Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

CAQH 9 billion electronic
By Jack McCarthy 07:38 am January 16, 2017
The research determined that prior authorization offers providers the greatest time savings potential. Conducting it electronically reduces the time per transaction from 20 to 6 minutes and the cost from $7.50 to $1.89.

John Brumsted, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm January 13, 2017
The University of Vermont Medical Center filed a certificate of need, or CON application, with the state of Vermont Jan. 3, seeking approval to create a unified electronic health record system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.
CMS ONC AHRQ eCQI
By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm January 05, 2017
The agencies have integrated the eCQI Resource Center with the United States Health Information Knowledgebase, enabling users to compare different versions and metadata of electronic clinical quality measures.
UC San Diego governance

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By Chris Nerney 09:47 am January 04, 2017
The health system said IG enables providers to deliver better care and improve patient engagement while also controlling costs and claims denials. 
West Tennessee Cerner MedeAnalytics

Photo courtesy of Western Tennessee Healthcare. 

By Susan Morse 07:09 am January 04, 2017
Nonprofit hospital aiming to improve collections, pre-registration rates and reduce claims denials, an official said. 
By Healthcare IT News 02:57 pm January 03, 2017
Session ideas should focus on the cornerstones of population health: data and analytics, care coordination, patient engagement and experience and reimbursement.
By Mike Miliard 09:57 am December 21, 2016
CMS says it will reduce reimbursements to the providers that don't meet meaningful use by as much as 3 percent.
physician burnout electronic consultation referral

Delphine Tuot said that eCR systems can help providers achieve the Quadruple Aim by improving the physician experience. 

By Chris Nerney 07:12 am December 21, 2016
Delphine Tuot, director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality at the University of California, San Francisco, on three different eCR models and lessons learned from implementing and evaluating such systems. 
By Jessica Davis 03:47 pm December 20, 2016
The former HHS Secretary says, "pretending the law never happened is not an option," but that parts of the Affordable Care Act will be repealed, including the individual mandate.

Mark Nathan, CEO of Zipari

By Bernie Monegain 09:44 am December 20, 2016
The company will use the cash to meet the expanding demand for its suite of SaaS-based customer relationship management software.

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