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September 2021

No More Missed Charges: Work Smarter Not Harder

By |2021-09-06T07:59:29-07:00September 7th, 2021|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

You work hard as a medical provider taking care of patients. There are the countless hours interacting with nurses and families. Then comes the documentation, which seems to get more demanding with each passing year. To not receive compensation for your work is not an option. Yet somehow we have processes in place that [...]

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August 2021

Enough With All of the Paper: Mobile Charge Capture Will Change Your World

By |2021-08-28T14:14:18-07:00August 31st, 2021|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors|

The process of rounding at the hospital has been paper-based since the beginning of time. Providers print a list of patients, fold it neatly into their pocket, and proceed to venture from floor to floor of each hospital they cover. Along the way they diligently collect paper facesheets containing patient demographics and insurance information, [...]

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Modernize the Way You Round and Simplify Your Life

By |2021-08-03T13:36:30-07:00August 10th, 2021|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Old habits are hard to break. Whether it be something as serious as quitting smoking, something less serious like biting our nails, or something seemingly easy like cutting down on junk food, habits are ingrained in the way we live our lives, so breaking them – stopping them altogether, or adjusting the way we [...]

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You Do Not Need an Army to Manage Your Inpatient Census

By |2021-07-26T10:08:28-07:00August 3rd, 2021|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Practices that split their time in the office and hospital have to figure out how to manage the inpatient census. It is a complex process, an ever-moving target. Too often the non-clinician office staff are called upon to help manage operations, and coordinating hospital rounds for the providers is no exception.  When In Doubt [...]

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July 2021

Provider Time Is Precious: Maximize Productivity for Your Rounding Doctors

By |2021-07-23T15:46:24-07:00July 27th, 2021|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

One of the most frequent complaints from practicing physicians is the erosion over the past 20 years of time spent with patients. Direct patient care now only accounts for 30% of total provider time. So, what’s the other 70%? Charting and clerical work. And for the doctors rounding at multiple facilities, throw in driving [...]

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Organize Your Practice: Rounding Workflow Management

By |2021-07-19T08:08:04-07:00July 20th, 2021|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Managing hospital rounding is completely different from seeing patients in the office. Outpatient medicine doesn’t have many moving parts. You have a schedule - you see your patients - the end. Inpatient medicine is a mess. There is no schedule. You and your partners need to figure out who is going to round and [...]

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March 2020

Rethinking Everything: Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-20T00:35:57-07:00March 20th, 2020|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Solutions for Billing Managers, Solutions for Doctors|

Uncertainty has become the new reality. America and the world are struggling to cope with the impact of an infectious pandemic. All aspects of normal life have been affected, forcing us to take hard looks at behaviors that were previously felt to be innocuous. As a practicing physician, I recognize the challenge of providing [...]

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Charge Capture: Three Blogs You Need to Read Now

By |2020-03-04T22:23:43-07:00March 5th, 2020|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors|

Mobile charge capture has become a popular tool to improve physician efficiency when rounding on hospitalized patients. Allowing doctors to submit charges at the point-of-care eliminates the need to carry around billing sheets and encourages timely submission of charges. This has led to improved charge accuracy and increases in revenue due to reductions in [...]

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December 2019

Improving Charge Capture in Your Practice: Five Strategies for Administrators

By |2019-12-17T13:12:44-07:00December 12th, 2019|Charge Capture, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Practice administrators and providers face many challenges together, from patient satisfaction to employee turnover to liability concerns. Revenue cycle management is a major one. If providers see patients in the hospital or other facilities as well as in the clinic, the challenge of managing revenue properly is compounded by the need for effective charge [...]

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Mind the Gap: How Reconciliation is Essential to Effective Charge Capture

By |2019-12-03T23:31:39-07:00December 5th, 2019|Charge Capture, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors|

Those of us who work in medicine all know this classic adage: “If you didn’t write it down, it never happened.” We typically think about this as it relates to documentation of care in the medical record, but it can apply to charge capture too. Charge capture software solutions offer a way to not [...]

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