The use of EHR systems for the healthcare industry is pivotal and one of the biggest investments for a practice to have. The article below discusses how EHR systems can boost collection results by easing the process of the revenue cycle. More modern EHR systems have the ability to handle most aspects of the front end of the revenue cycle. So how does the EHR system boost collection results?
We recently convened a convention room full of leaders from independent physician practices nationwide and asked them if they believed value-based care was here to stay. Eighty percent said yes. With that in mind, we then asked them what was most likely to keep them up at night throughout 2018. Their top answer: transforming their practices to better manage care quality and cost—the core requirement for value-based care success.
Google appears to have plans to develop its own electronic health record (EHR) for clinicians that gathers patients’ medical records and then leverages machine learning to predict clinical outcomes, according to a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week.
Choosing, buying, and installing EHR software is hard enough. Then there’s training staff and making sure patient data is secure. And for practices that choose to take part in CMS’ meaningful use program, learning to use the EHR as efficiently and effectively as possible is crucial.
The internet giveth and the internet taketh. On one hand, the benefits of access, convenience, and the broad exposure of a strong online presence cannot be overstated. Everything from attracting and retaining new patients, to the ease of patient communications and booking appointments make it necessary for any modern medical practice to embrace life on the internet.
You don’t have to be told how time-consuming it can be to track down medical billing records when they’re in paper form. Yet, you still haven’t made the move to paperless for one reason or another.