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Healthcare Intelligence Network
Healthcare Buyer's Connection
Volume V, No. 8
April 28, 2006
Table of Contents

1.) Company Profiles

  • Expedite
  • DoctorDirectory.com
  • Badmus Immigration Law Firm
  • eHMO
2.) Claim Settlement - Making the Transition to Electronic Funds Transfers and Electronic Remittance Advices
3.) The Growing Dimensions Of Work-Life Programs
4.) Employee Assistance Program Management Letter
5.) Recommended Reading: Successful Strategies for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Marketing and Demonstrating Value

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1.) Expedite, Manasquan, NJ

Target your sales, marketing and research efforts with Expedite, the Information Toolkit for Sellers of Technology to Healthcare -- the most useful, comprehensive, national service that exclusively covers the rapidly expanding integrated healthcare delivery system and managed care organization universe. Stay abreast with competitor intelligence delivered to your desktop.

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DoctorDirectory.com, Asheville NC

DoctorDirectory.com, Inc., through its Internet properties HospitalDirectory.com and Doctordirectory.com, offers powerful Internet market targeting solutions for healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.

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http://www.hin.com/buyers_connection_technology.html



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Badmus Immigration Law Firm, P.C., Dallas TX

Due to the shortage of Americans needed to fill many health care positions, the healthcare industry has to consider the hire of foreign nationals with the skills needed to fill these positions -- global hiring.

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eHMO

eHMO is the first fully end-to-end, purely Web-based Application Service Provider (ASP) for the healthcare insurance industry.

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2.) Claim Settlement - Making the Transition to Electronic Funds Transfers and Electronic Remittance Advices

This report is for healthcare payers and providers seeking cost savings and innovation in their payment and collection practices. While claim submission and adjudication processes are highly automated, claim settlement is still paper-driven. However, a practical solution is now available for electronic fund transfers (EFTs) and electronic remittance advices (ERAs).

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3.) The Growing Dimensions Of Work-Life Programs

Results of a new study by Watson Wyatt Worldwide and the National Business Group on Health (see Employee Assistance Program Management Letter, February 2006 issue) underscore the growth implications for company-sponsored work-life programs. Such programs are often under the purview of the EA program.

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4.) Employee Assistance Program Management Letter

Published monthly since 1987, Employee Assistance Program Management Letter monitors the trends in the employee assistance field to give EA professionals the best strategies for managing their EAPs more effectively.

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5.) Recommended Reading: Successful Strategies for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Marketing and Demonstrating Value

How can employee assistance programs prove their value to management in the current atmosphere of diminishing budgets and tighter benefit dollars.

EAPs are not doing an adequate job educating senior management and employees about the value of services employee assistance provides, EA professionals said in a recent survey by the Employee Assistance Program Management Letter, Health Resources Publishing.

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