Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2019

June 21, 2018

Employer medical cost trend has plateaued. While the predictability is a welcome change from the wild swings and peak double-digit trends in the 2000s, steady as she goes is not good enough. Medical costs continue to grow as a percent of total employee compensation, making even the current trend unsustainable.

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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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7 Steps to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks against Healthcare Delivery Organizations

whitePaper | November 17, 2021

Nearly every healthcare provider has been hit by ransomware, and the onslaught continues unabated, now affecting patient care with once-unimaginable patient-care consequences. This whitepaper, crafted with healthcare CISOs, details seven critical areas to defend or recover from ransomware attacks. Its pragmatic approach helps ensure business operations and patient care while giving risk teams the tools to manage third parties and other systems involved in business and clinical value chains.

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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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How health systems can recover millions in lost revenue

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

The landscape of healthcare revenue appears bleak: costs and expenses are rising, while reimbursements decline. Traditionally, solutions focus on preventative measures, yet costly write-offs remain ever-present. This is especially true with respect to commercial claims, where denials are plentiful and appeals complicated and labor intensive. How, then, can you mitigate loss without straining your resources? One answer is claims appeals through the Federal ERISA process. Through specialization in Federal ERISA Law, the experienced staff of ERISA Recovery can collect on aged claims without undue burden on your systems.

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Personalizing Radiotherapy in Oncology: The Evolution of Treatment

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments used to fight cancer in the U.S., with more than half of cancer patients receiving it either alone or in combination with other medical interventions.1 With the traditional approach to radiation therapy, the dose and schedule is tailored to the tumor type, location, and stage of growth, but only infrequently updated in light of changes after treatment starts. Experts in adaptive therapy are looking to deliver a more personalized treatment strategy guided by the individual patient’s needs.

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Optimizing the Revenue Cycle: 5 Strategies for Healthcare Organizations

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

Technology investment is just part of revenue cycle management, and engaging patients in the financial side of their treatment will be a key theme at HIMSS20. It contains patient engagement in their medical bills, pricing transparency when choosing treatments and medications ,organizational integration of revenue cycle management, automation of prior authorization

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