CONTENTS November 2011 Vol. 32, No. 11 De
Despite a $40 million operating loss, ABQ Health Partners managed to build a sustainable financial
foundation, says Harry Magnes, M.D.
By automating document-management processes with content transformation, healthcare facilities are better able to apply resources towards their ROI.
Laura Madsen discusses five reasons healthcare business intelligence differs from other industries – and why it matters.
HIPAA5010 HOW WILL
AFFECT PRACTICE PROFITABILITY
Stephen S. Hau, Shareable Ink
Deborah Robb, TrustHCS
Steven ZoBell, ADP AdvancedMD
Jim Akimchuk, Culbert Healthcare Solutions
Decision Support Training
Jackie Griffin, Gateway EDI
Alison Schambach, Edifecs
Andrew Fitzpatrick, WPC
Clinical Information Systems
RSNA Product Spotlight and Buyers Guide
REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT How to make a turnaround
Despite a $40 million operating loss, one group practice managed to build a sustainable fi nancial foundation.
TRAINING 10 The importance of INSs
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Will HIPAA 5010 hurt? With the federal deadline looming, HMT asked select industry experts the following question: How will the adoption of HIPAA 5010 affect practice profi tability?
COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas Thought Leaders: Training by Becky Quammen
DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch RSNA Product Spotlight and Buyers Guide Index of Advertisers
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Informatics nurse specialists bridge patients, IT and executives.
DECISION SUPPORT Optimize your BI Five reasons healthcare business intelligence differs from other industries.
A new era promises better outcomes BPM systems are the best decision for decision-support software.
Using big data for big impact Leveraging analytics provides the foundation for rethinking how to impact patient behavior.
Streamlining operations for healthcare reporting By automating manual processes with content transformation, healthcare facilities are better able to apply resources towards their ROI.
CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
New TIA-1179 standard supports IP convergence of CIS Whether installed in a new hospital construction or as part of the modernization of an existing facility, a standards-based, IP-enabled communications network can deliver many benefi ts.
Streamlining patient review
Morehead Memorial expands care-management program, ensuring appropriate patient care.
HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE
Building a connected community of care A standards-based HIE solution helps satisfy upcoming meaningful-use requirements.
PACS re-envisioned Changes to reading workfl ow can create higher service levels at no additional cost.