nThrive CEO Joel Hackney

Letter from the CEO

So much happens in the course of a month at nThrive that I know I must carefully choose what to share in order to avoid information overload.  For this issue, I’m sharing multiple topics – health care provider experiences, new technologies and services, thought leadership news, a little good news of our own to share, and a request of you, our reader – is included.

Kettering Health Network

Kettering Health Network Optimizes Processes, Workflow to Improve Reimbursements

Leveraging technology, process improvements and training to reinvigorate patient registration has led to higher upfront collections and reduced billing rework, reducing bad debt.

Value-Based Care and Reimbursement Data Analytics

Data Analytics Powers Value-Based Reimbursement Success

Learn how data analytics provides depth of insight necessary to reach your value-based reimbursement goals.

Patient Access Education

Patient Access SimLab Now Available from nThrive Education

Simulation technology offers Patient Access representatives who work with patient insurance cards a new, interactive learning method.

KLAS Rankings

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions!

We value our clients and we appreciate hearing your feedback.

Health Care Events

nThrive Participates at Industry’s Latest Events

Find out about nThrive appearances at HMA CFO Forum, Modern Healthcare’s second annual Healthcare Transformation Summit and 2017 ACDIS Conference.

nThrive and Aloft Group Win Rebrand Award

nThrive and Aloft Group Win “Best Creative” HITMC Award for Rebrand

nThrive CMO and Aloft Group CEO accept award at a ceremony in Las Vegas this past April.



SC ADCIS Meeting
June 09, 2017 Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Hartsville, SC,

Join nThrive’s Jacqueline Ross-Lopez, RN, CCDS as she discusses: Clinical Documentation, Analysis, and Providing Feedback to Improve Performance.

CHIA (California Health Information Association)
June 10-14, 2017 Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA

Come meet nThrive at CHIA and learn how our solutions and services bring out the power of health information.

TN AAPC Meeting
June 14, 2017 Johnson City, TN

While at the TN AAPC Meeting make sure to join nThrive’s Sr. Director of Educational Consulting and Quality, Beth Ottinger, lead an ICD-10 CM Refresher discussion. Attendees can expect to learn about:

  • CM Guidance Hierarchy
  • Major areas of audit issues
  • Recent Coding Clinic advice

WNY HIM Meeting
June 22, 2017 Buffalo, NY

Bonnie S. Cassidy, MPA, RHIA, FAHIMA, FHIMSS, managing director of advisory services for nThrive will lead a discussion, "Clinical Documentation ‘Integrity’ must be the #1 FOCUS of your Clinical Documentation Value Chain."

HFMA ANI Annual Conference
June 25-28, 2017 Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Annual National Institute will host its annual conference in Orlando, FL. Stop by booth #1721 to learn how your organization will benefit from our knowledge and expertise of the entire revenue cycle in a way that will provide you with unmatched tangible benefits.