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Health Information
Systems & Technology
Benchmarking
Association

4606 FM1960 West
Houston, TX 77069

Phone:281-440-5044
Fax:281-440-6677

info@histba.com

The Health Information Systems Benchmarking Association is currently afree association of health information systems professionals within companies. HISTBA™ conducts benchmarking studies to identify practices that improve the overall operations of the members.

 

 

Mission

Health Information Systems Benchmarking Association™ is dedicated to the analysis and improvement of business processes in the health care industry and related industries. Through the exchange of data gathered in benchmarking surveys, members will be able to benefit from the experience of many companies in the industry. Membership is open to individuals employed as permanent employees of companies in the health care industry and related industries.

Objectives

  • To identify "Best in Class" business processes, which, when implemented, will lead member companies to exceptional performance as perceived by their customers.
  • To conduct benchmarking studies of important business processes.
  • To create a cooperative environment where full understanding of the performance and enablers of "best in class" business processes can be obtained and shared at reasonable cost.
  • To use the efficiency of the consortium to obtain process performance data and related best practices from inside the health services and banking industry.
  • To support the use of benchmarking to facilitate process improvement and the achievement of total quality.

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Membership

  • The scope of HISTBA™ membership is open to individuals employed as permanent employees of companies in the health care management industries.
  • Company membership will be considered with respect to compliance with HISTBA™ mission, goals and operating guidelines, as well as, qualification of the organization within the scope of membership.
  • Participation in specific efforts will be optional and open only to members with costs shared by the participants. Members pay only if they join a specific study. Currently, membership in HISTBA™ is free.  
  • We reserve the right to review membership applications and to make the final decision whether or not to accept any application. Consulting firms are ineligible for membership.

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    Benefits of Membership

    Studies:

    HISTBA™ will identify and present to members opportunities to participate in Benchmarking studies on various topics addressing issues of importance to health services and related industries.  

    There are two types of Benchmarking studies provided: 
    • Consortium studies are offered to the membership as a whole with costs divided. 
    • Single company sponsored studies addressing the interest of one member company can be offered to other selected members for no fee.
    The association will also support health information services, banking and related industries' benchmarking efforts: 
    • Research - Access public and private databases.
    • Identify study participants - Top companies in health services and related industries.
    • Collect data - Manage response collection with the participants as a third party.
    • Lead site visits - Structured with best participants.

    Roundtables:

    Interest group roundtables will be organized throughout the year. Members will pay a nominal fee to join real and virtual roundtable discussions that address specific processes for health services and related industries. 

    Cost:
    Currently, membership in HISTBA™ is FREE!  Costs of studies are shared by the participants. 

     

     

    Additional Resources:

      Industry Focused

    Airline
    Airport
    Aerospace
    Automotive
        •Systems & Technology
    Banking
    Broadcasting
    Cable And Satellite Television
    Computer Hardware Manufacturing
    Construction
    Defense
    Electric Utility
        •Information Systems
        •Municipal & Rural Cooperative
        •Nuclear Utility
        •Generation
        •Distribution
        •Transmission
    Energy
        •Systems & Technology
    Financial Services
        •Information Systems & Technology
    Gas
    Government
    Health Care
        •Information Systems and Technology
    Health Insurance
    Higher Education
    Hospitality
    Insurance
        •Systems & Technology
        •Billing
        •Claims Processing
        •Health
        •Life
    Internet
    ISP
    Life Insurance
    Manufacturing
    Mortgage
    Natural Gas
    Newspapers
    Not For Profit
    Oil and Gas
    Petrochemical
    Pharmaceutical
        •Clinical Trials Standards
    Retail
    Retention
    Satellite Television
    Software
    Sport
    Telecommunications
        •Information Systems
    Transportation
    Utility
        •Municipal & Rural Cooperative
        •Nuclear Utility
        •Generation
        •Distribution
        •Transmission
    Water Utility
    Wireless
    Yellow Pages

     Other Sites of Interest

    Benchmarking Books
    Benchmarking Coordinators
    Benchmarking Database
    Benchmarking Newsletter
    Benchmarking Reports
    Benchmarking Roundtables
    Benchmarking Training

     Process Focused

    Abandoned Property Management
    Activity Based Costing
    Accounting and Finance
    Accounts Payable
    Agile Manufacturing
    Application Development
    Application Maintenance
    B2B
    B2C
    Billing Process Management
    Brand Value Management
    Call Center
    Capital Asset Management
        •Hardware Asset Management
        •Software Asset Management
    Clinical Trials Standards
    Contract Management
    Corporate Communications
    Corporate Planning
    Credit & Collections
    Culture Integration
    Customer Database
    Customer Intimacy
    Customer Relationship Management
    Customer Satisfaction
    Customer Service
    Data Mining
    Distribution & Logistics
    Disaster Preparedness & Recovery
    Desktop Support
    e Commerce
    EMail Management
    Employee Development & Training
    Enterprise Continuity
    Environmental Health & Safety
    Executive Development
    Extranet
    Facilities & Real Estate
    Fleet Management
    Global Operations
    Help Desk
    Human Resources
    Information Systems
        •Automotive
        •Electric Utility & Gas
        •Energy
        •Financial
        •Health
        •Insurance
        •Telecommunications
    Information Technology Architecture
    Information Technology Asset Management
        •Hardware Asset Management
        •Software Asset Management
    Information Technology Financial Managers
    Information Technology Human Resources
    Information Technology Outsourcing
    Information Technology Procurement
    Information Technology Security
    Internal Auditing
    Intranet
    Inventory Management
    ISO9000, QS9000, ISO14000
    Knowledge Management
    Lean Manufacturing
    Management Development
    Manufacturing Technology
    Marketing
    Mergers
    Network Security
    Order Management
    Outsourcing
    Outsourcing - Information Technology
    Pricing Management
    Procurement and Supply Chain
    Product Development
    Project Management
    Product Verification & Validation
    Relationship Management
    Risk Management
    Sales Force
    Security
    Service Level
    Shared Services
    Server Support Management
    Strategic Resizing and Restructuring
    Supplier Cost
    Six Sigma
        •Finance
        •Human Resources
        •Operations/Manufacturing
    Technology Manufacturing
    Transfer Pricing
    Treasury Management

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