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Dec 30, 2019

Collaboration, Coordination, Improved Workflows, and Reduced Patient Wait Times Can Result from Transformation

The effective collection, use and sharing of information to help streamline processes and deliver quality patient care is a persistent and overriding challenge for hospitals, radiology clinics, and physicians...


Dec 26, 2019

Laboratory Data Key to Overcoming Medicare Cuts

Harnessing data can reduce waste, increase margins, and improve clinical outcomes

Based on a presentation from the 2019 Dark Report Executive War College benefactor session, featuring Don Flott, Senior Director of Value-Based Medicine at Mayo Clinic Laboratories; David...


Dec 22, 2019

Unchecked out-of-network (OON) charges can result in high surprise bills for patients and high costs for payers. One reason: The cost for out-of-network care is often well above national averages and norms. It's crucial for payers to protect their members from larger deductibles and out-of-pocket limits by minimizing...


Dec 20, 2019

A recent JAMA article identified six domains of healthcare that are responsible for $935 billion in wasted healthcare spend annually:

  1. Failure of Care Delivery
  2. Failure of Care Coordination
  3. Overtreatment/Low-Value Care
  4. Pricing Failure
  5. Fraud and Abuse
  6. Administrative Complexity

That accounts for a staggering 25% of all...


Nov 27, 2019

Managing the highly regulated areas of Medicare Parts C and D can be a daunting challenge for health plans. Factor in a CMS audit, and the complexity and associated administrative burden can skyrocket.

On today's program, Change Healthcare Consulting's Phillip Cardona, Melissa Bailey, and Tim Gundlach explain CMS...