Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2006
Craneware, Inc., a leading supplier of chargemaster management and revenue cycle software solutions, today announced that Blowing Rock Hospital in Blowing Rock, North Carolina; Skyline Hospital in White Salmon, Washington; and Bayside Community Hospital and Clinic in Anahuac, Texas, have joined the growing number of critical access hospitals and small rural facilities using Chargemaster Toolkit – CAH™, the first revenue cycle solution designed for specific billing, coding, revenue capture and reporting needs of critical access hospitals.
Chargemaster Toolkit – CAH, a solution tailored for the small but mighty needs of critical access hospitals (CAH), enables a CAH to correct, maintain and manage their chargemaster with improved efficiency and accuracy at an affordable price. Automated features maintain the CDM and promote compliance while strengthening the bottom line. An easy-to-use online reference tool, included with the product, supplies immediate answers to questions on coding, regulations and pricing while promoting efficient operations.
“We’re pleased that these hospitals now have a chargemaster solution to help them adapt their revenue cycles to the special rules and regulations that critical access hospitals face,” remarked Craneware CEO Keith Neilson. “Chargemaster Toolkit-CAH provides these facilities with advanced communications features to help bring ancillary, financial, compliance and health information together with improved chargemaster management workflow.”
About Blowing Rock Hospital
The Blowing Rock Hospital provides acute care and long term care for residents of Blowing Rock and the surrounding community, with a privately owned clinic adjacent to the hospital providing additional medical and ancillary services for hospital patients. The Blowing Rock Hospital's Adult Care Center is an extended care facility which provides a program of care and mutual support for those individuals requiring more daytime assistance than either they or their families can provide.
About Skyline Hospital
Skyline Hospital is a Washington State Public Hospital District serving Western Klickitat County and Eastern Skamania County. Overlooking the scenic Columbia River Gorge, the hospital is located on a bluff in White Salmon, WA. Skyline is licensed as a 32-bed Acute Care Hospital, with an average daily census of just under 6 inpatients. Designated as a Critical Access Hospital which allows operation of a maximum of 25 beds, Skyline carries a Trauma Level IV designation. The 100+ employees of Skyline provide services in the areas of acute care, obstetrics, surgery, cardio-pulmonary, radiology, laboratory, physical therapy, pharmacy and emergency services. The hospital owns and operates a three-vehicle ambulance service.
About Bayside Community Hospital and Clinic
Bayside Community Hospital in Anahuac, Texas, is a15-bed Critical Access Hospital located between Houston and Beaumont. The hospital provides general medical and surgical services to the Anahuac community and includes an emergency department and trauma center. Bayside was recognized for excellence in hospital governance by the Texas Academy of Governance during the 2006 Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT) Spring Forum in Dallas, an award which recognizes hospitals and health systems that achieve knowledge and skills in governance and strive to keep that knowledge current through education and the practice of effective governance. Bayside is the first Critical Access Hospital to achieve this distinction from the Texas Academy of Governance.
Craneware is the market leading supplier of financial software solutions that empower health care providers to improve daily operations, optimize revenue and encourage compliance and use information more efficiently to impact business decisions. The company is known for excellent chargemaster management and maintenance software and outstanding client support. Craneware, Inc. has more than 700 hospital customers throughout the United States. Visit Craneware on the Internet at http://www.craneware.com.
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