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Katherine Hempstead, Josh Gray, Anna Zink
OBJECTIVES: Public discussion suggests that rising out-of-pocket costs have dramatically reduced the value of insurance and led to patients doing without needed care. Our aim was to ascertain trends in patient responsibility for cost sharing. STUDY DESIGN: We used data from an organization that serves over 78,000 healthcare providers and has access to visit-level data, including the amounts paid by patients. These practices are broadly representative of physicians and patients nationally...
November 2017: American Journal of Managed Care
Jonathan Bush
As a boy, Bush watched Emergency! on television and was captivated by the romance and seeming magic of saving lives. As an adult, he found the reality of medicine to be very different: There wasn't much humanity in the way health care was actually delivered. Believing that he'd be daunted by the course work required for a medical degree, he decided to take an entrepreneurial route to improving the system. His first sense of the opportunity came while he was driving an ambulance in New Orleans one summer during college...
December 2015: Harvard Business Review
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October 19, 2015: Modern Healthcare
Julia Adler-Milstein, Robert S Huckman
OBJECTIVES: To examine the impact of the degree of electronic health record (EHR) use and delegation of EHR tasks on clinician productivity in ambulatory settings. STUDY DESIGN: We examined EHR use in primary care practices that implemented a web-based EHR from athenahealth (n = 42) over 3 years (695 practice-month observations). Practices were predominantly small and spread throughout the country. Data came from athenahealth practice management system and EHR task logs...
November 2013: American Journal of Managed Care
Mark Hagland
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June 2009: Healthcare Informatics: the Business Magazine for Information and Communication Systems
Jeff Goldsmith
HIPAA's administrative simplification provisions so far have not eased the burden of the healthcare industry's complex payment system. Some organizations have implemented claims management innovations through payer-provider collaborations, e.g., NEHEN, Availity, United Healthcare Online, and AthenaHealth's application suite. The Medicare program needs to change the payment system and make it easier to use electronic claims management.
February 2008: Healthcare Financial Management: Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association
Loretta Duncan
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September 2006: Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society
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