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Enabling Borderless Health Care

During our year-end strategic planning session we broadened our company's footprint to more accurately describe what we do.  We explain the current market landscape and how we as well as our name fit into the health care business. "Today the health care delivery system creates siloes that do not efficiently work together to control cost [...]

Health Care Reform is a Journey Not an Event

The recent passage of national health care reform legislation is an important milestone in the process of moving toward providing millions of Americans with access to health insurance. However, significant steps must still be taken in order to achieve the goals established in the legislation. Specifically, greater clarification is needed to determine how reform will [...]

9/04/09 – Weekly compilation of health care reform developments in Washington, D.C. and state legislatures 9/4/09

Federal The Senate Finance Committee pledged bipartisan compromise on health care reform, but it appears no new agreements have been reached. Senator Edward Kennedy’s passing last week caused some on Capitol Hill to be more concerned about lack of compromise in the legislative process to achieve health care reform. In the House, work remains to [...]

Process Owners & Social Productivity – Changing Corporate DNA

While these concepts can be applied to all industries (see Harvard Business Review Blog "Lessons from GE's Approach to Personal Productivity"), the daunting complexity of moving to new health care data interchange standards such as HIPAA 5010 and medical coding standard ICD-10 suggest the traditional process owner and new social productivity concepts could converge for [...]

No World Borders Expands Health Care, Process Improvement Practice to Latin America

Newport Beach, CA - No World Borders today announced that it has expanded its health care and process improvement practices to Latin America, with projects under way in Mexico, Puerto Rico, with teams available for new market opportunities in Panama, and Uruguay.Michael Arrigo, President & CEO of No World Borders said, "The world continues to [...]

Interview with TriZetto’s Rob Scavo (AHIP)

While at the America's Health Insurance Plans conference in San Diego (AHIP) we met with Rob Scavo, President of Product Management and Core Administrative Solutions at TriZetto.We asked Rob to provide TriZetto's view on what the new HIPAA standards, X12 5010 and medical coding standard ICD-10 mean in terms of not only compliance but opportunities [...]

Business Process Management Helps Companies Work Smart and Fast

"Streamlining administrative processes while continuing to invest in patient care is not mutually exclusive. Business process management, or BPM, can provide a clear view of processes across all systems, including billing, accounting and other legacy systems.