Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

McKesson Infor supply chain
By Mike Miliard 11:36 am December 19, 2016
McKesson Enterprise Information Solutions has teamed with Infor for a go-to-market partnership aimed at helping healthcare organizations reduce costs by better managing their supply chains.
UPMC CFO value-based

UPMC finance chief Robert DeMichiei said that cost management is becoming more important as the healthcare systems moves away from the fee-for-service model. 

By John Andrews 07:06 am December 12, 2016
Robert DeMichiei outlines the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s journey toward activity-based costing as a means for survival in new world of CMS bundles and capitation. 
Best Hospital IT 2016 CIOs
By Mike Miliard 07:05 am November 23, 2016
Healthcare IT News took the pulse of its Best Hospital IT Departments 2016 winners and found that progress on these fronts is fluctuating – from ‘dabbling’ today to leading-edge work toward next-generation care delivery.
Horizon Family Medical HIMSS Davies
By Mike Miliard 01:42 pm November 18, 2016
The provider tapped an EHR-based care management tool to cut readmissions by 30 percent, HIMSS said.
retail clinics ER visits
By Kaiser Health News 10:07 am November 18, 2016
Even though insurers and employers have tried to nudge consumers toward using retail health clinics for minor incidents, new research found a very slight decrease in ED visits, but only among privately insured patients.  
Trump change MACRA

iHealth partner Justin Barnes said the new administration will likely offer more guidance on MACRA but not dramatic changes to the law. 

By Diana Manos 07:27 am November 18, 2016
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka advised providers to stay the course on MACRA, while iHealth partner Justin Barnes agreed that major changes are unlikely. But Robert Tennant of the MGMA cautioned that we won’t know until Trump takes over.
healthcare execs Trump president

Photo credit: Michael Vadon via Flickr.

By Tom Sullivan 07:18 am November 11, 2016
Survey responses range from massive disruption to more competitive markets. Hospital leaders are hoping that prices go down but alternative payment models MACRA, MIPS and the Medicare Shared Savings Program remain. 
By Jack McCarthy 09:50 am November 07, 2016
Researchers said that testing for venous thromboembolisms can be both an unnecessary expense and in some cases harmful to patients. 
Revenue cycle management Recondo

Recondo CEO Jay Deady

By Bernie Monegain 09:26 am November 03, 2016
CEO Jay Deady says that the new money will go toward product development of its revenue cycle technologies.
Revenue Cycle Summit
By Chris Hayden 10:05 am November 02, 2016
The event will focus on how providers are using health IT to improve revenue cycle, control costs, improve workflow, boost collections and ultimately increase sustainability. 

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