Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

Kem Gardner

By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am January 27, 2017
The center will house institutes that train healthcare leaders working on transforming the way care is provided in the U.S. and around the world. The goal is to achieve the highest clinical quality at the lowest sustainable cost.
HIMSS Analytics telemedicine biometric
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 26, 2017
HIMSS Analytics' most recent Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, projecting purchasing demand for 81 different applications in 2017 and 2018.  

Brian Jacobs, MD, vice president, CMIO and CIO of Children’s National Health System

By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am January 26, 2017
Children's National Health System will roll out Millennium Revenue Cycle, a Cerner suite of RCM technology that will be integrated with the health system's existing Cerner EHR and scheduling platform.
risk adjust Triple Aim
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:50 am January 26, 2017
Both objective and intuitive elements must be considered to paint the truest picture of a patient’s needs and calculate their risk, expert says.

Samir Manjure, CEO and co-founder of KenSci

By Bernie Monegain 03:47 pm January 25, 2017
Seattle-based KenSci has raised $8.5 million in its first round of funding. It plans to use the capital to further develop its data and machine learning platform and expand its operations.
managing legacy EHR implementation
By Mike Miliard 11:33 am January 23, 2017
Houston Methodist replaced best-of-breed clinical applications with an integrated EHR. The successful transition involved managing not just technology but, equally as important, employees across multiple teams. Here’s a look at lessons learned. 
Mercy HIMSS Davies Enterprise
By Mike Miliard 01:49 pm January 19, 2017
HIMSS is recognizing Mercy for its EHR optimization, process improvement efforts, use of evidence-based protocols and analytics gains – all of which have helped the health system improve care quality and patient outcomes, lower costs and increased reimbursements.
CAQH 9 billion electronic
By Jack McCarthy 07:38 am January 16, 2017
The research determined that prior authorization offers providers the greatest time savings potential. Conducting it electronically reduces the time per transaction from 20 to 6 minutes and the cost from $7.50 to $1.89.

John Brumsted, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm January 13, 2017
The University of Vermont Medical Center filed a certificate of need, or CON application, with the state of Vermont Jan. 3, seeking approval to create a unified electronic health record system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.
CMS ONC AHRQ eCQI
By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm January 05, 2017
The agencies have integrated the eCQI Resource Center with the United States Health Information Knowledgebase, enabling users to compare different versions and metadata of electronic clinical quality measures.

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