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The latest in all things RCM, Electronic Health Records, Radiology Information Systems, Practice Management, Medical Billing, Value-Based Care, & Healthcare IT.

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Healthcare Advice | Electronic Health Records | Medical Billing / RCM

7 Reasons Why You Should Modernize Your RCM System

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
February 13th, 2019

Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is an expensive, complex, but nonetheless critical element of every healthcare operation. Mismanaged RCM operations can result in higher staff turnover, reduced patient satisfaction, crippled healthcare processes, mounting debt, damaged reputations, and poor revenue. RCM is difficult to effectively implement. Fortunately, there are modern, 21st-century solutions to the RCM dilemma that enable healthcare organizations to harness the power of technology to disentangle their RCM processes and boost their revenue.

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Patient Portal | Industry News | Medical Billing / RCM | Electronic Health Records

Clinic Notes: Leave the Paper-Chase and the Countless-Clicks Behind

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
February 8th, 2019

Medics FlowText: The Technology to Scale Your Clinic Process Voice-navigated charting has come a long way. We want clinicians to see how more efficient charting can be with our Medics FlowText application. First, let's look at what is powering our voice-recognition dictation. 

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What Is MACRA?

What Is MACRA?

There are many aspects of MACRA, and it's important you're familiar with all of them.

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Healthcare Advice | Patient Portal | Electronic Health Records | Radiology Information System

Basic Pros & Cons of Radiology Information Systems

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
January 29th, 2019

Do you own or manage a large radiology business and are noticing a decline in your patient population? Or maybe your problem is not being able to maintain a competent workforce. If these issues describe you, your dilemma could be linked to using outdated ways for keeping records. More and more healthcare professionals are becoming aware of the need for modernizing how records are kept by using a state-of-the-art radiology information system (RIS). Here are some of the pros and cons of a radiology information system and its software, along with a few considerations and warnings.  What Is a Radiology Information System?  Even though radiology information systems were first introduced in the 1980s, many people are still unfamiliar with them. Basically, a radiology information system is a software system used to manage medical data and imagery. It's used to track radiology, imaging orders and billing information. The system allows you to combine several functions into a single comprehensive system.

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Industry News | Healthcare Advice | Medical Billing / RCM | Electronic Health Records

What You Need To Know About MIPS MACRA 2019

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
January 3rd, 2019

We’re presenting here some easy-to-understand basics on MACRA for 2019. Many more exciting details can be found on www.cms.gov which should definitely be consulted if those details are needed.

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Industry News | Electronic Health Records | Medical Billing / RCM | Patient Portal

How a Great EHR System & Patient Portal Helps Your Patients

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
January 2nd, 2019

When it comes to providing the optimal experience for your patients, you already put a lot of effort in: you provide excellent service, hire the best staff, and treat each patient as an individual. No amount of technology could replace the value of a good practitioner to patient relationship, but a well-organized Electronic Health Records system complete with medical portal can prove extremely helpful to patients. Let's discuss how it can elevate the patient's experience in every way.

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Industry News | Electronic Health Records | Medical Billing / RCM | Healthcare Advice

Future Trends in Telehealth and Telemedicine

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
December 27th, 2018

Telehealth and telemedicine are making great strides being accepted by health insurance carriers. this will open markets with the variety of multi-state compacts that make nurses, physicians, therapists, and other regulated, licensed health care providers able to practice across state line. The federal government, hoping to improve access and reduce costs, has embraced telemedicine for the VA system and Tricare, the medical insurance for military retirees.

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Healthcare Advice | Medical Billing / RCM | Electronic Health Records | Patient Portal

Five Benefits of Keeping Electronic Health Records

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
December 20th, 2018

It's easy to become complacent using the same medical file procedures you've used for years. If the old way of filing medical information worked well in your practice for decades, it likely isn't now in the era of electronic health records.

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Electronic Health Records

EHRs Are In Every Lab’s DNA

By: Marc Klar
October 3rd, 2018

The following article first appeared on Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) on September 25th, 2018. It was written by Advanced Data System's Vice President, Marc Klar. Like virtually every other entity in healthcare today, laboratories need to stay engaged and connected with the two groups of people most important to them: their referring physicians or sources (such as hospitals or companies that require employee testing), and the laboratory’s patients.

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Value-Based Care | Practice Management | Electronic Health Records

6 FAQs About PQRS

By: Christina Rosario
September 27th, 2018

Knowledge is power, the saying goes, and access to more information about the quality of care that we provide to patients will help improve the way we deliver healthcare in this country. To that end, the U.S. government established the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. The PQRS was designed to help eligible providers provide a higher standard of care to each patient they treat, as well as to quantify their ability to meet various quality metrics.

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5 Benefits of EHR Software You Might Not Be Taking Advantage Of

By: Christina Rosario
September 19th, 2018

What Is EHR Software? You’ve either recently installed Electronic Health Record software at your thriving practice, or you are about to deploy an EHR for the first time. While you may be familiar with the basics of how EHR applications function, there may some features that you are unaware of or are not currently taking advantage of.

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