A Better Digital Patient Experience Starts with Provider Search

By Keith Belton | May 21, 2019

As consumerism becomes more prominent in healthcare, the term “consumer” has become synonymous with, and in some places has replaced, the “patient.” Armed with this new perspective, health systems are searching for practical ways to improve consumers’ experience. It’s often...

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Phynd Expands Offering to Include Amazon Web Services and ABMS, Supporting Health Systems’ Digital Transformation

By Keith Belton | April 18, 2019

Health Systems Can Now Deliver Consumer Experience Rivaling Market-Leading Consumer Sites

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Patient Access Week 2019 – meeting expectations of today’s modern (and digitally savvy) healthcare consumers

By Keith Belton | April 09, 2019

On March 31, 2019, the healthcare industry kicked off Patient Access Week 2019, a celebration of the people and technology platforms healthcare delivery organizations rely on to ensure the seamless registration, scheduling, and overall access to care that ensures a positive...

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UNC Health Care - Growing Clinical Networks through Better Asset (Provider) Management

By Keith Belton | March 12, 2019

 

The healthcare landscape continues to evolve, with an uncertain end game due to the rates of value-based care adoption and consolidation. This uncertainty has dramatic implications for how health systems should go to market; they need a flexible operational strategy to...

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HIMSS and J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference - The Digital Catalog and Intelligent Provider Search

By Keith Belton | February 26, 2019

As we leave February, it’s worth highlighting learnings from two recent HIT conferences – HIMSS19 and the 37th J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.  [HIMSS attendees are IT leaders focused on evaluating technologies and checking in on strategic vendors; the J.P. Morgan...

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Your Clinical Network’s Success Requires a Provider Platform

By Keith Belton | February 15, 2019

The rush by clinically-integrated and narrow networks to win market share is on. 

A consensus view of US healthcare is that the proportion of spend through risk-based contracting will continue to rise.

In 2016, nearly 30% of all Medicare and Medicaid spend was for care under...

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Healthcare Dive: Phynd Technologies, Inc. Announces Completion of Series B Funding

By Keith Belton | January 29, 2019

Investments to Launch New Epic Collaboration and Extend Leadership in Provider Information Management Marketplace.

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January 2019: Phynd Technologies, Inc. Announces Completion of Series B Funding

By Thomas White | January 29, 2019

Investments to Launch New Integration with Epic and Extend Leadership in Provider Information Management Marketplace

DALLAS, TX, January 29, 2018 - Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading provider information management platform, today announced it has completed a Series B...

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iotevolutionhealth.com: Phynd Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Keith Belton | January 24, 2019

Phynd Technologies, a health care provider information management platform, recently announced that the company has achieved ISO 27001 certification, one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards. Earning ISO 27001...

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January 2019: Phynd Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

By Thomas White | January 22, 2019

Leading healthcare provider information management platform earns accreditation for comprehensive security controls and data asset protection

DALLAS, TX, January 22, 2019 - Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading health care provider information management platform, today...

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iotevolutionhealth.com: Value-Based Care Drives Demand for Provider Information Management Tools

By Keith Belton | November 30, 2018

Healthcare consumerism and the shift to value-based care – including an explosion in the number and forms of clinical networks – are driving demand for provider information management tools in healthcare. As the sheer volume of healthcare networks continue to expand and...

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Healthcare NOW Radio: Interview with Phynd CEO, Tom White

By Keith Belton | November 25, 2018

Host Matt Fisher chats with Tom White, CEO and Co-Founder of Phynd Technologies. They discuss provider tracking technology to create cohesive records and the importance and impact of provider tracking on value based care.

Listen to the recording on SoundCloud >>> 

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Xconomy: Phynd Technologies Funding Highlight

By Keith Belton | October 31, 2018

Phynd Technologies, a Dallas-based health IT company, has raised $4 million, bringing its total investment to $7.3 million

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A Simple Test: Is Your Health System’s Digital Marketing Effective? Are You Marketing Your Providers…With the Detail Patients Need?

By Keith Belton | October 25, 2018

It’s go-to-market (GTM) time for health systems in this era of increasing consumerism. All regional health care is a zero-sum game as competitors seek to maximize new patient visits, maintain patients in-network, and gain market share. Effective digital marketing to patients...

