Archive for December, 2013

5 Ways To Manage Your Virtual Health Records

Posted on: December 19th, 2013

As an increasing number of practices begin to realize the full benefits of digital records systems, most offices have switched from physical to digital records. Digital records offer a number of benefits to any practice. Doctors can spend far less time inputting information into charts, and can experience a much smoother dialogue between themselves and […]

How To Prepare For A Utilization Review

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

As a physician preparing for a utilization review, there are a number of issues you are concerned with conveying to the physician conducting the review. Regardless of how many utilization reviews you’ve been a part of, you may have some questions or concerns about any given review that you are a part of. Here are […]

Why Electronic Medical Billing Is Essential For Healthcare Reform

Posted on: December 17th, 2013

Many healthcare professionals have long realized that electronic billing saves time and money for a practice of virtually any size. Electronic billing is efficient and environmentally friendly. Because it requires less work to process, it is also much more cost effective than manual billing. As doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies prepare to transition into the […]

Electronic Medical Record Increase Creates Privacy Concerns

Posted on: December 16th, 2013

Computerized medical records are quickly becoming the main way in which doctors document patient visits. Digital records have many benefits. They are easily accessible by more than one doctor, and often more efficient than their hard copy counterparts. Digital records also allow for increased patient access and are more environmentally friendly than paper records. Some […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Treatment Center

Posted on: December 14th, 2013

You and your staff work hard to provide the best care for your patients. You are constantly giving your all in order to ensure that your patients can recover as quickly as possible and that you can give as much of your attention as possible to your patients and their needs. As a treatment center […]

30% Of All Medical Bills Contain Errors – What You Can Do

Posted on: December 14th, 2013

If you have been to a doctor or hospital lately, there is a good chances you have paid a little more for your visit than you originally thought it would cost. Medical expenses can be quite high for everyone, but did you know as many as 30% of all medical bills contain errors? How do […]

Why America Leads the World in Health Expenditures

Posted on: December 12th, 2013

In the United States, consumers pay more for healthcare than in almost any other country in the world. Everything from procedures to the cost of prescription drugs in the states tend to be more costly, and many of the medical bills associated with health care are paid out of pocket by consumers. To add to […]

Healthcare.Gov Fix Creates Surge In Enrollment

Posted on: December 10th, 2013

Recently, the Healthcare.gov site saw major fixes in what was determined to be a site with as many as 400 bugs in it. The faulty site, which launched in October of 2013, kept many Americans for registering for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare. Officials in the Obama administration […]