Posts Tagged ‘billing’

How Hospitals Can Identify Health IT Benefits [Infographic]

In the beginning, the benefits of health IT for patients and their families were to reduce paperwork, help doctors coordinate patients' care, protect their patient info, reduce unnecessary tests, ensure the correct medication is prescribed and allow patients to access their own records. Years after the inception of moving paper medical records to electronic, health IT benefits […]

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10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2016

  Cognitive computing and virtual care are among the big IT trends that will transform healthcare delivery in the next 12-36 months, say industry analysts at IDC, a leading IT advisory firm. The group is forecasting increased adoption of new technologies to improve diagnoses, reduce cost and mortality and personalize the patient experience. IDC Research […]

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Nearly 60% More Replacing Their EHR System in 2015

The number of buyers replacing their existing EHR system has increased nearly 60% year over year, according to the 2015 EHR BuyerView survey from Software Advice. "When buyers contact us, we determine whether they are purchasing an EHR system for the first time or replacing an existing system," writes Gaby Loria, market research associate at Software Advice, in […]

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10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2015

The dizzying pace of change in healthcare IT shows no signs of slowdown, say industry analysts at IDC, a leading IT advisory firm. The group is forecasting increased spending on technologies that improve data security and manage healthcare costs. Other trends that may drive healthcare IT investments include a “focus on consumer experience and engagement, […]

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Is Healthcare IT Meaningful Work?

Most would agree that doctors and nurses, i.e., those on the front lines of delivering patient care, have meaningful jobs. But what about those behind the scenes, such as the healthcare IT workforce that installs the electronic medical records systems (EMRs), maintains billing and coding software and manages the overall IT infrastructure of hospitals and health […]

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5 Market Factors Driving Next-Gen Revenue Cycle Management Growth

Hospitals are actively evaluating and buying new Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) applications to supplement core RCM functions, such as patient registration, billing and collections, according to a newly released report from HIMSS Analytics. These newer solutions are designed to improve collection rates, business office workflows, productivity, patient satisfaction and patient convenience, according to the 2013 […]

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