Dear Health Care Reader –

Life is always changing unexpectedly on us, isn’t it? For good or bad, what we knew to be true yesterday can be completely different tomorrow. Our nQuirer publication, however, strives to consistently provide you, our discerning audience, with new solutions to improve the health of your revenue cycle, share ideas and inform you about the latest trends in health care today.

Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Andrew Woughter authored a blog on how to optimize your medical billing and collections process, tackle the top denials management problems and maximize revenue collections. Be sure to read his nine top denials management tips.

MACRA success depends on strong data integrity, and in his upcoming webinar on September 28 at 1 p.m., nThrive Senior Value-Based Reimbursements (VBR) Consultant Moshe Starkman, is hosting a compelling webinar titled, “Why data integrity matters for MACRA success.” Tune in to learn about the importance of health information governance and clinical documentation integrity in order to be victorious with MACRA. Remember to mark your calendars and register today!

Do you know how patient access is impacting the patient experience in the face of rising insurance deductibles and regulatory requirements? It’s all covered in this Q&A by nThrive experts, Erica Franko, principal, nThrive Business Health Advisory and Kelley Blair, senior vice president, Service Solutions. Click here to see what they have to say!

We’ve got good news of our own to share; Bernard Gay has joined nThrive as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Bernard leads the nThrive Technology Services (IT) organization, developing a long-term cloud strategy, managing nThrive data centers, and optimizing the IT infrastructure. To learn more about how Bernard will lead our technology, click here.

Are you going to AHIMA this year? The 89th AHIMA Convention & Exhibit is October 7-11, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Stop by booth #523 and talk with the nThrive team. Please take advantage of our featured speaking engagements, reception and events happening at the nThrive booth – click here to find out how. We hope to see you there!

I’ve got a little news of my own to share with you. Earlier this month, I was featured in HIT Leaders & News US. I was asked to share why providers must reinvent revenue cycle management. To read the full article, click here.

Each month, I enjoy sharing with you the news that is most important to me and hopefully to you, too. I hope it benefits you as we continue on this journey together to empower health care for every one in every community.

Best,

Joel Hackney, CEO