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Read the latest on healthcare billing, admissions, revenue cycle management, and other industry trends.

  • How to Prevent Information Overload in the Workplace

    How to Prevent Information Overload in the Workplace

    Between gathering and verifying patient data, keeping up with new regulations and managing the day-to-day operations of your organization, there’s a good chance your staff is experiencing...

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  • 3 Billing Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make Anymore

    3 Billing Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make Anymore

    It’s hard to grow your business if it takes forever to process claims. The longer you wait for payments to come through, the more you have to put off investing in new initiatives like expanding...

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  • From Paper to Digital: Key Steps to Take in Your Transition to an Automated Workflow

    From Paper to Digital: Key Steps to Take in Your Transition to an Automated Workflow

    The first step in transitioning to an automated workflow is recognizing the need to move on from manual tasks. But, once you identify the processes you’d like to improve, it can be challenging to...

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  • Outsourcing Operations: 5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Vendor

    Outsourcing Operations: 5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Vendor

    You’ve decided it’s time to lighten up your workflow and invest in outsourced processes – now what? First, you need to clearly identify what pieces of your workflow you want to automate or have a...

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  • How to Maximize Cash Flow and Minimize Manual Tasks

    How to Maximize Cash Flow and Minimize Manual Tasks

    How much of your team’s workflow involves manual tasks? Are you constantly running into issues like denied claims, scheduling conflicts or coding mistakes on patient forms? These are just a few of...

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  • Is Medical Billing Outsourcing Right for You?

    Is Medical Billing Outsourcing Right for You?

    It’s no secret that you need an efficient medical billing process to succeed. However, just because the process you currently have in place is working, it doesn’t mean there isn’t room to improve....

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  • The Key Pillars of a Strong Workplace Culture

    The Key Pillars of a Strong Workplace Culture

    Can you list your company values off the top of your head? Do you know anything about your team members beyond their name and what they do at the company? If you answered “no” to either of these...

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  • Employee Engagement and You: What Leaders Can Do to Motivate Staff

    Employee Engagement and You: What Leaders Can Do to Motivate Staff

    No matter the kind of healthcare organization you run, you can’t do everything on your own. But to rely on your staff to perform at their best, you must establish a strong, consistent level of...

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  • Patient Needs Are Changing: Here’s a Closer Look at the Impact

    Patient Needs Are Changing: Here’s a Closer Look at the Impact

    If you’re looking to attract new patients, you can’t rely on old tactics. Although there are some things that can stand the test of time, there’s no denying the need to adapt to ever-changing...

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  • 4 Unique Ways to Enhance the Patient Experience in Your Organization

    4 Unique Ways to Enhance the Patient Experience in Your Organization

    No matter how advanced medical tools and treatments become, human interactions will continue to play an integral role in healthcare. Patients will still need real people to provide eye exams,...

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  • Not Sure How Patient Pay Trends Are Changing? Find Out Here!

    Not Sure How Patient Pay Trends Are Changing? Find Out Here!

    The smaller the gap between when you render services and when you get paid, the better. With so many potential blockers in your revenue cycle, though, it can be a big challenge to keep things...

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  • Discover the Power of Workforce Optimization: 5 Benefits You Can’t Ignore

    Discover the Power of Workforce Optimization: 5 Benefits You Can’t Ignore

    If you were to look up the definition of workforce optimization, you’d get various long-ended explanations. You’d find yourself stuck on trying to understand how it all works rather than honing in...

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  • How to Improve Your Revenue Cycle Management Process

    How to Improve Your Revenue Cycle Management Process

    How well you manage your revenue cycle has a direct effect on your bottom line and the success of your business as a whole. It doesn’t matter how many patients you’re getting in the door if it’s...

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  • 3 Ways Technology Can Transform Your Workflow

    3 Ways Technology Can Transform Your Workflow

    How much of your time is taken up by the need to adjust and resubmit denied claims? How often does your organization experience preventable readmissions? These are just a few of the ways to...

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  • Penalties and Pain Points: The CMS 2018 PBJ Updates

    Penalties and Pain Points: The CMS 2018 PBJ Updates

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  • 5 Strategic Approaches to the 2018 PBJ Updates

    5 Strategic Approaches to the 2018 PBJ Updates

    Managing staff roles, credentials and hours through the Payroll-based Journal (PBJ) system is more important than ever for providers who are watching their stars on Nursing Home Compare. The...

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  • Is your workflow impeding revenue?

    Is your workflow impeding revenue?

    The reimbursement landscape is changing, and healthcare organizations can’t keep up with outdated or flawed systems and processes. The days of Medicare and Medicaid comprising the majority of...

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  • Helping Hospitals Capture Payments with SECUREPAY

    Helping Hospitals Capture Payments with SECUREPAY

    Patients are now the third-largest healthcare payer in the country, following only Medicare and Medicaid. The implications for hospitals are significant.

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  • Consumerism: The New Patient Mindset

    Consumerism: The New Patient Mindset

    Patient attitudes have shifted as they accept a greater share of the cost for their healthcare. As they pay more, they expect to be treated like customers.

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  • Growth in Medicare Advantage Surprises Even Experts

    Growth in Medicare Advantage Surprises Even Experts

    With so much turmoil in healthcare these days, Medicare Advantage (MA) is proving a bright spot for payers and patients, although many healthcare organizations have administrative headaches in...

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