Bracing for Impact: Understanding and Adjusting to the 2021 E/M Changes

By |2021-01-26T18:42:32+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Coding, Healthcare Industry|Tags: , , |

By: Pamela Moore, MS, RHIA, CCS, CRC Professional Services Project Manager Streamline Health The Greek philosopher Socrates once said, ‘The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.’ Change isn’t easy—particularly in healthcare where it can have a cascading effect on people, processes, [...]

Are you prepared for Meaningful Measures?

By |2020-08-11T22:28:30+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry, Meaningful Use, Revenue Integrity|

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.

How integrated health information technology puts the patient first

By |2020-08-11T22:27:23+00:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry|

Revenue cycle systems rely on a web of data systems, yet crucial disconnects can unnecessarily hinder performance and results.

What is Revenue Integrity, and how can your organization best achieve it?

By |2020-08-11T22:26:07+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry, HIM, Revenue Integrity|Tags: , , |

Ten years ago, not many hospital administrators would list revenue integrity as a major concern, but today the concept is more important than ever.

The Bridge Between Human Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence is Empowered Assistance

By |2020-08-11T22:10:36+00:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Healthcare Industry|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Compliance Pain Points: Balancing Revenue Protection and Risk Mitigation

By |2020-08-11T22:02:11+00:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Healthcare Industry|Tags: , , |

 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 [...]

How Streamline Health is About to Change Code Auditing Forever

By |2020-08-11T22:00:24+00:00December 21st, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Healthcare Industry|Tags: , |

By Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer Vice President of HIM Services, Streamline Health, Inc. The way code auditing is performed at hospitals and other health care facilities is in need of a change. In many cases, major providers still use spreadsheets to manually track audit data. This antiquated method is time consuming, inefficient, susceptible to human [...]

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