Is Your Fax Machine Sabotaging Your HIPAA Compliance?

Is Your Fax Machine Sabotaging Your HIPAA Compliance?

HealthWare Systems Blog Is Your Fax Machine Sabotaging Your HIPAA Compliance? Posted on Wed, Dec 27, 2017 Although the fax machine was invented way back in 1843, it is still a standard tool used by many in healthcare today.  According to a national survey of...

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#Thankful – Giving Thanks for Technology in Healthcare

#Thankful – Giving Thanks for Technology in Healthcare

HealthWare Systems Blog #Thankful – Giving Thanks for Technology in Healthcare Posted on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 This week let’s take a moment to give thanks for technology in healthcare. No matter where we fall below, each of us has something to be grateful for thanks to...

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Texting Boosts Satisfaction of Patients AND Family Members

Texting Boosts Satisfaction of Patients AND Family Members

HealthWare Systems Blog Texting Boosts Satisfaction of Patients AND Family Members Posted on Wed, Nov 01, 2017 Patients in general aren’t very satisfied with their healthcare services, but a simple change such as utilizing HIPAA compliant text messaging updates and...

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#IHeartHIT : Celebrating Health IT and #NHITweek

#IHeartHIT : Celebrating Health IT and #NHITweek

HealthWare Systems Blog #IHeartHIT : Celebrating Health IT and #NHITweek Posted on Wed, Oct 04, 2017 It’s National Health IT Week! This week is dedicated to raising awareness about the value of health IT for U.S. healthcare and the patient experience. Here are the...

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Happy Patient #AccessWeek17

Happy Patient #AccessWeek17

HealthWare Systems Blog Happy Patient #AccessWeek17 Posted on Tue, Apr 04, 2017 Patient Access professionals are extremely important to healthy revenue cycle management and are often the first people patients encounter at any healthcare facility. This week we...

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Managing High Patient Volume in the Month of December

Managing High Patient Volume in the Month of December

HealthWare Systems Blog Managing High Patient Volume in the Month of December Posted on Wed, Dec 07, 2016 “It’s the most wonderful – make that, busiest – time of the year!” Much like the holiday season, the 4th Quarter (and especially the month of December) can be a...

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Stop Losing Referring Physicians to Competing Hospitals

Stop Losing Referring Physicians to Competing Hospitals

HealthWare Systems Blog Stop Losing Referring Physicians to Competing Hospitals Posted on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 Recruiting physicians who will send their patients to your hospital is ongoing, but the recruitment can be made easier if your hospital incorporates...

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How to Increase Hospital Efficiency

How to Increase Hospital Efficiency

HealthWare Systems Blog How to Increase Hospital Efficiency Posted on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 As many administrators know, hospital efficiency is an elusive goal. If you were to stand in a hospital lobby and look around at the organized chaos taking place, it’s hard to...

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Patient Satisfaction Rule #1: Don’t Keep Patients Waiting

Patient Satisfaction Rule #1: Don’t Keep Patients Waiting

HealthWare Systems Blog Patient Satisfaction Rule #1: Don’t Keep Patients Waiting Posted on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 According to a study featured in The American Journal of Managed Care, patient wait times have a significant influence on overall patient satisfaction and...

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Are Hospital Employees the Key to Patient Satisfaction?

Are Hospital Employees the Key to Patient Satisfaction?

HealthWare Systems Blog Are Hospital Employees the Key to Patient Satisfaction? Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 There is a big difference between hospital employees who are happy or satisfied with their jobs, and those that are actively engaged, explains Kevin Kruse, NY...

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Don’t Ignore RCM Solutions that Deliver a 7.7x Return

Don’t Ignore RCM Solutions that Deliver a 7.7x Return

HealthWare Systems Blog Don’t Ignore RCM Solutions that Deliver a 7.7x Return Posted on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 Right now your hospital is ignoring major revenue opportunities and, at the same time, losing money on basic revenue cycle functions. We talk to clients just like...

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5 Patient Tracking Myths and Misconceptions

5 Patient Tracking Myths and Misconceptions

HealthWare Systems Blog 5 Patient Tracking Myths and Misconceptions Posted on Wed, Feb 03, 2016 When hospital CEOs rank their list of chief concerns, patient tracking may not exactly get top billing. But the ability to measure patient wait times, communicate patient...

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Patient Tracking Advice Every Hospital Leader Should Read

Patient Tracking Advice Every Hospital Leader Should Read

HealthWare Systems Blog Patient Tracking Advice Every Hospital Leader Should Read Posted on Thu, Jan 14, 2016 Patient tracking and patient flow solutions are known for helping hospitals increase their service capacity and improve patient experiences. According to...

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Healthcare Revenue Cycle Realities that Aren’t Going Away

Healthcare Revenue Cycle Realities that Aren’t Going Away

HealthWare Systems Blog Healthcare Revenue Cycle Realities that Aren’t Going Away Posted on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 The healthcare revenue cycle process is pretty tough to map these days, let alone manage. “Making progress in the face of uncertainty” has all but become the...

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Revenue Cycle Software: The Do’s and Dont’s of HIT Buying

Revenue Cycle Software: The Do’s and Dont’s of HIT Buying

HealthWare Systems Blog Revenue Cycle Software: The Do’s and Don’ts of HIT Buying Posted on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 No one would argue that revenue cycle management (RCM) is a top priority among hospitals and health systems. But getting the tools in place to address core...

