PMDS Medical Billing & Healthcare Blog

Medical technology and HIPAA compliance

July 14th, 2015|

HIPAA was signed into law in 1996 to protect patients' health care information from criminal activity.

Features your EHR should have

July 13th, 2015|

If you've been using the same EHR for a number of years now, your system is probably outdated and therefore inefficient.

How we got to ICD-10

July 9th, 2015|

The International Classification of Diseases has gone through 10 different versions throughout its history, and ICD-10 is the cumulative result of medical experts.

The CMS clarifies two-midnight rule

July 8th, 2015|

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published proposed changes to the two-midnight rule on July 8 in the Federal Registrar.

If you haven’t already, train employees on ICD-10 now

July 6th, 2015|

By the time the October deadline for ICD-10 comes around, your practice will need to be up to date on the new coding system.

Let health care technology save money and connect patients

June 5th, 2015|

Health care organizations can drastically reduce the amount of money they spend per patient by utilizing technological advances.

Open minds and critical awareness needed for EHRs

June 2nd, 2015|

There is always a risk of trusting either too much or too little in the product when working with cutting edge technology.

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.