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Small percentage of uninsured patients generate most of hospitals' self-pay revenue

Upwards of 30 percent of self-pay accounts — those patients without health insurance or those who have a patient balance after insurance — will generate more than 80 percent of the self-pay revenue collected by hospitals, finds a new TransUnion Healthcare analysis. Which means that, if hospitals aren’t optimizing their revenue cycle, they could potentially… Read More »

Brain implants might one day help paralyzed patients use tablets

(Reuters Health) – – Paralyzed people might one day be able to operate smartphones and tablets just by thinking about the actions they want to perform, with help from sensors implanted in their brains, a recent experiment suggests. While previous experiments have had some success using brain sensors paired with customized computers to help paralyzed… Read More »

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Singer, who has bipolar and borderline personality disorders, knows when he’s on the verge of a mental health crisis. The female voice he hears incessantly in his head suddenly shuts up, and the hula hoop he gyrates while walking to the grocery store stops easing his anxieties. That’s when he gets… Read More »