Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:32 am March 27, 2017
Bardis, who served for 15 years as CEO of the revenue cycle and supply chain management technology developer, will be assistant secretary for administration at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Maury Regional Cerner EHR

Maury Regional CEO Alan Watson

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm March 24, 2017
The Tennessee-based health system said it is replacing Meditech and NextGen with Cerner’s hosted Millennium electronic health record, revenue cycle management and transaction services.
MidMichigan Health Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am March 24, 2017
CIO Dan Waltz said that moving to a new electronic health record platform gives the health system an opportunity to transform patient care.
AMA MGMA CMS EHR
By Tom Sullivan 04:18 pm March 23, 2017
American Medical Association and many other groups also suggested that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma loosen PQRS and value-based payment requirements.
Epic Nuance AI EHR

Epic President Carl Dvorak 

By Mike Miliard 11:07 am March 22, 2017
By bringing deep learning and natural language processing capabilities to the electronic health record, Nuance's computer-assisted physician documentation technology can help with quality improvement for value-based reimbursement, officials say.
Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire

"Making sense of that data has clearly become a priority for leaders as has the movement toward a more consumer-centric and accountable care delivery system," said Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire about leadership in the industry during the current political climate. 

By Jessica Davis 10:54 am March 22, 2017
Healthcare leaders are zeroing in on population health, patient engagement and analytics, according to a new Premier study.
Covenant analytics population health

Covenant Health care coordination manager Rebecca Williams, RN, said the system had to think of itself in a full-risk contract because it is on the hook for almost everything. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:31 am March 21, 2017
The health system transformed itself to tap into timely information to make care services more attractive to its own employees and as a result positively impact patient outcomes.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Henry Powderly 12:13 pm March 14, 2017
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.
HIE ED readmission

HealthlinkNY CEO Christina Galanis expects further clinical and operational ROI from the HIE as patient data sets get more robust and more physicians gain experience using the exchange.

By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm March 08, 2017
Hospitals in New York are finding big quality and efficiency gains thanks to the ability to access patient EHR data via a regional health information exchange.
By Bernie Monegain 12:33 pm March 08, 2017
Platform integrates clinical and financial workflows.

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