Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

NYC Health + Hospitals adds $289 million revenue cycle system to Epic EHR

The NYC Health + Hospitals Bellvue Hospital in Manhattan. (Google)

By Bill Siwicki 08:13 am May 05, 2017
The new software, now part of the health system’s $764 Epic EHR rollout, is expected to capture $142 million in added revenue annually.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm May 04, 2017
Altarum Institute, Hashed Health believe so, and they are partnering to develop distributed ledger technologies to benefit value-based reimbursement.
Blockchain and healthcare privacy laws

Attorney Sharon Klein at the law firm Pepper Hamilton, along with Joe Guagliardo, who chairs the Blockchain Technology Group at the firm, have been looking at blockchain's implications for healthcare for more than a year.

By Mike Miliard 10:31 am May 03, 2017
Leaders are intrigued by the digital ledger technology's potential, but intrigue alone won’t get it past regulations.
New KLAS market share report
By Mike Miliard 02:07 pm May 02, 2017
New KLAS market share report also shows athenahealth hospital clients more than doubled in 2016.
Anthenahealth stock
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm May 02, 2017
CEO Jonathan Bush said that all the uncertainty around healthcare legislation has been bad for business.
healthcare bill no guarantee of cost-sharing reduction payments
By Susan Morse 03:08 pm May 01, 2017
Bill gives no guarantee of funding for cost-sharing reduction payments, viewed by insurers as crucial to stabilizing ACA premiums.
Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack

Greenway Health headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am April 28, 2017
Internet-hosted users of the company’s Intergy EHR platform may experience limited activity as a result of the cyberattack, officials said.
Cerner still leads in EHR marketshare, though smaller vendors are making moves
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am April 28, 2017
McKesson and Epic still lag behind Cerner, which has been helped by the Siemens acquisition and the DoD contract, Kalorama report shows.
telemedicine investments
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm April 26, 2017
Nearly all respondents to a recent ATA poll see telehealth services as giving them a competitive advantage.
By Bernie Monegain 02:10 pm April 24, 2017
For starters, secure C-suite support: It's not enough to listen to employees and departments when planning mHealth initiatives, IBM says.

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