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News: San Francisco Healthcare Finance Symposium to Explore Latest Revenue Cycle Best Practices and Innovations

McKesson , McKesson Health Solutions , RelayHealth Financial , Revenue Cycle , Revenue Cycle Management , Analytics , ICD-10 , San Francisco , Healthcare , Healthcare Finance

RelayHealth Financial announced the San Francisco Healthcare Finance Symposium, a forum for hospital revenue cycle professionals taking place on May 28, 2015 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.

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Real-time Rx Technology Prevents Potential Lethal Medication Toxicity

Posted by Pat daCosta, PharmD, RPh - Senior Product Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services on April 29, 2015

LASA , Pat daCosta , Warfarin , drug safety , patient safety

Anticoagulants are considered one of the most at-risk classes of medication for adverse events. Warfarin, a frequently prescribed medication from this class in the United States, appears on the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list of high-alert medications[1]. During the last quarter of 2014, several prescriptions were involved in errors where Warfarin was originally submitted and after real-time alerts from RelayHealth's RxSafety Advisor® a medication that appears to be a look-alike/sound alike (LASA) to warfarin was ultimately dispensed.

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Transforming Digital Prescribing To Deliver Patient-centered Care

ePrescribing , patient-centered , EHR , value-based care

As the healthcare industry continues to undergo a significant evolution, one area ripe for change is today's prescribing environment. Examining current trends can help us understand how digital prescribing may evolve over the next one to three years: the ongoing adoption of health information systems and related reinforcement of standards and connected information flow offers opportunity to transform electronic prescribing while improving patient access and lowering care costs.

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HIMSS 2015: Attend Our Patient Portal Demo

HIMSS 2015 , Patient portal

The patient experience no longer revolves around a single doctor, or even a single facility. This change has created a clear challenge: patients and providers need a better way to access and exchange information.

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Webinar Recap: Keys to Building a Successful Patient Engagement Strategy

Patient engagement , meaningful use , patient electronic access , patient portal , risk-based contacting , value-based care

In "Keys to Building a Successful Patient Engagement Strategy," the CIO and VP of Patient Engagement at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida, discusses how they implemented a patient engagement strategy designed to meet and exceed the 5% view, download, or transmit measure. Doug Biehn, VP Enterprise HIE & Patient Engagement, of RelayHealth® Clinical Connectivity closed out the webinar by talking about how healthcare organizations can leverage patient engagement to achieve enterprise-wide strategic goals beyond Meaningful Use.

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News: RelayHealth ICD-10 Testing – Industry-Leading Acceptance Rates and Volumes

McKesson , McKesson Health Solutions , RelayHealth Financial , ICD-10 , ICD-10 Testing , Revenue Cycle , Revenue Cycle Management

Today RelayHealth Financial announced that its ICD-10 testing program has yielded claim and remittance volumes, and acceptance rates far above industry norms for both acknowledgement and end-to-end testing.

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News: ConnectCenter from RelayHealth Sets a New Standard for Online Claims Management

McKesson Health Solutions , RelayHealth , RelayHealth Financial , Revenue Cycle Management , Claims Management , Claims Adjudication , ConnectCenter , Channel Partners , practice management vendors , billing companies and revenue cycle management firms

Today RelayHealth Financial introduced ConnectCenter, a groundbreaking new claims management portal to help practice management vendors, billing companies and revenue cycle management firms streamline claims processing and accelerate payment velocity.

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McKesson on FHIR

Posted by Arien Malec - Vice President, Strategy and Product Marketing on December 8, 2014

Interoperability , HL7 , CommonWell , FHIR

As a nation, we have made great strides in the deployment and use of health information technology. With the transition to value based care delivery models, we must ensure that technology is interoperable to enable better care delivery, better health, and greater efficiency of care delivery.

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Ebola and Patient Education: What Physicians Need to Know

RelayHealth , Physicians , Ebola , Patient Education

RelayHealth adult infectious disease specialist Summerpal Kahlon, MD provides advice for U.S. physicians who are now fielding frantic questions from their patients about Ebola. Read Dr. Kahlon’s article on actions to take, and the role of physicians as educators and reassuring sources of truth.

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Keeping Patients Safe: Diflucan versus Diflunisal

Posted by Pat daCosta, PharmD, RPh - Senior Product Manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services on October 23, 2014

patient safety , adverse drug events , pharmacist , RxSafety Advisor , Pat daCosta , LASA , "look alike sound alike"

Automation plays an ever-growing role in patient safety by helping eliminate human error as drug inventories continue to expand. In August of this year, a prescription error was prevented when an adult patient’s prescription was fulfilled with diflunisal instead of diflucan, the intended prescription.

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