Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

selling medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 05:18 pm January 17, 2018
The online marketplace includes devices, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment and supplies to help hospitals recover some expenses and reduce overall costs.
health IT funding

Despite the record growth, the report found steep declines in mobile health apps and wearable sensors year-over-year.

By Mike Miliard 11:56 am January 17, 2018
Total corporate funding for healthcare technology companies climbed to $8.2 billion (including debt and public market financing) in 2017 – a whopping 47 percent increase from the $5.6 billion raised in 2016, according to
FDA device ID, blockchain

Pharmacy supply chain management to reduce drug counterfeiting were highlighted in the study.

By Bill Siwicki 04:14 pm January 16, 2018
Continuous funding and partnerships – along with the potential for blockchain-based efforts to reduce the counterfeiting of drugs – are also changing the landscape a new report finds.
care coordination tools

Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Credit: Sage Ross

By Bill Siwicki 05:15 pm January 12, 2018
Working with skilled nursing facilities, the ACO also lowered the average length of stay by 27 percent.

A view from the CES show floor.

By Dave Muoio 02:23 pm January 12, 2018
Health data sharing, telemedicine, even federal value-based payment plans were all part of the excitement at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

A screenshot of a sample revenue cycle management tool. Credit: YouTube

By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:10 pm January 12, 2018
New research suggests hospitals will subscribe to rev cycle management cloud services to increase flexibility among multiple users in next 5 years.
HIMSS18 Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit

Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit is a pre-HIMSS18 event in Las Vegas on March 5.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:14 pm January 10, 2018
Experts will help lay the groundwork for optimizing your revenue cycle for a patient-centered approach at the March 5 event in Las Vegas.
cost of medical tests

A screenshot of Texas Hospital Association's 'Smart Ribbon' program. Credit: THA

By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm January 10, 2018
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream to offer better insights into the cost and impact of their orders.
Natural language processing
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am January 10, 2018
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and expand participation in value-based care programs.
Healthcare investments
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:19 pm January 09, 2018
Biotechnology was by far the most invested-in group, with $13.8 billion in investments, and Oncology specialty is the biggest draw, AngelMD report shows.

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