By: Roberta Peters, MS, RHIA Vice President, Solutions Executive, eValuator™ Streamline Health We’ve all heard the idiom, ‘penny wise and pound foolish.’ It’s the idea that one can become so concerned with saving money in the moment that they fail to see the bigger picture and end up spending more money in the long run. [...]
By: Deanna Kane Strategic Account Executive, Continuing Success Team member Streamline Health, Inc. As renowned Coding/HIM expert Nancy Hirschl often states, “Accurate coding is as much an art as it is a science.” Most HIM managers would agree that accurate, compliant coding is driven by a rigid understanding and application of coding fundamentals, but it [...]
Optimizing Financial Performance during COVID-19 and beyond:
A Hybrid Approach to Ensuring Revenue Integrity
By Randy Salisbury, MBA Senior Vice President and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Streamline Health Healthcare organizations nationwide continue to manage the disruption from the COVID-19 crisis. Hospital CFOs have seen an increase in costs due to drastic operational changes and greater patient complexity. They’re also bracing for a tremendous decrease in revenue due to the [...]
Accurate coding and quality measure reporting: why you need both to maximize revenue in the short- and long-term
Trish Wharton, RHIA Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Streamline Health Let’s face it. If you look past the countless providers making a positive impact on patients’ lives every day, healthcare is essentially a business. And in order to serve its core mission of delivering quality care to its community, that business needs to be financially viable. [...]
Ten years ago, not many hospital administrators would list revenue integrity as a major concern, but today the concept is more important than ever.