Coder productivity tips during icd 10 implementation
December 4, 2015

Tips to Avoid Coder Productivity Slump During ICD-10 Implementation

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What is the first concern that comes to coder’s mind when they think about ICD-10 implementation? It is productivity. After welling in the relative comforts of ICD-9 for years, coders are experiencing a slump in productivity in the new era of double digit disease classification. Needless to say, once they get more familiar with ICD-10, productivity will pick up, but waiting for that to happen may prove to be costly for the health care providers. In this blog we talk about some ways by which pr

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2015 a challenging year for healthcare providers
November 27, 2015

Why 2015 Was a Challenging Year for Healthcare Providers

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It seems that 2015 will go down in the history books as the year of radical healthcare changes. Many believe, 2015 will be particularly remembered for the great uncertainties it brought for physicians. This is because they were crippled by different reimbursement challenges that had an impact on their income at various levels. And in fact as per a recent report, this year offered very few income opportunities for healthcare delivery professionals, pushing them to work harder in order to get paid

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benefits of switching to electronic health records
November 25, 2015

The Immediate Benefits of Switching to Electronic Health Records

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While majority of the healthcare practices have made a shift to Electronic Health Records, a few gun-shy practices (nearly 37% of healthcare providers in the US) still haven’t woken up from their slumber. Here are some of the benefits that these hesitant practices are missing out on: Less Paperwork and Fewer Storage Issues EHRs are good news for healthcare providers who are already overburdened by mandatory administrative duties. This means they no longer have to ke

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