Leveraging the Cloud for Big Data Analytics

December 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

All across the healthcare space, data analytics are providing exceptional results to the companies whose livelihoods depend upon accurate projection of future trends based on current divergent information inputs. Leveraging the cloud as a central information depository and distribution point has proved beneficial to Johnson & Johnson. A manufacturer of medical devices and bioinformatics, pharmaceutical, and consumer-health…

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Feds Plan to Take SSN Off Medicare Cards

October 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Get ready for a new complication, er… challenge – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is readying the healthcare industry for the removal of Social Security numbers from Medicare cards by April 2019. From HealthData Management: In April 2018, CMS will start generating new MBIs for all living and deceased Medicare beneficiaries, with information systems and…

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A History Lesson to Master the Bank Lock Box

September 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

For a variety of businesses and organizations, a lock box (or “lockbox”) solution is key to efficient and profitable payment processing for corporations, healthcare providers, and non-profits. Chris Nichols, Chief Strategy Officer at CenterState Bank, posted a great piece on LinkedIn about leveraging Lock Box services, along with a concise history. You’ll want to read the entire article, but here’s…

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HFMA ANI Update: Orbograph Breaks Record for Demonstrations at a Show

July 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

The HFMA ANI conference in Las Vegas, Nevada concluded yesterday. The sessions and keynote presentations were well coordinated and integrated with the theme — “Out of the Box” — for the finance and revenue cycle groups within hospitals. The challenge of our healthcare revenue cycle and payment process is to understand how one can actually attain a level of…

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Ambulatory Surgery Centers & Hospitals — An RCM Opportunity

May 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

Yet another example of how continual evolution in healthcare is an opportunity for providers as well as solution companies to address specific market needs.

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Our Head in the Cloud…

May 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Predicting Cloud Computing advantages… five years ago.

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"End-to-End" System is Key to Value-Based Care Success

May 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

Advanced technologies, in tandem with improved workflows and better data, have resulted in RCM systems that encompass the entire healthcare enterprise.

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What I Saw at the Show: HIMSS 2016

March 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

At this year’s HIMSS Conference, I saw and heard things that make me confident that 2016 is going to be yet another year of startling growth in the healthcare payments space.

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The Key to Controlling Medical Claims Billing Costs? INTEGRATION

February 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s a safe bet that there will be a great deal of talk at this year’s HIMMS Conference (February 29 – March 4 in Las Vegas) regarding integration in medical claims billing.

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3 Steps to Optimize the Revenue Cycle: from Transition to Transformation

June 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

Now that ICD-10 is delayed until October 1, 2015, according to the CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), healthcare providers who spent millions on training and preparation now must defer the ROI benefits for another 1-2 years. So where can providers see immediate financial benefits as payments transition from paper to electronic? Look to the Revenue Cycle!

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