Report Highlights Payer Performances

A recent report released by health IT company athenahealth details the performance of 148 payers.  Using data from more than 52,000 healthcare providers, athenahealth is able to analyze millions of charges and payments to provide insight into financial and administrative … Continue reading

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Uncovering Overlooked Costs & Spend Sources

All hospitals monitor their supply chain costs, but many only take into account the obvious costs. Tracking supply costs, analyzing use, and negotiating lower prices are fairly straightforward processes, mastered by hospital CFOs and their staffs. Unfortunately, product pricing represents … Continue reading

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Finding a Trusted Source

A recent post on Healthcare Finance News provides “Purchasing Insight” into the “growing hip implant market.” The senior analyst who authored the piece explains that hip implants are predicted to increase, and by purchasing intelligently, hospitals can increase their revenues … Continue reading

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Financing for Population Health

One of the most popular phrases in healthcare today is “population health,” a term that is meant to be indicative of managing a group of patients in a way that is both comprehensive and cost-effective. The phrase gets many public-health … Continue reading

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