By David Conejo – The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35-64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The post Surge in Addiction Closing the Gap Between […]
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By Bob McNellis – The meeting took place nearly 15 years ago, but I still remember vividly the bold declaration by a former Congressional leader advocating for technological reforms in healthcare. “Paper kills!” he warned. “Paper records are an utterly irrational national security risk.” The post The Promise of Electronic Health Records: Are We There […]
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – Since taking effect the last few years, the chronic care management and transitional care management CPT codes have accounted for sources of revenue that too many provider organizations have overlooked. Principally, it’s money left on the table. The post CCM and TCM codes: Providers Leave More Than Money […]
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about consumer wearables. Take a listen to Conversations on Health Care, The Incrementalist, and Healthcare de Jure. The post NOW on Demand Listen to Experts on Consumer Wearables appeared first on RCM Answers.
We are at HIMSS19 in Orlando talking to vendors, attendees, and HIMSS news bureau. Here are some of the announcements coming from the conference. The post More Annoucements from HIMSS19 appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
The HIMSS19 social media scene can be just as overwhelming as the Conference itself. Trying to stay connected with the HIMSS19 topics that matter to you most can be challenging. We’ve tried to do some of the sifting for you and have created a collection of #RethinkRCM tweets we thought were worth a look. The […]
Business news from Diameter Health, MEDITECH, PerfectServe, eMDs, Inc., Ambra Health, Nuance Communications, Inc., Healthdom, Medfusion, Definitive Healthcare, MediQuant, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, QuadraMed, Sectra and more. The post Health IT Business News – February 14, 2019 appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
By William A. Hyman – ONC has released another Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, this time entitled 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program. It comes in at 734 pages. The post Another 734 Pages from ONC appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
Latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry including news from UnitedHealth, Anthem, Medica, CVS Health, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group, Molina Healthcare, Inc., AHIP and more. The post Revenue Cycle and Payer News 2-13-2019 appeared first on RCM Answers.
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