175 RCM service expansions so far in 2017

Here are 175 revenue cycle management portfolio expansions involving healthcare vendors and providers so far in 2017.

1. An unnamed two-hospital system in the Southeastern U.S. contracted for various offerings from Streamline Health Solutions, an Atlanta-based revenue cycle management solutions provider.

2. EdgeMED, a national provider of healthcare revenue cycle management solutions, acquired Schenck's medical billing division, according to a Post-Crescent report.

3. Cedar, a newly formed patient financial management company, launched a billing platform for hospitals and medical practices.

4. Healthcare Excellence Institute, a self-described "health systems and technology engineering firm," released its mobile-first revenue cycle performance analytics platform, ScoreLogix.

5. Health IT company Xifin launched its revenue cycle management solution, XIFIN RPM 9.

6. MedInformatix will host a revenue cycle management summit for radiology practices Jan. 10 and Jan. 11.

7. St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare in Anaheim, Calif., and MediRevv entered a partnership focused on best practice revenue cycle management performance.

8. Harmony Healthcare, a provider of healthcare revenue cycle management strategies and human capital solutions, launched a blog aimed at healthcare professionals.

9. MediStreams released its Medical Lockbox Version 2.1 healthcare offering.

10. Two clients contracted with Streamline Health Solutions for the company's eValuator automated pre-bill code analysis technology.

11. Family Christian Health Center, a Harvey, Ill.-based federally qualified health center, selected Visualutions, a services and software firm, for revenue cycle management resources.

12. Carlyle Growth plans to expand its offerings with the purchase of Visionary Revenue Cycle Management, according to The Economic Times.

13. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health in Lebanon, N.H., chose Conifer Health to provide revenue cycle management services for its 116-bed rural affiliate, Keene, N.H.-based Cheshire Medical Center.

14. Microwize Technology released revenue cycle management services for physicians.

15. Ernest Health is using Redmond, Wash.-based Cantata Health's Optimum Referral Portal for patient intake at 18 of its post-acute care facilities.

16. Craneware, a Scotland-based value cycle company, has inked a $6 million contract renewal deal with an unnamed U.S. hospital operator, according to The Herald.

17. AI-enabled care platform Clarify Health Solutions launched a bundled payment and population risk management solution.

18. Revint Solutions acquired Health Check.

19. Altarum, an nonprofit research and consulting firm, revealed four new value-based analytics platforms.

20. Brightree, a health IT company focused on the post-acute care sector, unveiled an automated patient-pay service for home medical equipment providers, called Lockbox.

21. Quadax, a healthcare IT and revenue cycle company, expanded its Xpeditor software suite with contract management functionality.

22. The Maryland Health Care Commission created an online tool to help patients compare cost and quality differences between hospitals across the state.

23. Medsphere Systems Corp., a health IT solutions provider, and Stockell Healthcare Systems, a revenue cycle management provider, agreed to merge.

24. The merger of healthcare services company mCare Solutions and revenue cycle solutions provider Vaughan Holland Consulting created a combined company called Revint Solutions.

25. R1 RCM and Phreesia are joining forces to improve patient experience.

26. nThrive, a patient-to-payment solution company, rebranded three solutions to expand the nThrive brand to previous MedAssets and Precyse solutions.

27. PatientKeeper, a provider of healthcare clinical and financial applications, revealed a new version of its electronic physician charge capture solution.

28. Revenue cycle management company Med-Metrix, Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health and Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health's New Jersey hospitals are coming together for a joint venture called Medi-Centrix.

29. Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare will use R1 RCM's Revenue Capture module systemwide.

30. Streamline Health Solutions, a revenue cycle management solutions provider, sold its eValuator automated pre-bill auditing software to a hospital system client on the West Coast.

31. Rochester, Minn.-based Olmsted Medical Center is upgrading its IT to the Epic EHR and revenue cycle management system.

32. CareCloud and First Data have together unveiled Breeze, a new platform to help healthcare practices manage patient experience.

33. Allscripts completed its acquisition of McKesson's Enterprise Information Solutions business.

34. Stryker's Performance Solutions healthcare transformation business launched a consulting service for orthopedic physician practices.

35. QueueLogix, a healthcare software and services company, launched a LiveSuite Mobile app focused on revenue cycle improvement.

36. MRI of Woodbridge, an Avenel, N.J.-based freestanding imaging center, picked Healthcare Administrative Partners, a provider of revenue cycle management solutions, to administer radiology RCM services.

