The healthcare industry has experienced heavy overhauls in recent years, from the implementation of the EHR Incentive Program by CMS to the year-long ICD-10 delay recently approved by the federal government. For many providers, these regulations can be a double-edged sword when trying to improve the quality of healthcare in the U.S.
Joe Lavelle, the owner of Results First Consulting sat down …
By Denise Junkin
Despite the prolonged delay, it’s critical to continue preparing for the eventual ICD-10 implementation. Don’t take your foot off the gas; it might put your revenue cycle at risk because even small inefficiencies will be magnified if not fixed before go-live. Potential areas of impact include:
By Ken Bradley
Hot dogs, apple pie, flag-waving parades and marching bands – all topped off with thundering fireworks spectaculars. There’s nothing like the Fourth of July!
But Drs. Bartlett, Hall, Rush and Thornton might diagnose the situation just a little differently.
By Ken Bradley
In sports, a time-out stops the clock for a relatively brief time, but this break can entirely change the outcome of a game. Who could ever forget the effect the blackout had on last year’s Super Bowl game? It’s a time for regrouping on strategy and critical decisions.
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