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DallasInnovates: Phynd Technologies adds $4M in VC funding round

By Keith Belton | October 25, 2018

Follow the Money: Impact Shares Gets $1M from Rockefeller Foundation, Phynd Adds $4M in VC round

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Search Health IT | CRM in healthcare: A look inside its muddled world

By Keith Belton | September 12, 2018

By some estimates it could be nearly 20 years before healthcare manages true patient engagement. Here's why healthcare CRM is such a challenge for providers today.

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Health IT Outcomes: Provider Information Gaps Threaten Success Of New Narrow Networks

By Keith Belton | September 10, 2018

Healthcare today is a world of proliferating value-based arrangements. In addition to accountable care organizations (ACOs) – a flavor of clinically integrated networks (CINs) – “narrow networks” have emerged as a growing trend as the industry shifts to new alternative...

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MedCityNews: How Phynd is helping health systems handle provider information

By Keith Belton | August 20, 2018

MedCityNews gets the scoop on the Phynd 360° Platform from CEO Tom White.

Dallas, Texas-based Phynd‘s journey began when Thomas White founded it in the first quarter of 2013. The idea, White said in a phone interview, came from the experiences he’d had in the healthcare...

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Hea!thcare Innovation: For UNC Health Care, Managing Provider Data is a Stepping Stone to High-Quality Care

By Keith Belton | August 16, 2018

The state-run health system has been doing what it internally calls ““provider data integrity,” with the help of a technology platform that provides operational leaders with a single source of truth.

August 16, 2018 - As part of the ongoing road to value-based care, there...

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Tracking Provider Health Plan Participation: An Urgent Need for Provider Information Tools

By Keith Belton | August 15, 2018

The explosion of health system-created and managed clinical networks and health plans has put tremendous pressure on teams to maintain accurate provider affiliation.

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August 2018: Phynd Launches New Provider Health Plan Management Module

By Thomas White | August 07, 2018

Announcing the release of the new and improved Phynd version 3.2.

DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2018 - Phynd Technologies, Inc., the leading health care provider information management platform, today announced the release of Phynd 3.2, which includes powerful new software capabilities...

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Provider Data Silos and Your Health System. What You Need to Know.

By Keith Belton | July 25, 2018
“We had no single owner or team responsible for maintaining provider information. Multiple Epic analysts and support staff members were updating the SER records from disparate locations across the health network. Information was also being added from multiple external...
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May 2018: Phynd announces appointments of Chief Technology Officer, Vice Presidents of Sales and Marketing, to expanded senior leadership team

By Thomas White | May 01, 2018

Announcing the appointments of Prashant Gharpure as Chief Technology Officer, Cathy (Beerman) Jones as Vice President of Sales, and Keith Belton as Vice President of Marketing.

DALLAS, May 1, 2018 - /PRNewswire/ -- Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading provider information...

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Leveraging Provider Information for Efficient Network Management

By Keith Belton | April 20, 2018

April 2018: Phynd announces partnership with Healthwise

By Thomas White | April 10, 2018

Phynd’s intelligent Provider Information Management solution now fully integrated with Healthwise’s robust clinical taxonomy

DALLAS, TX and BOISE, ID, April 10, 2018 - Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading provider information management vendor, announced a strategic...

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Why Online Provider Search and Referral Management Programs Demand High-Quality Provider Information

By Thomas White | October 06, 2017

Expand the Data Quality Conversation to Include Provider Data

By Thomas White | August 08, 2017

 

A hot topic among healthcare payer and provider executives these days — and deservedly so — is the need to improve the quality of the information the healthcare industry uses to transact payment and improve the quality of clinical care. However, much of the conversation has...

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The Provider Information Management Dilemma: Balancing Security with the Democratization of Managing Profiles

By Mark Yujuico | July 13, 2017

 

 

Like all healthcare systems, you’re aware of the need to protect your payer and patient data. But do you realize that your provider data can be just as vulnerable if it’s not adequately safeguarded? Naturally, some provider data is public, such as basic contact...

