Outsourcing

HIE 2.0 hones in on 'clinical network management' July 31, 2013 | Anthony Brino - Contributing Writer
As the market for HIE services slows its growth and consolidates, 2013 is set to be the year when most health information exchanges realize they need to focus on supporting care coordination, or clinical network management, according to a report released by Chilmark Research.
Narrowing physician access puts pharma in a bind July 30, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns - Associate Editor
Oncologists have a reputation to maintain -- and according to the latest report from ZS Associates, when it comes to fortifying against pharmaceutical sales representatives, the specialty remains characteristically staunch for the second year in a row.
How remote care can take patients, docs to next level July 26, 2013 | Jeff Rowe - Contributing Writer
Improvements in healthcare can't come from technological advances alone. Enhancing healthcare boils down to identifying the gaps in the ways care is delivered, and figuring out how to fill them.
5 data recovery tips you can put into action now July 26, 2013 | Chris Bross - Strategic Technology Alliance Manager, DriveSavers
data recovery
Small and medium-sized businesses experience an average of six computer outages a year, with the top reasons being cyber-attacks, power failures and natural disasters. Planning ahead for a data disaster may seem like a tedious task, but with the right knowledge and a solid action plan, you can prevent a complete data loss.
4 secrets to enriching your revenue cycle July 11, 2013 | Salvador Lopez - Content Writer, CareCloud
4 secrets to enriching your revenue cycle
Efficient billing and collections can be the difference between practice profitability and financial losses. Here are four options that can help you operate your revenue cycle at peak efficiency.
How to choose a reliable medical billing service July 09, 2013 | PhysBizTech staff
It is very tough for providers to choose a suitable and appropriate vendor amongst the thousands of vendors competing in the market today. Furthermore, it is all the more important to decide which vendor to use for the purpose of medical billing. This paper will guide you through the important questions you need to ask, how to avoid the wrong service and the steps to selecting the right service.
Flag these dates for 3Q through year's end July 01, 2013 | Frank Irving - Editor
Flag these dates for 3Q through year's end
Here's a summary of key ICD-10, meaningful use, PQRS and Sunshine Act dates to track during the second half of 2013.
Claims challenges expected to persist June 28, 2013 | Anthony Brino - Contributing Writer
Claims-resolution challenges expected to persist
Ahead of ICD-10, medical practices predict an increase in reimbursement collection burdens, and "a more rapid acceleration is expected as new reform measures take effect," according to athenahealth's newly released PayerView report.

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