Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

healthcare bank
By Bernie Monegain 12:17 pm September 29, 2017
The fund has already made investments in six companies: Outcome Health, Scientist.com, Vera Whole Health, PatientPing, Health Catalyst and Kyruus.
data governance challenges
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm September 27, 2017
Trust, access, infrastructure, resources top the list of concerns as IT leaders work to iron out discrepancies between clinical and financial departments, new poll shows.
How to improve clinical documentation
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am September 27, 2017
As health systems work to get the most from their physicians' EHR charting, experts say it’s important to focus on the right metrics while working toward greater buy-in from doctors.
mobile charge communication

A screen snap from a tutorial for pMD Charge Capture. Photo via YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm September 26, 2017
The cardiovascular membership organization is boosting the medical mobile software company’s platform.
Cerner sued

Agnesian Healthcare in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Photo via Wikimedia

By Jessica Davis 02:00 pm September 25, 2017
Agnesian Healthcare claims issues in Cerner’s billing software caused losses of more than $16 million, while damaging the hospital system’s reputation; Cerner disagrees.
Change Healthcare blockchain
By Tom Sullivan 11:40 am September 25, 2017
Using the Linux Foundation’s open source HyperLedger Fabric will enable Change’s customers to work on analytics, revenue cycle and other services.
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.

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