By Kip Sullivan 10:22 am September 04, 2014
The big data fad in healthcare is the direct result of a quarter century of hype about electronic medical records, promoted by the health policy elite with the encouragement and financial assistance of the computer industry.
By Steve Kilguss 11:34 am November 13, 2012
Not too long ago, healthcare organizations were implementing a range of discrete HIT systems, each designed to address a specific departmental or functional need and each typically provided by a different vendor. Lately, though, some healthcare organizations seem to be looking for unified solutions that can address a wide range of needs
By Craig Hodges 08:25 am October 09, 2012
Admittedly, healthcare is behind the technology curve when it comes to payment processes. But many provider organizations are quickly catching up to the retail industry, implementing user-friendly technologies that offer patients a secure, online portal for settling their medical bills.
By Craig Hodges 08:12 am June 06, 2012
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” some will say. But how well does it work? “It” in this instance is the patient financial statement, a critical but often overlooked component of business operations.
By Debbi Meisner 09:36 am December 13, 2011
Can you hear that clock ticking down to Jan. 1, 2012? If you are among the few in healthcare who are really on the ball, becoming compliant with new ASC-X12 5010 transaction standards ahead of the deadline, then congratulations!
By Felizitas Devine 09:05 am May 12, 2010
Case managers are learning to "speak IT." As the traditional hub of information shared by all healthcare team members, case managers already act as gatekeepers and facilitators of communication and coordination.
By Felizitas Devine 09:15 am May 10, 2010
In the era of healthcare reform, care coordination is gaining attention as a tangible way to improve the delivery of care resources.

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