Deep Trends & Deep Learning in Banking & Payments

August 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Payments 3.0 columnist George Warfel signs off of his last column for the site by noting what he considers deep trends to watch in banking and payments. One particular point he makes is something we’ve seen borne out again and again as cleverly-named payments technology brands appear and then either disappear or team with more established…

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Blockchain: Turbocharging Healthcare?

August 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

A new article in Healthcare IT Insights takes a deep dive into blockchain technology and its impact on healthcare components including health payments and record keeping: Because blockchain enables both data security and data transparency, it has been presented as a solution to many of healthcare’s most vexing problems – data-interoperability, medication adherence, physician satisfaction,…

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4 Revenue Cycle Management Tips

July 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Becker’s Hospital CFO Report recently gathered and posted 4 revenue cycle management tips that — no surprise — emphasize many of the themes we concentrate on the most: Investment in a robust claim denials program. Machine learning to scrub claims. Great emphasis on security. Addressing the new consumerism in healthcare by making sure persons “shopping” for healthcare…

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Corporate Banking Customers Stick With Checks – Can You Guess Why?

July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

A survey released last week by JPMorgan Chase revealed that, while a majority of U.S. business leaders (owners, managers, and executives) prefer using digital banking, less than half of them have plans to increase their use of online banking products and services! The reason? Cybersecurity concerns! While checks are certainly not immune from fraud and hacking,…

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Digital Wallets: Not All “Independence Days” Take Hold….

July 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the spirit of Independence Day, let’s take a look at an article from PaymentsSource.com that explores various attempts to become “independent from checks, cash, and cards.” Their list includes venerable “we’re going all-digital” efforts like Venmo, Green Dot, and even PayPal – – all have sought to declare independence from plastic cards and checks,…

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2018 Conference Highlights: Survey Results for Reg CC Readiness

June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re continuing our look at some of the highlights from our 2018 Healthcare and Check Payment Technology Conference in Nashville, TN, via a presentation by Paul A. Carrubba, Partner at Adams and Reese LLP, and John Leekley, Founder & CEO, RemoteDepositCapture.com, entitled “Best Practices for July 2018 Reg CC Changes.” After Paul Carrubba’s overview of Reg CC Amendments that…

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Healthcare Layoffs Highlight New Industry Realities

June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’ve talked in this space about the wave of healthcare consumerism and “value shopping” that is becoming the new industry reality. Now we’re seeing some of the more dramatic results of that transition. General Hospital of Lowell, Massachusetts, laid off 29 managers and non-clinical administrative employees in an effort to cut expenses, reports The Lowell…

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Podcast: The Vision of OrboGraph, Check and Healthcare Payments in 19 Minutes

May 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

For an invigorating Memorial Day drive, we invite you to take 19 minutes to enjoy the OrboGraph Podcast named, “The Foundation and Vision”; a conversation with OrboGraph’s co-president, Barry Cohen, and vice president of marketing, Joe Gregory.     Promising to be the best podcast OrboGraph has produced (yes, it is our first), the podcast covers…

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Message to Small Banks: Tech is a SOLUTION, not a PROBLEM

May 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Small banks are at a crossroads: adopt new technologies or face the possibility of shutting the doors. According to Americanbanker.com: For community banks in highly competitive markets, service with a personal touch can be a differentiator to win and keep customers. But when legacy technology hampers the customer experience, all the cups of coffee in…

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Zelle: A Bumpy Ride Toward Ubiquity?

May 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to American Banker, the bank-led person-to-person payment network Zelle is making progress, but having growing pains. Banks and consumers have learned a handful of truths — good and bad — about the network as it copes with a number of challenges including fraud threats, growing demand, as well as technical and enrollment issues. Here is…

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