hospital billing best practices reviewed -

When it comes to hospital billing best practices, we discovered a lot of documentation about common errors and also some helpful advice on how to avoid them.

When it comes to hospital billing best practices, we discovered a lot of documentation about common errors...

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Medical providers need to stay current on the latest updates and know what type of audits to expect and when. Join us as we review the latest news surrounding CMS audits and review the best tips you can take to be prepared.

Medical providers need to stay current on the latest updates and know what type of audits to expect and when. Join us as we review the latest news surrounding...

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Since the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and computerized-physician order entry (CPOE) - practically every single healthcare delivery system in the United States is running on an electronic system. Learn how cybersecurity is affected in the sea of technology, and what healthcare organizations should do to protect sensitive data.

Since the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and computerized-physician order entry (CPOE) - practically every single healthcare delivery system in the United States is running on an electronic system. Learn how...

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Healthcare Pricing Transparency remains a goal for providers. -

Does your hospital offer transparent pricing estimates for prospective patients? Some leading hospitals are already doing this and at some state websites you can compare average costs for procedures at facilities across the state. However, these are the exceptions, so we take another look at what's going on in the national drive to achieve healthcare pricing transparency.

Does your hospital offer transparent pricing estimates for prospective patients? Some leading hospitals are already doing this and at some state websites you can compare average costs for procedures at facilities across...

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Big data gathered from electronic health records used for predictive analytics -

Hospital revenue cycle managers face the challenge of analyzing data and implementing strategic actions to improve costs and outcomes, otherwise known as predictive analytics.

Hospital revenue cycle managers face the challenge of analyzing data and implementing strategic actions to...

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Healthcare blockchain may be the next big thing -

What is blockchain and how might it be used in healthcare? In its simplest iteration, it is a new way to secure healthcare information. But if the big money players including Google's AI company DeepMind work their magic, it could be a technology that totally transf.orms healthcare as we know it today.

What is blockchain and how might it be used in healthcare? In its simplest iteration, it is a new way to secure healthcare information. But if the big money players including Google's AI...

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As outpatient surgery center use continues to rise, as do the payment structures and regulations of these healthcare facilities. And, the tide is shifting for regulations and payments concerning these procedures.

As outpatient surgery center use continues to rise, as do the payment structures and regulations of these healthcare facilities. And, the tide is shifting for...

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Unnecessary Emergency Room Visits and Insurers -

Just how many unnecessary emergency room visits are there and are major insurers making the right call in denying claims for visits deemed unnecessary? According to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), they're wrong.

Just how many unnecessary emergency room visits are there and are major insurers making the right call in denying claims for visits deemed unnecessary? According to the American College...

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