Verscend Technologies to Present with Highmark at RISE

Leading Data-Driven Healthcare Analytics Company and Healthcare Payer to Share Insights on the Impact of the Transition to ICD-10

WALTHAM, Mass.--()--Verscend Technologies, Inc. (Verscend), a leader in data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced that the company’s Senior Vice President of Risk Adjustment, Sean Creighton, will present with Olga Ziegler, vice president of Revenue Program Management at Highmark Inc., at the 11th Annual RISE Nashville Summit (RISE). Focused on elevating performance across risk adjustment, quality, data analytics, and care management, RISE will be held from March 6 to 8, 2017, at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

Creighton and Ziegler will lead a session titled “The Impact of the Transition to ICD-10: A Real World Experience!” at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7. This session will outline the impact that ICD-10 has had on coding, the documentation pitfalls that coders have uncovered, and the risk adjustment repercussions. The session will feature industry risk adjustment leaders sharing suggestions for processes, people, and technology that minimize the impact seen with ICD-10. They will also share insights on how to identify and act on opportunities for improvement.

“The RISE Nashville Summit is the industry’s premier event where healthcare’s influential leaders come together to collaborate on risk adjustment, Stars, quality management, and timely initiatives related to the future of healthcare,” said Dr. Emad Rizk, president and CEO of Verscend. “Sean and Olga’s session will offer attendees tips and tools to meet the challenges of providing high-quality care, while maintaining compliance with CMS and other regulations.”

For more information about RISE, visit: http://www.rise-nashville.com/events/rise-nashville-2017/event-summary-da75971ca8824af58b759de38945c4de.aspx

About Verscend Technologies, Inc.
Verscend Technologies (formerly Verisk Health) drives better healthcare outcomes through data analytics. Our payment accuracy, revenue integrity, risk assessment and stratification, and quality improvement solutions help organizations utilize their data so they can efficiently and cost-effectively succeed in the new era of healthcare. Learn more at www.verscend.com.

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CommCreative
Brenna Dobbins, 508-861-2832
BrennaD@CommCreative.com