Many FQHCs continue to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and savvy financial leaders are searching for ways to increase revenue and become financially self-sufficient. This requires a novel approach to RCM —one focused on efficiency, compliance, and revenue integrity.
Community health centers continue to provide accessible and comprehensive healthcare to underserved populations. They stand at the forefront embracing a transformative approach to care through the adoption of integrated care models such as Collaborative Care Management (CoCM).
Hospitals and health systems attending the AHA Rural Health Leadership Conference 2022 agreed that innovation is the only way to improve care delivery in rural communities. The future will be shaped by consumer-centric care, data-fueled decision-making, innovative technology, and partnerships that create meaningful care experiences — in spite of the many challenges unique to rural
Mega companies like Walmart and Amazon keep pushing the envelope when it comes to healthcare. There seems to be no stopping these retail giants as they continue to forge ahead with the rollouts of new health services that are surely disrupting the status quo in consumer and employer-based healthcare. Earlier this month, Amazon went live
Today’s healthcare consumers, driven largely by the Millennial population, demand convenience, quality, transparency, and affordability. In a growing number of cases, consumers are eliminating trips to emergency rooms and even primary care physicians in favor of a quick visit to their neighborhood retail healthcare clinic. Retail clinics hit the scene in the early 2000s touting
You probably cringe when you see reports showing that Americans aren’t getting any healthier for the $3 trillion currently being spent on care. Reasons behind the weak return on investment include all the usual suspects: waste, poor patient engagement, administrative burdens, etc. Yet, this year’s loudest call to action has centered on the non-medical factors
Analysts predict that Apple’s market opportunity in healthcare could reach as high as $313 billion in just a few years. Even the more conservative estimate of $15 billion is quite an eye-popper when you consider that Mayo Clinic’s 2018 revenue, for example, was $12 billion. (Bloomberg) (Mayo Clinic) Apple is building a new ecosystem in
Among all the healthcare stakeholders, payers capture the most data. Their giant claims processing machines gather up information from the entire provider community, not just a single silo. Their patient records also contain a universe of clinical info that is increasingly being supplemented with new indicators, such as social determinants health. Obviously, it makes sense