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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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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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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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August 2020

Your Practice Needs Analytics to Compete. But First You Need to Make This Critical Change.

By |2020-08-14T00:08:36-07:00August 13th, 2020|Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

This is the time for change. Wanted or not, medicine has evolved and adapted. Doctors are finally looking at their daily lives and are seeking out ways to make it easier. Desire for improvement seems to be driven by one part battle fatigue, one part enlightenment. We healthcare providers are now asking “Why? Why [...]

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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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February 2020

Five Unexpected Benefits of Using HybridChart

By |2020-03-03T12:03:08-07:00February 20th, 2020|HybridChart, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

I spent several years working as a Medical Assistant in a Cardiology clinic. It was interesting and rewarding work, but it had its challenges. One of the biggest was keeping the doctors on schedule as much as possible. One electrophysiologist who I worked with on occasion was so notoriously talkative that we developed a [...]

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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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