Chris Seib is the chief technology officer and co-founder of InstaMed, a healthcare payment network used by payers, providers, and consumers. Before founding InstaMed, he was an executive in Accenture's Health and Life Sciences practice. He been involved in strategic development efforts regarding government health initiatives, consumer-directed health plans, and direct connectivity between providers and payers. He is a named inventor of multiple patents and patent applications held by InstaMed.
August 10, 2019
Providers are using outdated practices to connect with patients for their bills.
October 13, 2018
The time is right for providers to rethink how patients are able to check in for their visits.
January 18, 2018
Operating revenue cycle and patient experience in separate silos doesn't make sense in an era when the patient is responsible for more of a hospital's revenue.
November 30, 2017
Records show that in 2016, there was an average of 1 healthcare data breach per day, and consumers are responding to these reports.
October 22, 2017
Surveys find that paperwork and administrative chores are a key source of physician burnout, but healthcare has been slow to catch up with other industries in going paperless.
September 20, 2017
Research shows consumers expect to pay for healthcare in multiple ways, including through their smartphone. Failure to meet consumer demands will affect healthcare's bottom line.
August 13, 2017
The healthcare industry has been slow to acknowledge the consumer's rising role as a stakeholder.
July 14, 2017
The healthcare industry remains awash in paper, and the sector has been slow to recognize the demands on consumers or how much they expect their payment choices to match what they see elsewhere in their lives.
May 29, 2017
A key step of seamless integration of technology across a healthcare system involves the payment function. Both internal-facing and consumer facing systems should be embedded in the workflow.
April 30, 2017
Healthcare has the opportunity to not only improve connections between systems, but also find cost savings and productivity gains.
April 04, 2017
The rise of cost-sharing leaves consumers wondering what they will owe when they see a doctor. Most want to understand what their obligation will be.