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November 2019

Doctors Driving Change

By |2019-11-20T20:27:16-07:00November 12th, 2019|Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Physician burnout is a real phenomenon. It has been talked about a lot recently, conjuring up images of tired doctors who are battle-fatigued by the daily grind of practicing medicine. Some feel that burnout is a result of the immense responsibility that comes with caring for other human beings, while others focus on the [...]

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October 2019

Planning Ahead: Tips & Tricks for Proactive Discharge and Hospital Follow-Up

By |2019-11-05T11:46:50-07:00October 31st, 2019|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Many of us have had the experience of being or knowing a patient who’s being discharged from the hospital with a stack of papers full of generic and often unhelpful advice. Buried in there somewhere are usually instructions for follow-up, sometimes for more than one doctor. About 75% of patients go home after they leave [...]

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Communication Breakdown

By |2019-10-23T22:34:40-07:00October 24th, 2019|Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

When you’re rounding, how do you communicate patient status updates with your colleagues? We can all agree that regular texting would be the easiest option, but that’s not secure enough. CMS issued a memo clarifying what’s permissible in 2017, stating “All providers must utilize and maintain systems/platforms that are secure, encrypted, and that minimize the [...]

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Insider Tips and Tricks for Effective Charge Capture

By |2019-10-16T21:43:43-07:00October 17th, 2019|Charge Capture, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Charge capture is one of those necessary evils for rounding physicians. The important focus is on patient care, but you and your staff need to be paid for the work you do. Here are four insider tips and tricks to make capturing charges more effective. Don't Wait Have you ever found yourself sitting in your [...]

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September 2019

Out-of-the-Box Charge Capture Tricks

By |2019-09-26T22:31:25-07:00September 26th, 2019|Charge Capture, HybridChart, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Is your practice using a digital charge capture solution? If not, you should be. Check out our article Five Reasons Digital Charge Capture Is Worth It to see why. If you are, congratulations on taking proactive steps toward a more progressive practice! Whether or not you’re already using digital charge capture, read on to learn [...]

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August 2019

WHY Practice Automation Improves Patient Care and Safety

By |2019-08-05T09:18:35-07:00August 1st, 2019|Disruptive Behavior, Healthcare News, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

With all the changes in healthcare, imagine what these disruptions do to physicians and ultimately the care they provide to patients. Most medical students dream of healing the sick and providing preventative care and recommendations to improve patient outcomes.  When reality hits and providing care is lost in a massive sea of clerical work, an [...]

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July 2019

Pop-Ups and Inbox Messages and Data, Oh, My!

By |2019-07-30T08:59:15-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Healthcare News, HybridChart, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Early in my clinical applications career, we were wading through Meaningful Use Stage 2. It was painful for all concerned. Perhaps one of the biggest associated challenges we had to work through was pop-up fatigue. This culminated when we rolled out an important part of meeting MU2 – a Clinical Decision Support tool. The CDS [...]

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TOP 5 PRIORITIES for the 5 Months Left in 2019: HEALTHCARE LEADERS Need to Prioritize These Items NOW

By |2019-08-05T09:20:50-07:00July 18th, 2019|Healthcare News, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Focus on your PEOPLE Your number one priority if you are sitting in the C-Suite is taking care of your PEOPLE.  Wait. What?  You may be thinking, “Shouldn’t patients always come first? “I disagree.  What many top leaders mistakenly do is alienate themselves from their people.  And, in front of the line is the medical [...]

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June 2019

Telehealth can Reduce Healthcare Costs and Increase 1:1 Time with Your Patient

By |2020-03-30T10:44:41-07:00June 27th, 2019|Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

According to Definitive Health’s 2019 Annual Healthcare Trends Survey: 38% of Hospital Executives reported reducing operating expenses was their number one priority for 2019. The challenge is….how do we effectively reduce costs while at the same time, not compromise patient care?  I believe the answer is getting smarter at HOW and WHERE we provide great [...]

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Want to Lower Readmissions? Do These 6 Things Now.

By |2019-08-05T15:18:48-07:00June 19th, 2019|Healthcare News, Patients, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Patients are getting lost between the in-patient and out-patient world.  This results in higher readmissions, sicker patients, and skyrocketing healthcare costs. Today, on average, the national rate for 30-day all-cause readmission is almost 15% (see Figure 1 below). Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost [...]

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