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 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Introduction - Using self-service kiosks with your check-in staff

 By Jeri Pack, CHAM, Director, Revenue Solutions, Baptist Health on November 18, 2014

An introduction to a company consortium Living Case Study of patient self-registration kiosks....

Update #2 - Looking to the great white north

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on September 23, 2014

The second update of the Orion Health Living Case Study series focusing upon the work it performs with Alberta Health Services. ...


 Guest Blog 

The new reality: Member-centric engagement models

 By Sangita Singh, CEO, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Wipro on September 16, 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and collectively known as the Affordable Care Act makes sweeping changes to the regulation of U.S. health insurance markets. There is no question that it has unleashed a wave...


 December's Thought Leader 

Genome technology

 By Matthew Hawkins, President, Sunquest on November 18, 2014

Genomic medicine is an emerging discipline with enormous promise for enabling providers to create highly targeted care plans for individuals and patient populations. Used for both diagnosis and risk prediction, the number of genetic tests available is growing by leaps and bounds. In the National Institutes of Health Genetic Testing Registry, for example, more than 16,000 detailed...



 Online Only Features 

Traditional core platforms are outdated and composite solutions are the answer

 By Sherwood Chapman, Chairman & CEO, Invidasys, December 17, 2014

Having spent 20 years now writing core administration software solutions for both traditional (BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, etc.) payers and many non-traditional (or hybrid) payers, I have reached a point where I see the concept of a "core payer system" as outdated....



 HMT News  

HHS awards $36.3 million for quality improvements in health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health...

CMS: National health expenditures continued slow growth in 2013

Health spending continued to grow at a slow rate last year the Office of the Actuary (OACT) at the Centers for Medicare &...

AMA calls for overhaul of recovery audit process

In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today, the American Medical Association (AMA)...

CMS issues HHS notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2016 proposed rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to improve consumers’...

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 Conference Call 

Big Data analytics

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on June 4, 2014

Big Data is becoming less of a talking point and more of a practical source of information for many stakeholders in healthcare today. We asked three executives to discuss the issues they see as being paramount when dealing with Big Data analytics in medicine.

Security risk assessment

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on May 27, 2014

Risk assessment is a vital, and daily, consideration for any organization in healthcare. We asked three executives to discuss the issues within risk assessment that they find to be the most compelling today.