April 30, 2015
As HHS pursues aggressive new timelines for the shift to value-based care, providers have just a couple years to start putting their data to work in service of more efficient care for healthier patient populations.
April 21, 2015
Each year, some 722,000 hospitalized patients will acquire a serious infection. A staggering 75,000 of them will die in the hospital due to the HAI. Here is a map and searchable list for hospitals who scored worse than the national average on different infection metrics.
April 20, 2015
With one foot in clinical care and the other in technology, chief medical information officers are well positioned as information technology is perhaps one of the most important strategic levers to advance the triple aim of healthcare.
April 17, 2015
Speaking at HIMSS15 on Thursday, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said providers will need to evolve in order to benefit from value-based reimbursement, and "will need technology to help them get there."
April 14, 2015
The healthcare industry is now closer than it's ever been to an ICD-10 compliance deadline -- if only in calendar days.
April 13, 2015
The revenue cycle of the future will put the patient first, a dramatic change of course that experts on the HIMSS Revenue Cycle Task Force say is desperately needed in healthcare.
April 12, 2015
Revenue cycle leaders have a lot to focus on, but expert panelists at the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit on Sunday said point-of-service collections and the looming ICD-10 switch rank among the top challenges facing those departments in 2015.
April 09, 2015
Tools to support chronic care management services can be part of a broad transition to value-based reimbursement.
April 08, 2015
More than $28.5 billion has been paid out so far as part of the federal Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, helping drive electronic health record adoption from coast to coast. This map and sortable table shows who's gotten how much.
April 08, 2015
With so many healthcare organizations struggling in its revenue cycle, a HIMSS15 expert session will examine ways to redirect focus to enhance clinical and financial functions.