Reining in Hospital Supply Costs and Physician Preference Item Spending

Guest post by Definitive Healthcare Supply costs are a primary target of healthcare organizations looking to optimize their operations. Unlike labor and overhead expenses, medical and surgical supply spending is more discretionary and has less immediate impact on clinical care or capacity. In addition, supplies are an increasingly large component of healthcare spending, with the […]

Are Today’s Providers Overwhelmed by Quality Reporting?

Guest post by Definitive Healthcare In today’s healthcare delivery environment, few concerns are as important to providers, payers, and consumers as quality. Quality scores can drive patients towards or away from hospitals and doctors, determine reimbursement rates, and subject organizations to a wide range of government incentives or penalties. Most would agree that quality measurements […]

HCIM Launches the Healthcare Strategic Advisory Council (HSAC)

HCIM Launches the Healthcare Strategic Advisory Council (HSAC)

HealthCare Information Management, Inc. (HCIM), provider of robotic claims automation software and consulting services, has formed the Healthcare Strategic Advisory Council (HSAC), an industry think tank designed to provide insight and guidance related to technology, process improvement, data integration, operational transformation, and regulatory compliance. “The healthcare landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace and organizations […]

2017 is the Year of the Bot!

2017 is the Year of the Bot!

There’s a strong movement in the corporate world to leverage artificial intelligence and automate workflow decisions. This strategy increases accuracy and lowers the cost of operations, which in turn frees up these companies to further innovate. With the overwhelming pressure for organizations to streamline and be more efficient, robotic process automation will emerge as the […]

HCIM is Your Trusted Resource for EZ-CAP® System Support

Responsiveness and results are critical to the success of your claims operations. HCIM is the only consulting firm with the history, in-depth application knowledge, and the practical hands-on experience to support your EZ-CAP® Benefit Matrix configuration, fee schedule creation and updates, data analytics and report development, project management, and more. For nearly 15 years, we […]

Goodbye Obamacare – Where Do We Go from Here?

Goodbye Obamacare – Where Do We Go from Here?

We’re on the brink of seeing significant shifts in health care with the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act. I’m hopeful that we will see wisdom and thoughtfulness in the replacement, but there are fundamental challenges that need to be brought to light as this process goes forward. Health insurance as a for-profit business […]