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Why It’s Time to Talk About the Value of Your Hospitalist Program (And How to Calculate How Much Revenue Your Hospitalist Generates) | Part 1

So, what is the value of a hospitalist program and how much revenue does your hospitalist generate? It’s easy to think of your hospitalists as a cost center since the impact they have on revenue generation is not as obvious or clear as other specialties. But when you start to dive into the metrics that hospitalists have the biggest impact…
Ryan Secan
February 23, 2022

Physician Burnout is Higher Than Ever, Is Your Manual Patient Assignment Process Making it Worse? | Part 2

Physician Burnout Physician burnout has always been an issue in the hospital system but now during these tough pandemic times, it’s paramount that we do what we can to prevent burnout. The mental and physical health of hospitalists is just as important as the patients in the beds. Balanced workloads will keep your hospitalists from burning out. Providing support systems…
Zach Tavano
February 16, 2022

Physician Burnout is Higher Than Ever, Is Your Manual Patient Assignment Process Making it Worse? | Part 1

Impact on Hospitalist Workload “I always have to see more patients than other hospitalists around here.” "I have to run all over the hospital rounding on patients on different floors and in different towers.” "My patients are always so complex - I wish I got the 'easier' patients like my colleagues!” Do any of these complaints sound familiar? When creating…
Zach Tavano
February 8, 2022

Continuity of Care: Hidden Cost of Manual Patient Assignment

Continuity of Care One major danger patients and hospitals face with a manual rounding list process is the lack of continuity of care. If a patient is admitted on Monday and is seen by Hospitalist A, that patient will want to continue seeing Hospitalist A until they’re discharged. Hospitalist A knows the patient's medical history, current situation, etc. – creating…
Zach Tavano
January 28, 2022
hospital revenue benchmarksBlog

Top 3 Hospital Revenue Management Benchmarks to Analyze This Year

Is your charge reconciliation process configured the right way to capture all the revenue that’s available? Are you receiving too many insurance denials? What does your charge lag look like? Are charges filed in a timely manner? Are your doctors submitting charges too late, causing delays in insurance reimbursement? How do you compare against the benchmarks?   As we progress through…
Dave Corbett
January 2, 2022
Hospital MedicineBlog

Top 5 Hospital Medicine Trends for 2022

Introduction  As we approach the end of the year, it's insightful to look back at the full scope of the year and break down the top trends in the hospital medicine industry. The world has seen a lot in these past two years and many aspects of the way the industry operates have drastically changed. Telehealth has become a new…
Zach Tavano
December 15, 2021
Infusion CodingBlog

Infusion Coding: Automating Your Workflows – Top 5 Benefits

Outpatient infusion coding can be confusing to even the most seasoned coding professional. With its hierarchy of appropriate codes, its counterintuitive guidelines for multiple sessions in outpatient areas, the time-based billable unit volumes, outpatient infusion can be one of the most complex coding and billing environments in healthcare today.   To deal with these complexities, these challenges might sound a little familiar:   You…
Gary Bernklow
November 22, 2021
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Key Takeaways from the SHM Leadership Academy 2021

As a Hospitalist, the pandemic never stopped us from seeing our patients face to face, in fact, it only amplified it; but as the Chief Medical Officer for medaptus, the pandemic meant we didn’t get a chance to attend conferences, events, or meet with our customers face-to-face until now. We had our first opportunity to speak face to face with Hospitalists,…
Ryan Secan
November 5, 2021
Continuity of CareBlogNews

Balancing Continuity and Geography in Physician Assignments

The struggle between Geography and Continuity within a hospital setting is a conundrum that still hasn’t been settled by today’s hospitalists. Over the past 20 years, we have worked with many different patient assignment workflows ranging from smaller hospitals to large health systems all over the country. In working with these different groups, we’ve come to realize it’s not so…
Zach Tavano
October 21, 2021
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Measures of Continuity

It’s time to talk about continuity of care.  In hospital medicine, one of the biggest areas of concern is maintaining continuity of care with our patients.  It’s already disturbing to patients to come to the hospital and not be seen by their PCP (although given that it’s been more than 20 years since hospitalist medicine has been a reality, I…
Ryan Secan
October 14, 2021