Dear Health Care Reader –

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.

My personal favorite is the success story of Kettering Health Network – stories like this are the reason nThrive colleagues love what we do! Not long ago, Kettering Health Network recognized an increase in underpaid accounts receivables, largely due to an outdated contract management system, poor processes and staff productivity issues. Read this article and learn how nThrive helped Kettering reduce bad debt and charity care to come out ahead.

Have you heard about the SimLabs tools now offered by nThrive Education? We’re excited to announce this new offering. Click here to read about our new practice tool: the nThrive Education Revenue Cycle SimLabs and how we are enhancing the learner experience with SimLabs for the exceptional interactive educational experience.

It’s well known that investment in strong data analytics strategies maximizes a health care provider’s value-based reimbursement (VBR) success. In today’s new value-driven environment, it is imperative that health care providers identify and implement effective strategies. Click here to learn how data analytics provides the depth of insight necessary to reach your VBR goals.

nThrive colleagues are people persons! We all love talking with people throughout the industry, learning and sharing with those who want to make the world a healthier place. Recently, nThrive senior leaders participated in some of the industry’s leading events - the Health Management Academy (HMA) CFO Forum, Modern Healthcare’s second annual Healthcare Transformation Summit and the 2017 ACDIS Conference – and were happy to share their knowledge on hot health industry topics. Click here to learn more about the discussions nThrive lead at these industry-leading events.
We’ve got good news of our own to share as well. In April, nThrive and Aloft Group, a health care brand strategy consulting and marketing communications firm, received the “Best Creative” award at the Healthcare IT Marketing and PR Conference (HITMC) awards ceremony in Las Vegas! We’re honored that our efforts and hard work have been recognized in this competitive industry – click here to learn more about the award.

I mentioned that we have a request of you. Actually, it’s more of an exercise to help us continually improve services so that your organization’s needs are met and exceeded.  If you click here, you will be taken to a site managed by KLAS Enterprises, where you can provide honest feedback about the services provided by nThrive. It’s extremely important for us to know that we are doing our job as your health care partner, and that our services benefit you.

As in every issue of The nQuirer, we hope to make reading the articles a worthwhile experience. Stay with us each issue to learn how all of us can effect positive health care change.


Joel Hackney, CEO