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The Problems with Paper-Based Physician Order Management

The Problems with Paper-Based Physician Order Management

The Problems with Paper-Based Physician Order Management Posted on Mon, Jul 20, 2015 Still dealing with faxes and paper-based physician order management? Many hospitals and health systems are. According to the ONC’s April 2015 Data Brief, three out of four hospitals...

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HFMA 2015 ANI: Themes and Thought Leaders

HFMA 2015 ANI: Themes and Thought Leaders

HealthWare Systems Blog HFMA 2015 ANI: Themes and Thought Leaders Posted on Mon, Jun 22, 2015 It’s always tempting to try and boil an event like HFMA’s Annual National Institute Conference down to two or three core themes. Last year, some industry observers...

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Homeruns and HIMSS 2015: 6 Stats We’ll Be Tweeting Next Week

Homeruns and HIMSS 2015: 6 Stats We’ll Be Tweeting Next Week

HealthWare Systems Blog Homeruns and HIMSS 2015: 6 Stats We’ll Be Tweeting Next Week Posted on Thu, Apr 09, 2015 Hands down, HIMSS is our favorite healthcare conference event of the year. The speakers are inspiring. The attendees are engaged. Opportunities to network...

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Lean Processes and Positive Patient Experiences

Lean Processes and Positive Patient Experiences

HealthWare Systems Blog Lean Processes and Positive Patient Experiences Posted on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 Efficiency is an obvious goal for any business or professional organization—healthcare systems notwithstanding. Yet some people in healthcare get nervous (and...

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4 Steps to Compare Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions

HealthWare Systems Blog 4 Steps to Compare Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions Posted on Wed, Mar 11, 2015 There are hundreds, if not thousands, of healthcare revenue cycle solutions on the market today. These technologies are designed to solve everything from...

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Aligning Patient Safety with Healthcare Revenue Cycle Goals

Aligning Patient Safety with Healthcare Revenue Cycle Goals

HealthWare Systems Blog Aligning Patient Safety with Healthcare Revenue Cycle Goals Posted on Fri, Jan 23, 2015 Is your hospital equipped to address The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals for 2015?  Do your teams have the necessary tools in place to...

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Patient Experience: The Major Focus in Healthcare for 2014

Patient Experience: The Major Focus in Healthcare for 2014

HealthWare Systems Blog Patient Experience: The Major Focus in Healthcare for 2014 Posted on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 According to a 2013 survey, patient experience and patient satisfaction will be the most important priorities for hospitals and health systems through 2016....

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Three Reasons to Automate the Patient Registration Process

Three Reasons to Automate the Patient Registration Process

HealthWare Systems Blog Three Reasons to Automate the Patient Registration Process Posted on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 Patient registration should be a straightforward activity. You take a person’s information and put it into the system. Then, the patient has their test,...

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A Simple Way to Reduce Patient Wait Times

A Simple Way to Reduce Patient Wait Times

HealthWare Systems Blog A Simple Way to Reduce Patient Wait Times Posted on Wed, Mar 20, 2013 We’ve all heard a friend tell a story about having to wait for hours at a hospital for a 15 minute radiology appointment, with only a three year-old copy of People magazine...

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How to Choose a Digital Order Management Solution

How to Choose a Digital Order Management Solution

HealthWare Systems Blog How to Choose a Digital Order Management Solution Posted on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 In our last post, we outlined how a healthcare organization can benefit from implementing a Digital Order Management (DOM) Solution. Let’s say we convinced you of the...

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Six Benefits of a Digital Order Management Solution

Six Benefits of a Digital Order Management Solution

HealthWare Systems Blog Six Benefits of a Digital Order Management Solution Posted on Fri, Jan 25, 2013 To say that the healthcare and medical billing environment can be disorganized would be an understatement. Between mergers, partnerships, and affiliations, today’s...

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ActiveREG – Patient Registration Software

ActiveREG – Patient Registration Software

HealthWare Systems Blog ActiveREG - Patient Registration Software Posted on Fri, Aug 31, 2012 ActiveREG is patient registration software that informs staff of specific steps to complete for each patient registration, including what documents to scan, to increase...

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Patient Tracking – ActiveTRACK

Patient Tracking – ActiveTRACK

HealthWare Systems Blog Patient Tracking - ActiveTRACK Posted on Fri, Jun 29, 2012 ActiveTRACK is our patient tracking solution that allows facilities to locate a patient throughout their hospital visit.  Patient tracking is obtained from collecting key data...

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Healthcare Solutions – ActiveWare

Healthcare Solutions – ActiveWare

HealthWare Systems Blog Healthcare Solutions - ActiveWare Posted on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 ActiveWARE is a healthcare solution consisting of patient registration accuracy, document and physician order management, forms automation, workflow automation, and numerous...

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Fax Software & Document Management Solutions for Healthcare

Fax Software & Document Management Solutions for Healthcare

HealthWare Systems Blog Fax Software & Document Management Solutions for Healthcare Posted on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 ActiveEXCHANGE is our fax software and document management solution for healthcare. Physician orders are critical source documents that impact both the...

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