Archive for June 2016

How Mobile Apps Helped 100,000 Get Virtually Free Healthcare

The challenges of achieving an efficient healthcare system are far reaching.  In the US, we are all familiar with HIPAA, healthcare fraud, delayed payments, PCI and the challenges of converting from traditional workflows into digital. As companies like OrboGraph help facilitate a transition to full automation of the insurance payment process, others are introducing innovations…

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What Are the Lost Revenues When Patients Don't Pay?

Jaeme Adams, cofounder and CEO of SwervePay, has an interesting take on improving the reliability of patient payments. He lists three very good reasons to take seriously what he calls an “illness” infecting Healthcare provider offices across the country: $32 billion could be recaptured annually if the patient billing and payment process was simplified. This can be…

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5 Most Common Hospital Revenue Cycle Management Challenges

Do you agree with RevCycle Intelligence’s ranking of the top five most common pain points for the hospital revenue cycle? Billing and collections errors Health information technology challenges Lack of staff training Failure to monitor the entire claims process Failure to have a financial policy The article is well worth reading, because it offers useful solutions. Given the…

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“Fraudsters are innovative & persevering—money is a great motivator!"

It should come as no surprise to security-obsessed online merchants that fraud is the leading concern of e-commerce merchants polled by the Merchant Risk Council, a Seattle-based worldwide association of e-commerce payments and risk-control executives. The MRC polled a total of 193 merchants in December and January at companies of varying industries and sizes (see their report…

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What's More Important – – Faster Payments or Universal Acceptance?

While some major corporations and regulators in developed markets like the U.S. and U.K. are narrowing in on same-day and near-instantaneous electronic payments, in developing nations, businesses just want to trust that a payment will land where and when it’s supposed to – it doesn’t have to be instant.

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