Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

MACRA virtual groups AHA
By Jeff Lagasse 09:51 am October 19, 2016
Physician practice trade groups contend that the newly-minted final MACRA rule will make it harder for them than their larger provider counterparts. 
M*Modal cloud risk-adjustment

M*Modal CEO Scott MacKenzie. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:13 am October 19, 2016
The service can be used to boost performance by capturing disease burden and risk-adjustment factor scores.
information governance ROI

Consultant Mary Reeves said that even intangible returns, including a 'return on information,' can make the work of instituting an IG program worthwhile. 

By Mike Miliard 01:46 pm October 18, 2016
A consultant specializing in governance explains how to sell the C-suite on IG and make lasting returns a reality.
population health revenue cycle
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm October 18, 2016
Emerging health information management software for computer-assisted coding, documentation, workflow and other tasks are already proving to be valuable for analytics and population health management programs.
Olathe Cerner revenue cycle
By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am October 17, 2016
Kansas-based health system is working toward becoming what Cerner described as a clinically driven revenue cycle.
ONC accountability transparency
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am October 14, 2016
Final rule enables ONC to better support physicians and hospitals amid the rapid pace of innovation in the health information technology market.
CMS MACRA final rule
By Henry Powderly 09:53 am October 14, 2016
New rule brings flexibility, institutes two payment tracks, and makes 2017 a transition year. 
Drug price hikes hospitals
By Kaiser Health News 09:02 am October 12, 2016
Researchers said the price hikes driving big spending increases are inconsistent and while AHA president Rick Pollack said that any upticks because of market manipulation are just plain wrong. 
InstaMed P2PE v2
By Jessica Davis 08:01 am October 12, 2016
The company is said to be the first in healthcare to achieve this validation, which ensures the payment network has met standards to protect data.
Google Verily population health 3M

3M Health Information Systems President JaeLynn WIlliams said the partnership will create technologies that address real-world problems healthcare organizations are facing today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:19 am October 11, 2016
The companies said they will combine 3M Health Information System's coding, classification and risk-stratification with Verily's algorithms and analytics to create a joint platform to improve clinical and financial performance.

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