Tag Archives: EMR / EHR / Health IT

EHR As a Means to Better Co-Ordinate and Control Care Processes


 The success of health care has always been determined by how best care providers are able to coordinate the care processes across the clinical cycle – right from the time patients are admitted till they are pronounced cured. While clinical … Continue reading

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Focusing On Patient Care amidst New Technology Changes While Medical Billing


 Over the last few years, medical billing has undergone a lot of changes, with emphasis on the IT systems, for the smooth & efficient processing of insurance claims and timely payments to doctors & other healthcare professionals (HP). In 2009, … Continue reading

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Monitoring Potential for Up-Coding Errors in EHR with the Help of a Medical Billing Service


 There has been considerable resolve and persuasion from the Federal Government to introduce Electronic Health Record System across the health care continuum. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act has indeed given much impetus to pace … Continue reading

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New Staffing Roles with New Reforms at Physician Clinics – Getting A Billing Service to Fill in The Gaps!


 With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, medical practices on one hand need to gear up for an influx of patients, while on the other hand according to a recent survey physician shortage has been intensifying. This shortage along … Continue reading

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Improve your Revenue by Overcoming Hurdles in EMR Implementation


 There has been a definite improvement in the United States in the adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and its implementation in the last decade (2001-2011). A report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 57 percent … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records Spurring Hiring of Staff Besides Adding to Costs at Physicians Practice


 Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are complex systems and a dedicated team of professionals are required for handling and maintaining these systems for smooth operation of such records. The drawbacks of paper based records, the projected advantages of EHRs, and the … Continue reading

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Simplify EHR Systems by Restructuring Your Medical Billing


 EHR systems have changed over the last decade and the health reforms have given new meaning to such systems by making rules regarding ‘Meaningful Use” (MU) of such systems. Older versions of EHRs were simple digitized versions replacing paper based … Continue reading

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