Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
patient paying medical bill at doctor office
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 07, 2018
Healthcare organizations that use multiple RCM systems have higher rates of denials and big difficulties gathering and normalizing data, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
patient checkin on tablet at doctor office

Credit: CareCloud

By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm May 07, 2018
With the new automation, LifeArts Integrated Health Center sees more patients per day while saving administrative staff nearly 20 hours a week.
athenahealth EHR vendor at HIMSS18
By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm May 07, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush is reviewing the offer, which the hedge fund says can help the cloud IT company realize its potential and create more value for shareholders.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 02:57 pm May 04, 2018
To really work to its fullest potential, the technology must be used enterprise-wide, according to the report, which took a close look at customers with highest adoption levels.
revenue cycle analytics
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:06 am May 04, 2018
New technology that allows providers to readily access meaningful data no matter where it lives in the revenue cycle arrives as hospitals are poised to invest heavily in rev cycle tools.
integrated EHR, revenue cycle management

St. Joseph Oakland is part of the Trinity Health system in Pontiac, Michigan. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 02, 2018
The Michigan health system, one of the largest in the U.S., says it wants to roll out a single, enterprise platform to deliver "people-centered care."
Amazon Apple healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:10 pm May 01, 2018
More than 80 percent of the Fortune 50 already have a presence in the market, so here’s what hospital IT shops should be thinking about as they digest that reality.
Mayo Clinic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am May 01, 2018
Mayo Clinic is on the cusp of one of the biggest and most expensive EHR go-lives in history. 
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.

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