Revenue Cycle Description

Why hospitals need to adopt a 'retail mindset' when it comes to analytics

Accountable care demands that data crunching these days be agile to enable quick pivots in strategy, says the director of pharmacy at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Columbia Medical Associates saves $6.5 million in total cost of care by tackling ED visits

The multi-specialty group practice undertook a large project to use analytics and reduce emergency room utilization – and it worked.

Indiana psychiatric facilities to roll out Cerner EHR, revenue cycle software

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration becomes third new Cerner customer in a month that has seen some major EHR implementations.

Change Healthcare joins with Adobe and Microsoft on new patient engagement tech

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.

It's not just EHRs: Interoperability also poses big challenges for revenue cycle

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 experience management platform saves solo practitioner from burnout

With the new automation, LifeArts Integrated Health Center sees more patients per day while saving administrative staff nearly 20 hours a week.

Elliott Management proposes $6.5 billion takeover of athenahealth

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.

Speech recognition works best when widely deployed, says KLAS

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.

Change Healthcare expands revenue cycle analytics with new platform

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.