37, Health IT company Ability Network introduced a Medicare analytics and benchmarking app for long-term post-acute care organizations, such as home health agencies and skilled nursing facilities.

38. St. Joseph, Mo.-based Mosaic Life Care launched a new patient payment option.

39. Knack Global acquired the revenue cycle management and compliance services business of CS Eye, the trade name for Compliance Specialists, or CSI.

40. Continuum Health, a management services organization, is the revenue cycle management partner for Adfinitas Health, a Hanover, Md.-based private hospitalist group.

41. MediStreams expanded its online Configuration Engine tool for revenue cycle management.

42. Revenue Maximization Group will provide practice management and revenue cycle management services to Cuero (Texas) Health System.

43. MedInformatix will implement a revenue cycle management solution for Bay Medical Management, a Walnut Creek, Calif.-based management services organization, and BMM's radiology services provider, Bay Imaging Consultants.

44. Aviacode, a provider of medical coding and compliance services, and athenahealth, a provider of medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination and population health services, partnered to offer medical coding services.

45. Navicure and ZirMed signed a definitive agreement to combine their revenue cycle management offerings under one company.

46. Effy Healthcare, a data analytics platform, launched in the U.S.

47. Zinserv Healthcare, a provider of interim revenue cycle professionals and accounts receivable management, revealed its onsite revenue cycle training & development solution.

48. Navicure, a claims clearinghouse and revenue cycle management vendor, integrated its patient payment solution with Epic.

49. Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute will implement a revenue cycle management solution from Allscripts.

50. The Georgia Hospital Association via its Georgia Hospital Health Services subsidiary joined Windham Brannon's Revenue Cycle Consortium, comprised of revenue cycle management leaders nationwide.

51. Chicago-based South Shore Hospital signed a contract to purchase cloud-based automated pre-bill code auditing technology from Streamline Health Solutions, a revenue cycle management solutions provider.

52. Chillicothe, Ohio-based Adena Health System revealed a patient payment system upgrade.

53. Healthcare development and management company Nobilis Health chose Streamline Health Solutions, which provides healthcare revenue cycle management solutions and services, for its accounts receivable management, denials management and business analytics software.

54. GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a revenue cycle management and health information management services provider, has a new professional fee evaluation and management leveling calculator tool.

55. Spectrum Payments, a revenue cycle management solutions provider powered by iStream, is a pipeline partner of the National Rural Health Association.

56. Infinity Diagnostic Labs, a full-service clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory in, chose MTBC, a healthcare IT company, for healthcare IT and revenue cycle management services.

57. Tempe, Ariz.-based Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Phoenix-based Banner Health and Madison, N.J.-based lab giant Quest Diagnostics, is partnering with patient financial engagement company CarePayment.

58. ESolutions, a healthcare revenue cycle technology and analytics solutions provider in, acquired RemitDATA, a healthcare technology company with offices in Memphis, Tenn.; Plano, Texas; and Lexington, Ky.

59. Xtend Healthcare, a healthcare revenue cycle management company in, acquired ELIPSe.

60. The American Medical Association and Elsevier, a Netherlands-based global information analytics company, will co-develop online course material for the AMA's Current Procedural Terminology medical reporting codes.

61. Gettysburg (Pa.) Diagnostic Imaging, a hospital-based radiology practice, chose Media, Pa.-based Healthcare Administrative Partners, a provider of revenue cycle management solutions, to provide RCM and practice management services.

62. CBS Medical Billing & Consulting, a practice management, medical billing and compliance services provider, is expanding.

63. Allscripts, a provider of health IT solutions, entered a definitive agreement to acquire McKesson Corp.'s Enterprise Information Solutions.

64. Tampa, Fla.-based InSync Healthcare Solutions, a provider of cloud-based healthcare technology software, revenue cycle management services and medical transcription service solutions, partnered with a 23-health system alliance in North Carolina and South Carolina.

65. Central Maine Healthcare will deploy R1 RCM's Revenue Capture Solutions module.

66. Experian Health, a provider of comprehensive revenue cycle products and services, chose MongoDB as its nonrelational database.

67. R1 RCM unveiled five modular solutions.

68. MediStreams, which offers technological RCM solutions to healthcare providers, unveiled a line of billing solutions that resulted in significant business growth.

69. Medical Billers and Coders, one of the nation's largest medical billing associations, expanded its footprint to Tennessee.

