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How to Leverage Clinical Data to Increase Sales Opportunities

Clinical Metrics, Healthcare Data, Quality Data

Healthcare providers face innumerable challenges when striving to provide high-quality care to patients at low costs. To achieve their target financial, clinical, and quality goals, hospitals and ...

Balancing Uncompensated Care and Hospital Bad Debt

Healthcare Finances

What is Uncompensated Care? Acute care hospitals across the country provide uncompensated care to patients who are uninsured, impoverished, or who otherwise cannot pay for their medical care. ...

Top 5 Hospital Technologies for Financial & Clinical Quality

Hospital Technology, Meaningful Use

Hospitals and other care facilities are facing a barrage of new technologies and software applications that claim to reduce supply costs and improve clinical outcomes. How can hospital leaders and ...

How Top Hospitals Control Joint Replacement Costs

Hospitals & IDNs, Procedures

According to a new report by Premier, total joint replacement surgeries can cost between $5,000 and $30,000 at a hospital inpatient facility. The extreme price differences is primarily attributed to ...

Top 10 Inpatient Diagnoses by DRG Codes

Hospitals & IDNs, Top 10 Lists

Outpatient care has been in the spotlight for healthcare providers and regulators like the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Ambulatory Surgery Centers and retail clinics are gaining ...