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How Successful Practices Maximize Their Revenue Cycles

Applying stronger checks on transaction management and constricting loopholes within healthcare practice can improve revenue for medical practitioners. In the modern day and age, the healthcare sector of the United States is facing a number of dilemmas, owing to a number of loopholes in the healthcare processing and transaction system. Cash flow is become increasingly […]

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Why Client-hosted EHR Software is Not for You

Selecting the right EHR, which suits budget and practice type is one of the most agendas for a doctor, especially for the one who has just recently started his professional practice. The benefit of opting for an EHR is that it automatically records vital details about the patient, on a digital platform, which reduces the […]

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The other ‘three’ things your practice can outsource

Outsourcing some of your obligations not only reduces your workload but can also improve your overall productivity. Outsourcing is a popular method used by companies to shed off some of their tasks to other service providers who are good at that particular task. Outsourcing is the practice of assigning a part of your work to […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

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How to succeed as health exec in 2014

2014 is going to be the most important for the healthcare industry in a long time. It is the year where many regulatory changes are coming into action while physicians, healthcare providers and medical centers work day and night to stay compliant and ahead of the curve. In such a scenario, most of the physician […]

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What 2013 taught us about ICD-10

Not a lot of ICD-10 progress was made in 2013. Some elements of the healthcare industry are even less prepared than they were back in January while quite a few of them have made considerable progress and are well ahead of the ICD-10 implementation deadline. Given the fact that healthcare organizations had a lot to […]

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Solving for Successful Shared Decision Making

A Q&A with Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Editorial Director of Emmi Solutions. Shared decision making (SDM) is an important issue in today’s healthcare industry but implementation of the actual practice can be challenging. We sat down with Geri Lynn Baumblatt of Emmi Solutions to discuss her thoughts on the topic. Q: First off, how would you define […]

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Improving lives and sharing benefits with patient-centered care

Healthcare in America is evolving rapidly and so the providers of care must evolve with it. Pay-for-performance is replacing fee-for-service, so provider reimbursements will be based on their compliance with pre-established quality benchmarks rather than just service delivery. Accountability and the concept of Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) are at the core of this emerging […]

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Healthcare data governance for AI

With the dramatic increase in the application of AI over gargantuan heaps of healthcare data, stringent measures for data governance have become even more indispensable in the interest of patient safety. Data is everywhere and is being produced all the time. Most of the routine tasks we perform, from making a simple phone call to […]

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ICD-10 delays: Detaching physicians

The ongoing changes to the ICD-10 deadline have left physicians deviating from their plans to implement the new diagnostic codes. The deadline, once set for 2013, was shifted to October 2014, with many physicians still left behind the timeline, causing it to act as a red herring. A survey taken by the Workgroup for Electronic […]

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ICD-10 Delays – Detaching Physicians

The changed ICD-10 deadline has left physicians deviating from their plans to implement the new diagnostic codes. The deadline, once set for 2013, was shifted to October 2014, with many physicians still left behind the timeline, causing it to act as a red herring. A survey by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange has revealed […]

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Must Know Drawbacks of Client-Server EHRs

It is usually assumed that buying client-server software is a matter of one-time investment, but that is not the case. There are many hidden costs associated with client server systems buyers are unable to identify or the vendors do not mention. Despite the fact that some single location practices use client-server systems in the hope […]