White Papers

Under the Health IT provisions of ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act), the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) within HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) held the main responsibility for defining what constitutes "meaningful use" of EHR technology. In July 2010 HHS revised its final rule on meaningful use. The following summarizes the major areas in which the requirements for meaningful use have been relaxed in the final rule.
It is very tough for providers to choose a suitable and appropriate vendor amongst the thousands of vendors competing in the market today. Furthermore, it is all the more important to decide which vendor to use for the purpose of medical billing. This paper will guide you through the important questions you need to ask, how to avoid the wrong service and the steps to selecting the right service.
This paper will walk you through the 6 important steps you need to improve your practice revenues.
The aim of this whitepaper is to explore the importance and potential of cloud computing in the healthcare sector. It will also help healthcare practices realize the ways that they can take advantage of the cloud.
In today's evolving healthcare industry, it is imperative to find the right Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for your practice. However, selecting the ideal EHR partner can be overwhelming. Therefore, it is essential to make sure that your provider conforms to the following 5 instrumental secrets of EHR success.
As payment responsibility shifts from payers to patients, providers must institute proper collections practices and strengthen internal controls. The success of physician practice acquisitions often hinges on how these initial decisions are handled. This white paper examines the issues affecting these decisions and includes insights from several industry veterans whose areas of expertise focus on physician practice acquisitions.
As payment responsibility shifts from payers to patients, providers must institute proper collections practices and strengthen internal controls. The success of physician practice acquisitions often hinges on how these initial decisions are handled. This white paper examines the issues affecting these decisions and includes insights from several industry veterans whose areas of expertise focus on physician practice acquisitions.
Recent estimates say that as much as 30% of all provider revenue is coming out of patients’ own pockets. And thanks to higher-deductibles plans, a greater number of uninsured patients, and larger co-pays, more of that money owed is not delivered to providers. Getting reimbursements from patients is one of the biggest challenges hospitals face and it’s only made worse by their fear of hurting patient satisfaction and retention. Read about these 3 keys to success that can create results that are beneficial for both providers and their patients.
Medical coding is continuously changing. With so many different references and amendments to programs like Medicare, it has become harder for claims to be assessed properly. Often many physicians forgo thousands of dollars in reimbursements due to billing errors. Coding, compliancy and reimbursement management tools offer workflow-consistent claims management that enables practices to rescue reimbursements.
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.

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