The Library

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Momentum Building: The Current Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Market

eBook | Sponsored by: Merrill Datasite | Published: January 28, 2013

A variety of factors have focused the healthcare industry on mergers and acquisitions. This eBook from FierceHealthFinance will share views from leading experts about the trends that will drive future growth. Download for free today.

FWA Detection & Prevention: It's All in the Data

Webinar | Tuesday, April 22nd, 2pm ET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: LexisNexis | Published: March 24, 2014

This webinar will highlight data, technology and analytics best practices that health plans are using to identify providers and members who may be involved in fraud. Register Today!

Ignite Consumer Engagement: Lessons from Kaiser, UnitedHealthcare & State of CO

Webinar | Wednesday, April 23, 2pm ET / 11am PT | Presented by: Welltok | Published on: March 25

In this live roundtable event, attendees will hear firsthand about the State of Colorado's mission to become the healthiest state by enabling and incentivizing consumers to optimize their health, bringing together the State's health insurers Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealthcare to support and sponsor a holistic program featuring Welltok's CaféWell, a health optimization platform that not only engages consumers in their health, but rewards healthy behaviors. Register Today!

The Road to Population Health Management: Do You Have the Right Vehicle?

Webinar | Tuesday, April 29, 11am ET/ 8am PT | Sponsored By: TriZetto | Published on: March 25

Join TriZetto's CMIO, Dr. Jeffrey Rose, as he discusses the technological and institutional changes needed to build accountable care capabilities that will drive payers, providers, and consumers to the destination of Population Health Management. Register Today!

How to improve revenue at your medical practice

Webinar | Wednesday, April 30th, 2pm ET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: Optum | Published on: April 30

Practices spend considerable time and money to input data so they can optimize their revenue cycle. Yet it often seems impossible to use the data and streamline reporting efficiencies to make a real difference in their revenue cycle. This webinar will explain ways medical practices can achieve their revenue cycle goals with fewer resources and staff by using data to solve common revenue cycle problems.
Register Today!

Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases in the Workplace

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: UL LLC

To prevent the spread of contagious disease in healthcare settings, preparedness is critical. This UL white paper discusses exposure risks, the nature of contagious diseases, and prevention and control methods. With an effective plan in place, you can be assured that patients and employees will be better protected and the likelihood of lost productivity greatly diminished. Download Today!

Take Aim on Improving Quality and Operational Efficiencies

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: VHA

Discover innovative approaches and leading practices to help your organization deploy key initiatives efficiently and deliver higher quality, lower cost, patient-centric care. Download VHA's clinical insight today.

Disenrollment: How to Solve the Health-Plan Retention Puzzle

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: L.E.K. Consulting | Published: April 1

Despite retention's critical importance to a health plan's success, many health plans treat the issue superficially. In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. Consulting takes the next step by focusing on implementation, identifying the most effective initiatives for increasing retention, and laying out how these initiatives should be coordinated and prioritized. Download Now.

Executive Summary | Physician Recruitment and Retention

eBook | Published: March 31, 2014 | Sponsored by: CompHealth

FierceHealthcare conducted a nationwide survey of health systems, hospitals and practices to find out what drives physicians to leave their organizations and best practices for physician retention. Download this executive summary today!

eBrief | Move Beyond Delivery Systems to Improve Population Health

eBook | Published: April 7, 2014 | Sponsored by: LexisNexis

The move away from fee-for-service in favor of payment reforms that reward outcomes means that collaboration among healthcare organizations, health insurance companies, public health agencies, social service agencies, schools and other community organizations is more important than ever to keeping patients healthy. Learn the various paths to improve outcomes and better understand patients in a healthcare environment of shared responsibility. Download this eBrief today!

802.11ac in the Enterprise: Technologies and Strategies

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Meru Networks | PUBLISHED: March 31, 2014

Download the White Paper "802.11ac in the Enterprise: Technologies and Strategies" to learn from industry expert Craig Mathias about the technologies behind 802.11ac, deployment misconceptions and review steps that every organization should take in getting ready for 802.11ac.
Download today!

Patient Portals: A Platform for Connecting Communities of Care

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: MEDHOST

Connecting patient health data across the care continuum is essential to achieve improved care, increased access to personal health records and lowered costs. A successful approach rests in having the hospital serve as the connectivity hub for bringing patients, care givers and healthcare professionals together in a secure, online environment. Download this white paper to see what keys are needed to craft a community through your patient portal.

mHealth Illustrates New Business Opportunities

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Mashery

The healthcare industry is undergoing a period of innovation, spurred by a shift toward open platforms and the availability of new technologies. Leading companies are leveraging mobile devices to more effectively engage consumers and gain new, valuable information from sensors and quantified self entries. When connected to the cloud via APIs, companies are able to analyze data in real-time and generate insights that drive better business decisions. Download Now!

