Los Angeles, Ca, October 9, 2017– nThrive™ will feature its Patient-to-Payment℠ suite of solutions at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention and Exhibit in Los Angeles, CA at booth 523. nThrive thought leaders will present three education sessions – "Building a Community-Sourced Coding Workforce from Military Veterans and Other Non-Traditional Sources", "MACRA - How 50 years of Medicare Reporting Changes on January 1, 2018", and "Health Information Management Maturity Model − Journey to Transformation". Upon request, interviews with nThrive's thought leaders can be scheduled.

Building a Community-Sourced Coding Workforce from Military Veterans and Other Nontraditional Sources: Monday, October 9, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Room 501ABC, recounts how Wake Forest Baptist, in partnership with nThrive Education™ (formerly Precyse University™), have embarked on a program to organically develop its own coding staff from community college graduates and local armed forces veterans. This will be presented by Jackie Josing, assistant vice president of HIM and clinical coding services, Wake Forest Baptist, Gina Fones-DiCrocco, director of coding quality review and education, Wake Forest Baptist,  and Tom Ormondroyd, president of Education and Analytics, nThrive.

MACRA – How 50 years of Medicare Reporting Changes on January 1, 2018: Wednesday, October 11, 8 − 9 a.m., Room 152/Hall F examines the new value-driven reality that health care providers face. These changes can potentially increase clinician profitability, but also have the potential to negatively impact a clinician's financial health. Learn new strategies that ensure long term reimbursement success and prevent negative effects. This will be presented by Michael Marron-Stearns, CEO and founder of Apollo HIT and Bonnie S. Cassidy, MPA, RHIA, FAHIMA, FHIMSS, principal, Advisory Services, nThrive.

Health Information Management Maturity Model – Journey to Transformation: Wednesday, October 11, 8 – 9 a.m., Room 502A, describes the HIM Maturity Model dimensions of performance and the correlation to HIM operations in an organization, and provides the framework for successful transformation to achieve value. This will be presented by Denise Johnson, RHIA, MS, CPHQ, vice president of HIM Integrated Services, nThrive.

About nThrive
From Patient-to-Payment℠, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Formerly known as MedAssets, Precyse and Equation, nThrive is built on a legacy of excellence. Most recently, nThrive acquired two leaders in their fields, Adreima – a provider of patient-centered, clinically integrated revenue cycle services that help patients find coverage and meet their financial obligations – and e4e Health care Services – a business process outsourcing company. The five organizations together combine top talent and capabilities in the health care industry into a single enterprise. www.nThrive.com

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