The nuts and bolts of running a group practice or hospital are covered here. Topics include patient scheduling systems, charge capture interfaces with clinical record systems, and claims submission.
How soon are valuable-based payments going to start replacing traditional Medicare fee-for-service reimbursements? Very soon.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which certifies entities that process transactions or exchange health information for meeting best practices, has finalized 2015 criteria for all 15 of its programs.
Health Data Management talked with NextGens Ana Croxton, vice president of EDI products and services, about receiving new accreditation for meeting best practices in operating their practice management systems.
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems and GE Healthcare are the first vendors to receive accreditation of meeting best practices for operating their physician practice management information system product lines under a program of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission.
A new healthcare electronic funds transfer (EFT) standard went into effect at the beginning of the year, and many healthcare professionals are reaping the benefits of the time and money savings it can provide.
Revenue cycle management products had a strong showing at this weeks MGMA Annual Convention in Las Vegas.
Minneapolis-based ABILITY Network, a major Medicare transactions processing vendor, will acquire claims clearinghouse MD On-Line for an undisclosed sum.
Patient service and quality improvement expert Lisa Allen has been named the first chief patient experience officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Using practice management dashboards and point-of-care tools, a proof-of-concept program in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has cut in half the number of post-operative complications and decreased the average length of stay compared with traditional protocols.
If there is one thing Ive learned from reading hundreds of breach notifications, its how earnestly organizations tell those whose data they did not protect how important protection of their data is to the organization.
A new trade association offers physician practice management software vendors and other companies selling financial and administrative systems new opportunities to increase their visibility and clout.
Strong leadership, reliable healthcare coordination, and first-rate information technology are key for academic medical centers seeking to establish successful accountable care organizations.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which certifies entities that process transactions or exchange health information for meeting best practices, is launching new programs to accredit accountable care organizations and physician practice management systems.
Digital health funding reached $2.3 billion in the first half of 2014--an unprecedented level of venture capital exceeding the 2013 total--according to Rock Health, which funds and supports early stage healthcare companies.
The Medical Society of Northern Virginia has launched HeaLixVA, which the organization says is "a physician-led, secure and confidential electronic system to share patient information across all points of medical care in our community."