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Revenue Cycle Management Requires “Trust But Verify” Mentality

Healthcare Providers depend on their electronic health records (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) solution systems to capture and present metrics so that clinical and operational performance can be reviewed. In particular, RCM solutions/modules position themselves as a key component for spotlighting effective/ineffective processing areas within the “Front-End”, “Middle”, and “Back-End”. Having insights into operating […]

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The Information Impact on Providers, Plans, and Consumers

Over the better part of the last decade, most healthcare organizations have significantly invested into technologies like EHRs with Care Management and Population Health support. These investments have equipped their healthcare practitioners with accurate information about their patients necessary to provide timely and appropriate quality clinical care to their patients. Certainly, CMS helped influenced some […]

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4 Drivers for Healthcare Cloud Adoption

Today’s healthcare environment has forced organizations to operate in more connected and informed ways as they strive to deliver efficient and effective high-quality care for their patients. Patients are demanding more informed and “active” involvement in their executed care plan, especially as their fiscal responsibilities increase with high deductible health plans becoming more prevalent. To meet the needs of the evolving […]

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Perficient Recognized as a Top Health IT Company

The editors of Healthcare Informatics, one of the healthcare industry’s leading publications, have released the magazine’s annual Healthcare Informatics 100, a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the most recent fiscal year. For the 4th consecutive year Perficient has made the list – this year at #78. The Healthcare Informatics 100 […]

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Addressing the Information Challenge: 7 Ways Governance Can Help

The explosion of data is something that executives across industry are trying to wrap their heads around. Healthcare is no different. In fact, healthcare data is expected to grow 99% –  patient data, wearables, medical literature, scientific articles, etc. are adding to the explosion of healthcare information. This data deluge is a big challenge for healthcare […]

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Trends in Governance: Business-Centric Capability

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. This recognition is starting to take hold because healthcare organizations are realizing that it is the business needs and drivers that supply the context for the data housed by IT. […]

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Trends in Governance: Look Beyond Compliance, Risk and Analytics

Governance historically has been instituted to support regulatory and compliance needs as well as requirements from business intelligence and analytics. These are still essential aspects of Governance, but more and more programs are broadening their reach to address operational needs and helping to solve operational business challenges. Governance is therefore starting to focus more and […]

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Trends in Governance: Change Management is Critical to Success

A recognition, especially among the practitioners themselves, is that effective change management is the key to successful governance. It is still an elusive and challenging function, but its placement as the critical success factor of a governance program is becoming more and more apparent. While all of the data-as-information points so far are relevant, the […]

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Governance Program: Watch What You Are Doing – Everyone Else Is

If you recall, in my last post I talked about communications and how it is a critical element for a successful program. I mentioned one aspect of that being communicating the benefits and value of the governance artifacts, and to do that requires measurements that help you gauge that success. To measure successfully requires two main […]

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Governance Program Communications: Keeping the Team Engaged

If you talk to Governance practitioners, you will find that most believe or have realized that Governance is predominately a communication discipline. That is what I want to talk about in this blog entry. I touched on it in previous entries as we talked about what Governance is and ideas for how to go about […]

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Hospital Labor Productivity: Squeezing the Turnip?

Assembling the vast amounts of data in healthcare is both a technical and political challenge.  I’ve worked at or with multiple hospitals where the finance and clinical teams never really collaborate and therefore the lens put on either domain is not terribly realistic.  Truly merging and using the data requires organizational transparency and a commitment […]

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VIDEO: 6 Healthcare Performance Management Trends

Healthcare organizations have an increased focus on operational performance. Healthcare Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) creates visibility and accountability throughout the organization to identify financial performance gaps continuously and quickly change course when needed.  Embracing data-driven decision-making in a provider setting requires agile thinking to pinpoint and respond to the short- and long-term needs of the organization. In […]

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