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MIPS Considerations for Radiology Practice

Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is part of the Quality Payment Program, which implements provisions of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Let's take a look at MIPS considerations for a Radiology practice.For radiologists, participating in the first performance year evolves three options – test, partial, and full.Read More

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Imaging suite workflow optimization with AI

An imaging suite/department has many moving parts.  Let's see how Imaging suite workflow optimization with AI works. There are several steps involved:

  • patient scheduling
  • protocol selection and patient preparation
  • tracer/agent administration
  • image acquisition & processing Read More

Clinical Context & Synopsis Generation from EHR

The clinical workload is increasing. Clinicians are seeing more patients and radiologists are having to read more scans in a day. Also, as the electronic health record system gets more sophisticated and detailed, we have access to unprecedented amounts of data. This is a scenario where doctors have more patients to see, more data to consume and better results to aim for. It’s a challenge and an opportunity. Let's review how the Clinical Context & Synopsis Gene

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Medical Errors – How AI Can Help Reduce Them

There is a wide range of errors that take can take place in both the clinical and the nonclinical realms of healthcare. There have been a lot of interest in applying Artificial intelligence in these areas to see if it can be leveraged to reduce medical errors. Let’s review how AI can help reduce medical errors :

Medical Errors - How AI Can Help Reduce Them

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3 Unbeatable Reasons to Outsource Medical Billing

Physicians and healthcare facilities are continuously battling decreasing reimbursement rates from insurance companies and rising operational costs. All these factors make medical billing critical for a physician or a healthcare practice. Let's take look at the reasons to outsource medical billing.While some practices keep the billing process in-house, an increasing number of practices are outsourcing the medical billing to a company that has expertise in medica

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3 Revenue Cycle Issues You Can’t Ignore in Medical Practices

Many persistent medical billing and revenue cycle issues are detrimental to a medical practice’s bottom line. Most in-house billing staff simply reacts to problems instead of proactively preventing them. However, if your billing staff’s focus is on fighting urgent issues, they may be unable to identify the source of these issues. This would prevent building an efficient revenue cycle management system. Let's take a look at revenue cycle issues you can’t ignore

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Don’t Understand Medical Billing? You Might Lose Your License.

What’s the most important thing they don’t teach you at medical school? And yes there is a lot they don’t teach at medical school but arguably the most important point in your future practice is medical billing. Medical billing is incredibly confusing and the new ICD-10 has somewhere in the region of 70 000 billing codes. Remembering and understanding all of this are imperative to get the right fee for your service. This is often Read More

Avoid Expensive Medical Billing Errors

The financial health of your medical practice depends upon the doctors, nurses, other staff and your image as a leading healthcare practice. Good practice management also needs to take into account whether there is any money drain due to scheduling issues, unpaid claims, or ineffective technology solutions. Let's review how we can avoid expensive medical billing errors.Unfortunately, a large number of medical bills contain errors. You obviously want to keep them

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How to Check Patient Engagement

A medical practice that doesn’t understand the degree of patient engagement and satisfaction will not be able to reproduce the positive experience and improve their practice. So, you need to Check Patient Engagement in your practice.Here are 4 great ideas to make it easier for you to measure your practice’s patient engagement.

Happy Staff = Satisfied Patients

Happy employees lead to happy patients. Improved patient engagement naturally depends on

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How Your ASC Can Improve Pain Management Billing?

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) or outpatient surgery centers provide same-day surgical care. This may include diagnostic and preventive procedures. However, ASCs may face problems related to physician reimbursement and accurate pain management billing. Staying viable can pose a challenge to ambulatory surgery centers. We need to know how ASC can improve pain management billing.If you run an ASC and want to stay competitive and profitable, you need to overcome

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