Comparing Hospital Revenue Cycle Challenges and Performance Metrics

March 22, 2019

Managing denials and collecting patient payments are the two most significant operational challenges faced by hospitals. Heading into 2019 and thinking about your hospital's financial priorities, what are the biggest Revenue Cycle challenges for your hospital? Days in A/R is the most frequently used metric by hospitals of all sizes to measure revenue cycle management (RCM) performance.

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Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in six states and 8 senior living facilities and 1 Adult, Inpatient Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson Arizona.

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5 Things to Know About the Rapid Acceleration of Digital Health

Infographic | April 15, 2021

A silver lining from the COVID-19 global pandemic is the rapid acceleration of digital health and telemedicine. Check out the top 5 digital health trends in this infographic, courtesy ofReal Chemistry.

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Future Gazing: Healthcare in 2021 and Beyond

Infographic | October 25, 2021

During the covid-19 crisis, any healthcare provision not directly related to the pandemic moved online. This has set off an unprecedented wave of digital transformation. Metrics tell an impressive story of innovation, where the prevalence of remote care ballooned. The plugged-in society of 2021 is more primed than ever for a paradigm shift that will see the home overtake the hospital as a venue for healthcare delivery.

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The state of healthcare communications

Infographic | October 5, 2021

What are the trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications?Tofind out, we surveyedhundreds ofhealthcare professionals in July 2021fromhospitals and health systems nationwide and found three major takeaways: 1)Communication via unsecure or personalcommunication tools is a concern 2)Clinician burnout has increasedas a result ofthe COVID-19 pandemic.Improved communication could help address the risk 3)New communicationtechnologies are on the horizon. Download the infographic for more information and statistics on the three major takeawaysfrom the2021State of Healthcare Communications report.

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8 Healthcare Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Infographic | February 5, 2020

What is the best way to identify your target market and pinpoint their pain points? Understand the industry changes impacting them most. In a recent webinar, Definitive Healthcare CEO Jason Krantz reviewed the 8 healthcare industry trends he believes will be most relevant this year—both for healthcare providers and those selling to them. This infographic captures Jason's observations:

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2021 Health Technology Predictions & Trends

Infographic | September 2, 2021

Healthcare was forever reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic – now, as 2021 hits full steam ahead, that evolution is set to continue. Let’s explore some of the trends driving healthcare and healthcare technology forward in 2021 and beyond.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected depression and anxiety around the world

Infographic | October 8, 2021

A report in The Lancet provides the first global estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in 2020, and suggests an additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder and 76 million cases of anxiety disorders were due to the pandemic. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders – which can increase the risk of other health outcomes such as suicide – were major contributors to the global burden of disease, affecting millions of men and women of all ages around the world. This study is the first to assess global impacts of the pandemic on major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, quantifying the prevalence and burden of the disorders by age, sex, and location in 204 countries and territories in 2020.

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Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in six states and 8 senior living facilities and 1 Adult, Inpatient Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson Arizona.

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