“Healthcare Consumerism” – Price Transparency Matters!

April 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

A new brief from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy makes it clear that providers should prep their practices for a far more “retail” model – – the rise and permanence of healthcare consumerism. Anaeze C. Offodile, II, MD, MPH, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Vivian Ho, PhD, the James…

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Consumer Mobile RDC Limits Swing Upward at Financial Institutions

April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

A RemoteDepositCapture.com poll reveals that the limits banks and credit unions place on the size of consumer checks eligible for depositing via mobile RDC are rising steadily. In fact, the past year has seen the number of financial institutions with standard per-item deposit limits above $5,000 for consumer mobile deposit customers growing by nearly 50%, according to the…

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Healthcare and Cybersecurity – A Reminder via Facebook to Remain Vigilant

March 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

It shouldn’t take news of a massive data breach on Facebook to remind people in all industries – – particularly healthcare – – that we must remain absolutely vigilant when it comes to security and privacy requirements. As Rosemary McKenna states in her blog at Lexology: Nary a week goes by without news of a data…

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RemoteDepositCapture.com Launches Reg CC Survey; Webinar to Follow

March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

On July 1st, 2018, Amendments to Federal Reserve Regulation CC take effect. Many financial institutions are taking a passive approach to these very important changes. Others are serious about making changes to their deposit agreements and are changing workflows to modernize their risk and fraud practices. What’s your position on these changes? The amendment creates…

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The “Uncertain” Future of Healthcare

March 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

If there has been a common term that pops up throughout the recent past in the healthcare sector, it is uncertainty. The word “uncertainty” pops up in the very first sentence of this comprehensive article by Shubham Singhal, Brian Latko, and Carlos Pardo Martin of McKinsey & Company. It’s a deep dive and the article is worth…

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Who’s Safe From Amazon Infiltration – Not Even CHECKS?

March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) reports that Amazon may be looking at entering the checking account game. Sanvada reports online for those who do not subscribe to the WSJ: A report from the Wall Street Journal has claimed that the retail giant is working on what it calls a “hybrid-type checking account” designed for…

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“The Experience” of an OrboGraph Conference

March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Have you heard about “the experience” of an OrboGraph conference? The 2018 Healthcare and Check Payment Technology Conference is again shaping up to be an amazing event. This year, we are hosting the conference on May 7th-9th, 2018, at the Union Station Hotel in Nashville, TN. For a glimpse into the past, see videos and photos from our…

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5 Strategies to Grow Your Organization’s Financial Muscle

March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Value-based health care is around the corner — or are we supposed to be already living it?  The uncertainly in the health care world today has caused many healthcare organizations to slow or stall their efforts to prepare for risk-based medicine. A Deloitte survey found more than 80 percent of physicians still received compensation under fee-for-service…

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Are Mid-Sized FIs Failing To Climb The Innovation Curve?

March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Is your financial institution ready for payment innovation? The Innovation Readiness Playbook from PYMNTS.COM surveyed US financial institutions and created a gem for strategic and tactical considerations. Like many surveys, you can take a positive or negative spin on the data and critique the questions. For example: Is this a wake-up call to mid-sized financial institutions that…

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Are You a Revenue Cycle Hero?

March 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

eBooks are fun! Check out Becker’s Hospital Review’s eBook “The Revenue Hero’s Guide to Revenue Cycle Success.” Revenue cycle leaders are the unsung heroes of every healthcare organization. Optimizing revenue cycle management requires that you deliver super hero level effort each day, to achieve the financial results necessary to fund the clinical mission. The purpose of…

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