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Healthcare Blog posts

February 11, 2021
by Simon Hughes

Are You Properly Billing and Coding COVID-19 Vaccinations At Your Hospital?

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 […]

March 18, 2020
by Simon Hughes

Telehealth Fact Sheet

February 26, 2020
by Simon Hughes

10 Key traits of a medical billing partner

October 15, 2019
by Simon Hughes

Here’s how often IBM’s Watson agrees with doctors on the best way to treat cancer

We’re starting to get a better picture of how artificial intelligence could help doctors better treat cancer.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

3 tips for practice administrators in team-based settings

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.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

4 business optimization strategies medical practices can use now

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 […]

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

5 important qualities for a medical leader (and one to avoid)

Medical leadership is becoming more important, perhaps because it’s becoming more common.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

8 ways to cut healthcare costs

  The nation could cut wasteful healthcare spending by following a set of recommendations from leading health policy experts, according to a Texas think tank.

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

How to personalize your healthcare service

The healthcare market is hugely competitive, giving patients numerous practice options to choose. The healthcare industry has become patient-driven. In such a scenario, patients look for a good experience and affordable service. According to a survey by Deloitte Consulting, customers chose the following statements to define positive healthcare experiences:

October 4, 2019
by Simon Hughes

AI and healthcare: a giant opportunity

Artificial intelligence’s (AI) transformative power is reverberating across many industries, but in one—healthcare—its impact promises to be truly life-changing. From hospital care to clinical research, drug development and insurance, AI applications are revolutionizing how the health sector works to reduce spending and improve patient outcomes.