We had a short week here at Power Your Practice, but that doesn’t mean it was any less jam-packed. We don’t rest on our laurels here.
Read below to learn about the latest in practice management and health IT, from the credit card craze in medical practices to physicians and that phone-typing-thing young people are always doing.
ICD-10: Keep an Overdue Change from Costing You Money
I’ve never met anyone interested in losing money, which is why contributing writer Brian Foster prepared a piece to help educate physicians, their staffs and billing services on what to expect from the new code.
Cashless Practice: Why Some Docs are Only Taking Plastic
It’s no surprise that only 21% of consumers rely on cash to pay for goods or services – paper based currency is messy, unhygienic and just plain old fashioned. Check out why some doctors are eliminating cash from their cash flows.
3 Solutions to Common Revenue Cycle Problems
Filing claims without having them denied and collecting bills in a timely manner is no joke already. Tack on a variety of problems that plague medical practices’ revenue cycles and you have a near crisis on your hands. This piece gives you some solace.
Texting: A Do or Don’t for Doctors?
It seems obvious. If 80% of doctors use smartphones and text messages are quite possibly today’s most convenient and accessible form of communication, why not use them to help treat patients? Critics of physician text messaging cite privacy law violations and the possibility of data breaches. What should doctors do?
And in lieu of our usual Monday electronic health record article, we’re taking the opportunity to feature our Definitive EHR Buying Guide, in case you missed it, which we’ve assembled to help you make an informed purchase.
Stay tuned for next week, when we’ll discuss EHR patient rights in light of democratized technology, tips for streamlining revenue cycle management and how to engage your patients before they even meet you.
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