McKesson Entity Now Change Healthcare

McKesson Entity Now Change Healthcare

  • May 6, 2017

McKesson Technology Solutions and Change Healthcare have merged to create a new healthcare information technology company. The new Change Healthcare includes all of Change Healthcare's businesses and the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions, and will employ about 15,000 people. Read the article

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The Perfect Pairing: Patient Access And Analytics

The perfect pairing: Patient access and analytics

  • March 28, 2017

While more providers are taking advantage of technology to improve front-end revenue cycle processes, analytics lags behind. But when applied to patient access, analytics can help identify issues with registration and eligibility accuracy, and reduce downstream denials. A recent article in Multibriefs outlines the benefits of using analytics to improve patient-access processes in a value-based world. Read the Article

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Healthcare RCM, Patient Collections Solutions Launch At HIMSS17

Healthcare RCM, Patient Collections Solutions Launch at HIMSS17

  • February 23, 2017

At HIMSS17, healthcare IT companies showcased a range of solutions to manage the changing landscape in healthcare reimbursement. McKesson launched the Healthy Hospital program, which uses analytical tools to benchmark hospital revenue cycles, as well as a payment assurance consulting program that uses data to develop value-based reimbursement strategies. The company also previewed a financial clearance tool that helps revenue cycle management staff manage patient collections with data, and a clinical clearance tool that makes medical record reviews more efficient. Read the article

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Patient Access And Analytics: Perfect Together But Often Ignored

Patient Access and Analytics: Perfect Together but Often Ignored

  • February 22, 2017

Morning Consult features an op-ed piece on an innovative topic: pairing patient access and revenue cycle analytics. Why would you want to do that? The piece makes a case for bringing them together to guide process improvements that would secure timely reimbursement from insurers and patients, and drill down to root causes of denials. The article also says pairing these two core revenue cycle processes could lead to significant savings -- potentially millions of dollars for a single facility. Read the article

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Making Metrics Matter At HIMSS17

Making Metrics Matter at HIMSS17

  • February 20, 2017

Today at HIMSS17 in Orlando, McKesson RelayHealth Financial took the wraps off of MyHealthyHospital.com, a unique program that lets hospital revenue cycle leaders benchmark their organization's fiscal fitness against peers nationwide. By simply entering their own hospital's data in the areas of Claim Quality, Reimbursement, Payment Velocity, and Productivity/Quality, visitors can learn if they are underperforming, on track, or exceeding averages in each revenue cycle area. They can use this information to identify areas for improvement that can improve revenue cycle performance. Watch the video to learn more about how RelayHealth Financial's revenue cycle expertise and claims database can help providers…

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Patient Access And Revenue Cycle Analytics–Perfect Together, Yet Often Ignored

Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Analytics–Perfect Together, Yet Often Ignored

  • February 17, 2017

Providers don't usually think of patient access and revenue cycle analytics as a pair, but when you bring them together to guide process improvements, it can lead to significant savings -- potentially millions of dollars for a single facility. Here are just a few areas you can improve by pairing these two crucial pieces of the revenue cycle puzzle: Secure timely reimbursement from insurers and patients Reduce claims denials by drilling down to root causes Identify front-end registration and eligibility issues Learn more in this new guide, Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Analytics–Perfect Together, Yet Often Ignored. Read now or download and…

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RelayHealth Financial Debuts Healthy Hospital Program To Help Hospitals Identify Opportunities To Speed Revenue

RelayHealth Financial Debuts Healthy Hospital Program to Help Hospitals Identify Opportunities to Speed Revenue

  • February 17, 2017

On Monday at HIMSS17 in Orlando, RelayHealth Financial will unveil its new Healthy Hospital Index, an online service that allows hospitals to conduct a confidential assessment of their revenue cycle performance. Now, instead of trying to gauge financial performance in a vacuum–with no visibility into relevant national and regional KPIs and trends–financial executives can use Healthy Hospital’s analytics to benchmark their organization’s performance against that of peers. By simply entering some details about their revenue cycle performance, a customized “revenue health index” is generated with a comparative ranking of their hospital’s financial well-being. These insights can then be used to…

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Authorization Playing Catch Up With Technology

Authorization Playing Catch Up With Technology

  • September 1, 2016

Pre-authorization is time consuming, costly, can delay care, and is a major source of claims denials. Those are just a few of the pre-authorization pain points reported in a survey of C-suite provider executives nationwide. This white paper reports and ranks pre-authorization problems, delves into the issues, and provides a path forward  to improve pre-authorization to create more automated and streamlined system. Read now or download and read later

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