Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am December 05, 2017
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to reduce readmissions, incentivize physicians to coordinate care and improve patient satisfaction.
Kevin Lynch named CIO NYC Health+Hospitals

Kevin Lynch, new CIO of NYC Health+Hospitals, and NYC Health + Hospitals in Queens.

By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am December 05, 2017
City’s public health system is working on a $764 million Epic rollout and $289 million revenue cycle system.
VA awards $44 million contract to CNSI for claims processing technology

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By Mike Miliard 02:54 pm November 30, 2017
As the department work to finalize its EHR modernization contract with Cerner, it extends a smaller deal for centralized claims management.
Blockchain in healthcare
By 03:04 pm November 29, 2017
The tech’s appeal lies in its digital ledger of transactions and healthcare is on the precipice of adoption to grow networks of secure data.
Meaningful Measures
By Mike Miliard 03:52 pm November 28, 2017
The aim of the core measures is to refocus the agency's regimen of quality metrics on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients, according to the agency.
CapEx vs. OpEx cloud computing
By Tom Sullivan 02:54 pm November 28, 2017
Hospitals can save money with cloud-based apps rather than buying them outright, but IT pros struggle to explain nuances.
Athenahealth replaces CFO
By Bernie Monegain 01:23 pm November 28, 2017
The 30-year veteran most recently served as the executive vice president and CFO of JDA Software Group, a privately-held supply chain provider of software and SaaS solutions.
FHIR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am November 27, 2017
Although many organizations claim interoperability is a major focus, progress is slow, at best. For HL7 CEO Charles Jaffe, the reason is a lack of financial reward, as for-profit vendors can’t be expected to “connect everyone on their own dime.”
genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm November 22, 2017
Some would pay as much as $1,000 for genomic sequencing offered through employer health plans.
By 12:34 pm November 21, 2017
Goal is to boost early-stage healthcare technologies and startups that have a link to Houston and the medical center.

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