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Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Feb 14, 2017
Tired of year after year of healthcare cost increases, Steel Dynamics decided to fight back. They partnered with Castlight Health, a cloud-based provider of healthcare management services. Castlight Health’s health benefits platform armed employees with buying information — when and how they needed it. As a result, Steel Dynamics cut healthcare spending by approximately $500,000 in their first year with Castlight Health.
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: May 24, 2012
Health care providers cope with an avalanche of complex rules, regulations, and administrative processes just to run their practices. At the same time, costs are increasing and reimbursement rates are declining. The only way for a practice to achieve financial health in this demanding environment is to learn how to operate at peak performance level.
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healthcare, cost, ibm, asset management, service management, technology, health analytics, business intelligence
    
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Apr 30, 2013
Payment reform has long been discussed in health care, as escalating costs have spurred calls for changes to the dominant fee-for-service model. Learn the capabilities that you can develop to not only help position your practice to respond to any of the payment reform models likely to occur in the future, but also make your practice more successful now.
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payment reform, ehr, referral engagement, connectivity, protocol, governance, collections, change management
    
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Sep 05, 2013
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.
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group practice growth, strategies for success, healthcare mergers, medical group growth, medical group, meaningful use, health analytics, business intelligence
    
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Published By: RelayHealth     Published Date: Jun 10, 2013
Consumers have increasingly become more educated about their healthcare choices and economically vigilant about the costs. In a HealthLeaders Media podcast, David Dyke, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Systems for RelayHealth, explains that when healthcare systems capitalize on patients' expectations, balance sheets and improve patient satisfaction scores.
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revenue cycle, healthcare costs, patient satisfaction, financial counseling, enterprise resource planning, care coordination, financial / revenue cycle management, claims processing
    
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Apr 09, 2012
As health care costs rise, patients are required to pay more of those costs out of their own pockets. Learn 7 tips on how to deploy a self-pay strategy to help patients pay the balances.
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patient payments, self-pay, patient payment, patient responsibility, health care self-pay, medical billing, practice management, athena health
    
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Published By: RES Software     Published Date: Jul 06, 2012
Today's IT managers face tough challenges. There's pressure to reduce IT costs, end user demand for flexible yet secure working, and the constant need to maintain regulatory compliance. Join the IT managers around the world who are solving their biggest challenges with RES Software. Learn how organizations in every sector are giving end users the freedom to work the way they want, in any location and via multiple devices, while drastically reducing demand for hands-on IT professionals.
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technology, res software, healthcare, desktop, healthcare it, medical device, it management, desktop migration
    
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Published By: Aon Hewitt     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Today in the United States, employer-sponsored health benefits are the source of coverage for more than 149 million individuals.1 Fueled by many factors, including rising costs, legislative changes, new provider models, and evolving market forces, the health care industry is undergoing a transformation. And as health care evolves, so must the employer’s role in it. What has not changed, however, is employers’ belief that health benefits are a key differentiator for talent. In fact, most large employers plan to continue offering coverage in spite of the uncertainties in the health care market.2 To keep pace with the changing environment, employers must rethink their role in health coverage: how they sponsor, structure, and deliver health benefits, and how they manage costs while keeping employees healthy, productive, and satisfied.
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aon, health care strategy, health benefits, health care industry, employee benefits, market forces, legislative changes
    
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Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Oct 27, 2017
With the proliferation of health and fitness data due to personal fitness trackers, medical devices and other sensors that collect real-time information, cognitive computing is becoming more and more important. Cognitive computing systems, with the ability to understand, reason and learn while interacting with human-generated data, enable providers to find meaningful patterns in vast seas of information. IBM Watson Health is leveraging the power of cognitive computing to help providers make data-driven decisions to improve and save lives worldwide, while controlling healthcare costs. Read our whitepaper and learn about the new era of cognitive computing and how it can improve health outcomes, optimize care and engage individuals in making healthy choices.
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cognitive computing, data, insights, health outcomes, healthcare delivery, healthcare costs, care, healthy choices
    
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Published By: Workday APAC     Published Date: Jul 18, 2019
"Workday has been named the top-ranked ERP system for hospitals and healthcare organizations in the “2019 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report by KLAS Research. In addition, we’ve been selected as a Category Leader in Talent Management. We’re honored to be recognized for the second year in a row as the leader enabling healthcare providers to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and deliver quality care. And we wouldn’t be here without our customers. Learn more about how how their feedback contributed to our top rankings."
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jul 31, 2017
"Healthcare payers and providers are under increasing pressure to: - Provide and report on quality of care across their population - Embrace new innovations faster - Reduce costs across the organization - Use consumer-friendly digital technology Explore this actigraphic to see if your organization is on the right track for tackling these challenges."
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Jun 08, 2015
No matter how these issues are resolved, the new health care reality demands that providers deliver quality care while controlling costs. Use these six steps to bring success to your organization in the new reimbursement landscape: 1. Understand Your Costs 2. Reduce Out-Migration from Your Network 3. Maximize Pay-for-Performance Reimbursement 4. Identify Early Opportunities for Utilization Reductions 5. Support Chronic Care and Disease Management 6. Predict Who Will Develop Issues
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aco, accountable care organization, out-migration, pay-for-performance reimbursement, practice management
    