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Provider Search and Referral Management Demands High-Quality Provider Information

By Thomas White | June 30, 2017

 

 
Healthcare systems, like any business, are competing for customers (patients) and referrals. In many respects, this competition has increased as patients are either forced to, or opt to, take more control over their own healthcare. The rise of consumerism is pressing...
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Phynd Announces Continued Company Growth

By Blake Marable | May 25, 2017

Phynd Technologies continues leading the charge to simplify healthcare provider data management by announcing the following two large healthcare systems that will begin using the Phynd Provider Information Management (PIM) solution to manage and improve the quality of their...

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Why Provider Information Management is Crucial to the Success of the Clinically Integrated Network (CIN)

By Thomas White | May 03, 2017

 

The evolution of hospitals into healthcare systems and now increasingly into clinically integrated networks (CINs) intensifies the challenge of managing an expanding patchwork of providers – physicians (both credentialed and referring), APRNs, and other licensed healthcare...

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Phynd Exhibits at 43rd NAHAM Annual Conference in Dallas, TX

By Mark Yujuico | April 25, 2017

 

We are excited to exhibit at the upcoming National Association of Healthcare Access Management’s (NAHAM) 43rd Annual Conference, April 25-28 in Dallas, Texas! If you are a Patient Access professional who is planning to attend NAHAM, we invite you to visit us in Booth # 233.

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Detailed and Accurate Provider Information Needed to Drive Online Referral Management Efforts

By Blake Marable | March 17, 2017

As competition for network referrals increases, healthcare systems, their physicians, marketing and referral management teams seek opportunities to improve their online search capability. While accurate provider information is a critical foundation for all referral management...

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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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Announcing New Provider Referral Search Capabilities and New Investment

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | February 09, 2017

Phynd Technologies continues leading the charge to simplify provider information management and amplify the organizational benefits of working with accurate provider information, by announcing the release of new feature of their Phynd Provider Information Management (PIM)...

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Phynd Technologies Exhibiting at Upcoming HIMSS 2017 Conference and Exhibition

By Jarod Olds | February 03, 2017

We are looking forward to exhibiting at the HIMSS 2017 Conference and Exhibition, February 19-23 in Orlando, Fl.  If you are attending, visit us in Booth 7785; Innovation Zone - Kiosk 3 to learn about the Phynd Provider Information Management (PIM) Platform - the cloud-based,...

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Why Accurate Provider Information is Critical to Cost Control and Revenue Cycle Improvements

By Blake Marable | January 30, 2017

 

Our last blog post reviewed the operational impact of the trend toward clinically integrated networks and how they place greater demands on managing provider information. Here we review the financial implications of this challenge including opportunities for cost control...

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Phynd Exhibits at Upcoming North Carolina Epic User Group Meeting

By Thomas White | January 19, 2017

 

We are proud to be a sponsor of the North Carolina Epic Users Group Meeting, February 8-9, in Greensboro, North Carolina. If you are attending, we invite you to stop by our booth and learn how the Phynd Provider Information Management (PIM) solution can improve the...

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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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Phynd Technologies Releases Major Software Upgrade

By Blake Marable | November 29, 2016

 

Phynd Technologies, Inc. is excited to announce the release of Phynd v2.0, the next step in the evolution of provider data management and Phynd’s Unified Provider Management (UPM) software platform. Phynd is leading the charge to simplify provider data management and...

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Addressing the Disruption in Provider Data Caused by Clinically Integrated Networks and Value-Based Care

By Skylar Hinrichs | November 03, 2016

 

Phynd CEO Tom White published an opinion piece on the @HIStalk Healthcare IT News & Opinion blog. In it he reviews some of the obvious and not so obvious consequences to provider data management that can result from the emergence of clinically integrated networks and...

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Why Maintaining an Effective Healthcare Provider Data Management Program is Critical

By Jarod Olds | October 20, 2016

As Hospitals and Health Systems evolve into Clinically Integrated Networks their credentialed and referring providers are increasingly likely to provide care in an expanded patchwork of settings. This complicates the challenge of managing critical information about these...

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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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Managing the “Heart and Soul” of Your Healthcare Delivery System

By Blake Marable | July 13, 2016

What is the “heart and soul” of your healthcare delivery system? We at Phynd believe the answer to this is the physician/provider community. Now days Providers have many tools to help them – the finest facilities and the latest in technologies - but without our physicians’...

