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 Case for Clinically Driven RCM

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Greenway | Published: 2014

Healthcare provider organizations would benefit greatly if their electronic health record and revenue cycle management systems operated in close concert, sharing their wealth of electronic data to operate as a unified health information platform. To learn more, download now!

Top Four Ways Healthcare Organizations Benefit From Box

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Box

Box connects people across the healthcare continuum for better collaboration, data exchange, improved workflow, research and care delivery. Box serves providers, payors and life science companies around the world with four main solutions. Download Today!

Why Doctors Are Checking In With Patients Through Texting

Whitepaper | Published: November 3, 2014 | Sponsored by: PhoneTree

According to an article published on the American Medical News website, the savings experienced by doctors who use text messages to communicate with patients could boost a practice's profit by at least $100,000 annually. Current implementation of HIPAA compliant text messaging in the health care field can be used in any of the following areas: Appointment reminders, medication reminders, preventative health information, and more. Download this whitepaper today to learn more.

New USPSTF Chronic Disease Prevention Guidelines: Are you prepared?

Webinar | Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 4pm ET / 1pm PT | Presented by: Omada Health

Join us on December 4 at 4:00 pm (ET) to get your questions about the USPSTF guidance answered by the experts. This webinar will help inform your benefit design strategy to prevent obesity-related chronic disease while achieving compliance with ACA-required preventive coverage. Register today!

Managing Data with Integrated, Interoperable Mobile Devices

Webinar | Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | 1pm ET / 10am PT | Sponsored by: NetMotion Wireless

This webinar will focus on how to overcome these challenges as well as offer real-world examples of how organizations are reaping the rewards of secure, connected, integrated mobile devices. Register today!

Enrolling New Members During ACA Open Enrollment

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Genesys | Published: 2014

There is a great opportunity for health insurance plans to develop innovative strategies to reach consumers attaining health insurance. But in order to do this, health insurance plans will need to refine new enterprise-level expertise that focus on knowing consumer needs and segments, tailoring benefits, improved communications, personalizing the experience across channels and empowering the organization to deliver suitable plans. Download Today!

Manage The Cross-Touchpoint Customer Journey

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: Genesys

Read this Forrester Report to learn the three rules of implementing cross-touchpoint experiences, how to design, implement, and optimize end-to-end customer journeys, strategies leading brands have adopted to enable compelling cross-touchpoint customer journeys and much more. Download Today!

Top 5 Takeaways From HIPPA Omnibus Audits

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: TigerText

Learn how you can avoid a negative HIPAA audit experience with these top 5 takeaways from HIPAA audits at other facilities and take the proper steps to keep PHI secure. Download this white paper today.

eBook | Building Sustainability Through Mergers and Acquisitions

eBook | SPONSORED BY: Infor

From full-asset mergers and acquisitions to partnerships and affiliations to shared service models, deals activity will continue to grow in 2015. In this FierceHealthFinance eBook, industry experts share M&A challenges and strategies. Download today!

Advice for Healthcare Organizations Seeking to Centralize Patient Records, Decommission Legacy Systems

eBook | Sponsored by: EMC | Published on: November 21

Most healthcare organizations struggle with scattered patient data stored across legacy platforms. This eBrief highlights merging patient information into one centralized system to improve quality of care and enhance clinician productivity. Download today!

Navigating the Changing Payment and Benefits Landscape

Webinar | Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 3pm ET / 12pm PT | Sponsored by: Acclaris

During this webinar, executives from leading health insurance companies will share their perspectives on multiple account and plan types and discuss best practices for managing new configurations while maintaining a consistent brand and a good relationship with the "new consumer." Register today!

Empowering Patients and Caregivers with Next Generation Healthcare Technology

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Microsoft and PowerObjects | Published on: October 10

We live in a world where improving the patient experience is at the center of healthcare technology. Where, in addition to empowering patients with information, education and entertainment, we are harnessing technology to promote emotional wellness and human connection. Register to watch now!