APIs Enable Nutritional Powerhouse

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Mashery

Learn how a young and vibrant startup, FoodEssentials has been able to perform on par with big-name enterprises in the health space via a solid API platform, marketing its API as a product, and effective developer engagement.

Aligning Talent Strategies with Healthcare Quality

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Pinstripe | Published: March 1, 2014

Talent plays a critical role in the success of each of these elements, and healthcare providers are realizing they can't transcend in today's value-driven environment without excelling in all three. This timely and relevant whitepaper explores insights and strategies shared during the conference - including how healthcare providers are achieving better HCAHPS Survey scores. Download today!

Finding ROI in Document Collaboration

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Accusoft | PUBLISHED: March 31

Read this Accusoft whitepaper to learn about the factors that make document collaboration more difficult than it should be, and about how to create a collaboration strategy that makes sense for your organization. Download Now!

VNA: From DICOM to Documents

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: GE Healthcare

This is the second GE Healthcare webinar to review multi-ology, multi-site, vendor neutral solutions. The webinar will begin with a summary overview of how to transform rigid departmental information silos into fluid, consolidated, information sharing systems. Join us and our IBM partner March 26 at 2:00 PM EST to learn how to get started with a VNA. Register to watch now!

mHealth tech trends to watch for 2014

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Kony

This webinar will highlight the latest trends in mHealth and forward-looking techniques and strategies that you can apply to your own mHealth programs. Join our expert speakers as they talk about the trends to watch in 2014. Register Today!

Survey Results: How do you exchange healthcare information?

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: OpenText

In November 2013, OpenText surveyed healthcare IT professionals to learn about the methods used by their organization to exchange healthcare information. Join us as we look at the results of that survey and compare them to some past surveys conducted by OpenText. Register to watch now.

EMR and Fax: Improving the workflow of fax-based healthcare communications

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: OpenText

How can you deliver both electronic and paper records in an efficient and secure manner? The answer is fax – not your fax machine, but software that integrates with EMR systems to deliver electronic and paper records via fax. Find out how to integrate fax with EMRs to improve the process of exchanging health information. Register to watch today!

How to Navigate the Emerging Trend of Providers Shifting Focus to Healthcare Financing

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Oracle | Published on: January 17, 2014

In this webinar, we will examine this trend and discuss options for providers who are entering this market. We will review technology, systems and delivery models. What are the risks/rewards of such a model, and how does it differ from the provider models of the past? What are the factors that will drive an organization to success? Register today to watch now!

Get the Most Out of Going Mobile: Best Practices in mHealth Implementation

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Intel | Published: February 4, 2013

The very nature of the healthcare industry makes it ripe for a move to mobile ... but it also presents implementation challenges. Click here to download this free white paper today.

Customer Experience for Service

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Oracle | Published: October 16

This Executive Brief explores the role of service and support in creating great customer experiences, the service goals market leaders use related to customer experience and the Oracle approach for empowering new service experiences. Download today!

Ensuring your fax communication is HIPAA compliant

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented by: OpenText

Moving protected health information (PHI) through the healthcare system while maintaining privacy and security is no easy task. In this fastcast webinar we'll review fax software and services solutions and give examples of how several providers have used them to maintain patient privacy. Register to watch now!

Just As Medical Claims Processing Was Improving, the Standards Are About to Change

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: Kofax

Will new standards for processing health care insurance claims increase costs? Register to learn more about how the Kofax platform leverages the latest CMS standard to provide greater control, increased productivity and more effective compliance when processing medical claims. Register to watch now!

Interoperability: The Path To Management and Standardizing Health Data

eBook | Sponsored by: Hyland Software | Published: November 18

As the healthcare system is increasingly characterized by accountable care and the fee-for-value payment model, physician practices and hospitals face the challenge of managing huge amounts of data. FierceHealthIT interviewed experts nationwide on key issues and best practices in heatlhcare data interoperability. Download this eBook today.

Healthcare Goes Mobile

eBook | Sponsored by: NetMotion Wireless | Published: October 29

In a recent survey, healthcare IT professionals presented their thoughts on mobile devices and future plans for deployment. They also shared their opinions about security concerns and the role of BYOD in clinical settings. Download to learn more!

What to do NOW to Prepare for ICD-10

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: GE Healthcare | Published: November 15

To say that the impending revision of the International Coding of Diseases will significantly increase the variety and detail of coding is putting it mildly. Learn how this will directly impact your organization's outcomes and reimbursement. Register today.