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What is a Provider to You?

By Jarod Olds | July 06, 2016

In the modern world of healthcare, various definitions arise when it comes to the precise meaning of the ‘Provider’ – is it the actual physician interacting with patients on a face-to-face basis or is it the larger group/institution that ‘provides’ care to the public and...

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Addressing the Address Issue in the “Good Neighbor” Policy

By Skylar Hinrichs | June 29, 2016

 

It is clear that health systems throughout the country are struggling with the inflow of direct addresses and an EMR's “Good Neighbor Policy.” This is an EMR rule where hospitals share provider directories (for example Epic's CareEverywhere and Cerner's Resonance)....

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Single Sign-on Increases Security in Healthcare IT

By Skylar Hinrichs | June 22, 2016

For many people, single sign-on (SSO) is just an easy way to replace dozens of passwords with one login, freeing time and increasing productivity. However, SSO can also help increase security, comply with privacy regulations and speed workflow.

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Unifying Provider Data Solves Many Healthcare Challenges

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | June 14, 2016

Unifying provider data in one accurate and secure source can solve many of the challenges that face today’s healthcare organizations on a daily basis.

Phynd Technologies platform was created to help hospitals and health systems unify their provider data – a critical task in...

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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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Providing Value while Building the Client Relationship

By Jarod Olds | June 01, 2016

 

As hospitals and health systems around the country are coming to realize the benefits of using the Phynd Unified Provider Management (UPM) Platform, I’d like to take a moment to highlight a very important member of the Phynd team, the Client Success Managers, or CSM’s for...

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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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How Do You Determine the Effectiveness of an IT Solution?

By Jarod Olds | May 18, 2016

There has been much discussion lately in healthcare IT media about judging or determining the effectiveness of an IT solution. These conversations are the result of the plethora of solutions that are available today to aid in the delivery of healthcare. Some are expensive and...

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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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Beware: Ransomware Attacks are on the Rise and the Importance of ISO 27001

By Thomas White | April 12, 2016

It has now been revealed that the cyberattack on the 10-hospital MedStar Health System in the Baltimore-Washington area was in fact a ransomware attack. With all the other concerns that patient care organizations are facing, this new trend just adds an additional layer of...

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Phynd CEO one of the panelists at this year's Dallas Startup Week

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | April 06, 2016

Wonder what it takes to build a healthcare startup? Thomas White, CEO and Founder of Phynd Technologies is a panelist at the event. With over 20 years of leadership experience, Tom has applied his knowledge in building software companies and creating new software categories...

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Why the "Silicon Prairie" is Working

By Adam Kiefer | March 31, 2016

 

A Kearney, NE-based job-training program aimed at boosting Nebraska's information technology workforce is attracting attention from corporations across the state. The 12-week program, called TechHire Nebraska, pays participants a full-time stipend of $15 an hour while they...

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UC Irvine Medical Center chooses Phynd

By Taylor Ryan | March 22, 2016

 

Phynd Technologies, Inc. announced recently the signing of UC Irvine Medical Center located in Orange County, CA, bringing the total number of physicians under management of Phynd’s platform to more than 250,000. The 411-bed medical center has 25,000 providers and has been...

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Phynd Technologies Takes Over Las Vegas

By Will Baker | March 01, 2016

With the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference underway, the Phynd team invites you to stop by Booth #10728 to learn more about our Phynd Unified Provider Management (UPM) Platform.

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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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Come "Phynd" us at HIMSS16!

By Jarod Olds | February 18, 2016

 

As a healthcare professional, you are aware that the HIMSS Conference is a big deal. The 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition being held February 29 - March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas brings together 40,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors...

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Tom White, CEO of Phynd Technologies, Inc., Attends White House Roundtable

By Skylar Hinrichs | February 10, 2016

Last week Tom White, CEO of Phynd Technologies, Inc., attended a White House Roundtable on how business leaders and entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to rural America to site quality, good-paying technology jobs that present growth opportunities for rural workers,...

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Investments in Healthcare IT Are Shifting Focus

By Will Baker | February 04, 2016

Investments in healthcare IT are still growing, but many organizations are now looking at technologies that can help them take advantage of the IT infrastructure they have already put in place.There is a perceptible shift in IT investments away from EMRs and toward other key...

