Revenue Cycle Management

ACO
By Henry Powderly 09:22 am August 26, 2015
Despite the many Medicare shared savings ACOs that cut enough of their spending in 2014 to merit financial incentives, the lion's share of them fell below the payment threshold, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday.
Palm reading
By Mike Miliard 06:34 am August 26, 2015
Offering a novel approach to a complex security challenge, Imprivata on Tuesday introduced PatientSecure, a patient identification platform that uses palm vein biometrics to link patients with their EHRs.
Signing contract
By Erin McCann 10:50 am August 25, 2015
One cloud-based EHR company has just inked its 600th partnership deal, one of the newest being with big-name clinical lab startup Theranos.
Calendar and clock
By John Andrews 07:38 am August 24, 2015
Fifteen years after the Y2K panic, the healthcare industry is once again closely watching the calendar. Not since Jan. 1, 2000, have so many industry professionals had their eyes on a deadline as they do on Oct. 1, 2015.
Doctor using laptop
By Mike Miliard 10:34 am August 21, 2015
WebPT, which develops online electronic health records for rehab therapists, announced this week its acquisition of Therabill, maker of Web-based practice management tools. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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By Andrew Watson 04:09 am August 21, 2015
Academic Medical Centers are facing mounting pressure to drastically alter their philosophy and approach to their mission while maintaining their brand via the clinical, teaching and research activities that have driven their reputation for years.
Docs giving thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 20, 2015
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors.
Startup concept illustration
By Erin McCann 10:54 am August 19, 2015
Despite digital health's record breaking VC growth last year -- and more recent reports showing it hasn't slowed down in 2015 either -- the percentage of these startups that actually make it might surprise you.
Money and tech
By Mike Miliard 07:35 am August 12, 2015
Healthcare's revenue cycle management processes are undergoing lightning-fast change on many different fronts: "Providers are now, in earnest, starting to grasp how quickly this paradigm shift is occurring."
generic hospital building
By Mike Miliard 10:07 am August 10, 2015
Their patience wearing thin, a group of leading hospital organizations is imploring Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to publish pending meaningful use modifications sooner rather than later.

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