From the Desk of the CEO

As we dive into the fall season, I present you with another edition of The nQuirer. As always, this issue focuses on informative pieces emphasizing health care industry trends and nThrive’s valuable revenue cycle management offerings, as well as details on your next opportunity to meet in person with our team of health information management experts.

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Don’t miss nThrive at Becker’s: See your Revenue Cycle through a fresh lens

Visit nThrive booth #310 to see the power of nThrive analytics solutions. Learn how we can help you spot gaps across the revenue cycle and improve physician practice profitability. Don’t miss the chance to win prizes, including a YETI Cooler and FREE Revenue Cycle Assessment – raffle tickets available at the booth!

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California Provider Identifies $7.3 Million in Underpayments

A California-based provider partnered with nThrive to implement a methodology that analyzed and predicted the real financial impact of health care contract negotiations. As a result, the provider identified $7.3 million in underpayments in 16 months. Check out this exciting video to learn more!

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Webinar recap: nThrive, Banner and Moffitt Cancer Center explore Robotic Process Automation

Software "bots" can automate some repetitive functions in the health care revenue cycle, freeing staff for higher value tasks. Read our blog on how automation can reduce costs and increase efficiency at your medical organization.

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CDI Professionals – Here’s to you!

September 16 to 20 was Clinical Documentation Improvement week. nThrive recognizes CDI professionals for the critical role you perform in health care.

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Upcoming nThrive Health Information Management Events

Connecticut AHIMA Meeting
October 5, 2019
Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT
At 9:00 a.m., nThrive Vice President of Sales Jason Siedman and nThrive Director of Sales Jennifer Stager will facilitate a presentation called, "How Provider Documentation Impacts Coding and Reimbursement."

Cerner Health Conference
October 7 – 9, 2019
Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO
Visit booth 503 to discover how nThrive's integrated and embedded Claims Management solution enhances your existing EHR investment in Cerner Millennium to achieve a unified, superior revenue cycle operation. On Monday evening, stop by out booth for a drink from our margarita station, then on Tuesday and Wednesday, Spin the Wheel to help us raise money for the First Hand Foundation.

AAHAM 2019 Annual National Institute
October 9 – 11, 2019
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
On October 10 at 3:00 p.m., nThrive Vice President of Business Health Solutions Rebecca Marsh will present a session titled, "Defending Your Chargemaster."

Becker's Hospital Review 5th Annual Health IT and Revenue Cycle Conference
October 9 – 12, 2019
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL
On October 10 at 7:00 a.m., Northeast Georgia Health System HP2 Program Manager Jennifer Nicholson and MD Carl Couch will take part in a roundtable alongside nThrive Senior Director of Advisory Solutions Analytics Moshe Starkman on the topic, "Population Health Through Value-Guided Care." Also, visit booth 310 to see the power of nThrive analytics solutions in action. We'll be educating attendees on the benefits of Revenue Cycle Analyzer and Physician Enterprise Analytics. What's more, you can enter for the chance to win a YETI cooler or a free onsite assessment.

MGMA 2019 Annual Conference
October 13 – 16, 2019
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Visit nThrive at booth 1412 for the chance to network with our experts and learn more about nThrive's valuable health information technology solutions that help physician practices improve revenue cycle efficiency and performance.

2019 HFMA NM, NM HIMSS & NMHE Joint Fall Conference
October 14 – 15, 2019
New Mexico State Bar Association, Albuquerque, NM
On October 14 at 10:00 a.m., nThrive Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Andrew Woughter will present a session entitled, "Optimize Health Care Revenue Cycle Operations with Robotic Process Automation (RPA)."

NueHealth Annual Revenue Cycle Conference
October 16 – 17, 2019
Sheraton Overland Park, Overland Park, KS
nThrive Vice President of P2P Strategic Solutions Tanya Hawkins will deliver a presentation called, "Avoid Costly Write-Offs Through Improved Appeal Management."

Massachusetts Association of Patient Account Management (MAPAM) Annual Fall Conference
October 21 – 22, 2019
Red Jacket Beach Resort, South Yarmouth, MA
On October 22 at 10:30 a.m., nThrive Vice President of Analytics Consulting Kyle Kobe will present a session titled, "How to Decrease Physician Practice Financial Loss."

Michigan Trauma Conference
October 23, 2019
Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI
At 10:30 a.m., nThrive Senior Manager of Advisory Services Virginia Gleason will facilitate a presentation entitled, "Principles of Critical Care Billing: Provider Documentation Necessary for Hospitals to Bill for Critical Care Services."

Montana HFMA Fall 2019 Conference
October 23 – 25, 2019
Northern Hotel, Billings, MT
On October 23 at 3:00 p.m., nThrive Manager of Education Content Development Lisa Walter will present on the topic, "Solving the Labor Supply Challenge by Building the Front Line Workforce From Your Organization and Community."

4th Annual Value-Based Care Summit
October 24 – 25, 2019
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA
On October 24 at 1:15 p.m., nThrive Senior Manager of Business Health Solutions Kyle Sherseth will participate in a panel discussion on the topic, "Healthcare Price Transparency," alongside Mirick O'Connell Chair of Health Law Group Matt Fisher and St. Luke's Health System Senior Director of Financial Services & Patient Experience Michael Rawdan. Also, visit the nThrive booth to learn how our comprehensive health information technology solutions can support your value-based reimbursement initiatives.

California Association of Healthcare Admissions Management (CAHAM) 51st Annual Conference and Exhibition
October 27 – 30, 2019
Hyatt Regency, Newport Beach, CA
At both 1:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., nThrive Director of Education Content Development Darcelle Johnson will present a session entitled, "Thinking Outside the Box: Leveraging Education to Drive Patient Access Initiatives." Also, visit the nThrive booth for the chance to win a prize.

nThrive Webinars

Idaho HIMSS Webinar Series
Date: October 2, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. MT
Details: nThrive Senior Director of Advisory Solutions Analytics Moshe Starkman will deliver a session entitled, "Bundled Payments: Achieving the Triple Aim.""

HFMA Region 7 Webinar
Date: October 22, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m. CT
Details: nThrive Senior Manager of Advisory Services Virginia Gleason will present on a topic titled, "The Road Map to Successful Denials Management, Prevention & Recovery." Please click here to register.