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2014-02-11 08:33:48

Supplies Experts Speak on Reducing Costs, Improving Care Quality and Outcomes ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supply chain data can help organizations deliver quality cost-effective healthcare while reducing exposure to revenue and compliance risk; yet many lack efficient processes for linking supply chain data with revenue cycle data in order to identify areas for improvement via data analysis and reporting. To help provider organizations identify critical foundational...

2014-01-29 12:27:13

Recognition Highlights Craneware's Position as The Revenue Integrity Market Leader ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Craneware, Inc., healthcare market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, announced that two of its solutions rank first in two distinct revenue cycle categories in the annual "2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report, published January 2014. In this new KLAS report, Craneware's flagship product, Chargemaster Toolkit(®), earns...

2013-12-04 12:27:29

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craneware, Inc., the healthcare market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, today announced that St. Luke's hospital in the Texas Medical Center will add Pharmacy ChargeLink® to the range of Craneware Revenue Integrity Solutions® used across the St. Luke's Health System hospitals, which on May 31 became part of Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation's third-largest faith-based health system. (Logo:...

2013-11-19 12:29:38

Craneware's InSight Medical Necessity Will Help Health Network Reduce Denials, Facilitate ABN Compliance ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensuring the accuracy of medical necessity in real-time is a high priority for hospitals' financial performance. Craneware, Inc., the market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, today announced that Avera Health, a health network of more than 300 hospitals and clinics in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska,...

2013-10-08 08:29:52

Presentation to Detail Keys for Building an Enterprise-Wide, Multidisciplinary, Revenue Integrity Team and Employing Automated Revenue Cycle Technology ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the pace of change in the healthcare industry continuing to accelerate, hospitals are striving to deliver quality care at sustainable costs. Revenue integrity - the achievement of operational efficiency, compliance and legitimate reimbursement - is a key to achieving this goal. One hospital...

2013-09-25 12:28:08

Presentation to Detail Best Practices for Optimizing Revenue Integrity Strategy in a Critical Access Hospital Setting ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 62 million rural residents rely on CAHs for access to primary, acute and 24-hour emergency healthcare services, yet more than 41% of CAHs are operating at a financial loss. In order to have financial sustainability, CAHs must implement tools and best practices to make strategic shifts towards a culture of revenue...

2013-09-24 12:23:29

Craneware Leads Audit Preparedness Education Session and is a Sponsor of the Community Hospital 100 (CH100) Leadership and Strategy Conference for the Third Consecutive Year ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of community hospitals wish to remain independent and that means they must remain financially viable. Even in the face of significant market pressure to either integrate or form alliances, hospitals must have a healthy balance sheet. To sustain their financial...

2013-07-29 12:26:35

New Capabilities Include an Automated Search Function for HCPCS Codes to Support Accurate Supply Charge Data Management ATLANTA, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals continually struggle to incorporate coding, charging, and pricing for new high-value supplies, such as surgical implants and devices, into the chargemaster quickly and accurately, but the manual data management processes most hospitals employ can lead to inefficiencies, significant revenue leakage, and major...

2013-07-23 08:32:06

Presentation to Detail Best Practices for Cross-Departmental Collaboration to Improve Pharmacy Supply Data Management and Revenue Performance ATLANTA, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplies represent about fifteen percent of an average hospital's operating budget, with pharmacy accounting for as much as ten percent of a hospital's total budget. To comply with regulatory scrutiny, avoid underpayments and achieve revenue integrity, it is vital for hospitals to maintain and proactively...

2013-06-17 12:29:16

ATLANTA, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals can get hit with hundreds of change requests to their chargemaster on any given day. The impact of a single error in the chargemaster can cost an organization millions of dollars in lost revenue. Possibly even the threat of fraud as CMS auditors continue to scrutinize claims at a rampant pace. In response to the ever-increasing complexity surrounding pricing, charging and coding, Craneware, Inc., the market leader in automated revenue...