Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

population health management

MHP will use Caradigm tech to aggregate data to help it make smarter care management decisions.

By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm September 21, 2017
The community health network will use the technology to help drive better outcomes, reduce costs and make the most of its quality incentives.
MACRA, MIPS

AMA president David Barbe discusses the pros and cons of MACRA and MIPS. Photo via YouTube

By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm September 21, 2017
The physician payment programs are more workable for than preceding federal models, but some unrealistic expectations are emerging.
hospital investments and innovation
By Tom Sullivan 10:56 am September 21, 2017
AHA says nearly three-quarters of large healthcare organizations have either built an innovation center or have plans to do so soon.
Seema Verma CMS

CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Photo via Twitter

By Susan Morse 11:44 am September 20, 2017
CMS innovation center programs in limbo as officials say free market approach will encourage competition among healthcare providers.
telehealth House bill

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm September 18, 2017
Thousands of people in Florida and Texas have made use of remote consults offered by Nemours and others.
 IBM at top for blockchain
By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm September 18, 2017
Microsoft and Accenture take second and third places.
revenue cycle management
By Tom Sullivan 11:50 am September 18, 2017
Both companies have seen reach swell after high-profile mergers, setting them up to capitalize on new customer satisfaction scores.
AI chatbots

Like other innovations, AI chatbots in healthcare will be a crawl-walk-run endeavor, where the easier tasks will move to chatbots while awaiting the tech to evolve for more complex work.

By Bill Siwicki 11:16 am September 18, 2017
But the technologies, which tap into natural language processing, knowledge management and sentiment analysis capabilities, require commitment and discipline to use well.
Reinventing Utilization Management (UM) to Bring Value to the Point of Care
Sponsored by
By Change Healthcare 09:16 am September 18, 2017
How an automated exception-based approach can make UM more efficient and effective
Revenue cycle companies ZirMed, Navicure to merge
By Jeff Lagasse 11:00 am September 14, 2017
New company name and leadership structure not decided yet, but companies say deal gives new entity broader penetration.

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