Monthly Archives: August 2014

Things which Hit the Profitability of a Clinic the most

Healthcare reforms, patient influx and downward pricing pressures from insurance companies have made it difficult to run a profitable clinic. It is important for providers to analyze their practice management system, financial standing, billing, and collections procedures. This will help … Continue reading

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5 Successful Steps that Practice Managers Follow to Maximize Revenue

One of the major focuses of the healthcare service providers undoubtedly is profit maximization and the ideal way to achieve this is through revenue management which can be accomplished by practicing few simple but very important steps. This essential aspect … Continue reading

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Importance of ICD-10 for In-house Medical Coders

ICD-10 is a medical classification list issued by the World Health Organization. The 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems is used for coding various diseases, their symptoms and signs, complaints, abnormal findings and … Continue reading

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Does HIPAA Cover All the Personal Health Data?

Patients leave a lot of personal data in the world wide open network while using Internet search engines, electronic mediums of transactions like credit cards, cell phones, websites and home healthcare medical devices that are prone to virus attacks, etc. … Continue reading

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What Percentage of Healthcare Industry is Affected Due to ICD 10 Delay?

With the extended deadline of ICD-10, medical practices now have time till October 1, 2015 to train and test their capabilities with the new coding system. This delay has given another year to the providers to gear up for the … Continue reading

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How Effective are Consultants in Streamlining Cash Flows in Clinics?

Scores of patients used to crowd healthcare facilities, especially the OPDs, creating a lot of chaos and confusion for the healthcare personnel and administrative staff. However, thanks to the efforts of consultants besides a host of other factors such as … Continue reading

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Is your Front Desk Specialist Trained for a Complex Clinical Environment?

Efficiency of a clinic largely depends on the front desk staff and these professionals can contribute hugely towards patient satisfaction. These two basic reasons call for training the front desk specialists. It has proven to not only help enhance collections … Continue reading

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