Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Population health initiatives
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm March 07, 2018
Terri Steinberg, MD, chief health information officer at Christiana Care, said the health system has notched some big wins in a short time through smart use of technology, care coordination and analytics.
healthcare payment models

Principal Healthcare Strategy at TransUnion, Jonathan Wiik, talked about the cost of healthcare for patients at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:27 pm March 07, 2018
TransUnion’s Jonathan Wiik weighed in on study released at HIMSS18 that shows Americans can’t afford their healthcare now, and it will get worse.
AHIP CMS interoperability

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO, speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 12:11 pm March 07, 2018
But while she agreed claims data should be available to patients, the devil’s in the details.
How Henry Ford Physician Network made its ACO work
By Susan Morse 11:31 am March 06, 2018
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data warehouse.
healthcare consumers

Gerilynn Sevenikar speaking at the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit during HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:26 pm March 05, 2018
Gerilynn Sevenikar, vice president of revenue cycle Sharp Healthcare, says millennials will reshape the healthcare landscape.
By Tom Sullivan 10:17 am March 05, 2018
Building on the success of its EMR Adoption Model, otherwise known as EMRAM, HIMSS Analytics is introducing new models for infrastructure and supply chain and expanding its Digital Imaging Adoption Model.
Avera Health boosts ICU care quality

Avera McKennan Hospital and University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:54 pm March 02, 2018
Over the course of year, the health system has cut hospital length of stay and saved $62 million with help from the company's remote care platform.
SSI Group acquires ICA CareAlign

SSI will be working with issues related to value-based reimbursement programs like MACRA.

By Mike Miliard 01:48 pm March 02, 2018
The revenue cycle management firm buys Informatics Corporation of America (CareAlign) for an undisclosed sum, eyeing improved service for clients managing MACRA and more.
Payformance unveils cloud service for value-based reimbursement cycle
By Tom Sullivan 09:28 am March 02, 2018
The new offering provides technical tools for designing and building value-based reimbursement contracts among hospitals and payers.
 Cerner to streamline revenue cycle

University Hospital, Missouri Health Care Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:21 pm March 01, 2018
The system is integrating clinical and financial data as part of its broader move to enterprise system including Cerner’s EHR.

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