Data Insights

With much uncertainty looming over the healthcare industry, many hospitals and health systems have expressed concerns over losing insured patients and revenue if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed and/or replaced. Regardless of what industry changes are in store, it is paramount for hospitals, health systems and independent physician practices alike to provide patient-centric…

Read more SCI Report: Communication and Convenience Bring Hospitals More Referrals

By Bill Bunker, Executive Vice President, SCI Solutions A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) found the rate of people who did not seek medical care because of cost fell to 4.4 percent, representing a 16-year-low. This rate has been on the decline since…

Read more Healthcare Costs are Less of Barrier for Patients in Need, CDC Reports

By Bill Bunker, Executive Vice President, SCI Solutions The market for care coordination technology is predicted to grow 26.1 percent annually between now and 2020, according to a recent Frost and Sullivan study. The study defines care coordination software as “applications that are specifically designed to enable team-based patient care, particularly for at-risk patients with…

Read more Care Coordination Market to Grow 26.1 Percent CAGR in Next Five Years

By Bill Bunker, Executive Vice President, SCI Solutions The fax machine may be celebrating its 90th birthday, but the healthcare industry has reason to shudder. Why? Too many medical practices rely on this outdated technology to send vital patient information from one doctor to another. Dissolving the medical community’s reliance on faxes extends beyond clerical…

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