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The latest in all things RCM, Electronic Health Records, Radiology Information Systems, Practice Management, Medical Billing, Value-Based Care, & Healthcare IT.

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Medical Billing / RCM

Top Questions to Ask When Looking for Medical Billing Software

By: Stephen O'Connor
October 20th, 2017

You may not have gone into medicine primarily for the money, but that doesn’t mean that you have to ignore economic realities, especially when it comes to getting paid in a more timely manner.

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Value-Based Care

What Is Transitional Care Management?

By: Christina Rosario
October 12th, 2017

You’ve probably seen first-hand or have heard from your colleagues how patients who don't receive adequate levels of after care services can often wind up relapsing and/or need to be readmitted.

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MACRA: How to Prepare for Tomorrow's Healthcare Industry.

MACRA: How to Prepare for Tomorrow's Healthcare Industry.

Ensure your practice is properly prepared for MACRA. Billions of dollars can be saved by focusing on quality of care rather than quantity of care.

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Value-Based Care

What Is Telemedicine?

By: Christina Rosario
October 5th, 2017

What enables doctors and nurses to “see” patients without the patient needing to come into the office or the medical professional having to make a house call? The answer is telemedicine.

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Industry News | Healthcare Advice

The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2018

By: Stephen O'Connor
September 28th, 2017

In such a dynamic industry like healthcare, you can count on there being a constant flow of new innovations emerging from a variety of medical researchers, policy experts, technology professionals, and others who provide support to help us do our primary job, taking care of patients.

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Electronic Health Records

EHR vs EMR: What are the Key Differences?

By: Stephen O'Connor
September 13th, 2017

Any given industry will tend to develop its own particular vernacular, with inside terms that outsiders typically do not need to understand but are essential for key players to be aware of. Jargon serves to separate professionals from the non-experts and members of the public, and its use also saves time when writing and speaking about various concepts.

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Practice Management | Electronic Health Records

A Complete Overview of Orthopedic Software

By: Stephen O'Connor
September 7th, 2017

When you run an orthopedic practice, your staff will have different processes and needs to address as compared to other specialties as well as family doctors. For example, you likely will have more referral patients, coming from emergency rooms, pain clinics, and general doctors, with the need to share information with these various entities to keep them updated on the progress of the patients.

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Value-Based Care

Why is Population Health Important?

By: Christina Rosario
August 30th, 2017

You’ve been working in the healthcare profession for some time now. While you have a good understanding of the fundamentals of your work, whether in a general practice or specialty, you are only beginning to become acquainted with the topic of population health. As the nation continues to work out the details of making health care services more widely available to all, issues of population health become all the more important.

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Medical Billing / RCM

What Is Medical Billing?

By: Stephen O'Connor
August 24th, 2017

Delivering healthcare services in the United States requires providers to obtain compensation for the work they do in evaluating, diagnosing, treating, and following up with patients.

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Electronic Health Records

Cloud-Based EHR vs. Client-Server EHR: 4 Key Differences

By: Stephen O'Connor
August 16th, 2017

For the uninitiated, when someone in the medical community mentions “EHR,” he or she is talking about electronic health records. An EHR is a vital application that is becoming nearly indispensable in most medical organizations, including those that treat Medicare and Medicaid patients and want to receive financial rewards from the government in exchange for demonstrating meaningful use of certified, up-to-date EHR technology because of the efficiencies it enables.

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Medical Billing / RCM

What is Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management?

By: Stephen O'Connor
August 9th, 2017

You may have many years of experience in the healthcare industry already, but lately you have come to realize that despite what you know about the medical field, you would like to become more familiar with the healthcare revenue cycle. That’s a good idea, because successful revenue cycle management (RCM) is the key to any successful medical practice’s growth and development.

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