Archive for January 2021
False-Positives Found To Be Higher If ECG Is Done Too Soon After Cardiac Arrest
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) are one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Emergency medical services treat an estimated 30 to 97.1 per 100,000 individuals every year. A critical component of survival is the ECG. Recently, a multinational PEACE European study found that the earlier the electrocardiography (ECG) acquisition after return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)…Read More
This $100M Mammography Trial Has Made A Comeback After Pandemic Slow Down
After the enrollment numbers lowered due to the pandemic, a high-profile imaging trial backed by the National Cancer Institute saw a massive rebound in the in the final quarter of 2020. The American College of Radiology reported that the trial, called Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial, or TMIST, enrolled more participants than all other cancer…Read More
So what’s RCM?
By Neale Pashley Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) refers to a payment process that integrates an all-inclusive range of tools, practices, techniques and solutions that are closely interconnected to information and operational healthcare services. The goal of RCM is to ensure the healthcare provider or facility has a friction-free billing and payment process. An RCM Strategy…Read More