Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

HHS medical bill

RadNet won for the easiest bill to understand, with one HHS says is "as concise as possible."

By Mike Miliard 10:52 am September 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, choosing from more than 80 submissions, has awarded two prizes for new designs of the medical bill.
Entreda artificial intelligence cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am September 27, 2016
The platform, called Unify, is designed to deliver continuous cybersecurity policy enforcement and HIPAA compliance for users, networks and devices.
AMA doctors digital tools
By Jeff Lagasse 12:26 pm September 26, 2016
The survey of 1,300 physicians found that 85 percent believe digital health tools hold at least some capacity to improve care while other appealing aspects include medication adherence and reducing burnout among doctors. 
athenahealth eClinicalWorks Cerner EHR

Cerner President Zane Burke, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush and eClinicalWorks CEO Girish Navani. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:03 am September 23, 2016
athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, eClinicalWorks Founder Girish Navani and Cerner President Zane Burke talk about expanding their technology platforms and, in so doing, shedding a certain three-letter acronym.
shaping future healthcare PwC
By Jeff Lagasse 03:48 pm September 22, 2016
PwC ranked healthcare’s most pressing trends, some of which will grow the system, while others are more likely to limit growth. 
revenue cycle management
By Jessica Davis 03:09 pm September 21, 2016
Eighty-five percent of providers are currently in RCM replacement mode or assessment, according to the newest Black Book Market Research report.
Health plans chronic care
By Kaiser Health News 09:43 am September 21, 2016
When CMS opened the chronic care management program, experts hailed its potential for population health and cost control. Since then, however, the initiative has encountered obstacles, the IRS and health plans now among those. 
Mike Leavitt accountable care

Mike Leavitt, who co-chairs the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, said many providers do not yet know how to proceed under new care models. 

By Gus Venditto 11:24 am September 20, 2016
The Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, which Leavitt co-chairs with former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan, published a framework for sharing best practices and care delivery competencies.
UPMC Cavulus predictive analytics

UPMC Enterprises President Tal Heppenstall

By Bernie Monegain 08:45 am September 20, 2016
Cavulus cloud-based services can help insurance companies automate marketing, sales, enrollment, retention and compliance.
MACRA interoperability advancements

Kerry McDermott, vice president of public policy and communication at the Center for Medical Interoperability said the organization's recenlty released maturity model can be used to assess interoperability progress. 

By Diana Manos 07:11 am September 20, 2016
The Center for Medical Interoperability introduced a new maturity model and HIMSS publicly commented that focusing on technical interoperability is not enough in the industry-wide move toward value-based care and alternative payment models. 

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