nThrive CEO Joel Hackney

From the Desk of the CEO

I want to begin by welcoming you to yet another issue of The nQuirer. This month, we've got plenty of useful health information management news to share with you, as well as new opportunities for you to engage with our team of dedicated colleagues.

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See nThrive’s price transparency solutions at NAHAM 2019

nThrive exhibits at NAHAM 45th Annual Conference, unveils new price transparency solutions

Stop by nThrive booth #307 at the NAHAM 45th Annual Conference, April 23-26 in Orlando, FL. Learn about our transparency solutions. Spin-the-Wheel for donations to the NAHAM certification scholarship fund.

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nThrive revenue cycle management advisory services

Improve your patient financial clearance experience with nThrive

Outsourcing services can expand your health care organization's financial clearance capability, adding to your team without having to find, hire or train new staff. Read how to address gaps from pre-registration to collections.

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nThrive bad debt recovery services improve patient satisfaction

5 Best Practices for Establishing a Patient-Centric Bad Debt Collections Program

During a recent nThrive health care webinar hosted by the HFMA Region 2 chapter, nThrive experts provided key insights on how a holistic bad debt collections program that combines strategy, education, technology and services can empower patients while drastically improving revenue cycle health and success.

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Charge Capture Solution

Want to Reduce Late charges and Extend Your Resources? Integrate Your EMR and Charge Capture Solution

Yes, you can integrate CCA with your EMR to streamline work, eliminate redundant record keeping and save hours a week with single login. More on this...

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nThrive thanks health information management professionals

Health Information Professionals – Thank You from nThrive

Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week is March 24-30! HIP Week honors your contributions to a healthy, successful health care system. nThrive CEO Joel Hackney expresses his appreciation to all Health Information Professionals on behalf of the entire nThrive organization.

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Upcoming nThrive Health Care Education Events

HFMA Metro New York Women in Leadership Conference
April 2, 2019
The Carltun, East Meadow, NY
At 6:00 p.m., nThrive Board of Director Ellen Zane will deliver a presentation entitled, "Management Pearls of Wisdom – Important Lessons Learned Along the Way."

Montana Hospital Association Health Summit
April 3 – 5, 2019
Delta Hotels by Marriott Helena Colonial – Helena, MT
At 1:00 p.m., nThrive Clinical Services Specialist Virginia Gleason will host a presentation entitled, "Hot Topics in Transitions of Care."

HFMA Hudson Valley New York 2019 Annual Institute
April 4, 2019
Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown, NY
Visit the nThrive booth for the chance to win an Amazon Echo Dot. Speak with the nThrive team to learn how we can help your health care facility streamline revenue cycle management and operations to sustain cash flow and reduce cost to collect.

Kentucky Bluegrass and Indiana Chapters of HIMSS Annual Spring Conference
April 4 – 5, 2019
Belterra Casino Resort, Florence, IN
On April 5 at 9:45 a.m., nThrive Senior Director of Advisory Solutions Analysis Moshe Starkman will present a session entitled, "Taking MACRA to the Limit: Successful Best Practices in Quality Reporting."

Indiana AHIMA Annual Meeting
April 8 – 9, 2019
Embassy Suites, Noblesville, IN
On April 9 at 10:30 a.m., nThrive Clinical Services Specialist Virginia Gleason will conduct a session entitled, "Opportunities for Increased Net Patient Revenue through Improved Care Coordination."

Colorado HFMA Spring Symposium
April 9 – 10, 2019
Arvada Event Center, Arvada, CO
On April 10 at 2:00 p.m., nThrive Senior Director of Advisory Solutions Analysis Moshe Starkman will host a session entitled, "Bundled Payments: How Providers Can Realize Savings in Value-Based Care Environment." Later on at 4:10 p.m., nThrive Vice President of Business Health Solutions Rebecca Marsh will present a session called, "Defending Your Chargemaster."

