Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and machine learning are coming to healthcare: Is it time to invest?
07:27 am April 22, 2016
With Google, IBM and Microsoft all setting sights squarely on healthcare, and analysts predicting 30 percent of providers will run cognitive analytics on patient data by 2018, the risk of investing too late may outweigh the risk of doing so too soon.
09:30 am April 20, 2016
Revenue cycle management has gone from being a "back office" function to an "end-to-end" system that begins at patient intake or even before, claims specialists say. Advanced technologies, in tandem with improved workflows and better data have resulted in RCM systems that encompass the entire healthcare enterprise.
11:43 am April 19, 2016
Healthcare analytics company Decision Resources Group is growing its healthcare data trove in a big way, adding claims and electronic health record data for its new Real World Evidence repository, or RWE.
Children's National Health System teams up with Cerner on quality measure dashboards to transform pediatric care
11:41 am April 18, 2016
Big screens in every hospital unit show quality and safety indicators for doctors, nurses, patients and family members. Children’s has reduced urinary tract infections while improving medication safety and time to treatment.
03:20 pm April 15, 2016
The hospital that gained notoriety earlier this year for paying criminals $17,000 in ransomware attack is now set to build a new emergency department and campus beautification work.
MultiCare Health System, Health Catalyst ink analytics deal to glean data from Epic EHR in shared-risk project
10:33 am April 13, 2016
The aim is to save $25 million annually and Health Catalyst’s profits are directly tied to MultiCare meeting that goal.
ICD-10: Providers can recoup millions of dollars in lost revenue by analyzing claims denials, data scientist says
10:12 am April 11, 2016
Advanced analytics and machine learning technologies are critical to pinpointing problems in large datasets that could be losing providers money. That’s why some organizations are investigating every single denied claim to better understand trends.
11:26 am March 31, 2016
A Navy Seal-like analytics team at the University of Michigan Health System eliminated 10,000 hours of work and recovered $3 million in RAC money. Here’s how an experimental, try-and-fail approach helped them do it.
11:08 am March 29, 2016
Caleb Anderson says changing payment models are likely to make hospital executives rethink revenue cycles, and consider outsourcing services to Cerner or one of its competitors, including athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, NextGen, Conifer and others.
01:38 pm February 29, 2016
The telemedicine tech vendor is betting the ubiquitous Microsoft systems will enable a more robust, secure and scalable collaboration platform.