Hospital and Health System Mergers and Acquisitions – Achieve Organizational Goals Using the Power of Automation

Value-based care, reduced reimbursement rates, and increased competition push hospitals and health systems to consider strategic affiliations in order to survive in today’s challenging healthcare landscape. The same reasons for mergers and acquisitions, place healthcare organizations under considerable pressure to manage performance, quality of care, and curb financial costs. The need to integrate multiple disparateContinue reading “Hospital and Health System Mergers and Acquisitions – Achieve Organizational Goals Using the Power of Automation”

When EHR Enablement is Like a Fragile House of Cards

I was a kid who loved creating a house of cards. The structures relied on both balance and friction in order to stay upright. Card houses built on a shaky foundation collapsed quickly. The fun, for me, was seeing how tall I could build these structures without collapse. I built my houses with strong foundationsContinue reading “When EHR Enablement is Like a Fragile House of Cards”

Why You Need Healthcare Automation for Revenue Cycle Health

Automating mundane business practices allows health systems to focus on improving revenue cycle health. The use of an AI-driven digital workforce consists of process automation, cognitive automation, and built-in reporting capabilities. It doesn’t require a robot, but it does offload manual redundancies like checking payor websites, making sure data is filled accurately, or increasing theContinue reading “Why You Need Healthcare Automation for Revenue Cycle Health”

Healthcare Automation Technology Trends in 2020

As we approach 2020, it’s time to head to the crystal ball and predict the biggest healthcare automation technology trends for the coming year. Not surprisingly, 2020 will continue to focus on digital transformation. For patients, this means a greater focus on prevention, quality, and access, while for providers it translates to improvements in technologyContinue reading “Healthcare Automation Technology Trends in 2020”

The Benefits of Automation in Healthcare

Three out of four health systems and hospitals cite efficiency as one of the top financial issues when trying to cut waste and improve overall performance. Healthcare organizations have not fully realized the benefits of automation. Those who have implemented automation solutions have seen marked reductions in cost and overall improvements in productivity. Revenue CycleContinue reading “The Benefits of Automation in Healthcare”

How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Fits Into the Future of Healthcare

Is RPA New to Healthcare? No, robotic process automation (RPA) has been available for almost 30 years. The power of RPA is working behind the scenes to move data between applications or from file to the application. It replaces back-end solutions that used to take months, or even years, to complete. The healthcare RPA approachContinue reading “How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Fits Into the Future of Healthcare”

Top Healthcare Technology Trends in 2020

As we wind down 2019, it’s time to head to the crystal ball and predict the biggest healthcare technology trends for the coming year. Not surprisingly, 2020 will continue to focus on digital transformation. For patients, this means a greater focus on prevention, quality, and access, while for providers it translates to improvements in technologyContinue reading “Top Healthcare Technology Trends in 2020”

Automating the Prior Authorization Process to Reduce Time, Eliminate Inaccuracies, and Save Money

Hospitals and physician offices are forced to use a tedious and inefficient referral authorization process. Because of the number of different payers and plans in any market, there are multiple portals with varying requirements for revenue cycle operations. An obstacle to accuracy is information residing in multiple systems, making it difficult to reconcile or linkContinue reading “Automating the Prior Authorization Process to Reduce Time, Eliminate Inaccuracies, and Save Money”

5 Myths About Automation in Healthcare

Automation, RPA, AI… it seems these are the buzzwords of 2019. Many leaders, inside and outside of healthcare, have indicated interest in applying automation as part of their organization’s strategic goals, and why not? Get more done with less, sign me up! As hospitals and patient care organizations are increasingly implementing enterprise EHRs and dealingContinue reading “5 Myths About Automation in Healthcare”

Power a Digital Workforce for Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management costs consistently rank as some of the largest expenses for healthcare and hospital systems. What can be done to better manage rising costs and tighten up cost structures? Here are five examples of applications and processes where a digital workforce, supplied through intelligent automation, is most effective: Charges to Cost Centers, OrderContinue reading “Power a Digital Workforce for Supply Chain Management”