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Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Jun 08, 2015
In this whitepaper, we argue that traditional models for estimating HCIT costs are inadequate and overlook several business-critical variables. Our intention is not to provide a comprehensive TCO model, but to expose and examine the operational considerations that most TCO models fail to recognize or account for, and to equip executives to ask the right questions about the cost of delivering clinical and financial results stemming from technology procurement
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hcit, heath care it, ownership, patient experience, tco, information technology, practice management
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 08, 2017
This paper presents a cost/benefit case for two leading enterprise database contenders -- IBM DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 11.1 LUW) and Oracle Database 12c -- with regard to delivering effective security capabilities, high-performance OLTP capacity and throughput, and efficient systems configuration and management automation. Comparisons are of database installations in the telecommunications, healthcare, and consumer banking industries. For OLTP workloads in these environments, three-year costs average 32 percent less for use of DB2 11.1 compared to Oracle 12c.
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ibm, linux, windows, telecommunications, healthcare, oracle database
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 26, 2017
This paper presents a cost/benefit case for two leading enterprise database contenders -- IBM DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 11.1 LUW) and Oracle Database 12c -- with regard to delivering effective security capabilities, high-performance OLTP capacity and throughput, and efficient systems configuration and management automation. Comparisons are of database installations in the telecommunications, healthcare, and consumer banking industries. For OLTP workloads in these environments, three-year costs average 32 percent less for use of DB2 11.1 compared to Oracle 12c.
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ibm, enterprise data, windows, linux, telecommunications, healthcare, consumer banking
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 28, 2017
This paper presents a cost/benefit case for two leading enterprise database contenders -- IBM DB2 11.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 11.1 LUW) and Oracle Database 12c -- with regard to delivering effective security capabilities, high-performance OLTP capacity and throughput, and efficient systems configuration and management automation. Comparisons are of database installations in the telecommunications, healthcare, and consumer banking industries. For OLTP workloads in these environments, three-year costs average 32 percent less for use of DB2 11.1 compared to Oracle 12c.
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ibm, enterprise database, oltp, telecommunications, healthcare, consumer banking
    
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Published By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Apr 11, 2017
Population health initiatives are helping to lower healthcare costs and improve quality. As a result, 85% of hospitals reported strong or total commitment to population health. This year, hospital readmissions should be a top priority.
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healthcare, initiative, patient to provider, readmission, comcast
    
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Published By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
Healthcare technologies have proven their worth for practitioners and facilities in increasing the quality of patient care while saving time and streamlining operations. In some cases, however, the benefits of these technologies are outweighed by their impact on the network, slowing network performance sometimes to the point of ineffectiveness.Software-defined networking can be the bridge to help healthcare providers update their networks and avoid disruption. SDN helps organizations save money on networking infrastructure, reduces the complexity of managing networks, enhances security through added intelligence and simplifies compliance, among other benefits.
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healthcare, sdn, healthcare technology, patient care, technology, reducing costs, improve security, healthcare benefits
    
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Published By: Excellus BlueCross BlueShield     Published Date: Jul 25, 2019
Each year it seems pharmacy costs are taking a larger bite out of businesses like yours. We’re here to relieve some of the burden and help you reach your business goals by putting the sound advice you need right at your fingertips.
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pharmacy costs, health care costs, chronic health conditions, prescription costs, pharmacy benefits, medical and pharmacy integration, pharmacy benefits managers, pharmacy claims
    
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Published By: Excellus BlueCross BlueShield     Published Date: Sep 20, 2019
Oral health can have a big impact on your bottom line. Learn how to take care of your employees and your company. Each year, 164 million hours of work are lost in the U.S. to dental disease.1 So it’s clear that helping employees with their oral health can have a big impact on your team’s productivity. Combining your medical and dental benefits with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield can help catch small problems early to keep costs in check – and it’s more affordable than you might think. Find out more by downloading a free infographic from Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, and get more resources covering a range of health-related topics at ExcellusforBusiness.com.
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q2'19     Published Date: May 28, 2019
In our always-on, always-connected world, healthcare consumers expect instant access to customer service, not just from 9 AM to 5 PM. It’s often no longer good enough for health plans to staff call centers during standard business hours. Members today typically want to be able to log in and help themselves to the answers they need from self-service channels whenever they want — and they want the experience to be highly personal. One contact center benchmark study (see next page) revealed self-service channels can be a win-win for both businesses and consumers.1 When done well, self-service solutions can help businesses improve customer satisfaction while reducing costs. And consumers appreciate the convenience of getting answers quickly and efficiently.
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Published By: UnitedHealthcare     Published Date: Jun 29, 2016
Watch this 3-minute video to learn how Optum Interactive Platform simplifies and automates the way hospitals deliver helpful information and services to patients to increase their overall satisfaction, while freeing up clinicians to focus more directly on patient care.
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patient experience, care teams, healthcare, clinical productivity, practice management
    
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
Meet the complex needs of your healthcare organization with a single cloud-based system that combines analytics, planning, finance, and HR for more comprehensive supply chain management. Read the datasheet to learn how you can: Reduce supply chain costs while improving inventory control, gain deep insight into the cost, quantity, and utilization of your supplies, and identify purchasing trends and standardize opportunities.
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
Healthcare providers today are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency. Knowing that supply chain management can play a key role in these efforts, a more strategic approach to managing supply chain is critical. By combining transactions, analytics, and planning in a single system, Workday can help you make better decisions and contain costs. To dive deeper into how Workday supports supply chain management for healthcare, watch this quick demo.
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
How can a single cloud-based finance, HR, and supply chain system for healthcare from Workday improve all spectrums of care? View the interactive infographic to see how we help some of the largest healthcare providers and integrated delivery networks improve operations, reduce costs, and retain the best talent.
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