Finance, Revenue Cycle

At iHT2-Boston, HealthInfoNet’s Dev Culver Offers a Success Story Around Predictive Analytics for Population Health

May 21, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Innovation is proceeding apace in Maine, where HealthInfoNet, Maine’s statewide HIE, is now leveraging predictive analytics to support care management for its stakeholder provider organizations

AMA Backs Bill to Prohibit ICD-10

May 19, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
The American Medical Association (AMA) is supporting the Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015, H.R. 2126, a proposed bill that would prohibit the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10.

Grove Medical Associates Selected as HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award Recipient

May 12, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
The Auburn, Mass.-based Grove Medical Associates has been named a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient by the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

GUEST BLOG: Three Steps for a Revenue Cycle Implementation

May 8, 2015   |  Dani Voss
The strategies for a successful revenue cycle implementation should be in place well before any system implementation work begins. Dani Voss of Impact Advisors shares three steps healthcare organizations can take.

Survey: Small Practices Aren’t Ready for ICD-10

May 6, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Many healthcare professionals continue to think that there should be no transition to the ICD-10 coding set, according to a new survey from NueMD, a Marietta, Ga.-based medical practice management software vendor.

Survey: Healthcare Orgs are Confident in No More ICD-10 Delays

April 30, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
More than 80 percent of healthcare organizations believe there will be no more delays to ICD-10, according to recent research from QualiTest, a Fairfield, Ct.-based software testing company.

Survey: Telemedicine an Increasing Priority for Healthcare Orgs

April 20, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
The telehealth industry is maturing, evolving rapidly from specialty to mainstream status, according to a recent report from REACH health, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based technology company specializing in telemedicine solutions.

At Susquehanna Health, a Data-Driven Approach to Meeting Healthcare’s “Triple Aim”

April 20, 2015   |  John Morrissey
Susquehanna Health had its hands full with unrelenting problems around poor throughput in surgery, from start to finish. Wait times were measured in hours before and after surgical cases. Patient satisfaction average scores were stuck at around 80 percent.

Analytics Reaches Oncology Practice, and End-Users Anticipate Major Changes

April 16, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
As cancer centers become squeezed by policy and reimbursement cross-currents, oncology managers look to analytics for support

Health IT Expert to Hospital CEOs: Time to Pay More Attention to Your Consumers

April 15, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
During a HIMSS15 meeting with Witt/Kieffer, an Oak Brook, Ill.-based executive healthcare search firm, Jim Utterback, the firm's IT practice leader, delivered a clear message to healthcare leaders.

Live from HIMSS: At the New Payer-Provider Environment Symposium, Insights on Value-Based Payment

April 13, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Antonio Linares, M.D. of Anthem Blue Cross shares impressive results from an ongoing value-based payment initiative with physician groups

AAFP Calls MU Audits Into Question

April 10, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has sent a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) acting administrator Andy Slavitt, expressing concerns with meaningful use audits.
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