Healthcare News


August 25, 2015

Promoting Patient Influence - the Health System Perspective
Jess Clifton, Director of Marketing

Spectrum Health Patient and Family Services Program Managers Deb Sprague and Stephenie Young shed light on what patient influence looks like at their organization.

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August 25, 2015

Promoting Patient Influence - the Patient Adovate Perspective
Jess Clifton, Director of Marketing

Spectrum Health patient advocacy volunteer Julie Wallace offers a candid take on her experience serving as a member on the health system's patient advisory council.

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June 17, 2015

Women Gain Ground in Key Hospital C-suite Roles, Slip Back in IT
Jim Clifton, Project Manager

Since tracking by Billian researchers began in 2009, the slight, yet steady uptick in female placement in top c-suite roles has persisted. However, the number of women in high-ranking IT roles remains in slow, yet perceptible decline.

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June 11, 2015

Keeping Patient Records Safe During Information Release
Scott Ruthe, Vice President of Network and Security, HealthPort

This article provides practical advice and ten important points to ensure patient information released is kept safe and secure.

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May 1, 2015

Impressions from HIMSS15
Leslie Brown, Social Media Coordinator

Looking back on HIMSS15, we turned to Billianites and social media show-goers to ask about their perceptions of this year's healthcare IT gathering.

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March 26, 2015

Researching Hospital Merger & Acquisition Trends
Loran Cook, Product Evangelist and Quality Assurance

Billian researchers conducted text analysis of their archive of hospital merger and acquisition announcements to examine M&A activity trends since 2012.

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February 24, 2015

Benchmarking Georgia Healthcare
Billian's HealthDATA Special Report

With Georgia HIT Day on our minds, Billian researchers took a quick look at healthcare trends in the peach state to see how Georgia healthcare stacks up.

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January 27, 2015

2015 HAC Medicare Reduction Penalty Update
Loran Cook, Product Evangelist and Quality Assurance

One striking illustration early on in the program is how fast a hospital can find itself in or out of the worst performing quartile.

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November 12, 2014

8 (Vendor Agnostic) CRM Data Integration Tips
Dave Himes, Information Services Group Director

These eight tips offer a vendor-agnostic blueprint worth considering before you tackle your next CRM data integration project.

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September 24, 2014

Hospital Reimbursement: HAC Penalty Analysis
Loran Cook, Product Evangelist and Quality Assurance

Loran Cook examines CMS's latest penalty initiative to better understand how this penalty is calculated and provide readers with tools for analysis.

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