By Sarianne Gruber – Welcome to 2018! This year Predictive Analytics World (PAW) wants to know in the world of analytics and healthcare “Is there an ‘Easy Button’ for Analytics?” The post PAW’s Predictions on the Not So Easy World of Analytics appeared first on RCM Answers.
This week’s Friday Five highlights the progress that has been made in the fight against HIV and AIDS, some organizations who are continuing the fight and the latest facts and information about the disease and the strain it puts on the economy of the United States each year. The post The Friday Five – Today […]
By Dhaya Sivakumar – Whether it’s our mobile phones taking note of our location, wearables recording our heartrates, or websites collecting information about what links we click and how long we spend on a page, humans have inadvertently become large-scale data producers, and the quantity of data being produced is increasing exponentially. The post How […]
By David Hom & Dr. Kevin Keck – Value based care – where healthcare providers are paid for the quality of care outcomes achieved not merely the volume of services delivered – is finally coming to fruition and becoming a reality across healthcare. The post Making It Real: 5 Practical Contract Considerations in a Value-Based […]
Recent shifts in healthcare reimbursement models have trended away from a fee-for-service payment system, and instead tied payments to the quality of care provided. These shifts provide opportunities for HIM professionals to help physicians code more completely and precisely. The post Navigating the World of Changing Reimbursement Models appeared first on RCM Answers.
September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day and our Friday Five is dedicated to spreading information about the disease and offering ways to raise funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The post The Friday Five – World Alzheimer’s Month appeared first on HealthcareNOWradio.com.
The Predictive Analytics World for Healthcare 4th Annual Conference convenes in New York City October 29 – November 2, 2017. Predictive Analytics World for Healthcare focuses on real-world examples of deployed predictive analytics. The post Predictive Analytics World Healthcare Conference – Early Bird Registration! appeared first on RCM Answers.
In the ICD-9 era, there were universally accepted benchmarks to measure coding professionals’ productivity. Now, more than 18 months after the ICD-10 implementation date, the challenge is to do the same for the new coding system. The post Succeeding in an ICD-10 World appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Venkat Sharma – The Boy Scouts are right. Their motto — “Be prepared” — is equally apt in healthcare, as providers seek to be ready for whatever new practice demands lie ahead in the complex world of healthcare reimbursement under a quickly evolving value-based care model. The post Preparing your Financial Infrastructure for a […]
According to the World Health Organization’s latest findings, depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. This week’s Friday Five celebrates World Health Day and focuses on the WHO’s campaign, Depression: Let’s Talk. The post The Friday Five – World Health Day 4/7 appeared first on HealthcareNOWradio.com.
By Sean Cassidy – You’ve got to love CMS. They took a simple concept like “if you lower the cost of delivering care to a population of patients, we’ll share the savings with you” and exploded it into a Rube Goldberg machine of pieces, parts, rules, constraints and exceptions. The post Getting Paid in a […]
By Sam Wehbe – The amount of health data is staggering and becoming more so on a daily basis. Today, 30 percent of all data storage worldwide is health data, according to a 2012 study by the Ponemon Institute. The post Real World Value of Health Data De-Identification Tools appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful […]
By Frank Fortner – As I write this, the new administration is a little more than two weeks into its term, and many are rightly wondering what the impact will be across the industry as new leaders in key policymaking positions are taking aim at the ACA. The post HIMSS 2017: Waiting On The World […]
By Jim Tate – The move toward an interoperable electronic health care data system has been stimulated by a system of incentives, penalties and pay adjustments for providers. The post Push Comes to Shove in the World of Meaningful Use appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
Started in 1988, World Aids Day was the first ever global health day. Today WAD is observed each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. The post World Aids Day […]