Mobile Charge Capture vs. Traditional Facesheets

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Traditional methods of charge capture and its relation to medical billing are being replaced by more efficient, digital solutions. Here, we will explore the benefits of digitized, mobile charge capture tools like HybridChart that sync in real time in the cloud, and how it compares to the traditional facesheets used by medical specialists, doctors, and surgeons.

Traditional Facesheets: A Snapshot

Traditionally, medical professionals have relied on facesheets – a one-page summary of a patient’s information, including their insurance, demographic data, and medical history. While facesheets have served the medical community well for many years, they come with their own set of challenges. They are time-consuming to fill out, prone to human error, and can lead to delays in billing due to misplaced or lost sheets. Oh, and they get lost as well.

The Digital Revolution: Mobile Charge Capture

Enter the era of digitized, mobile charge capture. This technology allows medical professionals to capture and record patient charges digitally, using mobile devices. The data is then synced in real time to the cloud, making it accessible from anywhere, at any time.

Time Efficiency

One of the most significant advantages of digital charge capture is the time efficiency it offers. With traditional facesheets, medical professionals spend a considerable amount of time manually filling out forms. In contrast, digital charge capture allows for instant data entry, saving valuable time that can be better spent on patient care.

Error Reduction

Digital charge capture also significantly reduces the potential for errors. Manual data entry is prone to mistakes, from typos to incorrect codes. These errors can lead to claim denials and delayed payments. With digital charge capture, the chances of such errors are drastically reduced, ensuring more accurate billing.

Real-Time Syncing

The ability to sync data in real time is another major advantage of digital charge capture. Traditional facesheets can be lost or misplaced, leading to missing charges. With digital charge capture, the data is instantly saved and synced to the cloud, eliminating the risk of lost information.

Improved Billing Speeds

Digital charge capture can also speed up the billing process. Traditional facesheets often result in delayed billing, as the sheets must be manually processed and entered into the billing system. With digital charge capture, the data is immediately available for billing, leading to faster claim submission and payment.

Increased Revenues

Finally, digital charge capture can lead to increased revenues. By reducing errors, speeding up billing, and ensuring no charges are missed, digital charge capture can significantly improve a practice’s bottom line.

While traditional facesheets have served the medical community for many years, the future of medical billing lies in digitized, mobile charge capture. By saving time, reducing errors, syncing in real time, improving billing speeds, and increasing revenues, digital charge capture represents a significant advancement in healthcare technology. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, embracing these digital solutions will be key to staying competitive and providing the best possible care to patients.

Schedule a Demo today with HybridChart to see how we are changing the game and setting the standard for mobile charge capture.

Dr. Gregory Sanders is a Harvard-trained, practicing cardiologist and founder and CEO of HybridChart. He has been coding since the 1980s and has spent his medical career focusing on improving processes. His patient care skills earned him recognition as one of Phoenix Magazine’s TOP DOCs. He lives in Scottsdale with his family.

Mobile Charge Capture vs. Traditional Facesheets