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In an era where healthcare margins are getting razor-thin and navigating reimbursement policies is trickier than ever, sound revenue cycle management (RCM) practices can help practices and providers lift their bottom line. An efficient RCM workflow and a sound set of policies ensures smooth, reliable billing processes and a higher rate of collection on services […]

How You Can Improve the Way You Communicate With Your Doctor to Get the Most Out of Your Healthcare In our previous blog post, we discussed how doctors can improve the way they communicate with their patients to improve outcomes. When a doctor makes sure that a patient has fully understood their instructions, it increases […]

MACRA is paved with good intentions but steep in implementation challenges. It is a monumental task for anyone reading the final rule issued by CMS on October 14, 2016, for the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (2017). The document is indeed full of legal intricacies. The good news is: MACRA will […]

According to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Millennials have become the largest generational group in the United States. Along with this shift in demographics comes changes in experiences, attitudes and expectations, all of which have implications for varying businesses, including health care providers. A 2012 study from ZocDoc and Harris […]

As the healthcare landscape continues to shift and evolve, it becomes more imperative that local health departments and individual providers work together to improve the health of their communities. How can health departments and providers improve outcomes for individuals and populations while containing costs? By implementing an electronic health record (EHR) that allows them to […]

The area of healthcare service, as it is commonly known, is an essential area of any working occupations people tend to take up in any country from all over the world since health care is an area essential for the very human civilization. Therefore, healthcare services nowadays are divided into a huge variety of different […]

What do the healthcare industry and politics have in common? Both can expect a wild year ahead in 2016. While the political world will see a new president elected, one who will not only have to create more jobs, balance the budget, solve climate change AND defeat ISIS, the healthcare industry will continue to face […]

Medical billing has always been a crucial element in the health care industry. The article talks about how medical billing mistakes have an impact on practices across the globe and how various types of services ensure the best record of care for patients. Years of studies and implementation, practice providers have managed to mark their […]

By efficiently collecting data in a way that it can be easily shared across multiple healthcare organizations and leveraged for quality improvement, EHRs can significantly improve public and population outcomes. Beyond data collection, EHRs can help with reporting and surveillance as well. This, along with immunization registries and electronic laboratory reporting, can lead to the […]

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mHealth pilot has run into problems with its ability to efficiently schedule appointments. The VA Mobile Health Veteran Appointment Request Pilot is an… read more Source: VA mHealth pilot runs into app scheduling challenges

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