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September 2022

Alleviate the Fear of Hospitals: Keep Your Patients from Getting Lost in the Shuffle

By |2022-09-05T18:59:48-07:00September 13th, 2022|Discharge Planning, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

There’s a long and menacing-sounding word with which you may be unfamiliar: nosocomephobia. It’s defined as an intense fear of hospitals, and even the bravest souls likely experience some form of this phobia upon admission. The prospect of a hospital stay, we can agree, is an emotional experience for all patients – fears, phobias, [...]

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August 2022

Charge! Getting Paid Doesn’t Have to Be a Zero-Sum Game

By |2022-08-26T09:33:44-07:00August 30th, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors|

Unless you are making a purposeful contribution to charitable good works, it’s likely that you are not intending to work for free. Not getting compensated for your work is not only unfair, but it’s a dealbreaker when you consider the cost of turning on the lights, paying your staff, covering your malpractice insurance – [...]

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July 2022

Scaling (Down) the Mountain: Reduced Paperwork Equals Gained Time

By |2022-07-25T09:46:14-07:00July 26th, 2022|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Does it feel like you are – quite literally – buried under mountains of paperwork these days? You’re not alone: Despite the “epic” (with a small AND capital e) evolution of electronic medical records, you’re still eyeball-deep in the kinds of administrative and menial tasks that keep you from pursuing your passion – healing [...]

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Why Old Hospital Rounding Practices are a Hard Habit to Break

By |2022-07-22T22:18:03-07:00July 12th, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Old habits are hard to break – which is why it’s amazing to behold how much abuse we’ll sign on for in the interest of keeping the status quo. Though one could argue that the very adoption of the iDevice – the one in your hand right now, likely – represents the embrace of [...]

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Breaking the Rounding Habits of Old Need Not Be an Impossibility

By |2022-07-18T10:01:05-07:00July 5th, 2022|Charge Capture, HybridChart, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software|

When it comes to habits, scientists have found something alarming: It can take up to nine months to break an old habit. Though it can be far less for recently acquired habits, for those proclivities that have been ingrained to the point that they’re part of our muscle memory, it can be an arduous [...]

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June 2022

Winning the Inpatient Census Battle Need Not Be All Consuming

By |2022-06-21T08:52:19-07:00June 21st, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Your productivity is under assault – mountains of paperwork are raining down on your practice, creating a barrier that’s standing between you and your passion for patient care. And there, atop the blockade, is the ultimate insult – inpatient census management, which stretches out like barbed wire. This continuing battle to manage your hospital-bound [...]

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September 2021

Work Together as a Team: HIPAA Compliant Handoffs for Busy Practices

By |2021-09-26T21:31:12-07:00September 28th, 2021|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Inpatient medicine is unique. Unlike the singular relationship between patient and provider in the office, hospitalized patients are often cared for by a team of doctors and APPs, sometimes changing on a daily basis. How are these providers to relay information to each other? With each day there is another chapter of a patient’s [...]

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Simple and Secure Messaging for Your Whole Practice

By |2021-09-19T21:50:42-07:00September 21st, 2021|Practice Improvement, Secure Messaging, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Long gone are the good old days of pagers and fax machines to help doctors and practices communicate (thank goodness). With the recognition of patient privacy needs and advancements in technology, there are now secure electronic options for messaging. Which should you choose? What do you really need? Privacy Is the Priority Providers and [...]

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Discharge Planning: Arrange Patient Followup at the Point of Care and Become the Practice Everyone Talks About

By |2021-09-11T21:24:23-07:00September 14th, 2021|Discharge Planning, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

In the practice of medicine no two worlds are farther apart than the inpatient and outpatient ones. There is a true disconnection between the goings-on in the hospital and the support staff back at the office. Unfortunately, this gap often leads to loss of patient follow up, suboptimal care, and in certain instances, hospital [...]

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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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