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Why hospitals' future will involve keeping people from showing up

The biggest challenge hospital operators face is how to keep people from showing up in the first place. That’s the perspective of healthcare experts who spoke on healthcare at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Smartphones, wearable devices, along with time-honored anti-smoking and nutrition approaches are key to keeping hospitals from providing excess, unnecessary… Read More »

Small percentage of uninsured patients generate most of hospitals' self-pay revenue

Upwards of 30 percent of self-pay accounts — those patients without health insurance or those who have a patient balance after insurance — will generate more than 80 percent of the self-pay revenue collected by hospitals, finds a new TransUnion Healthcare analysis. Which means that, if hospitals aren’t optimizing their revenue cycle, they could potentially… Read More »