Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Tom Sullivan 07:52 am February 16, 2018
The new platform helps hospitals reduce denials, increase collections and features a bot for authorization and follow-up.
Optum data and analytics at HIMSS18

OptumInsight CEO Eric Murphy. Credit: Eric Mueller photo.

By Bill Siwicki 09:57 am February 13, 2018
In addition to focusing on value-based care, quality improvement and revenue cycle, the company will be highlighting its work with the newly-acquired Advisory Board Company.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am February 13, 2018
Chief executive Neil de Crescenzo said the vendor will be bringing artificial intelligence, cloud computing and revenue cycle tools to HIMSS18.  
guide to revenue cycle at HIMSS18
By Jack McCarthy 02:21 pm February 12, 2018
The revenue cycle is changing with AI and hospitals look to emulate financial services, tech-wise.
HIMSS18 Business of Healthcare Symposium

Among the value-based issues the symposium will address, a highlight will be several legal issues organizations must consider when executing their alternative payment model strategy. Credit: Sarah Stierch

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:59 am February 12, 2018
The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference symposium will address the unprecedented level of communication, information sharing, and data integration hospitals, payers and policymakers must undertake in the shift from volume to value.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm February 09, 2018
A more transparent formulary design enables pharma companies of all sizes to be listed on the exchange, giving consumers more choice and leading to lower out-of-pocket expense, the company says.
By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 07, 2018
President Zane Burke says revenue cycle, population health were among the technologies driving 2017 fourth quarter, while the VA still has yet to sign a contract for VistA modernization.

David Krause, Vice President of the Business Improvement Group at Anthem, will be hosting a HIMSS18 session on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:34 am February 07, 2018
Billing process causes so much confusion that patients say they aren’t 100 percent sure what they owe until the collections agencies call. Providers and payers must band together on smarter benefit design.
Revenue cycle
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:53 am February 06, 2018
TransUnion Healthcare’s Revenue Cycle leader Jonathan Wiik will shed light on evolving healthcare payment landscape where patients now represent a third of billing revenue.

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 02, 2018
Just three months after it revised its expectations for 2017 earnings and announced big layoffs,  the company signed new clients in Q4 and kept a lid on expenses.

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