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Moved from Paper and Spreadsheets to an EHR, but still having these charge reconciliation bottleneck problems?

So, you have an EHR for charge capture, but are you still manually doing a lot of work to get charges out the door?   These problems might sound familiar:   Practice managers and administrators feel like they are spending too much time and effort reviewing all the charges associated with the patients in their sub-specialty, cross-referencing to see if there are…
Malachi Charbonneau
March 16, 2022

Medical Billing is Tough for Coders and Nurses, But it Doesn’t Have to Be

It’s easy to get medical professionals to speak about their dislike of medical billing and coding. After all, they have been trained in the skills necessary to directly help people with their health problems. They didn’t sign up for mountains of paperwork and regulations that must be navigated in order to be paid for their services. Sure, there are medical…
Gary Bernklow
March 10, 2022
BlogDr. Secan's Insights

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