Change Healthcare Joins Blockchain Initiative

Change Healthcare Joins Blockchain Initiative

  • June 6, 2017

Collaborative cross-industry effort Hyperledger, created to advance blockchain technology, recently announced eight new members have joined the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers, for a new generation of transactional applications. Nashville Medical News reports that Change Healthcare has come aboard as a Premier Member of the project. Read the article

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Reinventing Claims Payment For A Value-Based World

Reinventing Claims Payment for a Value-Based World

  • June 6, 2017

By Amy Larsson RN, BSN, MBA The U.S. healthcare industry’s claims-payment system is frustrating to providers, payers, and patients alike. Inefficiency and a systemwide tendency for error wastes precious resources, worsens miscommunication and mistrust among all stakeholders, and inhibits the ability to transition to value-based approaches that achieve better outcomes. We need to rethink our industry’s disjointed and siloed approach in order to solve a very integrated problem. Despite billions invested in achieving efficient claims payment, more than 7% of claims are not paid correctly the first time, the second time, and sometimes even the third time¹. The remediation process…

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Reinventing Utilization Management To Bring Value To The Point Of Care

Reinventing Utilization Management to Bring Value to the Point of Care

  • June 6, 2017

How an automated exception-based approach can make UM more efficient and effective By Nilo Mehrabian How can health systems deliver the right care, at the right cost, in the right setting, without overwhelming delivery and reimbursement systems with administrative burden? The shift from volume to value-based care requires the deft combination of value-based delivery (enabled through actionable intelligence and new care delivery models) and value-based payment (enabled through select provider networks and new reimbursement models). Providers and payers must operate across a transparent, administratively simple, shared ecosystem. This giant leap from today’s world in which healthcare stakeholders currently operate might…

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Lab Network Picks Change Healthcare As Revenue Cycle Partner

Lab network picks Change Healthcare as revenue cycle partner

  • June 2, 2017

Atlanta-based LabPharm Hospital Management Services has chosen Change Healthcare as its vendor for revenue cycle management services, Health Data Management reports. LabPharm’s chief legal officer says Change Healthcare was picked in part because of its national presence and strong experience in lab billing. Read the article

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Change Healthcare Joins Hyperledger Project

Change Healthcare joins Hyperledger project

  • May 25, 2017

The effort championing the use of blockchain technology in healthcare IT has gained another member with the addition of Change Healthcare, according to Health Data Management. Reporter Fred Bazzoli says the healthcare IT company joined the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project, a consortium in which members are working toward developing open, distributed ledger technology. Read the article

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CTO Joins Hyperledger Governing Board

CTO joins Hyperledger governing board

  • May 23, 2017

Change Healthcare CTO Aaron Symanski will sit on the Hyperledger governing board now that his company has joined the blockchain consortium as a Premier Member, McKnight’s reports. Hyperledger, hosted by the Linux Foundation, is a global, open-source effort to help advance blockchain distributed-database technologies across multiple industries. Read the article

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Deloitte, Ernst & Young And Change Healthcare Join Blockchain Project Hyperledger

Deloitte, Ernst & Young and Change Healthcare Join Blockchain Project Hyperledger

  • May 23, 2017

The Hyperledger Project, a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced it has added eight new members, according to Coinspeaker. Reporter Tatsiana Yablonskaya notes that among the new names is Change Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare IT companies in the USA, which came aboard as a Premier Member. Change Healthcare is the first HIT company to join Hyperledger’s ranks at that level. Read the article

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McKesson Spinoff Change Healthcare Bets Big On Blockchain

McKesson spinoff Change Healthcare bets big on blockchain

  • May 22, 2017

One the largest healthcare IT companies, Change Healthcare, has joined other heavy hitters -- such as IBM and Kaiser Permanente -- in the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger blockchain initiative, reports Mike Miliard in Healthcare IT News. Miliard says Change Healthcare's membership on the Hyperledger board will help the consortium explore new avenues for digital ledger platforms in the health industry. Read the article

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