Tag Archives: patient

False Lead: Senator’s Offer To Help Patient Import Cheap Insulin Goes Nowhere

It sounded like an answer to prayers for millions with diabetes struggling to pay soaring prices for insulin. At a congressional hearing last month, Sen. Mike Enzi said an adviser had found “a foundation to import insulin for a number of people at lower cost.” The Wyoming Republican told the mother of a young man… Read More »

Valley Health System seeks better patient, record matching

With population health management supported with analytics becoming a top priority for many healthcare organizations, so is the need to collect data and clean it of duplicate information to better identify and manage patients across all settings of care. That is the impetus for Valley Health System in Ridgewood, N.J., which has selected enterprise identification… Read More »

Deborah Vancleave on 5-year path to improve the patient experience at Mayo Clinic's care network

Deborah Vancleave, vice president of Revenue Cycle at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph Missouri, said that when she started in the healthcare industry 35 years ago, she and others in the office used IBM Selectric typewriters. “I remember hand-typing claim forms,” Vancleave said. “We were using the pegboard (accounting) system, IBM Selectric typewriters.” Fast-forward… Read More »