Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

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. 
McLeod Cerner EHR RCM
By Bernie Monegain 12:55 pm September 19, 2016
The hospital system intends to streamline billing and clinical documentation, give patients a single record and use that to analyze population-level data, officials said.
McKesson FHIR Intelligence Hub
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am September 19, 2016
The new technology taps open standards to help customers streamline application integration and move from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement, McKesson executives said.  
EveryPatient satisfaction platform

Source: Rosie Andre via Wikimedia.

By Jack McCarthy 09:24 am September 16, 2016
The company said its software can collect and analyze patient experience data to track satisfaction rates, engagement and revenue. 
McKesson value-based care
By Jessica Davis 01:00 pm September 15, 2016
Healthcare administrators and clinicians need to work together, so providers can understand their role and where they can make an impact, according to McKesson’s Michael Blackman, MD.
By Susan Morse 11:57 am September 14, 2016
Between 2010 and 2015, Medicare beneficiaries across all states avoided almost 104,000 readmissions, according to CMS data released Tuesday.

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