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Physician Services
Quality Programs
Lynn Guerrant BSN, MSJanuary 31, 2020

Six Important Steps in Creating a Quality Improvement Team for a Physician Practice

Quality and value seem to be two of the most elusive words in health care today. The debate over how to define, measure, and achieve quality and value, stretches from shore to shore, across all specialties and to the top reaches of our government. While definitions and rules change with startling rapidity, one ...

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Physician Services
Revenue Cycle
R1 RCMApril 13, 2019

How to Perform a Physician Practice Assessment

Is it time for a checkup? Whether your practice is healthy or in operational pain, a physician practice assessment can uncover the underlying problems that are holding your practice back. Long before “big data” and “analytics” were buzz words in the healthcare industry, physician practices have been using ...

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Blog Post
Patient Satisfaction
Physician Services
Maren KiemenDecember 28, 2018

Five Ways to Build a Successful Physician Referral Network

Physicians often rely on referrals for new patient flow through their practice. Unfortunately, most doctors network incorrectly, inconsistently and ineffectively. Having a consistent effort toward building and maintaining a healthy referral network could be the key to resolving these problems and, in turn, ...

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Blog Post
CMS
Coding
Ginger MillerNovember 8, 2018

Recognizing the Importance of Innovation in Medical Coding

A significant portion of operational impact, support and overall compliance in healthcare services starts with coding. Medical coding helps the healthcare industry transform diagnoses, physician’s notes, and various medical services into a common language that ensures both the patient, provider and payers receive ...

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Best Practices
Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle
RevCycle IntelligenceSeptember 25, 2018

End-to-end Revenue Cycle Management Key to Success at Ascension

The healthcare revenue cycle contains many moving parts. Hospitals and health systems typically rely on a patchwork of technologies and best practices to ensure everything from patient access and registration to medical billing and collections is running smoothly.

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Best Practices
Ethics
Corey Perman for Profile MagazineSeptember 18, 2017

Bringing Ethics to the Forefront

Corey Perman admits that for every company, there might be a different name for what he does. Compliance, corporate responsibility, and corporate integrity all denote key aspects of his position as executive vice president, compliance and risk at Chicago-based R1 RCM, which provides revenue cycle ...

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