Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Benjamin Harris 12:34 pm December 13, 2018
More and more providers understand the key role social determinants play in delivering better health outcomes. AI and predictive analytics can help harness that data for better care and higher reimbursement.
By Benjamin Harris 02:47 pm December 11, 2018
Black Book survey shows that some were wooed by brand names, instead of seeking core functionalities that give ROI – and wish they'd gotten more bang for their buck.
ACO Arizona Care Network piloting blockchain wallet for docs
By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am December 07, 2018
Recently the first digital currency – redeemable for U.S. dollars – was deposited in physicians’ wallets for improving care and patient satisfaction.
By Benjamin Harris 10:59 am December 07, 2018
Three winners and one honorable mention have been announced in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's Certified Health IT Product List Data Challenge.
Nurses
By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:25 pm December 05, 2018
In Part 2 of our series on the hospital mergers, a look at the common problems and advice about how to sidestep them.
Billing tech boosts patient-initiated payments at BrightSpring
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm December 05, 2018
Staff immediately noticed the impact of the systems. They receive significantly fewer mailed checks, which has reduced the time spent to process payments. They also send fewer statements.

Huangshi General Hospital in Hubei Province, China. Credit: CLEAR China

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 30, 2018
A recent article from China Daily stated that IT investment in the country’s hospital system will reach 65.7 billion yuan ($9.47 billion) in 2022, surging 53.5 percent from 2017 and boost
Artificial Intelligence
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am November 23, 2018
From the research lab to the bedside to the back office, AI and machine learning are transforming the ways we think about care and how we develop treatments.
By Benjamin Harris 02:25 pm November 19, 2018
Advice for hospitals: Making inroads on blockchain now, with smaller projects that don't involve patient data, can help prepare them for larger opportunities ahead.
EHR, rev cycle
By Diana Manos 09:56 am November 15, 2018
With large integrated delivery networks scooping up physician practices and pressuring vendors to integrate different pieces of infrastructure, expect changes coming before too long.

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