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Why Accurate Provider Information is Critical to Online Provider Search and Referral Management

By Taylor Ryan | March 03, 2017

 

Physicians and consumers who use the “Find A Doctor” search platform on a healthcare systems’ website expect that the information it yields will be not only accurate but also complete. Unfortunately, the accuracy and breadth of information available from these provider...

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Phynd Expands Customer Base

By Jarod Olds | December 13, 2016

 

Phynd Technologies is pleased to announce that two new healthcare systems will begin using the Phynd Provider Information Management (PIM) solution to improve and manage the accuracy of their healthcare provider information. The NorthShore University Health System (Chicago,...

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Don’t Even Think About Using the EMR for Provider Data Management!

By Mark Yujuico | September 28, 2016

The now ubiquitous Electronic Medical Record (EMR) has certainly enabled healthcare systems to centralize access to their patients’ clinical information, to the benefit of data sharing and analysis. This patient centric design philosophy of the EMR ensures the clinical...

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Phynd Technologies Continues Expanding Customer Base

By Thomas White | August 31, 2016

 

Phynd Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that two large healthcare systems will begin using the Phynd Unified Provider Management (UPM) platform to improve and manage the accuracy of their healthcare provider data. The University of North Carolina Health System (UNC...

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The Impact of Inaccurate Provider Data on the Shift to Value-Based Care

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | August 23, 2016

Whether for consumers, providers or call centers, finding the right healthcare provider the first time requires more than access to an easy to use and secure search tool. It requires accurate data about all relevant providers to exist within the systems that are integrated to...

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14-Hospital Midwestern Health System, Franciscan Alliance, Selects Phynd

By Taylor Ryan | August 16, 2016

Phynding our solution is another health system that understands how mission critical provider data management is to running a profitable and efficient business, in this post-EHR era.

We are excited to announce that the Franciscan Alliance (IN) has selected Phynd Technologies...

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UNC Health Care Chooses Phynd for Provider Data Management

By Jarod Olds | July 29, 2016

Phynding health systems that realize how critical provider data management is to running a profitable and efficient business, in this post-EHR era, is always exciting to us Phynders.

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The Provider Data Management Challenge

By Jarod Olds | July 20, 2016

In this post-EHR era, most healthcare organizations are unknowingly plagued with numerous healthcare provider data management problems. They still cannot ensure that critical information about their affiliated healthcare providers is consistently accurate and securely...

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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Signs Three New Hospitals to Growing Client Family

By Blake Marable | June 07, 2016

Phynd Technologies, Inc. recently announced the signing of three new hospitals: Meadows Regional Medical Center – Vidalia, GA; Houston Methodist – Houston, TX and Shore Medical Center – Somers Point, NJ. The new clients range in bed size from 57 to over 1,000 and use three...

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Inaccurate Physician Data Causes Multiple Downstream Problems

By Mark Yujuico | May 24, 2016

The data on one of the most important assets in the delivery of healthcare -- the provider -- is under managed. Consumers of provider data include all IT systems (EMR, credentialing, marketing), patients and payers. Poorly managed provider data delays revenue cycles, impacts...

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Survey Finds Healthcare Executives Credit IT with Improving Care

By Thomas White | May 10, 2016

 

In a recent industry-wide survey, healthcare executives overwhelmingly indicated that they see health IT as having a positive impact on their organizations, with 88 percent saying that the technology is helping them provide better quality of care. The online poll of 164...

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UC Irvine Breaks Down Data Silos and Unifies Provider Data

By Thomas White | April 21, 2016

 

In a recent article, the CIO of UC Irvine Health discussed how his institution implemented big data practices that empowered population health management, value-based care and other IT initiatives at the health system.
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Do you know where your provider data is -- and is it safe?

By Taylor Ryan | February 26, 2016

The recent hacking of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s EHR system in California shines a spotlight on the importance of knowing where your provider data is -- and is it secure where it resides. Hackers were apparently able to get into the medical center’s IT...

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Shining a light on physician data across the enterprise

By Will Baker | January 13, 2016

While most healthcare organizations know their important provider data is located somewhere within their IT infrastructure, they don’t always know the specific location of the information silo where the data resides. It is extremely important for a healthcare organization to...

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Creating Healthcare Big Data Lakes Can Improve Operational Efficiency Enterprise-wide

By Will Baker | December 10, 2015

Today’s traditional IT infrastructures often lack the scalability, performance, and analytical capability to help a healthcare organization make timely and targeted decisions. How can a healthcare organization take analytics to the next level to achieve organizational...

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Inaccurate provider data can be very costly!

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | November 11, 2015

 

Hospitals aren’t the only institutions struggling with inaccurate provider data. A recent Wall Street Journal article titled “Insurers,” reported that listings of insurer in-network doctors were often out-of-date. The article also cited research by JAMA that showed only 26%...

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There Are Solutions to Some Revenue Cycle Challenges

By Thomas White | August 19, 2015

Recently, our friends over at Sagacious Consultants identified six root causes to revenue cycle pains. One of the causes they wrote about is the challenge that ALL EMRs and financial systems lack a clearly defined strategy for managing provider-specific information, such as...

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HIMSS Update: Phynd in the Interoperability Showcase with vendors including Epic & Philips

By Thomas White | April 06, 2015

The Phynd team will be in Chicago at HIMSS 2015 participating in the Health Journey of a patient in the Interoperability Showcase (Booth 2084) with Epic, Philips and others. From the HIMSS website “The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, in partnership with IHE, is a live...

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Modern day dilemma: How many employees does it take to enroll a new provider in a hospital’s EMR?

By Thomas White | February 04, 2015

Hospitals encounter providers daily that are not profiled in their EMR or financial software systems, they are essentially new to the system. New provider issues start at registration and scheduling, when a patient is being admitted or scheduled for an exam. These front-line...

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Surprisingly, new providers to a Health System can hurt revenue cycles

By Thomas White | January 30, 2015

Hospitals encounter anywhere from 5% to 15% "new" providers to their health system annually. New providers are either new to the area or their patient has travelled to or moved to the area. These are not credentialed providers but referring physicians. EMRs and revenue cycle...

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White Paper: Why A Single Provider Profile Matters

By Thomas White | January 22, 2015

 

Sometimes there really is too much of a good thing, especially in health care systems. Take provider data for instance. Provider data lives in silos in almost all hospital IT systems and in all state/national directories. The slow advance of Direct Addresses and HISPs will...

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Yale Presenting PHYND at the Epic UGM on Sept 15th

By Jarod Olds | September 15, 2014

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