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Boston Children’s utilizes analytics tool with emergency department to manage bed capacity issues

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The hospital has outstripped its physical footprint, so analytics for patient placement has become critical while it awaits new buildings.

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Blue Cross of Idaho unveils bold plan some say is ‘breaking federal law’

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BC Idaho CEO says new option brings lower-cost services to the middle-class. HHS Secretary Alex Azar advises that the department will weigh in on the contentious plan once Idaho makes its decision.

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New Mexico hospitals benefit from recent Medicare changes, analysis shows

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The study contradicts assertions by some hospitals that the new payment system and changes to the 340B drug discount program would bring drastic cuts to reimbursement.

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The HIMSS18 Bookstore will provide stocked shelves and a quiet place for browsing

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Eight new titles will be offered for browsing, along with staples like the HIMSS Dictionary.

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Recondo to unveil AI revenue cycle tool for Epic EHR at HIMSS18

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The new platform helps hospitals reduce denials, increase collections and features a bot for authorization and follow-up.

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Radiology practices using AI and NLP to boost MIPS payments

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RadNet and vRad have deployed natural language processing tools to help them tackle over-utilization and help perform tasks that are challenging for humans.

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Already grappling with $3.5 settlement over HIPAA violations, Triple-S reports mailing breach

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In early December, Triple-S Advantage discovered that notices sent in November to providers involved in the treatment the insurer's members were mailed to the wrong address.

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