Privacy & Security Audits: How to Prepare and Ensure Compliance

eBook | Published: October 3, 2014 | Sponsored by: Optum

The federal government is set to launch a second round of audits for compliance with HIPAA. In this FierceHealthIT eBook, HIPAA security experts discuss OCR's current activities and how healthcare organizations are responding to audits. Download today!

Patient Experience Beyond HCAHPS: The Rewards of Care Coordination

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Sponsored by: Cipher Health

Although most hospital leaders frequently seek ways to provide superior experiences for patients during their hospital stays, recent benchmarking research found that only 45 percent of U.S. hospitals had a formal definition of patient experience for their organization. Register today!

How a Hospital Can Get into Mobile Quickly

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: MobileSmith | Published on: October 7, 2014

Join Robert Wood Johnson Hospital's Executive Health app team for a free webinar and discover: 4 principles of an agile approach to hospital mobile strategy; How Robert Wood Johnson went mobile in a few weeks; and 6 steps to building awesome hospital apps. Register to watch now!

Using PerfectServe to Enable Secure, Rapid Clinical Communications

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: PerfectServe | Published on: November 12

Download this case study to find out how Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, a Memorial Care Health System hospital that had embraced lean management techniques for years, removed waste from its clinical communication process to reduce variation in time to call back, reduced time wastage for "phone tag" and increased time in direct patient care. Download today!

How to liberate medical imaging data from departmental silos

Whitepaper | Sponsored by Microsoft | Published on: November 11

Download this free whitepaper to learn how to provide providers and patients with safe, secure data access- anytime, anywhere, reduce the time, cost and complexity of managing medical imaging content and ensure business continuity and disaster recovery. Download today.

eBrief: Boost Clinician Productivity & Satisfaction – 3 Workflow Strategies

Whitepaper | Published on November 1, 2014 | Sponsored by Spok, Inc.

Care providers are under increasing pressure to do more in less time. This eBrief presents three strategies and example case studies to help your clinicians achieve time savings by increasing communication workflow efficiencies. Read the eBrief.

EMC Perspective: Integrating and accessing you inactive patient information

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: EMC

This Perspective explores the clinical archiving imperative and proposes an optimum solution for meeting the demands of patient-centered care. Download today!

Systemwide Transformations that Improve Healthcare Quality and Efficiency

eBook | Sponsored by: Infor | Publihsed on: November 3

Health systems are transforming their foundations and infrastructures to cut costs and improve care. In this eBook, hospital leaders share challenges and tools to make systemwide decisions that can help boost quality care and outcomes. Download today!

Shared decision making: Patient engagement that works

Webinar | Now Available On Demand | Presented by: Healthwise | Published on: September 29, 2014

Join Dr. Richard Wexler, one of the nation's leading experts in SDM and learn why SDM is an important component of high-quality care and the critical role that technology and leadership play in making SDM a reality in provider organizations. Register to watch now!

Retain, render and retire: integrating and accessing your inactive patient information

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented By: EMC

This webinar explores the clinical archiving imperative and proposes an optimum solution for meeting the demands of patient-centered care. Register to watch now!

mHealth Into Action

eBook | Published: September 22, 2014 | Sponsored by: Validic

Healthcare systems are launching mobile apps to better connect physicians with patients. Download this eBook today to see how embracing mHealth improves quality of care, as well as physician productivity and satisfaction.

Whitepaper | Streamlining Workflows through Enabling Technology

eBook | Published: September 22, 2014 | Sponsored by: Kryptiq

Today, medical practices need to operate more efficiently to meet federal requirements and support clinical exchange. This whitepaper highlights how automating traditionally manual processes helps providers achieve that balance. Download today!

Is your practice management system holding you back?

Whitepaper | Published on October 29, 2014

Practice management systems are critical to any practice, but many are outdated, clunky, and costly. At a time when industry changes like ICD-10 are taking a toll on productivity, practices are flocking to faster, easier to use alternatives. This paper highlights the major market, technology, and user experience drivers behind the move to modern solutions. Download the whitepaper here!

