Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Medicare Shared Savings Program

A user-friendly dashboard for doctor’s to engage with data was key to lower readmissions and meet Medicare quality performance standards.

By Susan Morse 11:53 am January 23, 2018
Innovation Care Partners built a dashboard to engage physicians and offer financial incentives to use the tool and the combination has already resulted in lower readmissions.
precision medicine bundled payments

Hackensack Meridian Health physicians Stuart Goldberg (left) and Andrew Pecora are hosting a HIMSS18 session, “Precise Disease Classification Optimizes Bundled Payments” on March 7.

By Susan Morse 11:42 am January 22, 2018
HIMSS18 presenters explain how Hackensack Meridian matches precision payment to precision medicine with an innovative approach to create ‘lanes of care’ that determine efficacy in terms of both cost and outcomes.
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By Change Healthcare 08:55 am January 22, 2018
Value-based care requires eliminating unnecessary healthcare costs while ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time.
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.

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