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3 Ways to Employ Predictive Analytics

While the prospect of diving into your business analytics seems daunting, it is a necessary step to improve outcomes and focus your organization towards growth. Predictive analytics takes your company information to the next level by estimating future outcomes based on patterns in the historical data. Gain efficiency through every step of the healthcare revenue cycle with ImagineSoftware's RCM solutions. In addition to workflow strategies, staff training and being human…
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The Future of Healthcare

With the rise of high deductible healthcare plans and the stagnation of wages, the healthcare industry has had to find new and creative ways to treat patients without forcing them to pay more than they can afford. As more and more practices close, merge or are acquired it’s become pivotal to understand where the market is going and how you can prepare for it. Gain efficiency through every step of…
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Healthcare 2020: Prepare for Disruption

Status quo can no longer be acceptable in the changing landscape of value-based healthcare. As patients are moving towards consumers of healthcare services, it’s important that organizations stay on top of industry trends to ensure they stay relevant in their field. Gain efficiency in every step of the revenue cycle with ImagineSoftware's RCM solutions. Care for a patient no longer revolves around the medical office, but instead encompasses payers, pharmacies,…
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Cyber Security Rx: 10 Questions for Your IT Team

In order to gain a deeper understanding of cyber security and using effective safeguards, it’s imperative for C-Suite executives to get first hand knowledge of how cyber criminals are using advanced tactics to lure victims into their traps. The average cyberattack for a small healthcare provider can cost upwards of $1 million in recovery. Download white paper, "Healthcare, Cybersecurity, and You." David Miller, Chief Administration Officer at ImagineSoftware and former FBI…
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Phishing: Don't Take the Bait!

Security incidents are common but can be prevented if you have a staff that knows what to look for. The most common attack organizations face is phishing. Here’s information you can use to ensure you and your staff don’t take the bait. The average cyberattack for a small healthcare provider can cost upwards of $1 million in recovery. Download white paper, "Healthcare, Cybersecurity, and You." Over 78% of organizations have experienced…
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Cybersecurity Realities

American security consultant and former con man Frank Abagnale once said, “Technology breeds crime and we are constantly trying to develop technology to stay one step ahead of the person trying to use it negatively.” The average cyberattack for a small healthcare provider can cost upwards of $1 million in recovery. Download white paper, "Healthcare, Cybersecurity, and You." Unfortunately, cybercrime is constantly evolving, and you need to be doing all you…
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Cyber-Security: Are You the Weakest Link?

Cyber and ransomware attacks are on the rise as criminals are finding more ways to infiltrate companies that house critical demographic and financial information. It’s important to determine where your weakest links are in your cyber defense system and how you can fortify your infrastructure to guard yourself from these types of attacks. How can you put a stop to these crimes and ensure your healthcare information stays safe? The…
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Automation and Your Practice

Automating your business can be a daunting task for any healthcare organization, especially when you are established in your systems and operations. But when your business reaches the point of growth expansion, how do you attain your business goals while expanding your practice? Today we’re talking with Kyle Hart, ImagineSoftware’s VP of Integration Success, to see how automation can benefit your practice. Gain efficiency in every step of the revenue…
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Improving Accounts Receivable with Automation

More Americans are covered by high deductible health care plans than ever before, with the total crossing over 40%, this now means that the weight of responsibility for payment now rests on the shoulders of your patients which can sometimes prove unreliable. Is your Accounts Receivable department armed with the tools they need to be effective in this new landscape? Billing offices and practices can save an average of $3.60…
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3 Steps to Reduce Patient Data Waste

Inadequate patient matching and duplicate record creation is an increasingly complex and expensive issue that many healthcare organizations face. As healthcare shifts from a service based to a value-based model it has become more important than ever to capture patient data correctly to ensure accuracy and eliminate duplicate records. Gain efficiency through every step of the healthcare revenue cycle with ImagineSoftware's RCM solutions. When patients are identified incorrectly it not…
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Reducing Denials and Increasing Patient Care

With denials rising in frequency every year, it’s important to understand where denials are coming from and how they impact your patient experience. Administrative expenses for hospitals, medical practices and health agencies are approaching $360 billion dollars a year – most of which is billing related. The typical cost of reworking a denial is $25 per claim which totals about $4500 a year if you are processing 15 denied claims…
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Creating Practice-Patient Loyalty

With the new mandates imposed by CMS, healthcare organizations will be required to post their negotiated rates in an easily identified, consumer friendly format. Is your practice prepared for the change? Imagine a future in which consumers are empowered with more options for managing their healthcare costs. What Drives Patient Loyalty? “The cost of care for medical services can vary significantly across health care providers,” Tom Meier, vice president of…
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