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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Signs Three Large Health Systems to Growing Client Family

By Thomas White | January 26, 2016

New clients bring customer base to over 115 hospitals with one quarter million physicians under management of Phynd’s technology platform.

Dallas, TX – January 26, 2016 -- Phynd Technologies, Inc. announced recently the signing of three new health systems, bringing the...

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CVS Connects with Providers via Epic EHR

By Mark Yujuico | January 21, 2016

A recent Healthcare IT News article reported how CVS Health has partnered with four health systems nationwide to provide them patient prescription and visit information, securely sharing data through its Epic electronic health record system. This brings the number of clinical...

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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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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Announces Joining the GNYHA Services Group Purchasing Portfolio

By Thomas White | January 06, 2016

Phynd Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Unified Provider Management (UPM) software category, announced recently that it has joined the contract portfolio of GNYHA Services, a strategic group purchasing organization, serving more than...

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Silicon Valley Doesn’t Have a Thing on the Silicon Prairie

By Peter White | January 04, 2016

Silicon Valley move over; make way for the Silicon Prairie. The area around Kearney, Grand Island and Hastings, NE is incubating, giving birth to and nurturing multiple high-tech companies that span a large number of industries. Kearney, the birth place of Phynd Technologies,...

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Phynd Partners with North Texas Food Bank to Feed the Hungry

By Jarod Olds | December 22, 2015

Recently the Phynd Team in Dallas had an opportunity to take some time away from the office and give back to the local community. We had the privilege of partnering with the North Texas Food Bank to pack boxes with canned goods and other food provisions.

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Inaccurate Provider Data Causes Problems for Patients and Healthcare Providers

By Thomas White | December 16, 2015

In mid-November 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) distributed their 2016 Guidance Letter that calls for health plans to update provider directories on a monthly basis. Unfortunately for patients, at the present time, provider data is required to be...

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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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Phynd Platform Facilitates Information Sharing

By Matthew Karges | December 02, 2015

A recent article in Health Data Management chronicled the problems that the OIG has identified with data sharing and EHRs. In particular, OIG stated that providers must do more to improve the flow of information, subject to appropriate privacy and security safeguards.

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Accurate Provider Data Is the Foundation for Good Referral Management

By Peter White | November 18, 2015

Referral management is becoming an increasingly important factor in the delivery of effective healthcare. Physicians encounter patients almost every day that require special treatment beyond their medical specialty. The success of a medical group or a hospital depends on good...

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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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Accurate Provider Data Plays an Important Role in Meeting Meaningful Use Objectives

By Blake Marable | November 04, 2015

The overarching objective of the Meaningful Use (MU) program was to implement innovative technology measures that would advance overall patient care and improve care delivery.

The EHRIntelligence.com newsletter reported recently that those healthcare providers who effectively...

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eBook Blog: Accurate Provider Information is Essential for Operational Efficiency

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | October 28, 2015

Having the right provider information at your fingertips -- when you need it -- is essential to improve both your operational and financial performance, as well as your patient care delivery.

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A Rising Star Is Born

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | October 20, 2015

There is a new star rising in the healthcare information technology sky and that star is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This new star is responsible for safeguarding healthcare organizations' most valued asset: information.

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Better Communications between Physicians and Healthcare Organizations Can Improve Outcomes

By Will Baker | October 13, 2015

Note: This is the second of a two part series on the importance of provider communications in today’s healthcare delivery environment.

An Associate Press (AP) story recently reported that most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis at some point in...

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The Joint Commission and CMS Rules Require Communications with Multiple Providers in a Variety of Care Delivery Settings

By Taylor Ryan | October 08, 2015

Note: This is the first of a two part series on the importance of provider communications in today’s healthcare delivery environment.

The Joint Commission (TJC) and CMS have established specific rules on provider communications. If it is discovered during an audit that a...

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Merger Mania Hits Healthcare

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | September 30, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reported recently that healthcare providers and insurers are supersizing. They cite dozens of mergers among hospitals, medical practices and insurance payers, and claim this phenomenon is the result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Five years after...

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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Raises Series A Funding to Accelerate Growth

By Thomas White | September 22, 2015

New capital will allow for rapid expansion of company’s unique Unified Provider Management Platform.

