Thursday, October 29, 2009

East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) selects Unibased's Consumer Portal

East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) has announced its selection of Unibased Systems Architecture, Inc. (Unibased) consumer portal, Consumer Access and Scheduling for Healthcare (CASH) to simplify and expedite access for services. The web application is fully integrated with the Unibased ForSite2020® product suite and it will improve the access process. Providing 24/7 web access to service scheduling and registration eliminates several of the impediments consumers experience in obtaining their healthcare needs.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

MHEG/HFMA/HIMSS - October 22, 2009 Meeting

Greater St. Louis Chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association

Missouri HealthCare Executives Group &

Midwest Gateway Chapter of Health Information Management Systems Society


The Future of Healthcare Financing
4th Annual Conference

Thursday, October 22, 2009
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saint Charles Convention Center
One Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, Missouri 63303


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sustaining a Financially Vibrant Healthcare Organization

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.- 11:45 a.m
The HITECH Act - the potential impact, questions and
considerations for Providers

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m - 2:15 p.m.
The Healthcare Executives Role in IT Decisions

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Building the Hospitals of Tomorrow: Rehabilitate, Renovate or Replace

4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks/Satisfaction Survey

For additional information about the conference view the October 22nd Program Brochure, HERE.


Bob Grass, Principal Consultant
Phone: (314) 878-6050, ext. 148

Phil Amelung, Principal Consultant
Phone: (314) 878-6050, ext. 172

Friday, October 16, 2009

HFMA National Fall Seminar - Orlando, FL

Healthcare Financial Management Association National Fall Seminar
October 20-22, 2009

The Peabody Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

George M. Giorgianni, National Director for Perioperative Solutions, will be on site to meet with you. He may be contacted directly at:

Cell: 404-915-6439
Office: 800-489-6069, 163

Join Us For NAHAM Northeast’s 2009 Regional Conference!

National Association of Healthcare Access Management Presents
The Fifth Annual Northeast Regional Conference
“Patient Access: Achieving Success in Challenging Times”

October 19-20, 2009
Holiday Inn Stamford
700 E. Main St, Stamford, CT 06901

Bob Grass, Principal Consultant, will be on site to meet with you. He may be contacted directly at 314-795-5248 (mobile phone) or by email at

PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a NAHAM member to attend this conference.

Directions To Conference

From the Merrit Parkway:

Coming from NY towards CT
Northbound Take Exit 34. Turn right onto Long Ridge Rd and follow for
approximately three miles. At intersection (Bank of America will be on the left)
turn left onto Washington Blvd. Go 1 mile and turn left onto Tresser Blvd. Take
another left onto Elm St. At first signal light, turn right into hotel parking lot

Coming from Boston towards CT
Southbound Take Exit 35. Turn right onto High Ridge Rd. and follow for
approximately 4.2 miles. At the Intersection (Lord&Taylor’s will be on the right),
proceed straight onto Summer Street. Turn left at Broad St, then right at the
fourth light onto Grove St. At the next light, turn left into the hotel parking lot.

From I-95

Coming from NY towards CT

Northbound Take Exit 8. Turn left off the exit ramp onto Atlantic Street. At
the third light, turn right onto Tresser Blvd. Turn left at the third light onto Elm
Street. Make a quick right into the hotel parking lot.

Coming from Boston towards CT
Southbound Take Exit 8. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Elm St. Go through
large intersection and make quick right at the second light into the hotel
parking lot.

Monday, October 12, 2009

2009 HFMA Regional Annual "Healthcare Finance Fall Workshop"

Greater St. Louis, Heart of America, Show-Me of Missouri and Sunflower Chapters of HFMA

Hyatt Regency Crown Center
2345 McGee Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Event Registration Information: Click Here

Two of our principal consultants will be at the 2009 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) regional chapter signature annual event “Healthcare Finance Fall Workshop” at the Hyatt Regency, Kansas City, MO. The event has historically attracted more than 100 leaders from healthcare organizations throughout the Central Midwest.

The vendor fair is Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm during the cocktail reception, and on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.


Bob Grass, Principal Consultant
Phone: (314) 878-6050, ext. 148

Phil Amelung, Principal Consultant
Phone: (314) 878-6050, ext. 172

Thursday, October 8, 2009

We're at the Managing Today's OR Suite Conference at Caesars Palace today!

- if you are attending MTORS, please stop by booth 412!

Efficiently Manage Your Highest Revenue Department with ForSite2020® Surgery Management

At Unibased Systems, we understand that providing your patients with quality care that is efficient, safe and cost effective is your top priority. In today’s healthcare environment, cost containment and efficient use of resources is imperative to provide the standard of care your patients demand, while improving your financial performance and maintaining a competitive edge. Top challenges have become utilization management, process improvement to increase productivity, and effectively managing costs without sacrificing quality. Automation of perioperative services is critical when making data-driven decisions to meet these challenges.

Unibased Systems is unmatched in the industry for customer satisfaction in providing healthcare organizations like yours with high performance software and unparalleled reliability, meeting your critical need for 24 hour availability. Providing a valuable tool for scheduling, documenting, reporting and managing the clinical, financial and operational components in the complete perioperative process, Unibased Systems’ ForSite2020 Surgery Management transforms your surgery department into a cost-effective patient care delivery operation. Eliminating manual processes and seamlessly connecting resources and information, ForSite2020 Surgery Management allows you to focus on patient care, and assists your organization to improve customer satisfaction, optimize departmental performance, and maximize revenue by providing:

* Rules-Based, Conflict-Free Scheduling
* Complete Resource Allocation
* Proven Multi-Facility Capability
* Accurate Perioperative Documentation
* Automatic Charge Capture
* Superior Data Access
* Unsurpassed System Reliability
* Supports Cost Management And
Process Improvement
* 17 Week Implementation Plan
* Web Access

Unibased Systems’ goal is to assist your healthcare organization to successfully meet your business requirements by managing your capabilities for maximum revenue and streamlining the effective management of resources to increase productivity and utilization of all your surgery resources. Automatic data capture is just part of the process and provides reports to support sound management decisions. Easy scheduling access and enhanced workflow promotes positive customer relationships to improve your organization’s bottom line.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Indiana Healthcare Access Managers Association (IHAMA) Fall Conference , October 8-9 2009

Bob Grass, Principal Consultant, will be at the Indiana Healthcare Access Managers Association (IHAMA) Fall Conference at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa in Florence, Indiana. The conference will begin with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 8 and will adjourn at noon on Friday, October 9 - during which time he will be available for consultations, just stop by the booth! If you prefer to schedule an appointment with Bob in advance, please contact him directly:

Bob Grass
Principal Consultant
Unibased Systems Architecture, Inc.
Phone: (314) 878-6050, ext. 148
Cell: (314) 795-5248