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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 | Medical Billing / RCM | Industry News

The 5 Things That Slow Down Laboratory Billing

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
December 10th, 2018

When it comes time to submit billing to government and private insurance carriers, the process can become extremely labor intensive to ensure that the payment is received. Time is money when it comes to the laboratory billing process so ensuring your office has adequate software and protocols  in place. Outstanding ones will make sure the eligibility is completed and any referrals or per-authorizations are obtained prior to billing. There are roadblocks that can slow down the submission and subsequent payment of submitting billing.

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Healthcare News: August 2018 Edition

By: Marc Klar
August 17th, 2018

As a busy healthcare professional, it’s likely that you often find it too difficult to carve some time out of your schedule to keep up with industry news and events. Indeed, with technological advances and new research always coming down the pike, it’s increasingly important to stay on top of developments.

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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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Industry News | Healthcare Advice

The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2018

By: Stephen O'Connor
September 28th, 2017

In such a dynamic industry like healthcare, you can count on there being a constant flow of new innovations emerging from a variety of medical researchers, policy experts, technology professionals, and others who provide support to help us do our primary job, taking care of patients.

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The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2017

By: Stephen O'Connor
April 27th, 2017

When you’re focused on the day-to-day operations of your medical practice, it can be easy to miss out on news of the latest developments in healthcare technologies and approaches to providing medical assistance or managing your office. A variety of healthcare events have been scheduled that you will want to take advantage of.

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Electronic Health Records | Industry News

What The Future Might Hold For EHRs

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
March 6th, 2017

The following is an excerpt from an article originally published on Healthcare Dive. It was written by Meg Bryant. While there is still plenty of room for improving the usability of electronic health records (EHRs) and making them more affordable for care providers, experts are trying to get folks to focus on their future potential. The barriers to EHR implementation and interoperability are slowly coming down and once they do, vendors will start looking to add more functionalities to the systems.

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Industry News | Value-Based Care

Why Value-Based Care Reimbursement, MACRA, are Here to Stay

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
December 14th, 2016

The following excerpt is from an article written by Vera Gruessner. It originally appeared on HealthPayer Intelligence. Regardless of which political party is in Congress, the healthcare industry is steadily moving forward with value-based care reimbursement.

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Industry News | Value-Based Care

8 Key Facts About MACRA

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
November 4th, 2016

The following is an excerpt from an article originally published on Medscape. It was written by Leigh Page. Getting to Know MACRA The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is a multifaceted law that's going to change the way you practice for years to come.

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Coordinating Healthcare Data Center Security, Cloud Security

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
October 26th, 2016

The following excerpt is from an article written by Bill Kleyman. It originally appeared on Health IT Security. From data center security to healthcare cloud security, organizations need to consider numerous aspects when managing healthcare security orchestration.

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Industry News | Healthcare Advice

Real-time Monitoring Key to Boosting Patient Satisfaction

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
October 6th, 2016

The following excerpt is from an article by Meeri Kim. It originally appeared on Modern Healthcare. In 2001 the Institute of Medicine reported on the need to close the gaping “quality chasm” in U.S. healthcare. The report stressed the importance of delivering patient-centered care.

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Value-Based Care | Industry News

3 Ways ACO Affiliation Can Cut Costs

By: Advanced Data Systems Corporation
September 22nd, 2016

The following is an excerpt from an article originally published on Medical Practice Insider. It was written by Madelyn Kearns. There is a recognized difference between saviors and savers — one being a rescuer of people, while the other salvages bank accounts. But leave it to accountable care organizations to throw distinctions to the wayside. According to Software Advice's recent ACO survival guide, the ACO model not only operates on delivering high quality care to patients — it also aims to provide the utmost in cost-efficiency to participating providers. It’s not the model for everyone, though, and there are numerous requirements and investments a practice must appease for the arrangement to be beneficial.

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