Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm February 09, 2018
A more transparent formulary design enables pharma companies of all sizes to be listed on the exchange, giving consumers more choice and leading to lower out-of-pocket expense, the company says.
By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 07, 2018
President Zane Burke says revenue cycle, population health were among the technologies driving 2017 fourth quarter, while the VA still has yet to sign a contract for VistA modernization.

David Krause, Vice President of the Business Improvement Group at Anthem, will be hosting a HIMSS18 session on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:34 am February 07, 2018
Billing process causes so much confusion that patients say they aren’t 100 percent sure what they owe until the collections agencies call. Providers and payers must band together on smarter benefit design.
Revenue cycle
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:53 am February 06, 2018
TransUnion Healthcare’s Revenue Cycle leader Jonathan Wiik will shed light on evolving healthcare payment landscape where patients now represent a third of billing revenue.

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 02, 2018
Just three months after it revised its expectations for 2017 earnings and announced big layoffs,  the company signed new clients in Q4 and kept a lid on expenses.
ZirMed, Navicure Waystar
By Jeff Lagasse 09:34 am February 01, 2018
Waystar, which will initially operate under both the Navicure and ZirMed brands, will be highlighting its integrated RCM solutions.
value-based healthcare

St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 04:05 pm January 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system has developed more than 60 apps that conduct unique clinical, operational and financial analytics tasks, drilling into a single data warehouse.
amazon healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm January 30, 2018
The tech giant said the cloud can serve as a home for patient records and enable a broader view at medical data to fuel value-based care.
EHRs and interoperability
By Jeff Lagasse 10:23 am January 29, 2018
ATM's interoperable functionality has been a benchmark for EHRs and now, they're making progress toward a similar interoperability says Cedars-Sinai chief clinical transformation officer Scott Weingarten.
cybersecurity spending
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 26, 2018
If security strategies don't stay dynamic, the rate of breaches will continue to increase, a new study finds.

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