Healthcare Contract Management Workflow
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted November 27, 2018

Vital Signs of a Workflow System for Healthcare Contract Management

An automated workflow system for healthcare contract management is, essentially, a software application designed to manage a series of repeatable business processes.

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Custom Contract Form Fields
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted October 2, 2018

Adding Power to your Contracts with Table Fields

Contract Guardian allows you to create custom contract types with corresponding custom fields for your contract database. Most users have explored the use of creating custom fields using the field types listed in this article.

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Key Performance Indicators
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted August 31, 2018

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure

Peter Drucker is often quoted as saying, "You can't manage what you can't measure." That is certainly true when evaluating contract management. Unless you measure something, you don't know if it is getting better or worse. You cannot see positive progress unless you measure to see what is improving and what is not.

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Key Performance Indicators
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted August 21, 2018

Contract Guardian Announces Expanded Key Performance Indicators for Contract Management Workflow

Peter Drucker, world-renown business philosopher, is often quoted as saying that "You can't manage what you can't measure." That is certainly true when it comes to the management of contracts and their associated workflows. Let’s face it, unless you measure something you don't know if it is getting better or worse. This is the reason we are releasing additional features in our Key Performance Indicator module for Workflow.

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Contract Data Migration
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted August 15, 2018

Six Best Practices Contract Management Data Migration

Contract Guardian consultants champion best practices to help our clients have a successful migration and take the necessary steps towards contract management excellence. Read this article for some recommendations on contract management best practices for data migration.

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Contract Access Control
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted August 1, 2018

How To Grant Special Access to Certain Contract Types and Fieldsets

Contract Guardian enables you to create an unlimited number of contract types. One can establish the visual look, default values, required fields, workflows and more.

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Automated Contract Management
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted July 18, 2018

Six Tips for Saving Time and Automating Contract Management

Do you invest unnecessary energy on administration related to contracts and spend insufficient time on your primary occupation? Check out this article on how you can save time with automated contract management.

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HCCA Conference
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted April 17, 2018

Thank You!

We are thrilled with the number of clients and potential new clients that visited with us at the Annual Compliance Institute at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas on April 15-18.

Some of the more requested capabilities to be demonstrated include:

  • Graphical Workflow
  • Creation of unlimited custom fields
  • Electronic Signature with tag generation
  • Risk Engine
  • Policy and Procedure Management
  • Contract/Document Generator
  • Drag and Drop of Documents

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Compliance Institute
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted March 13, 2018

HCCA's 22nd Annual Compliance Institute - Booth 422

Join Contract Guardian at booth #422 at the HCCA Annual Compliance Institute at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas on April 15-18. Check out our latest enhancements to Contract Guardian that include Expanded Workflow Reporting and Key Performance Indicators, Unlimited Collaboration, Visual Process Map for both Workflow and Contract Creation, Route Previews, New Calculated Fields and more.

The program is designed for compliance professionals from a variety of healthcare backgrounds, including compliance officers, billing and coding professionals, auditors, nurses, risk managers, ethics officers, privacy officers, health information professionals. Healthcare Reform, Hospital Physician Alignment, Compliance Effectiveness, and HIPAA Privacy/Data Breach are all adding complexity to the challenges facing compliance professionals.

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Healthcare Contract Management Security Features
  • By Thom Davidson
  • Posted March 19, 2018

Field and Field Set Security Controls

Record or contract level security is common among vendors. However, we have noticed that a number of vendors do not offer the field level and field set flexibility that is built into Contract Guardian.

Record-level (Meta data for contract) permissions are granted at the entity level, but you may have certain fields associated with an entity that contain data that is more sensitive than the other fields. For these situations, you use field level security to control access to specific fields. Examples might include certain financial or legal information that should only be seen by the CFO or the Legal Department. The scope of field level security is organization-wide and applies to all data access requests including viewing of the contract data, searching, reporting, and audit journals.

Turning this feature on is as simple as checking the restricted option in the fieldset checkbox and identifying the users/groups that are authorized.

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