Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Cybersecurity strategy critical to protecting revenue
By Jeff Lagasse 10:19 am March 16, 2018
In the age of consumerism, how you react to a breach, relay information to patients, and interact with people can mean the difference between customer retention or an expensive mass exodus.
New BCBS Institute working with Lyft, CVS, Walgreens to tackle social determinants

Ridesharing is among the population health initiatives for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association to improve health access and outcomes by leveraging technology and strategic alliances.

By Mike Miliard 10:08 am March 16, 2018
With the new subsidiary, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association bets on technology and strategic alliances to help improve socioeconomic factors for health.
HIMSS18 rev cycle recap
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:35 pm March 14, 2018
When it comes to revenue cycle, a patient-centric culture is the future. By the way, make sure you include your employees in that philosophy and understand how technology can help get there.
Cognizant buys RCM vendor Bolder Healthcare Solutions

Cognizant’s Trish Birch speaking at HIMSS18 about redesigning patient care to address the shift towards value-based care. Credit: Cognizant on Twitter

By Jeff Lagasse 12:46 pm March 12, 2018
Cognizant says it hopes to expand its range of digital solutions across the value chain, and address the large provider segment of the healthcare market.
Economist Paul Krugman HIMSS18
By Jessica Davis 08:27 pm March 07, 2018
Economist says more scrutiny on elective procedures could contribute to a long-term solution.
value-based care
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm March 07, 2018
Information Builders debuts Care Insights, Payformance Solutions unveils TrustHub software-as-a-service system, and VirtualHealth and SAS team for “whole person” care.
Population health initiatives
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm March 07, 2018
Terri Steinberg, MD, chief health information officer at Christiana Care, said the health system has notched some big wins in a short time through smart use of technology, care coordination and analytics.
healthcare payment models

Principal Healthcare Strategy at TransUnion, Jonathan Wiik, talked about the cost of healthcare for patients at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:27 pm March 07, 2018
TransUnion’s Jonathan Wiik weighed in on study released at HIMSS18 that shows Americans can’t afford their healthcare now, and it will get worse.
AHIP CMS interoperability

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO, speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 12:11 pm March 07, 2018
But while she agreed claims data should be available to patients, the devil’s in the details.
How Henry Ford Physician Network made its ACO work
By Susan Morse 11:31 am March 06, 2018
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data warehouse.

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