EHRs have become quite a common phenomenon in the American healthcare industry. In 2015, 78% of office-based physicians use an EHR system while 59% want to switch their current EHR provider. Moving forward in 2016, CureMD, eClinicalWorks, and Practice Fusion are the top three EHR vendors. CureMD offers one of the most comprehensive cloud platforms as an EHR vendor with continuous support and problem resolution. eClinicalWorks has the second highest market share in the American market at 10.2% as it provides solutions to practices of multiple sizes. Practice Fusion specifically caters to smaller practices and is MU, ICD-10, and PQRS compliant.
Research suggests that in-house Medical Billing Services costs more than when it is outsourced to a Medical Billing vendor. Having a team of experts handle your billing will not only streamline and optimize your financial workflows, it will also earn you higher revenues. Take a look at some of the stats in this infographic which tells you how CureMD helps you get more! Lear more revenue cycle management.
Improve the Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) of your practice by following these tried and tested methods.
Often so deeply immersed in looking for ways to make their practice more efficient, physicians sometimes fail to see the most obvious hurdle preventing this very process from occurring; their EHR. If your Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution is not up to the mark, you might be losing out on precious profits, and incurring costs that you can easily overcome.
However, physicians have identified numerous ways to identify that you need to replace your EHR. Here are 11 of those ways: Read more latest information about Top EHR Vendors.
Lately, I’ve come across a lot of Health IT vendors who are placating their clients by telling them to sit back, relax and let their EHR handle the ICD-10 transition. Though, the right EHR will play a crucial role in your ICD-10 success, a topic we will touch upon in the coming few days, please know there is no substitute for training and preparedness. Physicians and their staff must practice coding in the new environment and the sooner you adjust your workflows to make that happen the better.
On our part, we can only help you in your learning curve. Our Road to ICD-10 series did just that for most physicians. We helped you make crucial decisions regarding the future of your practice and also suggested ways to improve physician documentation to meet medical necessity under ICD-10 without landing up in fraudulent coding audits.
We also shared a freebie, a Common Code ebook, for some specialties to help you with your training. But please be advised that such coding books can only help you so far. You must make sure you learn the usage of ICD-10 codes and its corresponding documentation to avoid unnecessary payment disruptions come October 1. Read more Top EHR Reviews.
Ebola is a challenge that our healthcare industry faces today. In order to overcome this challenge, the healthcare staff should be updated about the deadly disease and its symptoms and make use of technology in a meaningful way.
CureMD created an infographic for healthcare providers to help them detect Ebola symptoms on time. Read more about RCM solution.
With each passing day bringing us closer to the October 1, 2015, ICD-10 conversion deadline, the importance of one question in particular is overshadowing all others; “Should a practice outsource medical billing to prepare for ICD-10?”