Here’s Why You Should Ditch Manual Payment Collection

Healthcare providers, let’s talk about patient payment collections. By now, almost everything in a physician’s office is electronic-based instead of paper. If you haven’t transitioned your payment collections process to an electronic system, it’s time, and here’s why. 1. Increasing Patient Collections One very important reason why you should switch to an automated patient payment…


5 Reasons Why Today’s EHRs Are an “Unholy Mess”

An article in the April 2019 edition of Fortune magazine dubbed today’s electronic health records “an unholy mess.” The vision behind electronic health records was well-meaning – create a digitized healthcare system that is unified, patient-centric, safer, and more cost-effective. Yet 10 years and $36 billion dollars later, and our healthcare system is in a bigger mess…


8 Healthcare Technology Adoption Trends to Watch

Telehealth, analytics, artificial intelligence – these are just a few of the current healthcare technology adoption trends today. Financial & Clinical Analytics There has been a rise in the adoption of both business and clinical analytics solutions across the industry. Clinical analytics have seen a 20% increase, and financial analytics have seen a 13% increase, since 2013….


The Cost of Physician Burnout

Physician burnout has reached an alarming level. Over half of all physicians are experiencing symptoms of burnout, and it affects every type of specialty and practice. While we all know that physician burnout is a problem that needs to be addressed, it may help to quantify the true cost of physician burnout. Physician Turnover 12.3 per…


Top 5 Diagnosis Additions for Orthopedic Practices

We collected data from our entire client base, and these were the top five diagnosis additions that orthopedic practices are making. If you are a coder at an orthopedic practice, most likely you will not be surprised by these results. However, this is an opportunity to measure against your peers and see if you are…


Don’t Let Your Healthcare Technology Dictate Your Care Process

Doctors know what they need. Whether it’s lab results, demographic information, or other data, every physician could tell you what they need to see and exactly when in the process of a patient visit that they need it. However, many doctors are not able to take control of their processes. Instead, they are forced to…


Study Reveals EHR Challenges Lead to Staff Workarounds

A recent study revealed that in order to make EHRs usable, doctors are resorting to several different workarounds in their day. These workarounds add extra time and work for the doctor, and they have the potential to cause harm to patients. Why do doctors today need workarounds? A workaround is defined as “nonstandard procedures typically used…


4 Uses of Blockchain Technology in 2019

Experts at the HIMMS19 conference discussed blockchain technology and the potential it could hold for healthcare. It’s not going to be the perfect solution to every problem that faces healthcare technology today, but there are many exciting opportunities that experts believe could be realized in 2019. What is blockchain technology? As a refresher, blockchain technology is a…


3 Ways to Spend Less Time in Your EHR

Physicians today spend half of their time in their EHR. Not only is this frustrating for physicians, but it is also costly. According to the Harvard Business Review, the annual cost of physicians spending 50% of their time in their EHR is more than $365 billion. That is one billion dollars per day. This is all because EHRs are…


This Claim Denial Statistic Will Blow You Away

Here’s a jaw-dropping statistic about denied claims: Over 50% of denied claims are never resubmitted. Surprised by this number? If it seems far-fetched, you may want to take a closer look at your denial numbers. The fact is that denied claims are easy to forget about. As the revenue cycle workload increases, there’s plenty of work…


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