Building patient engagement one step at a time

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Healthwise | Published: November 8

How do you create a patient engagement strategy that increases patient satisfaction, improves the quality of care, and is integrated into clinical workflow? Learn about best practices for integrating patient education and maximizing value by improving quality of care, clinical efficiency, and patient satisfaction. Register today to watch now!

Get rid of fax machines: Increasing the speed of health information exchange

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by Opentext | Published on: December 11 2013

In spite of the drive to digital information in healthcare, offices still use fax machines. This webinar will talk about an alternative to fax machines that keeps some of its best characteristics without generating paper and aggravation – while saving time and effort. Register Today!

Data analytics: How healthcare institutions are benefiting clinically and financially

Survey | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Microsoft, & Symphony Analytics | Published on: December 10, 2013

In this webinar, participants will hear from providers who have successfully implemented data analytics into their everyday processes. They'll discuss the ways in which they're using such tools, as well as the clinical and financial results reaped from those efforts. Register today to watch now!

Best Practices to 'Mobile Enable' Health Plan Members

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | SPONSORED BY: KONY | Published: November 12, 2013

This webinar will highlight how leading payers are building mobile strategies, reaching a wide audience by offering the services and data patients want and the clinical and financial benefits of "mobile-enabled" members. Register to watch now!

Turning EHR data into actionable data

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Infor | Published on: October 2, 2013

This webinar explores how leading hospitals and healthcare systems are transforming treasure troves of data into actionable, easy-to-understand reports that can be used to prevent adverse events, improve quality, and avoid readmissions. Register today to watch now!

How hospitals can use data analytics tools to improve costs and quality

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | SPONSORED BY: Health Catalyst | PUBLISHED: November 19, 2013

This webinar gives attendees a look into how data analytics can potentially improve costs and quality for their patients. Register to watch now!

Health Exchanges Open for Business

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: PwC | Published: October 1, 2013

Join Sandi Hunt, Principal in PwC's Health Industry Advisory practice and Ceci Connolly, Leader of PwC's Health Research Institute as they discuss the plans, progress and pain points associated with the new state insurance exchanges. Register to watch now!

Mitigating Adverse Selection – On and Off Exchanges

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Presented By: Edifecs | Published: October 17, 2013

Health insurance exchanges and non-grandfathered individual and small group products expose payers to greater risk stemming from adverse selection. HHS has implemented Premium Stabilization Reporting programs to limit such exposure. Discover how to leverage premium stabilization reporting and mitigate the effects of adverse selection both on and off the exchanges. Register to watch now!

Best practices for implementing a revenue cycle management solution

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Infor | Published: August 14, 2013

This webinar will focus on the successful strategies that hospital financial leaders have used to implement new revenue cycle solutions, as well as lessons-learned and the beneficial changes made along the way. Register to watch now!

Telehealth Monitoring: Creating Profitable, Sustainable Programs

eBook | Sponsored by: Verizon | Published: September 9, 2013

Telehealth can save lives, reduce costs, improve patient access to care and increase market share for participating organizations. FierceHealthIT interviewed healthcare leaders and industry experts on how they reaped the rewards of telehealth monitoring programs. Download for free today.

Health Insurance Marketplaces: How to overcome compliance and IT hurdles

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Infogix | Published: October 14, 2013

With health insurance exchanges kicking in next year, insurers only have a few months to build and maintain secure insurance marketplaces in time for the federal government’s 2014 go-live date. This webinar will dive down into the technical and compliance challenges of the new online marketplaces to help insurers avoid unseen challenges. Register to watch now!

An ICD-10 implementation case study: Sutter Health

eBook | Sponsored by: Infor | Published: August 19, 2013

One in five hospitals have pushed the ICD-10 transition to the back burner. However, Sutter Health has already implemented ICD-10. This eBrief explores why and how Sutter Health implemented ICD-10. Download for free today!

How to Leverage Your Wi-Fi Infrastructure for Better Infant Protection - 5 Practical Steps

eBook | Sponsored by: Stanley Healthcare | Published: August 19, 2013

Electronic infant protection systems have, to date, been department-level solutions. A new generation of Wi-Fi technology, however, expands infant protection hospital-wide, presenting new opportunities. Learn more today!

Human Management in Healthcare: Hiring Right to Meet the Demands of Healthcare Reform

eBook | Sponsored by Infor | Published July 29, 2013

In this eBook, FierceHealthcare outlines proven strategies to both recruit and retain the best employees. Whether looking for IT staff to handle large scale projects in the future, or new physicians tomorrow, a multitude of organizations are already implementing creative strategies to take on this staffing influx. Learn more today.

