PayerView, an annual healthcare payer rankings report by athenahealth, uses objective, data-driven methodologies to analyze the payer-provider relationship. The 2013 healthcare payer rankings report, which covers industry trends in 2012, does not show dramatic industry changes over the year, but highlights areas where there could be trouble as industry changes emerge.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions and medical group growth have been strong industry trends for years. One reason is the desire for critical mass to gain leverage with payers as reimbursement declines and costs increase. Healthcare mergers and acquisitions may offer benefits for many medical groups; it is not without its challenges. Read this whitepaper to learn how to successfully manage growth of your medical group.
In recent years, there has been a great deal of discussion about how to engage patients in their care. Patient engagement has always been considered a good thing in practices and health care organizations. Today it is vital to the business of delivering care. This Whitepaper Outlines 5 elements of Launching a Successful Strategy.
For providers, Stage 2 Meaningful Use raises the bar across the board on what it means to “meaningfully use” an EHR: there are more core measures, new menu measures, and higher reporting thresholds. Reap the rewards by following these five steps to help your practice successfully achieve Stage 2 Meaningful Use.
The adoption of the ICD-10 code set will represent a significant change in the health care industry. This whitepaper outlines the five major risks of the ICD-10 transition that your practice should expect, as well as ways to ensure your medical billing, practice management, and EHR vendor is prepared to make your transition as smooth as possible.
Download this whitepaper to learn five issues that are most relevant to leaders of faith-based hospitals and health-care systems and examples of how faith-based institutions around the country are already tackling them in innovative ways.
Medicare Advantage is expanding coverage for what it considers “primarily health related supplemental benefits.” That’s good news, not just for treating illness and injury, but for helping high-risk patients maintain their health and prevent avoidable utilization. This article discloses the new list of services to be covered under Medicare Advantage, including transportation and in-home support.
The organizations that win at value-based care will be those that expand their scope to promote community health outside their own four walls. Read on for three examples of healthcare organizations connecting with their patients early and often, right in their communities.
Telehealth lets practices quickly provide consultations, assessments, and test results, while saving patients a trip to the office. Now, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plan to significantly expand reimbursement rules for telemedicine. Find out which additional reimbursements have been proposed, and see what healthcare professionals say about the changes, in this in-depth article from athenaInsight.
If interoperability is so crucial to achieving high-quality care and lowering costs, why aren’t we there yet? In part one of the Roadmap to Interoperability series, this infographic takes a closer look at the technical challenges in the way, and how healthcare organizations can begin to navigate them now.
We all agree that interoperability is key to providing high-quality care while lowering costs. In part two of the Roadmap to Interoperability series, this infographic outlines financial obstacles on the path to interoperability, and how healthcare organizations can overcome them.
From professional services and hospitality to healthcare and retail, businesses thrive when they have fast, reliable Internet connections. You need reliable connections to send sales transactions, upload files, transmit payroll data, and take advantage of cloud-based applications for sales, finance, and shipping. Then remember all of the different devices in your office – like mobile phones, wearables, tablets, and even desktop phones – and the need becomes even greater.
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It’s the legislation that makes sure your protected health information (PHI) is kept private and kept secure. It covers how healthcare providers and associated businesses should keep handle your data and protect your health information, and provides the standards needed to ensure PHI data stored, handled, and accessed correctly at all times.
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Carolinas HealthCare System was growing, and as claim volumes mounted, claim error rates doubled. Find out how they recovered $8 million, brought claim edit backlog to zero, and reduced claim edits by 97 percent.
Transforming the capabilities of Norway’s largest hospital with Avaya VENA Fabric Connect Oslo University Hospital needed a scalable, smart healthcare network to bring together three hospitals and absorb future growth, new acquisitions and third-party services. Read this case study for the details on how they accomplished their goals, and much more.
Solving critical healthcare IT challenges with software-defined networkingDigitization is changing healthcare forever as organizations look to deliver better quality services, improve patient safety and provide the highest levels of security. Healthcare IT leaders should look to leverage a software-defined network. Read the latest from ZK Research to learn more.
Discover the technological solutions to deliver better patient outcomes From patient satisfaction to mobility to security, technology’s role in healthcare is changing rapidly as costs go up and demands of an aging population skyrocket. Explore this infographic to learn the six major trends in smart healthcare you need to know now.
Enabling information mobility and security is critical to the evolution of healthcare
Hospitals and other healthcare organizations are rapidly moving to a digital care ecosystem, putting incredible pressure on the network. The solution is an SDN solution built for the specific needs of healthcare. Read the ZK Research now for 4 key capabilities SDN offers
This eBook will introduce you to the compliance capabilities that can be achieved by using AWS services and its featured partners in healthcare and life sciences. In this eBook, you can learn how to build cloud-based healthcare solutions for HIPAA and other frameworks, as well as how to regulate workloads on the cloud for life sciences organizations. Download this eBook to learn more and to read actual customer use cases illustrating how healthcare and life sciences organizations can leverage AWS to help them with their compliance requirements.
Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations are using data to generate knowledge that helps them provide better patient care, enhances biopharma research and development, and streamlines operations across the product innovation and care delivery continuum. Next-Gen business intelligence (BI) solutions can help organizations reduce time-to-insight by aggregating and analyzing structured and unstructured data sets in real or near-real time.
AWS and AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners offer technology solutions to help you gain data-driven insights to improve care, fuel innovation, and enhance business performance.
In this webinar, you’ll hear from APN Partners Deloitte and hc1.com about their solutions, built on AWS, that enable Next-Gen BI in Healthcare and Life Sciences.
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How Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations are using cloud-based analytics to fuel innovation in patient care and biopharmaceutical product development.
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Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations are adopting cloud-based workloads at a significant pace. A 2017 HIMSS study found that 65% of Healthcare organizations were using cloud-based services, and nearly 88% of those organizations were utilizing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, which have become the preferred deployment method for many clinical application vendors.
This eBook highlights advantages of using AWS to create and maintain cloudbased Next-Gen BI Solutions for Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations. This includes use cases from diverse organizations that have utilized AWS and APN Partners to manage and analyze data, and to discover insights otherwise obscured by the sheer volume of available information. Solutions from APN Partners can help your organization take the next step in building robust processes for making data-driven decisions that improve patient care, organizational processes, and innovative product development efforts.
AWS supports healthcare organizations with HIPAA Eligible Services and the AWS Healthcare Compliance program. AWS products and services are being used by many customers that handle electronic patient health information (PHI) to build solutions that meet HIPAA and HITRUST regulatory requirements for cloud-based workloads.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how AWS HIPAA Eligible Services can help you build secure workloads to handle PHI in compliance with HIPAA and HITRUST standards. AWS Healthcare experts will be joined in this webinar by AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners ClearDATA and Cloudticity.