2012 May Features

May 1, 2012

COVER STORY: Managing Revenue

Financial, operational assessment key to improving RCM

By establishing a committed partnership of third-party resources and internal staff, provider organizations can be proactive rather than reactionary.

By Nancy Ruff

Tips for keeping RCM in check

Practices that are successful technology adopters consistently outperform their peers.

By Dawn Duchek

Next-gen provider payment processing

Those paper-based lockbox solutions are a thing of the past.

By Jim Lacy

MOBILE COMPUTING EQUIPMENT

More functions, better healthcare

Tablet PCs help increase efficiency, accuracy and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

MOBILE COMPUTING EQUIPMENT

Getting the lead out

Hamilton Medical Center is shifting from conventional sealed lead acid batteries to advanced lithium-iron nano-phosphate, which supports more technology at the point of care.

PACS/RIS ROUNDUP

Overcoming today’s PACS/RIS challenges

Health Management Technology asked select experts how to overcome the most significant challenges today in picture archiving communications systems/radiology information systems.

DATA STORAGE

Conquering the complexity of storage

Converged medical infrastructure can increase storage capacity by improving the IT environment as whole.

By Doug Cusick

DATA STORAGE

Is cloud storage right for your organization?

Many healthcare organizations are looking to third-party vendors for help.

By Rob Carter

DATA STORAGE

Best practices in healthcare disaster recovery planning

The push to adopt EHRs is creating new data management challenges for healthcare IT executives.

By Nav Ranajee

SCHEDULING/STAFFING

Goodbye paper, hello results

Scheduling solution balances employee and business needs.

NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

Network upgrade saves thousands

Navos, a non-profit mental health organization based in Seattle, went from T1 to Ethernet and reduced back-up time by 80 percent.

By Jeff Coleman

VIEWPOINT

Reimagining healthcare

By Phil Colpas

THOUGHT LEADERS

How to choose the right tablet

By Mike Stinson

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