Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Epic EHR at Lovelace Health

Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm September 05, 2017
Six hospitals and outpatient clinics at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based health system are using the unified electronic health record system, which replaces 80 pieces of legacy software.
smart pump EHR integration saves millions

Ohio-based Union Hospital linked their 150-plus smart infusion pumps with its Meditech EHR.

By Mike Miliard 11:03 am August 31, 2017
Beyond patient safety, the initiative has improved nurse workflow and is leading to more accurate billing, says CIO.
ICD-10 rules

CMS Administrator Seema Verma and National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, both received letters from groups expressing concerns about delays that will slow progress in health IT progress.

By Mike Miliard 04:05 pm August 24, 2017
Vendor representatives from Cerner, Epic and others argue that mid-course changes in direction only waste the time and money of providers and tech developers alike.
value-based healthcare

Using one central application streamlines the process of duplicating work in different venues for solo doctor practices.

By Bill Siwicki 09:44 am August 23, 2017
Arkansas physician says he would be struggling to keep up with the rapid payment model changes without the ACO affiliation.
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By Change Healthcare 07:22 am August 21, 2017
Every contact deserves a human response from a knowledgeable representative who truly cares about patients’ wellbeing.
RemitDATA acquired by eSolutions

A screen snap from Kansas-based eSolutions, a company that develops cloud-based analytics and RCM technology for payers.

By Mike Miliard 03:42 pm August 18, 2017
The revenue cycle and analytics companies plan to leverage the deal to broaden their reach, with more offerings for federally qualified health centers, hospital-owned physician practices and others.
real-world blockchain metrics
By Mike Miliard 11:04 am August 16, 2017
Cybersecurity experts want to open the hood and and test the digital ledger technology for identity and access management.

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via John Phelan

By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am August 15, 2017
Technology bundle includes a portal to connect patients with physicians at the university ambulatory provider.
Allscript McKesson EHR deal
By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm August 08, 2017
Geography matters more than many people probably realize, and this month’s big deal gives Allscripts a much stronger market share west of the Mississippi.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 01:29 pm August 02, 2017
Payers are sizing up the ledger technology for payments and claims processing, but one big area of growth could be next-generation personal health records.

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