70. Ontario Systems, an accounts receivable and healthcare revenue cycle management software and services provider, entered an RCM partnership with

71. TransUnion Healthcare, a subsidiary of Chicago-based credit and information management company TransUnion.

72. Albany, Ga.-based Phoebe Putney Health System; St. Augustine, Fla.-based Flagler Hospital; and Anderson, S.C.-based AnMed Health chose AccessOne for patient financing.

73. Ability Network, a Minneapolis-based information technology company, acquired healthcare payment company Secure Bill Pay.

74. WCH Service Bureau, a private RCM company, revealed a RCM service for medical practices.

75. Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based TwelveStone Health Partners chose CareCredit for patient financing services.

76. Zinserv Healthcare, a provider of interim revenue cycle professionals and accounts receivable management, will offer remote Medicare billing specialists to healthcare facilities nationwide.

77. Traverse City, Mich.-based Munson Healthcare implemented the OnPlan/Bluefin Payment Card Industry-validated point-to-point encryption solution.

78. Nashville, Tenn.-based Saint Thomas Health, part of St. Louis-based Ascension, partnered with MDsave, an online healthcare marketplace, to help patients reduce their out-of-pocket costs.

79. Fayetteville, N.C.-based Valley Regional Imaging entered a revenue cycle and practice management agreement with Zotec Partners.

80. Teaneck, N.J.-based Holy Name Medical Center partnered with cost management platform Medpricer.

81. Cotiviti, a payment accuracy solutions provider, will aquire Louisville, Ky.-based RowdMap, a value-based analytics company, for $70 million.

82. Medical Transcription Billing Corp., a healthcare information technology provider, acquired client accounts and related business assets from a Washington-based revenue cycle management company.

83. Harmony Healthcare, a provider of healthcare revenue cycle management strategies and human capital solutions, updated its website to include new service offerings.

84. Salucro, a Phoenix-based cloud-based payment platform, will provide users payment plans from Sausalito, Calif.-based health finance startup Parasail Health.

85. Professional services firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause will use Datawatch Corp.'s self-service data preparation platform as part of its revenue cycle innovation service offering.

86. Altruis, a revenue cycle management provider, partnered with Orb Health, a collaborative care technology company that focuses on chronic care management, to facilitate revenue cycle performance for healthcare providers treating chronically ill patients.

87. Change Healthcare, a healthcare technology company, featured new solutions and services aimed at revenue cycle management improvement during the Healthcare Financial Management Association's annual meeting, ANI 2017, from June 25-28 in Orlando, Fla.

88. New York City-based Deloitte unveiled its Care Intellect product.

89. Health IT company Ability Network partnered with Redmond, Wash.-based Cantata Health, a healthcare software and services provider for long-term care providers.

90. Recondo Technology added an authorization tool, AuthInitiate, to its revenue cycle platform.

91. CarePayment, a patient financial engagement company and DCS Global, a software solutions firm, agreed to partner.

92. The Healthcare Financial Management Association's MAP App clients have a new data service at their disposal.

93. ECRI Institute launched a new capital budgeting service, CapitalNavigator, to facilitate the decision-making process for capital expenditures related to medical technology.

94. Clinicient, an outpatient rehabilitation solutions provider, launched a platform to maximize bundled payment arrangements by integrating a number of tools aimed at improving patient outcomes and lowering costs.

95. The Carrell Clinic, a Dallas-based orthopedic medical group, tapped Meridian Medical Management for revenue cycle management, robotic process automation and analytics support.

96. HealthEdge, an integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform provider, and Remedy Partners, a bundled payment company, collaborated to develop a platform to execute a health insurance benefit plan based on episodes of care and bundled payments.

97. Recondo Technology partnered with HealthPay24.

98. Armco Partners, a provider of revenue cycle management and health information management services, expanded its RCM offerings with the purchase of Radius Healthcare Solutions' medical coding services business.

99. SCI Solutions, a provider of patient scheduling technology, added support for multistate health systems, worklist security and insurance management functions to its patient-scheduling solution.

100. Patientco, a healthcare payments technology company, said it will expand accessibility and functionality by enhancing Epic EHR integration with its patient payment platform.

