Blog Jun 2019



Business Intelligence – Why EHR Revenue Cycle Modules Aren’t Enough for Hospital Labs (Part 4)

  • June 14, 2019

As the final installment of this 4-part series, we’ll review the remaining two considerations for hospital and health system lab leaders when it comes to selecting the right RCM system for outreach and outpatient laboratory services. As discussed earlier in this series, too often health system leaders expect outreach laboratories to use the...

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Improving Operational & Financial Performance – Why EHR Revenue Cycle Modules Aren’t Enough for Hospital Labs (Part 3)

  • June 12, 2019

As discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this 4-part series, hospital outreach and outpatient laboratories are often asked to use the hospital’s enterprise revenue cycle management (RCM) module that is offered as part of the EMR/EHR software in an attempt to save money or accelerate the return on investment on the enterprise software system. While...

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Meeting Compliance Requirements – Why EHR Revenue Cycle Modules Aren’t Enough for Hospital Labs (Part 2)

  • June 7, 2019

As discussed in Part 1 of this 4-part series, too often we see hospital and health system leaders expecting outreach and outpatient laboratories to use the hospital’s enterprise revenue cycle management (RCM) module that is offered as part of the EMR/EHR software. While the health system may believe that the enterprise RCM system is the most...

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PAMA Data Collection & Reporting – Why EHR Revenue Cycle Modules Aren’t Enough for Hospital Labs (Part 1)

  • June 4, 2019

Hospital and health system laboratories are under many of the same pressures as independent clinical laboratories. Compliance obligations and continued fee compression place a tremendous economic burden on many labs. While in the past, some hospital and health system leaders overlooked the economic value of the outreach lab, these leaders now...

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