Craneware Supports Forward-Thinking Community Hospital Executives to Strengthen U.S. Community Healthcare's Business Performance

Craneware Sponsors 2011 Community Hospital 100 Executive Management Conference

Oct 03, 2011, 09:00 ET from Craneware

ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As 73% of all registered hospitals in the U.S. are community hospitals having 300 beds or less, collectively these hospitals account for the largest sector of the U.S. healthcare system. Providing well-located access to emergency and medical care, the role of community hospitals is vital to the wellbeing of Americans. To sustain community healthcare with quality physicians and equipment, community hospitals must ensure solid financial performance, compliance and operational efficiency. In support of community hospital leaders' initiatives to achieve these requirements, Craneware, Inc., the market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, announced today its sponsorship of the 2011 Community Hospital 100 Executive Management Conference, to be held October 23-25, 2011 at the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

As a gathering of some of the nation's most ground-breaking, senior-level, community hospital executives, The Community Hospital 100 Executive Management Conference provides a venue for industry thought leaders to collaborate toward strengthening a sector of healthcare that is often considered to be the foundation of the national healthcare system. Limited to 100 community hospitals with 300 or fewer beds, this year's conference agenda will consist of  educational sessions, roundtables and workshops with a focus on closing the divide between current challenges and the expected clinical and payment models of the future.  

Craneware provides healthcare organizations of all sizes, including community hospitals, with automated revenue integrity solutions that have consistently proven to be essential tools for hospitals' achievement of better financial performance, operational efficiency and minimized compliance risk. In recognition of the support that the Community Hospital 100 provides community hospitals across the country, Craneware has elected to become a "leadership level" sponsor of the organization's Executive Management Conference.

"It is astounding what can be accomplished when passionate industry leaders of this caliber come together to work toward a unified goal of improving community hospital operations," said Craneware CEO, Keith Neilson. "Craneware is proud to support the efforts of the Community Hospital 100 to help advance this category of healthcare organizations that are essential in meeting the clinical needs of millions of Americans."

One quarter of registered U.S. hospitals use Craneware Revenue Integrity Solutions™. Craneware's Chargemaster Toolkit® is ranked number one in the KLAS Revenue Cycle – Chargemaster Management market category in the "2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services," December, 2010. © 2010 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com. It is designed to capture legitimate reimbursement by automating chargemaster management processes, and is customizable for organizations from small community hospitals to large healthcare networks.

To learn more about The Community Hospital 100 Executive Management Conference, visit www.communityhospital100.com. For registration, contact Kristy Cioffi at (203) 644-1707 or kciofiie@lincolnhc.com.

About Lincoln Healthcare Events

Founded in 1998, Lincoln Healthcare Events is an independent organizer of executive leadership communities in healthcare. They strive to positively impact the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. healthcare system by delivering the single most valuable conference and community of healthcare executives in each of the sectors we serve. Lincoln Healthcare Events' conferences offer senior-level executives highly focused venues for understanding strategic trends, sharing best practices and building relationships.

About Craneware

Craneware (AIM: CRW.L) is the leader in automated revenue integrity solutions that improve financial performance for healthcare organizations. Craneware's market-driven, SaaS solutions help hospitals and other healthcare providers more effectively price, charge, code and retain earned revenue for patient care services and supplies. This optimizes reimbursement, increases operational efficiency and minimizes compliance risk. By partnering with Craneware, clients achieve the visibility required to identify, address and prevent revenue leakage. To learn more, visit craneware.com and stoptheleakage.com.

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