Oklahoma AHIMA Annual Meeting
April 11 – 12, 2019
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, Catoosa, OK
On April 11 at 3:30 p.m., nThrive Senior Director of Advisory Solutions Analysis Moshe Starkman will host a session entitled, "Taking MACRA to the Limit." Also, stop by the nThrive booth to enter to win an Amazon Echo Dot.

HFMA Arizona/HIMSS Arizona IT Summit
April 11, 2019
The Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ
At 10 a.m., nThrive Vice President of Advisory Services Denny Roberge will facilitate a session entitled, "New Paradigm: Managing and Preventing Denials in a Clinically-Driven Revenue Cycle."

HFMA New Mexico Spring Conference
April 11 – 12, 2019
Gravitate ABQ, Albuquerque, NM
On April 12 at 10:45 a.m., nThrive Senior Vice President and General Manager, West Zone Nicole Guido will host a session titled, "The Path to Success in Proactive Denials Management & Prevention."

Maryland AHIMA and DC AHIMA Joint Annual Meeting
April 17 – 18, 2019
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, Baltimore, MD
On April 17 at 3:30-4:30 pm, nThrive Vice President of Process Excellence Denise Johnson will host a session called, "Embracing the Future: The Evolving Role of the HIM Professional." On April 18 at 1:00 pm, nThrive Senior Manager of Business Health Solutions Kyle Sherseth will facilitate a session entitled, "Defending Your Chargemaster."

Minnesota HFMA/AAHAM Joint 2019 Payer Panel Conference
April 22 – 23, 2019
CentraCare Health Plaza, St. Cloud, MN
On April 23, nThrive Vice President of Advisory Services Denny Roberge will present two separate sessions entitled, "The Path to Success in Proactive Denials Management & Prevention" and "Improving Revenue Integrity: The New Frontier for HIM Professionals." That same day, nThrive Vice President of Business Health Solutions Rebecca Marsh will present a session called, "Defending Your Chargemaster," while nThrive Director of Revenue Cycle Solutions Olivia Currin-Britt will host a session entitled, "Avoid Costly Write-Offs and Manage the Complex Task of Provider Enrollment." For any questions and to learn how we can help you generate cash and drive sustainable growth, stop by the nThrive table.

West Virginia AHIMA Annual Meeting
April 23 – 25, 2019
Bridgeport Conference Center, Bridgeport, WV
On April 23 at 2:30 p.m., nThrive Vice President of Advisory Services Laxmi Patel will present a session titled, "Clinically Integrated Revenue Cycle." Also at 2:30 p.m., nThrive QA Manager of Coding Services Angela Knight will facilitate a session called, "Value of Auditing."

NAHAM 45th Annual Conference
April 23 – 26, 2019
Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, Orlando, FL
nThrive will be showcasing two new solutions that are integral to price transparency at the upcoming NAHAM Conference. Building on current compliance requirements, visitors to booth #307 will learn about the critical role of estimating on transparency and consumerism, with nThrive’s new CarePricer Payment Estimator now available to create self-serve estimates online for common procedures. To improve financial clearance and collect more dollars upfront, organizations can also turn to nThrive’s newly launched Financial Clearance Center to outsource expert help. Visit our events page for more information. Also at the booth, be sure to Spin-the-Wheel! nThrive will donate all proceeds to the NAHAM organization for a Patient Access certification scholarship fund.

American Association of Medical Audit Specialists (AAMAS) Annual Conference
April 25 – 26, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton, San Antonio, TX
On April 25 at 2:30 pm, nThrive QA Manager of Coding Services Angela Knight will present a session titled, "The Value of a Complete Quality Audit Program."

Upcoming nThrive Health Information Management Webinars

Florida AHIMA Webinar
Date: April 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Details: Vice President of Coding, QA & Client Audit Solutions Kris Knight will host a webinar session entitled, "Fine Tune Your Coding Productivity Tracking and Monitoring Processes." Please click here to register.