Health Futures Podcast

Health Futures—Taking Stock in You with Dr. Greg Sanders

Host Bob Roth Last Friday, November 23rd, Dr. Sanders had the opportunity to sit down with Bob Roth and discuss HybridChart and the state of healthcare in America. Health Futures—Taking Stock in You invites healthcare innovators and leaders to participate … Continue Reading

Don’t GO BROKE with Poor Charge Capture Processes

Don’t GO BROKE with Poor Charge Capture Processes

Last month, I wrote about how physicians in America are at risk of financial collapse. While I am not trying to dwell on doomsday theories, there are justifiable concerns. And quite frankly, I am worried. I am worried about the … Continue Reading

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The One Way to Improve Patient Loyalty for Your Practice

Keeping patients loyal to your practice or medical facility often is a challenge. As the insurance industry has changed with patients now taking on more share of the cost of healthcare, price is a factor that has transformed patients into … Continue Reading

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Health Information (Mis)Management

Over the past couple of decades, without question, technology has transformed healthcare and medicine across the world. It could even be called the “driving force” behind improved care, treatment options, and patient outcomes. But, even with all the advancements, tools, … Continue Reading

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Why Physicians in America are AT RISK FOR GOING BROKE

According to data drawn from the AMA’s Physician Practice Benchmark Surveys, 47.1 percent of physicians are practice owners. The same percentage of physicians are employed, while 5.9 percent are independent contractors. (May 31, 2017) Employed versus independent physician…the pendulum continues … Continue Reading

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What to Look for When Choosing Care Coordination Software

  There’s no shortage of care management software vendors out there, each emphasizing different strengths. We’ve come across a lot of articles about what software features to avoid, but relatively few about what should be part of the package. Here … Continue Reading

What Benefits Does HIPAA Provide to Patients, Doctors, and the Healthcare Industry

What Benefits Does HIPAA Provide to Patients, Doctors, and the Healthcare Industry?

From the start, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known by its acronym HIPAA, has focused on patients while requiring the healthcare industry to take steps to better serve them. Enacted in 1997, HIPAA’s first major order was … Continue Reading

Benefits of Electronic Medical Records

Hospital Rounding with Mobile Charge Capture

Over the past few decades, healthcare has changed drastically as to how we as physicians deliver care to our patients. Technology, including the digitization of medical records, patient portals, and telemedicine has transformed medicine – in both positive and negative … Continue Reading

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Get Paid for the Work You Do

The simple truth is, you are missing charges.   What is charge capture in healthcare? Charge capture in healthcare describes the various processes used by healthcare providers to collect the money that is owed to them for the services that … Continue Reading

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Data Collection of Healthcare Information Provides Critical Information at the Click of a Mouse

The importance of data collection in healthcare is vital to the success of both systems and individuals. If you are curious to know why the use of information systems in healthcare is of great significance, first you have to understand … Continue Reading