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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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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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Provider Efficiency Means More Time with Patients: Instant Quality of Care Improvements

By |2021-08-23T13:10:12-07:00August 24th, 2021|Patients, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Medical providers have been faced with the harsh reality of reduced time with direct patient care. The transition has been gradual, with documentation and clerical requirements supplanting time spent on history and physical exam. The current paradigm dictates that if it isn’t documented, it didn’t happen. Also, without adequate documentation, getting paid for your [...]

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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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July 2021

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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