As healthcare providers implement health IT to comply with federal mandates and participate in quality of care programs, VNA solutions can play a critical role in helping them meet their needs today and in their future IT initiatives. Forward-thinking healthcare providers around the world are already successfully meeting this challenge with VNA. Download this Healthcare IT News eBook to learn how VNA enables exchange, supports data consolidation and IT simplification.
Saving Private Practice: The Front Office April 03, 2013 | On Demand Webinar,
20 million newly-insured patients will enter the healthcare system by 2014 as a result of the Affordable Care Act. 80% of these newly-insured patients are deemed “High Risk” for non-payment. As a practitioner, you cannot afford inefficient front office processes. In this webinar, learn about the changing healthcare landscape, how it may affect you, and best practices for ensuring you receive payment.
Over the last few years, all healthcare organizations – from payers to vendors to providers – have gone through the rollercoaster ride of preparing for ICD-10 then stopping or slowing down due to deadline delays. Now that the deadline is officially set, every organization needs to focus on their implementation plans to ensure they are prepared. So where should your practice start? This free white paper will provide you with the details you need to: • Build a successful and strategic implementation team • Conduct documentation reviews and gap analyses • Develop an implementation timeline A successful ICD-10 transition will not happen overnight, but with thoughtful planning it will be easier to manage.
A Thoughtful Approach to EHR Implementation January 24, 2013 | White Paper
A Thoughtful Approach to EHR Implementation Five Tips to Success and Pitfalls to Avoid Implementing an EHR solution can be a formidable challenge as many private practices are learning. Without buy-in or proper planning, the process could result in massive productivity losses for physicians and staff, not to mention a reduction of patients seen. In most cases, EHR failure is evidenced by an increase in costs that can far exceed any monetary benefit that could have otherwise been obtained through federal stimulus incentive programs. BJ Vander Linden, director of implementation services at ADP AdvancedMD, describes some of the pitfalls of EHR implementation and suggests how to create an implementation plan to achieve successful outcomes across all areas of the practice. • Don’t buy an EHR until you learn the ‘5 Pitfalls to Avoid in EHR Implementation’ • 5 EHR Implementation Pitfalls and how to avoid them • 5 EHR Implementation Tips to Avoid the Pitfalls
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Federal Government laid the groundwork for the nationwide implementation of electronic health records (EHR) systems as a measure to improve patient care, reduce healthcare costs, and increase the level of overall public health. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) program requires providers to demonstrate meaningful use (MU) of an electronic health record system to be eligible for monetary incentives. The implementation of EHR and compliance with meaningful use regulations, should be a top priority for all eligible healthcare professionals (EPs).
Choosing the right service for your billing may be among the most important decisions for your practice. Use this guide to make sure you’re covering all of your bases when selecting this important partner. Learn why you should outsource your billing now and how to find medical billing service providers. In addition, this guide will tell you what questions to ask during your selection process and more.
Achieving the highest revenue potential in your medical practice is only found through applying innovative and proven operational principles. The Revenue Cycle Mastery Training and Companion Guide outlines how to implement these industry best practices and secure reimbursements in your practice.
EHR & Practice Management Software Buyer's Guide November 14, 2012 | White Paper,
Eliminate buyer's remorse! Make the right software choice for your medical practice the first time. This paper includes a comprehensive checklist of features and functionality that you must consider in your search for medical software. Cut to the chase to be aware of hidden costs, contract terms, and true ROI.
What You Should Know About ICD-10 Codes November 14, 2012 | White Paper,
This paper identifies what medical offices need to know about ICD-10 codes including: Facts, timing & impact of ICD-10 medical codes; expansion of ICD medical code base; ICD-10 impact on the medical practice and comparison table of ICD-9 & ICD-10 diagnosis medical codes.
You have until December 31st to submit e-prescriptions for 25 Medicare patient encounters in 2012 and still receive the 1% bonus in 2013 and/or avoid the 1.5% penalty in 2014!