Morning Headlines 7/18/22
Senior Staff Gave Inaccurate Information to OIG Reviewers of Electronic Health Record Training
A VA OIG report says that VA project executives provided it with misleading information about employee training on Cerner.
Scoop: Veritas buys RCM firm Coronis Health
Axios reports that private equity firm Veritas Capital has acquired physician billing and RCM company Coronis Health, reportedly with the intention of buying another privately held RCM company and combining the two.
R1 RCM Announces 10-Year End-to-End Revenue Cycle Management Partnership with Sutter Health to Drive Improved Financial Performance
Sutter Health signs a 10-year RCM outsourcing contract with R1 RCM, which will hire 1,150 Sutter employees.
Do Cancer Centers Push Too Many Tests?
A New York Times review of 600 cancer center websites finds that they often tout the benefit of tests, often highly profitable radiology exams, in ways that conflict with medical evidence and recommendations.
Re: "People preferred the [patient] portal over the telephone for getting test results, updating personal information, getting medical records copies,…