Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tests and readiness are necessary as ICD-10 deadline looms

May 27th, 2015|

Is your medical billing and coding system ready to transition to ICD-10?

Can interoperability improve patient safety?

May 27th, 2015|

Interoperability isn't just a buzzword for technicians to throw around - it's a powerful tool for making your electronic health records accomplish more. After all, increasing the power of medical data cane benefit both patient care and research.

Can your EHR system benefit population health management?

May 27th, 2015|

What's they key to effective population health management? It pertains to more than just treating chronic diseases.

Tips to stay on the right side of HIPAA

May 15th, 2015|

Staying on the right side of HIPAA can be confusing for many organizations. The rules themselves are fairly simple, but the way that they play out in medical billing systems can become complicated.

Use medical billing and coding to stay solvent

May 13th, 2015|

Declining reimbursements, rising costs and the transition to the ICD-10 have made work challenging for health care practitioners.

As medical information surges, security lags

May 12th, 2015|

As more organizations continue adopting the newest wave of medical technology, there is a clear and rising need for strong, well-developed security measures.

Easy access to EHRs means better results for patients

May 7th, 2015|

What should a hospital or primary care physician do with their electronic health record systems once they've been installed?

Does your practice keep patient data safe?

May 5th, 2015|

High-profile data breaches seem to conflict with the need many care providers have to increase connectivity. The complex growth of fiber-optic cables from patients' rooms to central servers and then out to cloud-pumping data centers seems unstoppable.

What does your practice need to succeed?

May 5th, 2015|

Hospitals and private practices deal with the business of medicine in different ways, but the similarities are just as important.

How to encourage engagement with patient portals

May 1st, 2015|

How can physicians engage with their patients? Many of the difficulties doctors face with modern health care come down to helping their patients understand health risks and diagnoses.