KEARNEY, NE – September 23, 2015 -- Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading healthcare application service provider, announced it has secured $1.1M in Series A equity funding to...

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Secure communication of clinical information is the name of the game

By Peter White | September 22, 2015

David Rath’s article in the September 7, 2015, issue of Healthcare Informatics titled: “Is Direct the Rodney Dangerfield of Interoperability?” makes some excellent points.

According to the HealthIT.gov web site, the Direct Project was created to specify a simple, secure,...

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Medical Staff Credentialing Departments Manage only about 20% of a Hospital’s Provider Base

By Blake Marable | September 16, 2015

Credentialing departments are empowered to manage the background verifications and privileging process at healthcare facilities. Using various credentialing systems, they are excellent at managing this background review of the providers who are on staff.

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Dan Barchi at Yale - Sets the Record Straight on Data Blocking by Health Systems

By Thomas White | September 09, 2015
In a September 4, 2015 article, Dan Barchi, senior vice president and CIO at Phynd Customer Yale New Haven Health System and the Yale School of Medicine, sets the record straight on the perception by some people that healthcare systems are blocking data as a business...
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The future will be so bright that we will have to wear shades!

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | September 01, 2015
The healthcare industry is undergoing monumental changes. Some of these have been thrust upon us by governmental mandates; others are simply the result of an ever-evolving information technology (IT) environment. Even though industry critics cite such IT challenges as the...
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The Differences between Phynd’s Unified Provider Management Platform and a Data Warehouse

By Blake Marable | August 25, 2015
There is a huge difference between a data warehouse like Informatica and Phynd’s Unified Provider Management (UPM) platform.
A data warehouse simply collects, stores and retains static information for use as it is needed. On the other hand, the Phynd UPM platform...
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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Signs Six New Health Systems to Growing Client Family

By Thomas White | August 21, 2015

KEARNEY, NE /PRNewswire/ – August 21, 2015 Phynd Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Kearney, NE, with executive offices in Dallas, TX, announced recently the signing of six new health systems, representing 48 hospitals and 136,000 physicians. The new clients are: Cone...

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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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Merger Mania

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | August 11, 2015

Merger mania is consuming the healthcare industry. We have seen the major insurance companies consolidate into four players, with the latest Anthem/Cigna merger being the largest financial transaction in healthcare history. Hospitals and physician groups are following suit....

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Is there a solution to provider abuse of the Medicare System?

By Blake Marable | August 03, 2015

In a July 21 Wall Street Journal article, entitled: “Government Report Cites Shortfalls in Medicare’s Screening Process for Doctors,” the writer, Christopher Weaver, states that a GAO report documents that thousands of doctors who bill Medicare have used questionable...

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Inaccuracies move the industry toward a Unified Provider Management (UPM) Platform

By Skylar Hinrichs | July 13, 2015

Over the past several months, you may have heard some talk about health systems having inaccurate provider data, causing communication troubles between health systems and referring providers. According to The Fresno Bee, a recent California state audit found several...

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An Introduction to Phynd's Single Provider Profiles

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | June 04, 2015

 

We are pleased to release the latest video/demo on the Phynd Platform. The first of the video is a melodic overview of the Phynd Platform. The second half is a product demonstration of Phynd, including editing a provider profile and enrolling new providers. Grab some...

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My Time At The MDP Hill Day

By Thomas White | June 02, 2015

I spent Monday on Capital Hill with a group of 28 CEOs and founders of health IT companies from across the country coming together to seek clarity in legislation that was written pre-iPhone and some before the internet. Big thanks to the Athena Health staff for including me...

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Phynd CEO Attending More Disruption Please (MDP) Hill Day in Washington D.C.

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | June 01, 2015

For the second year in a row, Athena Health is hosting their More Disruption Please (MDP) Hill Day in Washington D.C. to encourage innovators from across the nation to have their voices heard as Congress is concurrently writing legislation to “discover, develop, and deploy...

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Phynd is mentioned in this week's HIStalk

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | April 27, 2015

From today's Monday update from the HIStalk site: "Phynd Technologies will analyze the cost to Nebraska hospitals of managing their provider information manually vs. using its provider information management platform in a project funded by the state."

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