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Healthcare Revenue Cycle the Focus of New Starfleet Research

Posted May 27th, 2017

Healthcare poses a confusing and challenging revenue cycle that dramatically differs from any other industry. From the minute the patient contacts a healthcare organization until after the payment is received, healthcare organizations must meet a dizzying array of requirements to properly qualify the patient’s insurance coverage, meet the service and documentation requirements, and build a claim that properly and accurately qualifies the service, patient situation, complicating factors, and condition.

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Revenue Cycle Management for Healthcare Providers

Posted September 9th, 2016

Revenue Cycle Management refers to the extensive and complicated process to yield a payment for a service provided by a healthcare provider. Healthcare poses a confusing and challenging revenue cycle that dramatically differs from any other industry. From the minute the patient contacts a healthcare organization until after the payment is received, healthcare organizations have to meet a dizzying array of requirements to properly qualify the patient’s insurance coverage, meet the service and documentation requirements, and build a claim that properly and accurately qualifies the service, patient situation, complicating factors, and condition.
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New Healthcare IT Research Practice Earns Accolades from Readers in the Know

Posted August 29th, 2016

We’re elated by the positive response we’ve received to our initial foray into the realm of healthcare IT. Decision makers at dozens of medical practices, both large and small, have submitted feedback praising our “invaluable” research and “terrific insights” into medical practice management solutions. It’s all very gratifying. This blog review is typical: “Starfleet Research’s report, The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Practice Management Solutions, is a clear, concise tool that everyone seeking a practice management software solution should read and digest before opening their wallets. This report is an invaluable tool in stimulating critical thinking about obtaining the optimal solution for your practice needs and goals.”

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Upcoming Healthcare IT Titles and Addition of Leading Subject Matter Expert

Posted July 29th, 2016

We’re excited to announce that Ronald Sterling has joined Starfleet Research as a contributing subject matter expert in our growing healthcare IT best practices market research practice. Ron will lead content development for upcoming titles that include The 2017 Smart Decision Guide to Revenue Cycle Management and The 2017 Smart Decision Guide to Electronic Health Records. These titles are scheduled to publish in Q4, with distribution support from leading healthcare IT media partners, including UBM Medica, and underwriting support from some of the world’s largest and most preeminent healthcare IT solution providers.

Ron is a nationally recognized thought leader on the use of medical billing systems, revenue management strategies and electronic health records (EHR.)  He has written eight books on healthcare IT including the upcoming Medicare Payment Changes and Opportunities.  Ron has also authored over 250 articles on healthcare systems in dozens of publications and serves on the Medscape Business of Medicine Advisory Board.

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