Healthcare Blog posts
Staffing shortages affect so many aspects of healthcare, from the delivery of patient care to the ability of an organization to retain quality talent. The pandemic is certainly a factor in recent staffing shortages, but shortages have been brewing for decades. Rural hospitals and facilities face staffing challenges now more than ever, but there are […]
Billing management errors can cost you money and time. By identifying some of the problems you might be creating, you can find solutions that will strengthen your process and improve your bottom line. Check out these six mistakes you might be making in billing management and suggestions on how you can start fixing them. 1. […]
Health care facilities are under constant pressure to reduce costs and improve productivity—to do more with less. The increased demands and staff shortages brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have further exacerbated an already challenging situation. In a tight health care labor market, your ability to maintain continuity of patient care with manageable staffing levels […]
Medical billing is a complex process that requires the focus of skilled, certified billers and coders who are trained in the procedures that facilitate a healthy revenue cycle and prompt reimbursement for a healthcare facility. If you are struggling with timely filing, delays in receiving reimbursement, or staff burnout, you may need to consider outsourcing […]
Now that we have approved and recommended COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna), it’s time to execute the correct medical billing and coding strategy to sustain the country’s vaccination efforts properly. These medical codes were nonexistent a year ago. Still, since we face a global pandemic, healthcare practitioners must quickly adapt to these new guidelines to […]
We’re starting to get a better picture of how artificial intelligence could help doctors better treat cancer.
A good administrator makes a practice more productive by ensuring all physicians and staff members work together smoothly and effectively, and that could be the key to a smooth transition to team-based care, according to an article in Diagnostic Imaging.
Process optimization has long been used by manufacturers to streamline processes, ensure quality control, and increase profitability. Companies like Motorola and GE, for example, were early adopters of Six Sigma, a quality improvement methodology aimed at reducing the number of defects to the point that they become statistically insignificant. As business improvement tools and methods […]