Provider organizations can realize tremendous gains in financial performance by integrating electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) systems. Especially in the face of the transition to ICD-10, results include optimizing revenue streams directly at the point of care, maximizing and speeding reimbursement, minimizing denials and streamlining the collection process.
Healthcare organizations are facing uncertain times, which is putting strains on their revenue cycle management. Automation can help lower staff costs, enhance clean claims rates, cut denial rates, improve patient collections and reduce bad debt.
Healthcare organizations are facing uncertain times, which is putting enormous strains on their RCM. This white paper will show how you can lower your staff costs, enhance clean claims rates, cut denial rates, improve patient collections and reduce bad debt.
Published By: McKesson
Published Date: May 27, 2015
The shift to value-based care creates a sharp increase in healthcare organizations and networks’ need for data collection, aggregation and analysis. This white paper outlines the challenges involved with performing population-level analyses, developing cost accounting and profitability analyses across care settings, evaluating care episodes and integrating quality data. It explores the limitations of targeted software solutions to provide cross-enterprise insights. Finally, it provides advice for healthcare executives regarding how to approach gathering quality and cost-related data and how to leverage technology and analytical expertise to drive risk-based contract success.
How are you balancing strong security and the customer experience? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement is an opportunity to properly balance privacy and the user experience. Those who embrace it will distinguish themselves as a trustworthy and respectful custodian of their users’ data. Personal data plays an increasingly important part in providing the kind of appealing experience that brings users back time and time again. But, there’s a balance to be struck. Strong security is the best tool available for navigating the dichotomy between an appealing user experience and the risk posed by data breach; it allows the collection and management of personal data in line with the user’s expectations, and without jeopardizing the trust that is so important between them and you.
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality functions into a common database so that your company can share the information, coordinate activities and collaborate.
If you’re looking for your first ERP system or looking to upgrade from an existing system, the evaluation, selection and implementation process is a long-term strategic decision for your organization.
Dallas-based Parkland Health & Hospital implemented a Zebra technology solution to create a mobile-enabled workforce at its new state-of-the-art hospital campus. That mobile solution enabled the nursing staff to focus on what’s most important — patient care. The solution gave nurses the ability to communicate in real time, access right-now information and take the right action with that information.
Parkland’s leadership was able to track all patient activities from positive patient identification and specimen collection to laboratory specimen tracking and pharmacy medication administration. Additionally, hospital staff communication with voice and secure texting, along with patient alerts and
alarms—all help increase patient safety, care and satisfaction.
Labeling blood and other samples at the time they are collected improves patient safety and helps prevent a host of problems related to misidentification — including many of the estimated 160,900 adverse events that occur in U.S. hospitals annually because of sample identification errors. There is a strong and growing body of evidence within medical literature that creating specimen identification labels on demand at the patient bedside with a mobile printer can significantly reduce errors. The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) advocate the use of two patient-specific identifiers, such as name and birthdate, whenever taking blood or other samples from a patient, and to label the sample collection container in the presence of the patient.
With Citrix for chartered accountants you can securely connect to clients, files and QuickBooks from any device. We make it easy to streamline your file sharing and secure your firm’s data as well as your clients’. You get seamless access to all of the files you need—and even QuickBooks—from any device, any time. Read this fact sheet to see how Citrix can help you:
• Exchange confidential client files and emails with superior encryption and security.
• Offer a more professional solution compared to password-protected PDFs.
• Improve your customer service with cutting-edge technology at an affordable price.
Published By: Extensis
Published Date: Mar 07, 2008
The Photography Department at The National Gallery of London wanted to give other Gallery departments better visibility into its archived library of images and reduce the administrative workload for its photographers. Read how Portfolio Server and Portfolio SQL-Connect painted the perfect solution to this challenge.
Published By: Camfil APC
Published Date: Dec 17, 2015
Wet scrubbers and dry media dust collectors are two very different technologies used to capture dusts generated during production processes. Both types have inherent advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for your application? The choice is not always clear-cut, but this white paper will help with the decision process by providing a comparison between wet and dry dust collectors. It will outline general parameters for equipment selection with respect to dust properties including combustibility, explosibility, particle size, moisture and adhesiveness.
It will also discuss how to apply NFPA 484: Standard for Combustible Metals, the standard that best addresses wet collection. Though NFPA 484 is specific to metals, some of its content can and should apply to nonmetal combustible dusts, as this paper will explain.
Published By: Camfil APC
Published Date: Mar 09, 2017
Combustible dust explosions are a risk in many areas of a food processing plant, but one of the most common locations is the dust collection system. How do you know if your dust collection system complies? What do you do if it doesn’t? Are your employees at risk?
This white paper reviews the OSHA National Emphasis Program for combustible dust, the NFPA standards that address how to prevent or limit explosion hazards, how to identify these hazards, and the types of equipment used for explosion protection. It will also examine the most common shortfalls to compliance and how to avoid them.
Published By: Camfil APC
Published Date: Jun 22, 2017
OSHA’s new standard for beryllium exposure, which currently has an effective date of May 20, 2017, contains standards for general industry, construction and shipyards. This white paper focuses on the standard for general industry and highlights the most important aspects of the new standard: means of exposure and hazardous health effects; how to determine risk; and the use of high-efficiency dust, fume and mist collection as a recognized engineering control to achieve compliance and keep workers safe.
Published By: Freshdesk
Published Date: Aug 15, 2016
When 76% of consumers say they view customer service as the true test of how much a company values them, you have to make sure that your strategy, and tool, are top notch. Here's a collection of best practices, drawn from our conversations with customers, to help you improve your agents' productivity and win customer love.
In this whitepaper, we detail how you can
- Provide your agents with complete context by pulling data from your third party systems into your helpdesk
- Reduce ticket volume and help customers help themselves by setting up a knowledge base
- Automatically assign tickets to the right team with ease thus reducing your agent's workload and many more!
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
“The introduction of DocuSign into our collections process significantly improved DSO contributing to access to over $1M in additional working capital on an annualized basis.”
-Brian Frank, Director, Global Enterprise Operations, LinkedIn
Read this case study to learn more about LinkedIn's sucess with DocuSign.
Agencies have long provided telecommunications companies with scalability for collections in a high-growth industry. Today, with markets and business models changing, your collections agencies have a growing impact — for good or ill — on your success.
Read this white paper to learn how the common approaches to e-discovery miss the mark and how CrashPlan's endpoint backup can streamline the collection and preservation of electronically stored information.
Businesses increasingly recognize that their customers and workers are engaging in ways that were inconceivable when their essential applications were first architected, according to Chris Rechtsteiner, vice president of marketing for ServerCentral. “A group in one country has to have the exact same service levels as a location in another country, and half the people are internal end users, while the other half are external customers,” he says.
As their businesses have globalized, their most strategic applications have struggled to keep pace. “Companies are coming to us, asking ‘How do we do this? How do we solve this problem?’ That’s really what it comes down to.”
Through the implementation of integrated, comprehensive workflow technlogy,Simi Valley Hospital has been able to reach 135% of point-of-service cash collections goal. Read to learn more about Simi Valley Hospital's success in achieving front-end process improvements.