Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

prescription prices
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am February 22, 2018
To help fight sticker shock, the e-prescribing vendor is enabling doctors and patients to work together to find the best, most affordable covered medication – before the patient leaves the office.
EHRs fail to reduce administrative billing costs

No evidence was found that EHR systems reduced billing costs related to physician services the studies found.

By Jessica Davis 11:28 am February 21, 2018
While EHRs were implemented with the idea that they would reduce administrative costs, Harvard and Duke researchers found primary care services cost providers about $100,000 annually.
value-based care clinical decision support

Kurt Hegmann, MD, from the University of Utah and a Kaiser partner, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am February 20, 2018
A physician working on a major Kaiser Permanente clinical decision support implementation shares lessons learned.
By Bill Siwicki 04:57 pm February 19, 2018
The center is reaping the benefits of handing patients an iPad, including improved allocation of staff and receptionists time.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:53 am February 19, 2018
The federal agency aims to help IT decision makers sift through the hype to make "clear-eyed" choices about blockchain.
Blockchain: How to build a business case
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By Change Healthcare 09:23 am February 19, 2018
Before you can develop a business case, you must understand what blockchain is and what it is not.
Allscripts sells OneContent business to Hyland
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm February 16, 2018
The company also posted 22 percent revenue growth in Q4, but bookings were down.
By Tom Sullivan 07:52 am February 16, 2018
The new platform helps hospitals reduce denials, increase collections and features a bot for authorization and follow-up.
Optum data and analytics at HIMSS18

OptumInsight CEO Eric Murphy. Credit: Eric Mueller photo.

By Bill Siwicki 09:57 am February 13, 2018
In addition to focusing on value-based care, quality improvement and revenue cycle, the company will be highlighting its work with the newly-acquired Advisory Board Company.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am February 13, 2018
Chief executive Neil de Crescenzo said the vendor will be bringing artificial intelligence, cloud computing and revenue cycle tools to HIMSS18.  

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