Data Integration for Quality Care and Service

eBook | Sponsored by Windows Embedded | Published June 28, 2013

Data can enable accountable, coordinated care, but accessing it at the point of care remains a challenge. That's where data integration comes in. FierceHealthIT speaks with healthcare leaders about how they're streamlining the flow of information to improve quality and service. Download for free today.

ICD-10: What Hospital CFOs Must Do Now To Prepare

eBook | Sponsored by: Optum Insight | Published: June 10, 2013

Healthcare organizations are working to transition to the more complex ICD-10 coding system. FierceHealthFinance speaks with industry leaders, offering best practices and lessons learned on moving to the new system. Download for free today.

Payers Embrance Big Data

eBook | Sponsored by: LexisNexis | Published: June 10, 2013

The insurance industry is utilizing big data to improve business processes. FierceHealthPayer talks to insurers to uncover how they are using big data to improve workflow while minimizing expenses. Download for free today.

Three things you must know about the new HIPAA rules

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Cannon | PUBLISHED: January 16, 2014

This Webinar will focus on three tricky areas of HIPAA compliance that are new under the omnibus rule. Register Today!

Improving Hospital Charge Capture

eBook | Sponsored by Craneware and Kofax | Published: May 27, 2013

Inefficient charge capture systems are causing healthcare organizations to lose money. FierceHealthFinance speaks with revenue integrity experts, offering the best advice on the healthcare revenue cycle. Download for free today.

Specialty Channel Economics: Strategies to manage three key intelligence gaps

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | SPONSORED BY: IMS Health | PUBLISHED: November, 20 2013

Join us for IMS Health's complimentary 1-hour webinar, and see how key intelligence gaps may be impacting your Specialty drug channels and strategies. Register to watch now!

Payers and mHealth: Best Practices For the Move to Mobile

eBook | Sponsored by: Verizon | Published: March 27, 2013

How can insurers take full advantage of mobile technologies? This eBook showcases strategies and success stories from leading payer organizations. Download for free today.

ICD-10 Implementation for Physician Practices

eBook | Sponsored by Optum | Published: March 18, 2013

Implementing the revised and expanded ICD-10 codes will undoubtedly prove challenging for physician practices. FiercePracticeManagement offers a roadmap to a successful transition. Download now.

The Future of the Healthcare Industry... Today

eBook | Sponsored by: EXL Landa | Published: February 11, 2013

This eBook explores cutting-edge technological innovations, from genetic testing and molecular diagnostics to geomedicine and the latest imaging equipment. Click here to download today.

The Future of Healthcare Technology...Today

eBook | Sponsored by: Exl Landa | Published: January 28, 2013

This eBook explores cutting-edge technological innovations, from genetic testing and molecular diagnostics to geomedicine and the latest imaging equipment. Click here to download today.

Making Data Meaningful

eBook | Sponsored by: Philips and InterSystems | Published: November 12, 2012

This eBook explores how leading hospitals and healthcare systems are using EHR data to make improvements in care, create new efficiencies and inform their strategic decisions. Download for free today.

Key Lessons in Health Information Exchange

eBook | Sponsored by: Orion Health | Published: November 5, 2012

This FierceHealthIT eBook examines different approaches to create financially sustainable health information exchange systems. Download for free today.

Revenue Cycle Management

eBook | Sponsor: Allscripts | Published: October 29, 2012

Revenue cycle is experiencing a shake up. Industry analysts aren't sure what lies ahead, but they know one thing: This is big. Click here to download this free eBook brought to you by Allscripts.

Special Report: Patient Collection Best- Practices

eBook | Sponsored by: ZirMed | Published: October 11, 2012

As the insurance industry continues the trend toward greater patient financial responsibility, self-pay patients are an increasingly important source of revenue for hospitals. Click here to download this free special report.

Payer Strategies to Prevent and Detect Fraud

eBook | Sponsored by: SAS, Tableau | Published: May 7, 2012

Health insurance fraud results in enormous losses every year - up to $260 billion, by some estimates. And while technology advances have made it easier for payers to protect their bottom line - these advances are also aiding criminals. Learn more.

Telehealth Monitoring & Mobile Tech: Improving Outcomes, Reducing Readmissions

eBook | Sponsored by: Verizon | Published: May 14, 2012

The main driver of remote healthcare is still improved access and quality of care. In this eBook you'll learn how providers are pushing the boundaries or remote healthcare to use it in new ways that benefit not only the patient and improve care, but also to boost the organization's bottom line. Learn more.