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  1. Top 4 Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Finance Trends to Watch in 2018
  2. Is Self-distribution Right For Your Hospital System?

#1: Top 4 Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Finance Trends to Watch in 2018.”

By Jacqueline Belliveau

Article Synopsis
The top four healthcare revenue cycle and finance trends that should appear on 2018 agendas include voluntary Medicare alternative payment models, value-based care products from private payers, the Quadruple Aim, and hospital mergers.  These trends will impact how healthcare organizations approach the value-based care transition and their revenue cycle management strategies in 2018. This article explores the top predictions for the healthcare revenue cycle management and finance space in 2018. 

Read More At: https://revcycleintelligence.com/news/top-4-healthcare-revenue-cycle-finance-trends-to-watch-in-2018

#2: “Is Self-distribution Right For Your Hospital System?”

By Deborah Abrams Kaplan

Article SynopsisConsider these factors before you make changes to your time-sensitive supply chain. 5 factors to consider when analyzing your distribution system:

  • Financial analysis
  • Volume
  • Culture
  • Technology
  • Location

Read More At:  https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/hospital-supply-chain-self-distribution-analysis/512677/