Hyperledger Adds Change Healthcare As Premier Member

Hyperledger Adds Change Healthcare as Premier Member

  • May 22, 2017

Change Healthcare has joined the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project, the cross-industry initiative boosting blockchain technology. Change Healthcare becomes the first healthcare IT company to join the group at the “Premier Member” level, meaning company CTO Aaron Symanski will join the Hyperledger Governing Board. Read the news release

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Schneck Medical Center Chooses Change Healthcare As Partner For Enterprise Imaging

Schneck Medical Center Chooses Change Healthcare as Partner for Enterprise Imaging

  • May 11, 2017

Schneck Medical Center of Seymour, Ind., announced it has selected Change Healthcare as its new partner for enterprise imaging. Schneck is replacing its legacy systems with new solutions to unify workflow across multiple radiology Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS). The new solutions will provide next-generation capabilities for acquiring and distributing medical images, and enhancing communication and collaboration. Read the news release

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In The End, It Will Be Episode Payment

In the End, It Will be Episode Payment

  • May 10, 2017

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is leading the way in transforming cancer treatment reimbursement models to value-based care. Managed Care magazine reports that in 2014, the insurer piloted an episode-of-care program for breast cancer, and it has been successful enough that Horizon will be expanding to treat other cancer types the same way in the near future. Read the article

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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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From Pay Kiosks To Data Analytics: 4 Experts Talk RCM Strategies

From Pay Kiosks to Data Analytics: 4 Experts Talk RCM Strategies

  • May 5, 2017

Revenue cycle management is top-of-mind among healthcare professionals in today’s fast-moving environment, as a recent round table discussion covered by Becker’s Hospital CFO revealed. Reporter Mackenzie Bean noted some of the highlights of the discussion, including the struggles of hospitals getting proper reimbursement for rendered care, and how analytics can play a bigger role in the overall revenue cycle. Read the article

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Consistent Review Outcomes Are Quality Outcomes

Consistent Review Outcomes are Quality Outcomes

  • May 2, 2017

By Steven Silverstein, MD Recent articles in the Journal of the American Medical Association (here1 and here2) reported on the use and misuse of clinical practice guidelines, and the need to avoid hedging and equivocation when writing them. These articles also discussed the differences inherent in targeting individual physician decision support versus more general purposes, as well as issues related to lack of adherence to guideline development standards published by the Institute of Medicine.3 A related issue is that it is not uncommon for guidelines developed by different specialty societies to advocate different approaches to a given clinical situation. This…

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Saltzer Medical Group Chooses Change Healthcare For Practice Management Services

Saltzer Medical Group Chooses Change Healthcare for Practice Management Services

  • May 2, 2017

Change Healthcare has signed a long-term managed services agreement with Saltzer Medical Group, P.A., a multi-specialty physician practice serving the Boise metro area and southwestern Idaho. Under the agreement, Change Healthcare will be responsible for Saltzer’s strategic, practice management, and revenue cycle management services. Read the news release

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How Culture Can Make Or Break The Value Of Your Data

How Culture Can Make or Break the Value of Your Data

  • April 28, 2017

Everyone in healthcare can agree that, used properly, data is invaluable. But as Jason Williams, VP at Change Healthcare aptly points out in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review, “The important thing is not the data, it’s about the objectives we’re trying to accomplish.” Read the article

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Change Healthcare’s InterQual Expert To Share Blueprint For Case Management Optimization At ACMA 2017

Change Healthcare’s InterQual Expert to Share Blueprint for Case Management Optimization at ACMA 2017

  • April 17, 2017

The American Case Management Association's annual conference, ACMA 2017, gets underway in Washington this week, and attendees looking to gear their case management programs for the industry shift to value should be sure to attend the “Blueprint for Case Management Optimization” presentation. That's where Change Healthcare’s Carol Everhart will share nine best practices to help assess the health of a case management program. Read the News Release

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