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5 Ways to Improve Sales with All-Payer Claims

December 12, 2019 BY Alanna Moriarty

5 Ways to Improve Sales with All-Payer Claims

What are all-payer claims?

All-payer claims – also referred to as “patient claims” or “claims analytics” – are patient medical claims that contain vital, detailed information about population health and treatment plans, and can indicate clinicians with the highest procedure volumes.

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2019 Healthcare Technology Trends: Year in Review

December 12, 2019 BY Tory Waldron

2019 Healthcare Technology Trends: Year in Review

Of all the industries in which technology plays an important role, healthcare is one of the most crucial. In healthcare, technology can help solve staffing issues, improve efficiencies, enhance the relationship between medical professionals and patients and, ultimately, provide cheaper, faster and more effective healthcare solutions like pharmaceutical drugs and patient treatment plans.

Earlier this year, Definitive Healthcare released an infographic predicting 2019's top healthcare information technology (HIT) adoption trends. From AI to telehealth, let's recap our 2019 predictions, and look ahead to some 2020 trends.

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Top 10 Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

December 12, 2019 BY Alanna Moriarty

Top 10 Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

*Updated December 2019

Children's hospitals serve a special need on the healthcare continuum—providing care to one of the most vulnerable and under-served patient populations. These facilities not only provide treatment, but also serve as regional centers for research and preventative care.

With only 262 active facilities across the U.S.—according to our hospital database—children’s hospitals are also far less common than traditional hospitals. Families often travel significant distances to treat children with chronic or urgent illnesses.

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Tracing 2018 Cardiac Valve Replacement Claims

December 12, 2019 BY Rachel Grande

Tracing 2018 Cardiac Valve Replacement Claims

In June of this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their decision to expand the existing coverage policy for transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures—creating more flexible pre-procedure qualifications for providers, and ensuring improved care access for Medicare beneficiaries.

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Technologies at Long-Term Care Facilities

December 4, 2019 BY Rachel Grande

Technologies at Long-Term Care Facilities

According to a 2018 press release from the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2030 the 65 and older population are expected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history—with a projected 1 in every 5 residents of retirement age. With this so-called “silver tsunami” comes a rise in the number of long-term care facilities across the nation. In fact, the industry has already begun responding to the pressures of these growing patient volumes.

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