Monthly Archives: August 2015

5 Ways that can Help your Wound Care Practice Earn What it Deserves

Wound care centers can exist from small free-standing clinics to large hospital based centers. However, so far, most wound care centers, have survived on their inpatient and common outpatient referral sources. But, with the introduction of new healthcare reforms of … Continue reading

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Why are US Hospital Costs Higher than those in Canada and Scotland?

The administrative costs in US healthcare sector consumed approximately $156 billion in 2007. This spending is projected to reach $315 billion by 2018. Recently, a study published in Health Affairs compared hospital administrative costs of eight nations. According to the … Continue reading

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Is Running a Private Practice Getting Less Popular among Physicians Compared to Hospital Jobs?

Physicians have an array of options to choose from and it requires personal introspection to reach a decision as to exactly what is it that they want to do. One could decide to work on their own, they could join … Continue reading

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5 Things to Improve Patient Satisfaction

Today‚Äôs healthcare system has initiated many new reforms, one of which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Up to 2010 around two-thirds of adults in the US reported having access to primary care providers, whereas three-quarters had stated having difficulty … Continue reading

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Let ICD-10 have Positive Effects on your Practice

The coming of the ICD-10 coding systems has so far received both positive and negative reactions and responses from physicians and other healthcare systems. The ICD-10 transition from ICD-9 codes is known to be causing much anguish among physicians especially … Continue reading

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How will ICD-10 Impact Optometry Billing Services

Everyone seems to be waiting with bated breath for October 1, when finally the ICD-10 will be implemented. With over 68,000 codes, all the specialties will have their financial, clinical and functioning productivity affected. Optometry too will face revenue loss … Continue reading

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