Analytics is the Answer to Compliant Coverage Identification

It’s a dilemma that challenges hospitals, physician practices, labs, and durable medical-equipment companies (DMEs) every day: How do you determine if a patient presenting as self-pay or charity care has undisclosed insurance coverage, without compromising compliance requirements? The liability of self-pay accounts is a growing problem, with providers incurring billions of dollars in losses each year. An American Hospital Association report shows hospitals provided $35.7 billion in uncompensated care (including bad debt and charity care) in 2015 alone. Providers need an aggressive-yet-compliant method for identifying sources of reimbursement in a timely manner, before filing deadlines, and before the only option left for recouping payment is to engage collection agencies a last-ditch strategy with traditionally low returns.

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ChooseUSHealth

ChooseUSHealth aims to serve as a resource for individuals seeking care in the United States and for international partners looking to collaborate with American healthcare providers. It is a program of the US Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP), a nonprofit industry association of leading American academic medical centers, hospitals, and health systems that work together to advance international access to US-based healthcare.

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Healthcare IoT Security Operation Maturity

whitePaper | December 21, 2021

This paper suggests that a more simplified approach to modernizing healthcare security operations is warranted. It suggests that a renewed focus on foundational enhancements presents a more rational path to maturity. The "blocking and tackling" sports analogy comes to mind, as only teams that effectively execute at this level can successfully move to the next.

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software: 2020 Pricing Guide

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

When it comes to electronic medical records (EMR) software, it’s important to find the system best fit for your businesses’ needs, goals, and budget. This guide written by Software Advice, covers everything you need to know about software pricing in 2020. Compare pricing models, price ranges, popular system prices, and unexpected costs of EMR software. In addition to your download, you’ll be able to chat with an advisor in your industry and get personalized software recommendations.

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Mandated ADT Notification: How Frontline Teams Use CMS To Improve Care

whitePaper | April 9, 2021

Clear and constant communication is a vital ingredient to any well-functioning healthcare system. Making sure physicians are alerted when patients need and receive care, and keeping patients informed about their own treatment improves health outcomes and saves time. Learn about the key role that alert notifications for ADT plays in that process.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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Rethinking Indicators of Project Success in Healthcare

whitePaper | March 4, 2020

Health leaders must understand the benefits of their investments in performance improvement projects and the impact on the organization. The traditional approach is most often to measure ROI (return on investment) and, while clearly measurable, is most often related to cost savings or increased revenue and can leave you with an incomplete story. Incorporating VOI (value on investment) enables you to quantify the intangible benefits of your projects and activities making the combination of the two a more robust indicator of project success.

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Mass Personalization for Medical Device Therapy

whitePaper | March 17, 2021

To achieve personalization in healthcare for the masses, overcoming specific challenges are needed in order to build a system where all children born today can have access to the best healthcare available.Mass Personalization for Medical Device Therapy tells us on how to Go from Successfully Treating One Patient to One Million

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ChooseUSHealth

ChooseUSHealth aims to serve as a resource for individuals seeking care in the United States and for international partners looking to collaborate with American healthcare providers. It is a program of the US Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP), a nonprofit industry association of leading American academic medical centers, hospitals, and health systems that work together to advance international access to US-based healthcare.

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