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RevCycle Intelligence takes a close look at how the next generation of analytics technology will be vital to value-based reimbursement initiatives such as fee for value (FFV). Not only will providers need to determine what standards to use when measuring performance, but they’ll also face challenges in analyzing their data to best predict outcomes.
For the Record turned to our VP of Operations, Ken Edwards, for advice on preparing for ICD-10. In “Don’t Sleep on ICD-10 Testing,” Ken promotes the value of ICD-10 testing and explains the long-term advantages of the new coding set. He explains how a major benefit of ICD-10’s greater specificity will be the more detailed diagnostic data necessary for enhanced population health management and effective FFV reimbursements.
Electronic Health Reporter sat down with our CFO, Jim Lacy to discuss current topics, trends, and the future of the healthcare industry. Jim describes ZirMed’s ongoing evolution from a claims clearinghouse to a leader in revenue cycle management, population health management, and predictive analytics. He also talks about his career path to the top of a major health IT organization, and shares his thoughts on how ZirMed will continue to stay ahead of healthcare industry changes to help provider organizations achieve positive financial outcomes.