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What is Capitation? Evolution of Capitation Payments in Healthcare | RevenueXL

Posted by Alok Prasad

ESSENTIALS OF CAPITATION PAYMENTS IN HEALTHCARE

The United States of America currently ranks highest among developed nations in per-capita healthcare spending.  This concerning information came out of a 2019 paper in Health Affairs by a team from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Research.

According to the study’s lead author, Gerard F. Anderson, PhD, the U.S. “remains the most expensive because of the prices the U.S pays for health services.”
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Chiropractic EHR: Benefits of Implementation

Posted by Aparna Prasad

Chiropractic EHR

Alternatives to traditional medicine are becoming ever more popular as people - particular those who don't favor prescription treatments - seek out ways to improve their health, distress and get their mind and body back to center.  That means a lot of attention is turning toward Chiropractic care, but not just because of the benefits of this specialized branch of holistic medicine.  It's because more and more chiropractors are pairing up with specialists to provide a range of services to their customers.

Hence you see more and more number of Chiropractors embracing technology and implementing Chiropractic EMR Software.

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Best Chiropractic Software: Top Features to Guide Your Investment

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Best Chiropractic Software

Chiropractic as a healthcare profession has focuses on the body’s musculoskeletal system – primarily the spine – in order to correct alignment issues, alleviate pain, and support healing. Just as chiropractic treatment has a specific focus and unique considerations, so too should the software and electronic health records (EHRs) systems utilized in chiropractic practices.

Chiropractic Software is a specialized, integrated software solution developed specifically for chiropractors to help provide the tools, workflows and processes they need to support their efforts to alleviate patient pain and discomfort and promote healing.

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The future of Health IT and the Amazing Progress we can expect by 2020

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Future of Health IT

Science has given us many gifts, including significant advances in the healthcare industry; EHR systems have enabled healthcare services to become cheaper and faster than before. Interoperability for different stakeholders of the health care industry such as providers and pharmacies, creates a sense of trust among the entire healthcare ring.

Decision making tools such as the clinical decision support tools (CDS) facilitate providers in delivering prompt care to patients with greater accuracy. Such innovations have only been made possible through the progress of science and technology. Here is a list of the expected trends in the healthcare industry by the year 2020.

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Medical Appointment Scheduling Software : The Definitive Guide

Posted by Alok Prasad

Medical Scheduling Software

Guide to Selecting Patient Scheduling Software

Practice management systems provide medical offices with a variety of features designed to improve practice efficiency and positively impact patient outcomes. But perhaps one of the most essential and valuable components of a practice management system is medical scheduling software also known as patient scheduling software.

This post is designed to be a practical guide to medical scheduling software – its key features, some common implementation challenges, and the important benefits that providers should expect to derive after implementing the scheduling software right for their practice setting.

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Top 12 Benefits of Implementing Medical Practice Management System

Posted by Healthcare Specialist

Benefits of Implementing Practice Management System

Practice Management Systems (PMS) offer providers a dynamic solution to coordinate all organizational tasks and processes through improved workflows, added efficiencies and a myriad of other benefits. This article will provide an in-depth examination of some of the key benefits clinics of various sizes and specialties can expect by implementing a robust practice management system.

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EHR Optimization - Definition, Strategies and Best Practices

Posted by Alok Prasad

EHR Optimization

What can you do to overcome dissatisfaction with your EHR System?

When the federal government implemented its meaningful use initiative as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, medical groups finally started to move toward electronic health records en mass. By 2015, nearly 9 in 10 (87%) of office-based physicians had adopted an EHR, and over 3 in 4 (78%) had adopted a certified EHR, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

However, the dissatisfaction with EHRs continues to rise at an accelerated pace. It has also resulted in physician burnout which in turn can create more patient safety problems. This post addresses the core issue of EHR Optimization and all the facets associated with the process of optimizing an EHR.

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EHR Software: Selection and Implementation Best Practices | RevenueXL

Posted by Healthcare Specialist


EHR Software : Best Practices and Key Considerations

Successful implementation of medical EHR software can only be achieved by following a sound and comprehensive process for evaluating potential solutions and implementing the chosen solution. This post outlines top 10  best practices that providers should incorporate into their EHR selection and implementation process.

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Best Practices for Choosing 'Your' Practice Management Software

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Selecting a Comprehensive Practice Management Software - Best Practices

Far-reaching regulatory shifts at the federal level combined with advancements in technology and a changing patient population are just a few factors contributing to the rapid transformation of the U.S. healthcare system. As the industry evolves, the systems and processes utilized by practices and practitioners must also evolve in order to keep pace with the demands of today’s care continuum.

In such a dynamic healthcare environment, medical practice management software is essential in order to effectively and efficiently coordinate communications, transactions and interactions between patients, providers and systems. Various organizations nationwide have implemented practice management system software and achieved measurable, positive outcomes related to both patient care and the fiscal health of their practice.

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Choosing the Best Healthcare Clearinghouse for your Medical Practice

Posted by Suzanne Prasad

Medical Billing Clearinghouse

Criteria for Selecting a Great Medical Billing Clearinghouse

The profitability of physician practices is being squeezed by declining payer reimbursement rates and increasing operating costs. There is also a growing trend towards enhanced patient responsibility both for self-pay and insured patients. This has a direct impact on physician practices which now run a risk of increasing patient account receivable (A/R) balances.

Proactive revenue cycle management processes are key to ensure full and timely reimbursement from payers and minimizing the financial risk due to patient A/R exposure. Even though clearinghouses had a limited function earlier, the scope of functionality delivered by a good medical billing clearinghouse has increased significantly and encompasses entire revenue cycle stretching from insurance verification, claims submission, remittance and all the way to appeals and settlement.

1. What is a Clearinghouse?

2. Why functions does a good Clearinghouse perform?

3. What is the Clearinghouse Process?

4. What are the benefits of using a great Clearinghouse?

5. Best Practices for choosing a Clearinghouse

6. Which are the top medical billing Clearinghouses?

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