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Corporate White Papers
2015 Corporate Whitepapers
Healthcare organizations are adopting the cloud. Whether you’re a provider of services, payer, or producer of medical products, your users are accessing cloud apps to collaborate, share information,and increasingly conduct business critical activities.
Medical technology, devices, robotics and procedures are moving at an astounding rate, ushering us into an innovative new era of healthcare. Yet, healthcare IT infrastructure, data management, security and access seem to be stuck in first gear. This infographic details the statistics and struggles that this industry faces today.
In search of more affordable and effective solutions to payment delays, many provider organizations are automating the payer follow-up process. This white paper examines the claims status automation trend in depth to reveal a clear picture of the technology that is helping providers recapture a timely and efficient billing cycle.
The healthcare industry is operating in a time where increasing calls for quality are coupled with a rapidly changing regulatory and market environment.
2014 Corporate Whitepapers
If change is constant and it seems to be the case in healthcare, then the one consistency would be the ongoing need for financial stability.
Healthcare costs are increasing twice as fast as the rate of inflation. Hospital margins are expected to shrink by as much as 20% over the next decade. Inadequate Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) may be costing hospitals 3%-5% which translates to millions of dollars for a mid-sized organization.
As we usher in this new age of value-based, person-focused medicine, stronger relationships that support both the physical health of patients and the financial health of the business are needed.
Best-practice guidance from Availity experts, lessons learned from their most successful customers and leading market research to give you the definitive guide to collecting payment.
This white paper examines the benefits and lessons that early adopters in technology can provide, and how their experiences can help eliminate inefficiencies.
Revenue Cycle Readiness for a major system implementation is critical to the success of business operations and maintaining cash flow. Organizations aim to achieve return on investment (ROI) from such a significant investment as a result of streamlined processes and improved productivity.
2013 Corporate White Papers
Leading companies are now following the evolution that medicine did 20 years ago and re-routing work to companies that have specialized skills, and produce better outcomes at lower costs.
2012 Corporate White Papers
How your organization responds to payment and disbursement reforms will be critical to the long-term success of your organization.
This report explores the collaboration efforts and tools embraced to foster and expand innovation outside the traditional organization’s four walls.
By simplifying data verification and payment collections during the registration process, interoperable self-service technology means easier revenue collections for healthcare providers.
This paper examines revenue cycle solutions in the context of a four step process that many successful practices are using to optimize their revenue cycles.
An overview on the various trends that are influencing the reform and development of healthcare delivery.
2011 Corporate White Papers
This paper discusses the barriers to full healthcare payment process automation and a cost-effective, simple solution for overcoming the barriers.