Health Information Exchange
Health Information Technology

2016 Projected Trends in Health Information Exchange

The adoption and use of new technology is driving several new trends in the healthcare industry.  As the industry moves towards becoming more patient centric, interoperab...
Improve Healthcare Revenue Cycle
Revenue Cycle Management

Simple Steps to Improve your Revenue Cycle

If you look at your patient’s problem holistically, why would you not do so with your revenue cycle problems too?  Similar to the human body, where different organs work ...
Understanding Revenue Cycle Management
Medical Billing Patient Payments Revenue Cycle Management

Understanding Revenue Cycle Management

Revenue cycle is defined by the Healthcare Financial Management Association as “All administrative and clinical functions that contribute to the capture, management, and colle...
Medical Billing and Medical Coding
ICD-10 Medical Billing

Difference between Medical Coding and Billing

Often mistakenly assumed to be the same, medical billing and medical coding are two very distinctly separate jobs.  Although there are many similarities between the two a...
Health Information Technology
Population Health Management

Hospitals increase budgets for Health Technology

When Dr. Robert Schultz started his presentation to the Board of Directors of the hospital, he was not too confident on the outcome.  After all, as his Chief Financial Of...
Population Health Management
Population Health Management

Why is Population Health Management Important?

Population health management (PHM) is moving forward at a very rapid pace, due to the shift in healthcare priorities and related business models coupled with the ever increasi...
Choosing the right EHR
Revenue Cycle Management

Choosing the right EHR

Technology is a two way sword – adopting the correct technology will reap you good rewards and high profits; however, choosing the wrong technology will bring down your effici...
Increasing Medical Coder
Medical Billing

Tips on Increasing Medical Coder Productivity