Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm September 13, 2019
A new report from Manatt Health Strategies points to big differences in how return on investment should be gauged, depending most importantly on provider type – but also on acuity mix, IT infrastructure, staffing and other considerations.
EHR association voices support, deadline concerns for prior authorization standard
By Nathan Eddy 11:32 am August 19, 2019
The Electronic Health Record Association gives its OK to CMS’ version 2017071 standard for electronic prior authorization applied to prescription drugs for the Medicare Part D program.
Implementation best practices: Getting in the revenue cycle
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm August 15, 2019
Five experts in revenue cycle management IT offer wide-ranging best practices and advantageous tips for launching the technology at healthcare provider organizations.
U.S. Capitol
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am August 15, 2019
Countries that spent more on social services tended to spend more on healthcare, even after adjusting for poverty and unemployment rates.
VA, DOD join forces to streamline healthcare supply chain
By Mike Miliard 11:15 am August 14, 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense announced a new strategic partnership this week aimed at boosting the VA’s supply chain modernization efforts.
Health system execs eyeing AI investments, but lack vendor knowledge
By Nathan Eddy 11:49 am August 09, 2019
Nearly a quarter of health system decision-makers are looking to invest in artificial and robotic process automation in the next two years, but more than half were unable to name an AI or RPA vendor.
IPA, insurer launch innovative new partnership to manage social determinants of health
By Mike Miliard 03:19 pm August 07, 2019
Healthy Alliance IPA, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider, will work with MVP Health Care to connect social services and healthcare providers via the Unite Us technology platform. The aim: strengthening community organizations, boosting pop health and reducing costs.
Chartis Group suggests steps for maximizing value of analytics programs
By Benjamin Harris 03:13 pm July 31, 2019
A new white paper identifies the challenges health systems need to overcome for a successful analytics program.
Doctor showing EHR.
By Susan Morse 02:54 pm July 30, 2019
The cost of a healthcare breach is about $408 per patient record and that doesn't include the loss of business, productivity and reputation.

Health Catalyst employees celebrate its initial public offering on July 25.

By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm July 25, 2019
The CFO of the analytics company, which has been mulling a stock offering for years, says capital raised from shareholders will help it gain the size and scope it needs to achieve its mission.

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