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.

The Basics of Biotech 101, 201 & 301

Webinar | Price: Individual Session: $129 | Full Series: $299

This 3-part webinar series is specifically geared toward the non-science professional who needs to better understand industry terminology, science, techniques and issues. This series provides an overview of the science and technology used to enable discovery and the processes scientists use to discover new therapeutics. Download now.

Practice Efficiency & Patient Satisfaction Are No Longer Mutually Exclusive: How Digital Signature & Electronic Data Capture Are

Webinar | Thursday, August 28th | 2pmET / 11am PT | Sponsored by: Kryptiq

Digital Signature and electronic data capture are rapidly replacing the manual, error prone, paper-based processes that are often associated with the practice of medicine. Next-generation solutions have begun to emerge in their wake to help physician practices to take the next step forward. Learn more about DSP, including how it can optimize workflows any time you need patient information and signature. Register Now!

eBrief | Hospitals Embrace Consumer-Driven Care

eBook | Sponsored by: iTriage | Published on August 18, 2014

More than ever, healthcare executives must embrace the philosophy that the customer is always right. In this FierceHealthcare eBrief, industry leaders share best practices for thriving in the new consumer-driven healthcare market. Download today!

eBrief | Mobile & HIPAA: Securing Personal Health Data In an Increasingly Portable Workplace

eBook | Published: August 25, 2014 | Sponsored by: ZixCorp

Mobile devices pose a new threat to personal health information and put organizations at risk for HIPAA violations. Learn how healthcare IT professionals at leading organizations are keeping devices and patient data safe. Download this eBrief today!

Customer Care 2.0: Is your self-care working hard enough?

Webinar | Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 11 AM EST / 8 AM PT | Presented by: WDS

Did you know that almost 30% of customers using online self-care tools are unable to get the support they need? Or that up to 20% of call volume in today's contact centers is actually "fall-back" traffic following a failed self-care interaction? Digital self-care channels have become a staple in the modern customer care mix. But are they working hard enough? Register Today!

Health IT System Integration and Interoperability: Challenges and Solutions

eBook | Published: August 25, 2014 | Sponsored by: Perceptive Software

The healthcare industry is moving toward value-based reimbursement models. Provider executives and experts discuss improving patient care at lower cost with interoperability and system integration. Download this FierceHealthIT eBook today!

It's Time to UnPAC Your Archives (Part 1)

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Mach7 | Published: August 25, 2014

Download this guide to discover the four key market drivers that will make you want to unPAC your archives and (finally) gain control of your imaging data.

The 2014 Guide to VNA: UnPAC Your Archives (Part 2)

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: Mach7 | Published: August 25, 2014

Vendor Neutral Archives are giving PACS owners a direct path to image ownership. Outpacing PACS deployments by 5x, Vendor Neutral Archives are "unPACing" imaging archives at record rates. If you are considering a VNA solution or you want to understand how a VNA will support your enterprise image management strategy, read The VNA Guide. Learn why PACS "deconstruction" is giving way to VNA growth and know what to look for in your enterprise image management solution. Download the VNA Guide (Part 2) today.

Health insurance exchanges in 2015: How to boost success

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Sponsored by: Appian | Published: August 14, 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!

Executive Intelligence Report | Digital Strategies for the New Insurance Marketplace

eBook | Published: July 28, 2014 | Sponsored by PwC

FierceHealthPayer and co-host PwC gathered a select group of payer and provider executives at an invite-only dinner to discuss the changing payer marketplace, including executives from Cigna, Premera Blue Cross and Arches Health Plan. Download this FierceForward Executive Intelligence Report, to read highlights of that discussion.

Healthcare Jenga: Solving the Revenue Management Puzzle for Healthcare Markets and Reform

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: Edifecs | Published on: July 1, 2014

Join us on July 23rd as we discuss actionable strategies for maximizing the quality of data submissions for the purposes of risk adjustment. Register to learn how well a health plan is maximizing revenue for its risk adjustment programs. Register to watch now!

Certification: Meaningful Use and Beyond

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: Medicity | Published on: June 10

This webinar will focus on leveraging certification and conformance testing related to MU and interoperability over the next decade for the real end goal - ACO enablement and a platform for population health tools. We will look at the current state of MU compliance and standards as well as the implications for the future. Register to watch now!

