Tag Archives: Risk

Change Healthcare and Health Fidelity partner for greater risk adjustment accuracy

Change Healthcare has announced it is collaborating with Health Fidelity on a risk adjustment solution to provider greater accuracy for better compliance and more precise reimbursement. Health Fidelity’s natural language processing and machine learning technology is embedded into Change’s risk adjustment coding. This is aimed at helping Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare ACO programs, Affordable Care… Read More »

Moderate Drinking Is A Risk Factor For Atrial Fibrillation (STUDY)

Alcohol use is common nowadays, and excessive usage among individuals continues to be high. Excessive drinking is a recognized atrial fibrillation risk factor, and now researchers have shown that mild and moderate consumption is a modifiable risk factor of significance for atrial fibrillation. They demonstrated that regular and moderate consumption of alcohol averaging 14 glasses… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: 9 new genetic risk factors found

New research, published in the journal Nature Genetics, identifies new genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. It also uncovers novel biological mechanisms that may lead to this neurodegenerative condition. Scientists have found new genetic locations associated with Alzheimer’s. About 5.7 million people in the United States are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. A recent report… Read More »