Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Chris Anderson 10:38 am July 13, 2010
Cost-containment specialists Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS) and TC3 Health Inc., of Irvine, Calif., have joined forces to broaden offerings for payer customers in the hospital billing arena.
By Bernie Monegain 09:16 am July 01, 2010
A healthcare price-comparison startup started by the founder of RelayHealth and the co-founder of athenahealth has raised $60 million in funding, including an investment from the Cleveland Clinic.

By Mike Miliard 10:51 am June 24, 2010
Emdeon, a Nashville-based provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management solutions, announced this week the acquisition of Chapin Revenue Cycle Management of Tampa, Fla., a leading provider of hospital-based revenue cycle services, including accounts receivable management, medical denials, appeals and collection improvement...
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am June 24, 2010
DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance, a member association that represents healthcare stakeholders, including healthcare information technology personnel, will write the health promotion and wellness section of an online guide to value-based healthcare purchasing.
By Mike Miliard 10:09 am June 23, 2010
Soon after implementing an emergency department information system (EDIS) from Addison, Texas-based MEDHOST, Beaufort Memorial Hospital began achieving significant financial returns and seeing operational improvements.
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am June 22, 2010
CaroMont Health, Sg2 and GE Healthcare will work together on several initiatives aimed at tackling the rising costs of delivering healthcare. The first - a bundled payment pilot designed to provide quality care at competitive pricing, improve care coordination, and align hospitals and physicians on cost savings incentives - is slated to begin by...
By Eric Wicklund 07:50 pm June 19, 2010
SearchAmerica, a Minneapolis-based provider of financial clearing services for healthcare providers, has launched Collection Performance Advisor, an analytics-driven software platform that not only guides each account to the appropriate collection team or agency, but also monitors the performance of all collection resources and analyzes the...
By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am June 15, 2010
The nation's employers can expect a 9 percent jump in medical costs in 2011, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, which details the reasons for the anticipated hike and highlights the possibility for savings over the long term - including the increasing use of electronic health records.
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am June 14, 2010
A healthcare price-comparison startup started by the founder of RelayHealth and the co-founder of athenahealth has raised $60 milllion in funding, including an investment from the Cleveland Clinic.
By Eric Wicklund 09:37 am June 10, 2010
Health plans and insurers, who have endured the brunt of criticism for soaring healthcare costs, are bracing for change as the nation moves toward reform.