Tag Archives: ehr

What We’re Reading – Boost Reimbursement through Improved Documentation: 5 Tips

Physicians and coders/billers need to be on the same page when it comes to getting claims processed and reimbursed correctly.  The key to this – and you’re probably sick of hearing it – is documentation.  Especially with ICD-10 coming around … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

What We’re Reading – Medical practice action plan: Overcome regulation overload

When you think of all the changes coming down the pike, it gets a little overwhelming, but don’t panic…. this article will ease some of the pressure and give you an action plan to make these transitions more bearable and/or … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , , , , , |

What We’re Reading – Feeling Better About ICD-10

With all of the negative talk going around about the ICD-10 conversion, the author of this article puts forth reasons why ICD-10 will prove to be a good thing…eventually. Updates technology and specificity.  ICD-9 was developed in 1979 and is now … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , , , |

‘Meaningful Use’ for Physician Practices: Is It Worth the Trouble?

The foundation of the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program is to improve quality of care.  Facilitating documentation, enhancing provider communication and focusing on indicators that produce better outcomes necessitate an electronic solution for most providers.  To achieve this, CMS … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

What We’re Reading – Top 10 Changes in Patient Expectations (Part I)

Undoubtedly, the first rule of customer service is to find out what your customers want and then to give it to them.  This article’s author states that, “Understanding how patient expectations and behaviors have changed is the first step toward … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , |

What We’re Reading – Docs need more EHR training, survey suggests

A recent study conducted by AmericanEHR Partners found that physicians need at least three to five days of training to feel comfortable using their electronic health-record system. With two weeks or more of training, the “ease of use” ratings increased. … Read Full Post

Tagged , , , , |