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    Many physicians are facing burnout as they struggle to keep pace with the ever-evolving practice of medicine. This inherent resistance to change and process improvements makes a coder’s job much harder. While in their first year at medical school, providers are trained to write a beautiful   Read more..
    Posted on 9 Feb, 2018
    Nail Down Documentation from a Provider’s Perspective
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    The EMR is a dynamic document database, evolving every time a user accesses it. With today’s standard features and add-on conveniences, EMRs have the potential to save time, increase productivity, enhance efficiency, and play an important part in patient engagement. However, it is imperative that   Read more..
    Posted on 7 Feb, 2018
    Lock Down CDI for EMRs
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    EHR can be a powerful secret weapon for marketing. But to properly deploy this tool, you must narrow down the mountains of data to get the info that’s useful for your agency’s unique marketing needs. The quality of data you can extract from your EHR is   Read more..
    Posted on 5 Feb, 2018
    Use Electronic Health Records (EHR) to Supercharge Your Marketing
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    Audit Hotspot #1: Copy and Paste EMR shortcuts for copy and paste may lead to many errors, not only in record-keeping and accounting, but also in automated carry-forwards that can negatively impact a patient’s treatment. Add a chronic or acute illness into the mix—mistakenly copied   Read more..
    Posted on 31 Jan, 2018
    Guard Against Top 4 EMR-related Audit Hotspots
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    The federal government knows the severity of cyberattacks and data breaches in the healthcare industry. That’s why the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created laws, regulations, and guidelines to keep you and your   Read more..
    Posted on 14 Nov, 2017
    Cybersecurity: Are You Keeping Up with Technology?
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    People with high EQs are self-aware, curious, and not afraid to challenge themselves to learn and grow—all traits that contribute financially to a practice.
    For quite a while, businesses have stressed the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ). More recently, healthcare has also begun to recognize its crucial role in patient-centered care. Indeed, providers’ EQ may be just as important as IQ in healing patients. Emotional intelligence is also an   Read more..
    Posted on 6 Nov, 2017
    Emotional Intelligence for Medical Practice Management & Success
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    What are Your Hedgehog Concepts? Good to Great, written by Jim Collins in 2001, is the product of five years of detailed scientific research. Collins and his team wanted to answer one question: How do good companies become great companies? To answer that question, they   Read more..
    Posted on 13 Oct, 2017
    Take Your Practice from Good to Great
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    If your EHR, practice management software, and cloud vendors aren’t vigilant about data security, you could find yourself drowning in a sea of HIPAA security woes. Protect yourself. Ask your vendors the following questions, adapted from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Vendor Agreements Are you   Read more..
    Posted on 22 Sep, 2017
    25 Questions to Ask Your EHR, PM, and Cloud Vendor
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    Make no mistake—there is a lot of uncertainty swirling around healthcare. But one thing you can count on is a transition from “fee-for-service” reimbursement to value-based reimbursement. Federal and private payers are no longer content to reimburse providers simply for the number of procedures they perform.   Read more..
    Posted on 22 Aug, 2017
    Welcome to the Patient-Centered Care Revolution
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    As a result of the 2017 Physician fee Schedule if you bill for moderated sedation, this year just got easier for more than 400 procedures. Last year you have noticed there’s something missing in your CPT manual about moderate sedation are now gone. From Old codes   Read more..
    Posted on 8 Aug, 2017
    Moderate Sedation Codes in 2017 without anxiety or pain

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