Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

 physician burnout AMA

David Barbe-AMA president-elect. Photo by Missouri State Medical Association

By Jessica Davis 12:41 pm November 14, 2017
At the AMA’s interim meeting over the weekend, David Barbe, MD, told group members that AMA is making progress to improve the usability of EHRs, mobile devices and interoperability.
Black Book list of top IT vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 13, 2017
But just 19 percent of LTPAC organizations have some technological capabilities of EHRs operational, report shows. Only 3 percent are using analytics to improve quality and efficiency.
value-based care
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:03 pm November 13, 2017
Only seven states have little to no activity around value-based payment models, a study by Change Healthcare found.
EHR connectivity

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services in Gallup, New Mexico Photo via Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 10:32 am November 03, 2017
New Mexico hospital leans on Zoeticx tech to bridge the gap between medical quality and patient care.
Allscripts EHRs
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm November 02, 2017
After acquiring McKesson’s EHR business, Allscripts pledges to invest in integration, innovation and interoperability for better population health management.
By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm November 02, 2017
Personalized medicine, big data and analytics, virtual care are driving up investments in digital startups, Accenture says.
CMS ONC Meaningful Measures

John Fleming, MD, deputy assistant secretary for Health Technology Reform and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Susan Morse 10:17 am November 02, 2017
The new program and expected final MACRA rule are proof that new administration is serious about scaling back requirements.
EHR go-live
By 12:04 pm November 01, 2017
Solving interoperability problems for some hospitals has involved EHR go-live projects that align with strategic planning to find solutions – and spending money where the priorities are.
Petya cyberattack cost Merck $135 million

Merck's USA headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

By Jessica Davis 02:00 pm October 27, 2017
Third-quarter revenue for the global pharma giant was drastically reduced in part by the temporary production shutdown, higher demand than planned and lost sales in certain markets due to the virus.
Cerner revenue up
By Bernie Monegain 01:22 pm October 27, 2017
President Zane Burke also hinted that the EHR company may invest in AI in the near future.

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