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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

5 Medical Billing Tips to Maximize Patient Collections

By: Stephen O'Connor
November 16th, 2017

Changes in the United States healthcare system are leading to new challenges that patients and healthcare providers alike must address. For example, patients facing financial issues (with limited savings for emergencies) will take longer to pay their medical bills or wind up defaulting on these bills during tough economic times.

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Healthcare Advice

5 Medical Software Features that Will Boost Revenue & Productivity

By: Stephen O'Connor
November 8th, 2017

While there is an emphasis on basic face-to-face contact that defines the relationship between patients and the health care providers who offer services to them, a great deal of the interaction between you and your patients and the staff will be mediated through advanced software and computer technology.

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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 an Accountable Care Organization?

By: Marc Klar
November 2nd, 2017

You went into the field of medicine to help others. Today, that help involves a number of elements designed to ensure that providers, technology, and delivery methods are operating tightly to produce better results with less expenditure, especially as it applies to Medicare patients since the government is involved with that.

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Practice Management

A Brief Overview of Anesthesiology Practice Management Software

By: Marc Klar
October 26th, 2017

ASA Crosswalk Coding, base units. Concurrency, start / stop times. Time units. Difficulty. CRNA billing. Is there another specialty other than anesthesiology that needs to deal with requirements like these?

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Medical Billing / RCM

Top Questions to Ask When Looking for Medical Billing Software

By: Marc Klar
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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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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