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2/26/2019 - HealthLeaders

Price transparency leader pushes for cost estimate accuracy (part 2)

UCHealth continues to improve its cost estimator tool to ensure the highest degree of accuracy and avoid surprising patients with bills. Read Article

2/22/2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

The metrics healthcare leaders check daily

Becker's asked healthcare leaders - including UCHealth CIO Steve Hess - to share the metrics they check daily to track their organization's performance. Read Article

2/15/2019 - STAT

Seema Verma: Americans have the right to know their health care and hospital costs

One reason health care costs continue to skyrocket is that the prices are largely hidden from patients. That's unacceptable.UCHealth in Colorado offers individualized estimates through its patient portal or a mobile app, and opened a dedicated call center for price transparency. Read Article

2/13/2019 -

UCHealth home to cutting-edge technology for early-stage breast tumors

At just 22 years old, Breanna came across a mass in her right breast. “It was in a place where it was irritating and painful,” Breanna said. Read Article

2/13/2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

Providers can now request Uber rides for patients: 6 notes

Uber Health and ambulance services provider Ambulnz teamed up to enable healthcare providers to order non-emergency medical transportation for their patients. UCHealth in Aurora, Colo., had already been using Ambulnz's platform, and recently began using the Uber Health integration. Read Article

2/12/2019 - Health Leaders Media

UCHealth’s revenue cycle takes price transparency to next level (part 1)

CMS Administrator Seema Verma recently named UCHealth as one of the exemplars providing price transparency that goes above CMS requirements. Read Article

2/12/2019 - AAMC

“How much will it really cost?”

At times, medical prices can be almost impossible for patients to predict or understand. How cutting-edge hospitals like UCHealth are working to change that. Read Article

2/11/2019 - Forbes

The back-office revolution

UCHealth in Colorado is one of a growing number of healthcare systems using predictive analytics to improve its operations.  Read Article

2/11/2019 - KOAA News5

Your Healthy Family: New minimally invasive breast tumor treatment available in CO (part 1)

UCHealth Memorial Hospital’s Breast Surgery Program is now the first in Colorado to use a new technology that can freeze a lesion in the breast, killing the tumor cells and helping patients who are candidates for the procedure avoid surgery. Read Article

2/11/2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

100 hospital and health system CIOs to know | 2019

The executives featured on this list - including Steve Hess. CIO of UCHealth - lead technology and health IT initiatives for large and small healthcare providers across the U.S.  Read Article