HIEs still lack an evidence base

HIEs still lack an evidence base Based on research by Nir Menachemi, chair at the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Indiana University in Indianapolis, and his colleagues at Health Affairs there is little evidence that shows benefits directly correlated to HIE. Nir and the Health Affairs team gathered info from 27 studies…

Healthland acquires Rycan for revenue cycle

Healthland acquires Rycan for revenue cycle Healthland, one of 7 Medical’s direct customers, is an IT development group for rural and community hospitals. Recently, they acquired Rycan to broaden their revenue cycle management (RCM) offering. Rycan, based out of Minnesota, will continue focusing on expansion within large health systems. The acquisition will help strengthen Healthland’s…