Manufacturers worldwide are facing a challenge that doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. They are having difficulty obtaining semiconductors, which is delaying production timelines and delivery of goods. There are many factors at play, from the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of supply chains and consumer shopping habits to extreme weather and everything in between.

Sphere’s full service ISV partner program provides a single source of end-to-end, scalable and rapidly deployable payment solutions that integrate seamlessly with your software.  Simply put, with just one integration, you can unlock many ways for your customers to pay. Take advantage of all Sphere has to offer! We’ve written a definitive guide to show

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With the acquisition of Health iPASS in December of 2020, Sphere is placing a greater focus on leveraging their payment capabilities for the benefit of healthcare providers. Health iPASS is committed to creating better patient check-ins for better provider revenue, strengthened by the end-to-end patient payment support offered by Sphere. Health iPASS gets practices paid

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In a recent episode of The Tate Chronicles on HealthcareNOW radio, Jim Tate talks to Ryne Natzke, VP of Strategic Accounts and Healthcare at Sphere. They discuss the current healthcare payments environment and the addition of Health iPASS to the Sphere family of patient engagement and payment solutions. The Tate Chronicles cover the frontline of

The United States is now almost one year into its COVID Pandemic Response that shifted a large percentage of its workforces to a remote office scenario.  While every organization works to maintain appropriate security and privacy safeguards in this new milieu, the stakes are higher for those companies that are obligated by the HIPAA Privacy

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This is a guest post from Vincent Martino, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder of  VisitPay. In this Q&A, Vincent Martino shares how VisitPay helps simplify and consolidate the patient experience. He also discusses the value of choosing a technology compatible with Sphere to ensure your organization continues to manage a single, integrated experience. Why are

Sphere recently sat down with its own Andrew Immerman, Senior Vice President of Technology to answer questions asked regularly by software vendors when choosing a payments platform with which to integrate. Mr. Immerman leverages over 20 years of experience in the development, deployment, coordination and operation of quality-driven, mission-critical technologies. Sphere: Why use a gateway

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While healthcare providers are properly focused on patient care, it is important not to overlook the overall patient experience. There are many opportunities to make improvements. One practical way to do this is to allow multiple, digital points of payment. Why is this important? Out-of-pocket costs for patients has increased by 230% in the previous

By Dr. Heather Mark, CCEP Privacy data leaks can cause long term damage to an organization. This is why it is vitally important for organizations of all sizes to understand their relationship to toxic data, their need for it, and to develop protocols for dealing with it appropriately. Here are 5 questions to get you started.

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Health systems have been hard hit by the economic impact of COVID-19. Unfortunately, bad debt will rise for providers as patients prioritize their bills, oftentimes putting medical bills last. Ryne Natzke, Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Healthcare at Sphere joined Vince Martino, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder at VisitPay to discuss 3 ways to

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By Dr. Heather Mark, CCEP In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, fraudulent activity and scams have been on the rise.  As a result, scammers are looking for ways to test their stolen card information.  One way they do that is to find portals or e-commerce sites that have payment forms and use those forms

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This is a guest post by Barnard Crespi, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Datatel. Datatel is integrated with Sphere for secure payment acceptance via Datatel’s IVR solutions. Learn how IVR Payment Solutions Can Help Healthcare Providers Relieve the Stress on Staffing and Business Operations Caused By the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted the

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