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3 RCM Reports You Should Be Reviewing to Monitor Payor Payment Trends

Payor reimbursement behavior is complex and constantly changing. Payors make policy changes regularly and it’s challenging for medical providers to keep track of whether they are being reimbursed in full. Staying on top of payments whether for contracted or non-contracted reimbursements can require significant resources. Yet, if not monitored regularly, organizations will miss out on earned...


XIFIN Advanced Analytics Allows you to Build Custom Analytics: BI Expert

XIFIN Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics provide the revenue cycle management (RCM) operational performance metrics and test-level data exploration diagnostic executives require to thrive in today’s competitive healthcare marketplace. In response to diagnostic leader’s need for accurate visualizations of operational performance, XIFIN created a suite of four Advanced Analytics solutions...


Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Deliver New Data Insights for Diagnostic Providers

I see the process of data science as being similar to the process historians go through to understand our past. In each case, we are looking back at something that has happened and making interpretations about it and how it might influence our future. In doing so, both data scientists and historians rely on primary data sources and sometimes secondary data sources. The challenge of using...


The Marriage of Diagnostic Data and Artificial Intelligence to Dramatically Improve Health System Decision Making

Diagnostic data is transformative yet often underutilized. The volume of diagnostic claims and their related financial data is ripe for harvesting insights that can be a catalyst for health system decision making. Identifying leading indicators such as payor behavior and reimbursement trends can assist outreach programs and laboratories in optimizing their processes, and better managing their...