Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am October 10, 2016
It wasn't the question most viewers had tuned in to hear discussed, but one audience member at the second presidential debate in St. Louis did ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act – offering a more substantive discussion of healthcare than at the first debate.
Scott Silberlust Northwell Health

Scott Silberlust, VP, IT Administration, Northwell Health

By Gus Venditto 10:10 am October 07, 2016
Northwell Health replaced its aging email tracker with a system that helps manage compliance, contract review and budget approvals. And it built the new system with existing resources. 
Moxe payers providers

CEO Dan Wilson said Moxe’s technology enables workflows for delivering patient insights while also reducing administrative excess. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm October 06, 2016
Integrating insurer data enables providers to incorporate claims, risk and other information into their analytics efforts, the company said.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:18 am October 06, 2016
The web-based tools, with advice on how the new law will affect reimbursement, do not require AMA membership.
social determinants of health

Michael Dulin, MD, said that using a Big Data analysis model enabled officials to better engage patients and increase primary care usage.

By Bill Siwicki 06:55 am October 06, 2016
The North Carolina city tapped analytics tools to help hospitals better serve an influx of immigrants in the community by understanding the patients on both individual and system levels.
ICD-10 grace period ends
By Susan Morse 10:45 am October 05, 2016
Executives involved with the code switch said the first year went smoothly. But they are now expecting a new level of difficulty in the next 18-24 months while coders must be more precise for CMS and private insurers to accept and pay claims. 
Cerner revenue cycle management
By Bernie Monegain 10:09 am October 03, 2016
With trouble finding and hiring staff experienced in ICD-10, MACRA, risk contracting and value-based care, many providers and medical groups are outsourcing those from Cerner and competitors including Allscripts, Kareo, NextGen and others, Black Book said. 
HHS medical bill

RadNet won for the easiest bill to understand, with one HHS says is "as concise as possible."

By Mike Miliard 10:52 am September 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, choosing from more than 80 submissions, has awarded two prizes for new designs of the medical bill.
Entreda artificial intelligence cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am September 27, 2016
The platform, called Unify, is designed to deliver continuous cybersecurity policy enforcement and HIPAA compliance for users, networks and devices.
AMA doctors digital tools
By Jeff Lagasse 12:26 pm September 26, 2016
The survey of 1,300 physicians found that 85 percent believe digital health tools hold at least some capacity to improve care while other appealing aspects include medication adherence and reducing burnout among doctors. 

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