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How a Medical Billing Services Company Prevents Denials

How a Medical Billing Services Company Prevents Denials

The big bulk of a medical services provider’s loss is in its payment denials because of certain factors like non-identification of the patient, terminated or unverified health insurance policies, invalid medical codes, wrong database inputs, duplicates and lack of payment credentials. These small mistakes can affect the financial aspect of a medical provider which is …

Managing Medical Billing Accurately

Managing Medical Billing Accurately

A timely and accurate payment is crucial to be able to provide the thorough health care and attention each patient deserves. Pay systems also help fuel health institutions – so it’s a bummer for everyone if ROIs aren’t met due to billing inaccuracies. How can you make sure that your medical billing is being managed …

How Can EHRs Improve the Quality of Care?

How Can EHRs Improve the Quality of Care?

Electronic Health Records, or EHRs, give physicians an easy-to-follow snapshot of a patient’s health history. Systems also make recommendations and offer reminders based on specific details of each patient’s record. Additionally, EHRs can be viewed by patients, enabling patients to take a more proactive approach to their own care. There are many ways that EHRs …

4 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement Using Technology

4 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement Using Technology

It is no secret that increased patient engagement can lead to better overall care and more effective treatment. When patients take a proactive role in maintaining their own health and well being, it can make it easier for physicians to collaborate on care and can lower the costs of care. By focusing on ways to …

The Growing Age of Cloud-Based EMR Software

The Growing Age of Cloud-Based EMR Software

Companies are increasingly using technology to change the landscape of the healthcare industry. Physicians and other healthcare providers have recently begun to adopt new technologies en masse to increase their efficacy in treating patients and improve the quality of care. A company in Australia has created a new electronic medical records (EMR) software platform known …

EMR and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

EMR and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

In an in age of increasingly complex technology, the doctor-patient relationship has evolved in certain ways. Electronic health records (EHRs) also known as electronic medical records (EMRs) have become instrumental by increasing efficiency through saving doctors time while increasing the quality of care that each patient receives. Not only do EMRs streamline the management and …

What’s the Difference between EMR Software and EHR Software?

What’s the Difference between EMR Software and EHR Software?

As healthcare evolves and improves with technology, both patients and care providers look for better ways to prevent and diagnose illness, and to identify and reduce health risks. Maintaining and reviewing health records is the way to accomplish this, but paper records are the method of the past. Electronic records have a foot planted firmly …

Universal EMR Implementation in Taiwan

Universal EMR Implementation in Taiwan

In the United States, current regulations and incentives have been put in place to pave the way for more widespread usage of EMR technology. In a perfect world, this will eventually lead to universal compliance by medical professionals and a streamlined system that improves patients’ care, while at the same time allowing medical professionals to …

EMR Software: Domestic & Abroad

EMR Software: Domestic & Abroad

EMR Software: Domestic and Abroad Though there was a time when patients and doctors were weary of such things, many people are growing accustomed to the electronic storage of their medical records. Multiple studies across Europe and North America have shown that on both continents, EMRs are much more commonplace. The Commonwealth Fund recently released …

HIPAA Compliance Audits

HIPAA Compliance Audits

HIPAA Compliance Audits: Current Beliefs, Future Expectations By the end of 2012, 115 medical organizations will be audited for HIPAA compliance. The results of these initial audits will affect how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will manage future auditing efforts. Susan McAndrew, the deputy director of OCR, …