being smart about understanding the business and staying ahead of its needs.
Move over patient engagement: A positive patient experience is the new imperative for health systems that recognize the value of customer satisfaction.
When working with big data, small inconsistencies in data entry matter. Leaving the task of cleaning up registration or demographic data to data scientists or IT staff will be expensive.
A proposal: Create a Federal Reserve-type structure for supply chain management of protective equipment, powered by distributed ledger technology.
When its EHR vendor wasn’t going to be ready until 2020, the IT team took matters into its own hands in a low-budget open source project that is already paying off.
If value-based care is to take shape, it’s critical that providers actively engage with patients to help them better understand the true cost of care.
A cloudy political outlook, industry consolidation, shrinking IT budgets and more have healthcare organizations on their toes. John Halamka, MD, says he's "increasingly on the lookout for organizations which will address these challenges during the uncertain 24 months ahead."