If you're in the market for an electronic medical record program, you already know there are tons of options out there. And as a savvy shopper, you're probably trying to whittle down your list of "maybes" to a few "very likely" candidates...
Lost healthcare revenue in American hospitals due to self-pay billing issues is as high as 20 to 30 percent. Additionally, according to a Ponemon Institute survey of 577 healthcare professionals, U.S. physicians and hospitals are in the digital dark ages when it comes to...
Like any other industry, healthcare has a great deal of misinformation floating around security best practices. This is especially the case when it comes to securing a healthcare organization's EHR data. Review the different misnomers that have been debunked of late and...
Next October, when COPD is added to the list of diagnoses for which hospital readmissions penalties are calculated, hospitalists will need to pay closer attention to comorbidities, home environments, socio-economic status, and other factors that can contribute to COPD readmissions.
If you're in the market for an electronic medical record program,...
The Obama administration recently released two final rules dictating how doctors and outpatient hospital facilities will receive payment starting Jan. 1, 2014, and Jan. 1, 2015, with two key changes for physician fee schedules and outpatient payments.
As they work to bolster their bottom lines, many hospitals have taken a hard look at their clinical documentation strategies. Indeed, putting a documentation improvement program in place can be key to long-term financial stability. Such programs can directly drive revenue...
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