5 Technologies crucial to family practice success


Although family medicine is the primary source of care for most patients, industry challenges are making it increasingly difficult for these practices to stay above water. This free report highlights new technologies helping family care physicians run more profitable practices amid the chaos. Download the whitepaper here!

Population Health Management: How Data Management Will Revolutionalize the Way You Provide Care

eBook | Sponsored by: SRG Technology | Published on: October 28th

Data management is about to revolutionize the way physicians and hospitals provide care. This eBook looks into the need for a stronger data resource than your EHR to ensure you're providing the best care to entire patient populations. Download today.

How Hiring Right (or Wrong) Has a Direct Impact on Clinical Outcomes


Download this eBook to learn hiring strategies to ensure you find the right nurse to fit your organization’s culture and mission, Creative ways to retain and engage nurses, How to determine the ideal nurse-to-patient ratio for your organization and much more! Download today!

Insight for Health Plans: On-Demand Business and Health Analytics

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Microsoft and CAPAX Global | Published on: September 3

Every decision made-large or small-has the power to improve your health plan's business performance and customer experience. Join Microsoft and Capax Global to learn how health plans can elevate the value of their data and gain new insights as we feature real-world case studies from the industry. Register to watch now!

Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2015

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | Presented by: PwC | Published: October 22, 2014

Attend this webinar to learn more about the four factors that we expect to inflate the spending growth rate in 2015 and the three factors that we expect to deflate the healthcare growth rate in 2015. Register to watch now!

Learn How to Develop a Storage Management Strategy That Meets the Needs of Your Healthcare Orginization

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Microsoft | Published on: September 10, 2014

This webinar will discuss how health organizations can develop a storage management strategy that meets the needs of healthcare for high availability, interoperability and accessibility of mission critical data. Register to watch now!

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

Webinar | NOW AVAILABLE ON DEMAND | 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? Watch the on-demand webcast today! 

The Top 3 Benefits of Acuity-Based Staffing for your Organization

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: API Healthcare | Published: October 3

Finding ways to maintain and improve the quality of care your organization provides can prove to be a daunting challenge in today's healthcare environment. However, forward thinking organizations are implementing leading strategies to provide the highest quality care within a tighter budget. Learn More.

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!

The Top 3 Benefits of Acuity-Based Staffing for your Organization

Whitepaper | Sponsored by: API HealthcareFinding ways to maintain and improve the quality of care your organization provides can prove to be a daunting challenge in today's healthcare environment. Download to learn the three ways acuity-based staffing can benefit your organization, all while meeting today's care standards.

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!

Using Clinical Knowledge Systems to Unlock the True Power of a Healthcare Organization's EHR System

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Elsevier InOrder | Published on: September 10

How does HIT actually improve quality and safety of care? Clinical Decision Support, effectively selected and designed, applies knowledge on top of EHR data, and helps you see at a glance the best thing to do next. Join Jonathan Teich, one of the best-known designers, authors, speakers and advocates for clinical decision support and the use of knowledge tools to improve quality of care. Register to watch now!

Seattle Children's Accelerates Citrix Login Times by 500% with Cross-Tier Insight

Whitepaper | SPONSORED BY: ExtraHop | Published: 2014

With ExtraHop, the IT team at Seattle Children's accelerated Citrix launch times by 500%. Download this Case Study today to learn more!

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

Webinar | Now Available On-Demand | Sponsored by: Kryptiq | Published on: August 28

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 to watch now!

Applying Retail Best Practices for a Successful Private Exchange

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Array Health | Published on: August 15

Attendees will hear first-hand experience from one health insurer and from an expert on consumer decision-making with experience from the large retailers and Apple. Register to watch 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!

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.

Developing for the Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

Webinar | Now available on-demand | Sponsored by: Kony

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 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!

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.

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.

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.

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.