A new program from CMS, called Meaningful Measures, could be a crucial step toward reducing regulatory burden and putting more focus on patients. It’s also ups the ante on coding and documentation accuracy.
Revenue cycle systems rely on a web of data systems, yet crucial disconnects can unnecessarily hinder performance and results.
Ten years ago, not many hospital administrators would list revenue integrity as a major concern, but today the concept is more important than ever.
As reimbursement variables and requirements continue to change, healthcare organizations must be prepared to quickly adapt or risk losing revenue.
From improving revenue to developing new cures for ailments, AI is here to stay - and that's a good thing.
Some compliance officers may be hesitant to move forward with an IoT strategy because its associated risks are so different from traditional systems.
There's no doubt that healthcare technology has evolved drastically over the last 10 years, but it's easy to forget just how far the industry has come.
Following other industries, there will come a day in the next decade when artificial intelligence (AI) is so nuanced and complex, that AI will be able to solve many of our health care system's challenges. However, today is the day for AI assistance, as developments in AI technology for healthcare continue to mature. The health care [...]
By Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer Vice President, HIM Services, Streamline Health, Inc.No matter the size of your organization, compliance is complicated. At times, it can seem like a balancing act between managing risk and protecting revenue. Lean too far in one direction and the organization could be in jeopardy - go too far [...]