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So far Rick Conlin has created 3 blog entries.

Hospital IT Spend, the Untapped Well of COVID-19 Financial Recovery

By |2020-09-17T10:11:48-04:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Amidst massive (i.e., 20-30% annual) revenue decline caused by COVID-19 and steadily growing fixed costs, hospitals are suddenly facing declines in their margins of 200-300%, leaving executives scrambling to reduce costs.  Previous focal points of hospital value management, like clinical supplies and purchased services, are now becoming much harder to find meaningful latent value. Labor reduction, [...]

SIE’s role helping agencies comply with MEGABYTE continues to earn dividends

By |2020-08-05T12:29:47-04:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Congratulations to the Department of Commerce, and Shirley Bowie-Dean for achieving an A on the most recent MEGABYTE grade!  The full FITARA scorecard was published this week.  SIE is proud to have supported DOC with improving their MEGABYTE grade, and helped Commerce establish a multi-year plan for software centralization, including all 13 bureaus. Since 2016, SIE [...]

Financial Apocalypse Now: The Unprecedented Imperative of Hospital Cost Recovery

By |2020-08-07T17:03:33-04:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Remember the good old days of American hospital finance?  In this case, the good old days I am referring to are only about 10 years ago.  Back then, as hospitals were implementing the 2008 Affordable Care Act (ACA), margins were single digit thin.  Predicted financial futures were already keeping Health System CFOs up at night.  The [...]

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