101. MedAptus, a healthcare technology company based, partnered with Mingle Analytics, which focuses on Medicare quality reporting, to help hospitals achieve Medicare reimbursement bonuses and avoid penalties under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act's Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

102. University of Toledo (Ohio) Physicians deployed PatientKeeper's charge capture software.

103. Infinx, a revenue cycle management solutions provider, updated its cloud-based patient access platform, iBridge.

104. Innovaccer, a healthcare analytics company based in Silicon Valley, launched its Healthcare Model Evaluator tool.

105. Ontario Systems, an accounts receivable and healthcare revenue cycle management software and services provider, will soon unveil a new RCM solution, Insurance Hold Manager.

106. Encoda, a patent technology developer, acquired MedCo Data's revenue cycle management division, which services billing needs of dermatologists and single-specialty groups nationwide.

107. Vericred, a healthcare data services company, unveiled a provider-network notification service.

108. Vizient members will have access to iMedX medical transcription services under an agreement between the two entities. Vizient is a member-driven healthcare performance improvement company with offices in Irving, Texas, and Chicago. iMedX is a health information and medical documentation solutions company based in Atlanta.

109. Ability Network's revenue cycle management app, Ability | Ease All-Payer, will integrate with PointClickCare's EHR platform. PointClickCare is a cloud-based software platform focused on senior care. Ability Network is a Minneapolis-based health IT company.

110. Virtusa Corp., a global provider of business consulting and IT outsourcing, launched its tool to aid payer-provider relationship management.

111. Data-Core Systems partnered with GE Healthcare on an integrated revenue cycle management solution.

112. Mediware Information Systems finalized an agreement to acquire Kinnser Software from Insight Venture Partners.

113. Seacoast Laboratory Data Systems, a company offering software solutions and services for hospital outreach labs, unveiled an enhanced solution aimed at improving revenue cycle.

114. Encoda, a healthcare reimbursement automation and services provider focused on medical business offices, will extend its U.S. operations.

115. Private equity firm LLR Partners invested in Kemberton Healthcare Services, a provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management services.

116. OrboGraph, a provider of healthcare revenue cycle management and healthcare payment automation solutions, unveiled its expanded payment platform for providers — OrboAccess.

117. Payscout, a global payment processing provider, partnered with HealPay, a software solutions provider, to increase processing volume and acquire new card-not-present merchants.

118. Healthcare technology company MedAptus unveiled charge capture software designed for infusion services.

119. HCPro, part of the H3.Group, and Find-A-Code partnered to offer additional educational opportunities for coding professionals.

120. TCI, a provider of healthcare technology and information services, unveiled a new browser product, called SuperCoder Smart Assistant.

121. R1 RCM, a provider of revenue cycle management and physician advisory services, and St. Louis-based Ascension agreed to amend and expand their relationship.

122. Integra Connect, a provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, launched a new revenue cycle management service.

123. Healthcare solutions providers Smart Source and PMMC partnered to launch an integrated patient communication platform.

124. iStream Financial Services, which offers financial transaction solutions through its Pymntz platform, partnered with revenue cycle management solutions provider Spectrum Payments.

125. Keizer Solutions, a provider of revenue cycle management services, health information management and patient financial statement services, acquired Scryptions International, a provider of medical transcription services.

126. Experian Health, a provider of comprehensive revenue cycle products and services, unveiled its patient schedule solution.

127. Ontario Systems and revenue cycle solutions company Recondo Technology formed a partnership to help providers increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve cash flow.

128. Indianapolis-based iSalus Healthcare, a provider of EHRs, practice management and billing services, signed a strategic alliance agreement with AXO HMS, a provider of medical billing, coding and collection services.

129. TransUnion Healthcare unveiled its prior authorization service and enhanced its insurance eligibility solution.

130. ZirMed unveiled an updated version of its coverage detection solution.

131. PrognoCIS, an EHR software and revenue cycle management service, partnered with Transworld Systems, a provider of outsourced accounts receivable management and loan servicing solutions, to help healthcare providers improve RCM performance.

132. TruCode, a provider of medical coding software, collaborated with CPSI, a health IT vendor for community hospitals and post-acute care facilities, to improve coding accuracy and productivity.

133. Right Medical Billing, a provider of medical billing services, signed a memorandum with Preeminent Technology, a provider of healthcare IT support, to expand their existing collaboration.

134. Azalea Health, which offers cloud-based health IT and medical billing solutions, acquired LeonardoMD, a practice management and EHR provider.

135. iHealth Solutions, a healthcare software and services company based, acquired New Jersey-based emPower Docs, a provider of revenue improvement services for large independent practices.

136. Ability Network, an applications and analytics provider for revenue cycle management, acquired ShiftHound, a cloud-based software service healthcare workforce management solutions company.

