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Length of StayBlogDr. Secan's InsightsNews

Measuring Length of Stay for Hospitalists

When you’re running a hospitalist program, there are lots of metrics you can look at to help you get a handle on how your practice is doing.  As the saying goes, you can’t manage what you don’t measure.  So, as the start of an ongoing series, I’d like to talk about some of the metrics I like to use to…
Ryan Secan
September 22, 2021
Charge ScrubbingBlogNews

How to fill mid-revenue cycle gaps in your EHR | Part 3: Charge Scrubbing

Charge Scrubbing Gap Like a surgeon preparing for a procedure by thoroughly washing their hands up to the elbows (or further), your revenue cycle process should include a thorough “scrubbing” before your charges are finalized for submission to your payors. Charges that are already complete and compliant will be paid faster and reduce considerably your efforts to chase reimbursement.  medaptus…
Gary Bernklow
September 9, 2021
ScalabilityBlogNews

How to fill mid-revenue cycle gaps in your EHR | Part 2: Scalability

Like most industries, healthcare is experiencing an increase in pressure to reduce cost and boost their margins. It isn’t surprising to see healthcare organizations turn to acquisitions and mergers in an effort to increase the services they offer or to reduce their competition. According to the Healthcare Finance Management Association, the trend is likely to continue as claim reimbursement rates…
Charge ReconciliationBlogNews

How to fill mid-revenue cycle gaps in your EHR | Part 1: Reconciliation

CHARGE RECONCILIATION Ensuring that all professional charges have been accounted for and properly billed, a process known as charge reconciliation, is an important process for a hospital’s revenue cycle and its financial health. At a time when hospitals are facing continued financial challenges, making certain that your organization is paid for all the services it has provided has never been…
Gary Bernklow
August 5, 2021
Charge CaptureBlogDr. Secan's InsightsNews

What’s New About Charge Capture?

What can I say that’s new about charge capture?  We started as a company back before the turn of the century (I’m not sure when that is going to stop being ironic as it wasn’t that long ago, but then again, we’re almost a quarter of the way through the century, so maybe it’s longer ago than it feels like…
Ryan Secan
July 29, 2021
Provider Coding ComplianceBlogNews

Five Easy Ways to Enhance Provider Coding Compliance

Today more than 200,000 certified medical coders work to support the documentation and billing needs of provider organizations large and small. Until widespread adoption of EHRs happened, these professionals relied on thick codebooks and training courses. Thankfully today’s advanced clinical systems usually have some degree of coding capability to lessen the onus on coders, but errors still happen given the…
Zach Tavano
July 7, 2021
continuity of careBlogNews

Improved Inpatient Continuity of Care Through Software Innovation

Over the years, many studies have shown the benefits of continuity of care in the acute care setting. At first glance, what could be easier?  I rounded on the patient yesterday I should round on the patient again today. However, many factors prevent the same hospitalist from seeing the same patient every day.  Here are the top 5 reasons for…
Dan Nottingham
July 1, 2021
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