Blog Posts by Date: Jun 2021


How COVID-19 Influenced Billing and Patient Access Tools for Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring, Medical Device, and IDTF

This blog post is part one of a three part series. View Part Two and Part Three. Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a Fierce Healthcare webinar, “Billing and Patient Access Tools to Boost Digital Health Profits.” During the webinar, I addressed how COVID-19 changed billing and patient access tools for remote patient monitoring (RPM...

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Top 3 Challenges in Community Oncology Revenue Cycle Management

Community oncology continues to experience a dramatic shift in market dynamics. Substantive developments include a proliferation of acquisitions, the CMS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and larger shift to value-based reimbursement models, as well as exploration of precision medicine as the standard of care.Notable changes that...

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You Invested to Meet the Demand for COVID-19 Testing: How Do You Optimize that Investment Post-Pandemic?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., many laboratories invested in equipment, supplies, and personnel to manage the surge of COVID-19 test demand. For the laboratory information system (LIS), the backbone of the laboratory IT infrastructure, this meant new workflows, report templates, and instrument interfaces to handle the new...

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Five Steps to Capture Lost Revenue for Hospital Outreach and Outpatient Services | Part 5: Sharpen Focus on Stakeholder Access and Engagement

This blog post is the final installment of our five part series. View Part One, View Part Two, View Part Three, View Part Four. Pressure on hospitals and health systems to promote transparency, access, and engagement for patients and physicians is accelerating on multiple fronts. For example, as of January 1st 2021, CMS requires hospitals to post...

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CFO Perspective: Boosting Outpatient Profit with Optimized RCM

Many health system and hospital executives look to outreach, outpatient, and ancillary services to impact their organization's cost structure and quality performance.However, these organizations typically employ EHR systems designed for inpatient service revenue cycle management. This leads to reduced visibility into key outpatient RCM problem...

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