137. Change Healthcare deployed two additional provider collection solutions.

138. Patient Accounts Services, a healthcare revenue cycle management provider, and The Sirrus Group, which specializes in insurance reimbursement services, merged to create Acclara Solutions.

139. Healthcare Administrative Partners, a provider of revenue cycle, coding and practice management services for specialty physician practices, unveiled Merit-Based Incentive Payment System compliance solutions.

140. Apria Healthcare Group, a medical equipment provider, joined forces with CarePayment, a financial engagement company, to expand patient payment options.

141. HEALTHCAREfirst, which offers web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services and advanced analytics, partnered with Ability Network.

142. iHealth Innovations, a provider of revenue cycle management services, acquired AllDocuments, a provider of medical billing and collection services.

143. Ontario Systems partnered with Pronto Computing to help providers with missing insurance identification.

144. Healthcare Bluebook, an online healthcare price comparison tool, launched Healthcare Bluebook Marketplace — a tool allowing residents of Nashville and middle Tennessee to price shop for healthcare services.

145. GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a provider of revenue cycle management and health information management services, launched a new version of its coding audit software offering iCode Assurance.

146. GRM, which provides information management solutions, released a chart acquisition solution.

147. Ability Network expanded its partnership with HealthCare Synergy.

148. Ontario Systems expanded its partnership with global payment processing provider Payscout.

149. AuthNet launched authorization and eligibility verification services for physicians, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and other medical facilities.

150. Fair Health, a healthcare data analytics and consumer education firm, is expanding its claims database.

151. Palmetto Health will expand its Cerner Millennium Revenue Cycle platform across four of its acute care facilities.

152. Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle plans to merge with Coding Strategies, a healthcare coding and compliance education and consulting firm.=

153. Fair Health unveiled a healthcare pricing resource aimed at providing transparency for costs of common procedures and conditions.

154. OmiSYS, a medical claims billing company, acquired pharmacy technology provider voiceTech.

155. Syncordia Technologies and Healthcare Solutions Corp., a Toronto-based revenue cycle management company, unveiled a new software as a solutions offering.

156. Parasail Health, a patient financing provider, released an open application program interface.

157. ZirMed launched contract management, modeling and payment variance solutions.

158. McKesson unveiled a wide array of financial, clinical, payment and analytic solutions.

159. Alpha II, a developer of software platforms, software as a service and healthcare revenue cycle publications, completed implementation of its ClaimStaker product with eSolutions' ClaimRemedi suite of revenue cycle management products.

160. Recondo Technology released a suite of application programming interfaces aimed at streamlining payment, improving patient satisfaction and simplifying technology innovation.

161. ZirMed expanded its charge integrity solution to improve health system reimbursement.

162. Zipnosis revealed claims processing functionality for its virtual care platform with client partner MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, Wash., and integration partner PokitDok.

163. SurgiCode, a provider of cloud-based software for matching standard medical terminology and procedures to billing codes, launched a new ICD-10 Procedure Coding System called SurgiCode PCS.

164. Harmony Healthcare, a staffing firm specializing in revenue cycle, health information management and clinical documentation improvement, created a new division called Harmony Consulting Solutions.

165. Gaffey Healthcare, which delivers revenue cycle technology and services to healthcare providers, released the first module of the ClaimCPR platform – Remittance360.

166. Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, acquired Panacea Healthcare Solution's revenue capture and coding and documentation divisions. The move expands Career Step's RCM offerings.

167. Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will offer Healthcare Financial Management Association courses aimed at revenue cycle and financial improvement.

168. Surgical Notes, a national provider of revenue cycle solutions for ASCs and surgical hospitals, launched SNBilling, its revenue cycle management service.

169. HCPro, a provider of information, educational and advisory products for healthcare regulation and compliance, launched Revenue Cycle Advisor.

170. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System began Jan. 1. To assist providers, Able Health, a health IT company, launched a MIPS platform for reporting and performance improvement.

171. Recondo Technology launched its new automated solution, AuthInitiate.

172. Accretive Health, a provider of revenue cycle management and physician advisory services to healthcare providers, changed its name to R1 RCM and launched the R1 Performance Stack offering.

173. New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health and private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management created a new business, Formativ Health, which will offer comprehensive management services to assist physician practices.

174. Promedical, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company, launched a redesigned version of its website.

175. Aviacode acquired the medical coding company Revant Solutions.

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