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Reducing Payment Errors- The Right Contract Management Steps

In order for hospitals to be certain that they are being paid accurately for the care they provide, it’s crucial to the hospital’s financial health that they have an effective and functioning hospital contract management system. These contracts include Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, workers comp, and employer payers which account for more than 95% of all patient care.

How Medical Billing Services Can Prepare Your Practice for the Future

With all the changes in healthcare, it can be difficult for your medical practice to keep up on regulations, mandates, and other initiatives that will affect your bottom line. These changes include the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, a shift from traditional fee-for-service models to value-based models, and updates to the new Affordable Care Act.
 
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Exclusive article by Lindsey Patterson Big data is here to stay, and businesses need to get used to this fact. Many businesses are adopting the use of big data to gain a competitive advantage over those that don’t, for wh...


 
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Exclusive article by Dennis Hung at EMRIndustry.com Improving Workplace Environment in Healthcare Organizations In any organization, one of the most important intangible factors to worker performance is a healthy workplace envi...

 
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Exclusive Article by Lindsey Patterson at EMRIndustry Running a successful business and keeping track of the emerging technologies that can help improve your business can be a daunting task. Some technologies may be overrated w...

 
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Submitted by D’Arcy Gue If you’re a small healthcare IT operation, a simple spreadsheet might do the trick. If you’re larger, a not-so-simple spreadsheet might be in order. Regardless of how you do it, hospitals, clin...


 
 
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By D’Arcy Guerin Gue | Comment | Categories: HIPAA Data Security and Privacy, IT Service Desk Shadow IT is a concern for nearly 90% of organizations responding in a new HDI research report about unauthorized cloud app use a...

 
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Submitted by Irv Lichtenwald Think about the last time you visited the emergency room. Perhaps you’d cut yourself badly and were holding a towel around your hand awaiting stitches. Do you recall why other people seemed to be ...

 
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From PMMC In order for hospitals to be certain that they are being paid accurately for the care they provide, it’s crucial to the hospital’s financial health that they have an effective and functioning hospital contract man...

 
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Submitted by Irv Lichtenwald Getting legislation through Congress—often a monumental battle, as demonstrated by recent efforts to pass the American Health Care Act—is one thing. But implementing new laws may be a greater ch...


 
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Why, if over 95 percent of hospitals have implemented EHRs, are so many planning to invest in improvements or replacements this year? A new Healthcare IT News survey of hospital executives showed that 24 percent are conduc...

 
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Exclusive article by Lindsey Patterson at EMRIndustry.com If you’re planning to be a doctor or a nurse, then you’re going to need to attend medical school after you complete your prerequisites in college. Many students end ...

 
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The focus of federal efforts to incentivize healthcare IT adoption has primarily been on electronic health records (EHRs), which are oriented around hospitals and physician offices. Moving forward, EHRs will remain the anchor t...

 
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Exclusive article by Christine Taylor at EMRIndustry.com Having trouble in focusing and keeping information is never easy. Sometimes, we wish that we can just buy something to improve that aspect in our lives. We’re prett...


 
 
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By D’Arcy Guerin Gue | Comment | Categories: Future of Health IT It’s no exaggeration to say that our EHR systems’ lack of interoperability is the single strongest barrier to nationwide population health management. That...