Developing for the Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Kony | Published on: May 5

Cisco estimates that 50 billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2020. Will there be a role for developers in this area? And if so, how can developers position themselves in the months ahead on this nascent but potentially explosive opportunity? Register today to watch now!

Boosting physician adoption of CPOE to maximize its benefits

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Elsevier | Published on: May 9

Processing a prescription drug order through a CPOE system decreases the likelihood of error on that order by 48 percent, but doctors and nurses aren't wild about the technology. This webinar will highlight how hospitals are successfully winning docs over, and getting them to adopt and use this technology beyond the ED. Register today to watch now!

Data Sharing Initiatives: Exploring the Benefits for Providers and Patients

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: UL, LLC | Published: May 22, 2014

Increasingly, healthcare organizations are sharing what once was considered proprietary patient information for the betterment of care quality. For instance, the Care Connectivity Consortium, a nationwide attempt at health data exchange that includes heavyweights such as Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and the Mayo Clinic, is ensuring better and safer care by sharing health data with one another. In this webinar, you'll hear from health system officials about how they're implementing such data sharing initiatives, and how both patients and providers are benefiting. Register Today!

mHealth's Role in the Changing Health Payer Landscape

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Kony | Published on: May 22nd

This webinar will examine how the changing market landscape-the onslaught of health insurance exchanges, the increased attractiveness of mobile-savvy (and healthy) Gen-Y and Gen-Xers; the threat of increased competition from provider systems entering the payer market-is creating an increased focus on mobile solutions as competitive tools. Register today to watch now!

The Internet of Things: How connected devices put data in your hands

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Microsoft, Omnicell, Great River Medical Center | Published on: April 24

From the moment it's prescribed until the moment it arrives, a medication's path can mean the world to a patient. Join this webinar and learn about the potential of the Internet of Things with an intelligent system, the challenges Great River Medical Center was facing, and the dramatic benefits they've experienced and what it means to you. Register today to watch now!

The Growing Challenge of Medical Identity Theft

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: NHCAA

NHCAA hosts a complimentary webinar examining the growing challenge of medical identity theft. Faculty will examine the schemes, the perpetrators and explain initiatives payers can implement to limit identity theft. The faculty will also demonstrate the human face of medical identify theft and provide examples of how to identify it through data analysis and audits. Register to watch now!

New Rx Savings Strategies for Payers

Webinar | SPONSORED BY: Elsevier

This Webinar will explore drug cost savings and strategies, as well as various benchmarks that health plans can use to determine reimbursement rates. Participants will learn how to establish transparent and balanced ways to address drug pricing challenges and meet the pharmacy benefit needs of their members. Register to Watch Now!

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!

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!

Next-Generation Subrogation Solutions

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: LaunchPoint

Are you realizing the full financial benefit of your subrogation program? Join subrogation expert Liz Longo of Discovery Health Partners to learn how next-generation technologies and best practices can maximize your recoveries. Register to watch now!

How to improve revenue at your medical practice

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | 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!

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

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented By: TriZetto | Published on: April 29

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 to Watch Now!

Enterprise Messaging: Powering Customer Engagement through Mobile Messaging

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented by: Infinite Convergence

In this webinar, Pamela Clark-Dickson, Senior Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media; and John Puma Vice President of Product Management at Infinite Convergence Solutions will provide insight into the evolution and future of mobile messaging, and present case studies on how organizations have harnessed the power of mobile messaging to support customer business strategies. Register to Watch Now!

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

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | 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 to Watch Now!

Using Predictive Analytics to Reduce Readmissions

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: PwC | Published on: March 20

Under the Affordable Care Act, hospitals now face multiple payment incentives to improve quality and lower costs. Learn how Hospital leaders are seeking proven practices for cost effective interventions to achieve their targets. Register to watch 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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Best Practices for Surviving Audits and Denials

eBook | Sponsored by: Craneware | Published September 10, 2012

This eBook from FierceHealthFinance arms hospital financial decision-makers with strategies for quickly responding to denied claims and successfully challenging audit findings. Download for free today.

Payers and Providers: Using Data Analytics to Identify Fraud & Waste

eBook | Sponsored by: LexisNexis | Published: August 27, 2012

Electronic health data has quickly become one of the most valuable assets of the healthcare industry. This eBook will examine how payers and providers are mining EHR data, claims activity, cost data and more to identify fraudulent activities, wasteful processes, and hidden inefficiencies at all points along the care continuum. Download for free today.

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.