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    Making the Most of Free Data for Healthcare Analytics

    The switch to electronic health records, or EHRs, has made patient records readily available and query able for use in analytic models. This data provides data scientists and healthcare analysts with a plethora of interesting and valuable information to help answer a range of business questions. However, this data is limited to the provider’s patients and personnel, and while this might allow them to distill internal trends, identify outliers and make predictions about future performance, these datasets are incomplete if the analyst wants to benchmark against regional or national metrics.

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    Topics: Healthcare, Analytics

    What is Revenue Cycle Management in Healthcare?

    The healthcare industry in the U.S. is undergoing a significant transformation due to a transitioning coding system amidst changing regulations regarding value-based care and increasing pressures on healthcare providers to improve patient care while simultaneously lowering costs. In light of these transformations, regardless of whether you are a multi-location hospital network or a one-doctor private practice, revenue cycle management has become a fundamental component to master for all healthcare providers.

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    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    Strategies to Engage Providers and Staff in Quality Improvement

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    Three Tips to Improve Medical Practice Productivity

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Healthcare

    How EMS Agencies can Know the Future to Change with Confidence

    Topics: EMS, Healthcare, Analytics

    Should Your Independent Practice Offer Telemedicine Services?

    Topics: Ambulatory Care, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare

    Will There Be Room for Physicians in the “Brave New World” of Data Science-Driven Healthcare?

    Topics: Hospital Management, Healthcare, Analytics

    Sepsis: Every Second Matters

    Topics: Hospital Management, Healthcare, Analytics

    How We Successfully Used Unstructured Data in Healthcare Analytics

    Topics: Healthcare, Analytics

    CMS Proposes New Payment Reduction for Off-campus Provider-based Departments

    Topics: Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare