Following other industries, there will come a day in the next decade when artificial intelligence (AI) is so nuanced and complex, that AI will be able to solve many of our health care system's challenges. However, today is the day for AI assistance, as developments in AI technology for healthcare continue to mature. The health care [...]
In an ideal world, translating what occurred during the patient's visit to a correct bill would be a simple task. Documents and other clinical data would stream in from physician notes and other sources, an automated system would recognize the appropriate information, structured or otherwise, translate the chart into the correct codes and seamlessly send [...]
In many organizations, audits are done simply to check off the box to satisfy Compliance, the board of directors or trustees. However, progressive organizations understand that auditing can be a valuable tool for improving operational performance. The stability of health care revenue cycle management is subject to government policy, market fluctuations, and a number of [...]
By Ashley Lodato Associate Director, HIM Solutions, Streamline Health In health care, we can sometimes think of the patient experience as taking place in the waiting room and examination room. But while these are key to treatment, there are a number of factors outside the physical visit that impact quality of care. Patients might not think [...]
By Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer Vice President of HIM Services, Streamline Health, Inc. The way code auditing is performed at hospitals and other health care facilities is in need of a change. In many cases, major providers still use spreadsheets to manually track audit data. This antiquated method is time consuming, inefficient, susceptible to human error [...]
Most providers know the importance of accurate clinical information to support value-based care models, yet few are taking steps to adapt their operations accordingly.
If community hospitals can avoid some common pitfalls when considering new analytics, they can identify opportunities to improve their clinical and financial performance and adapt to the changing healthcare market.
Securing your hard-earned revenue is crucial to the overall financial health of your healthcare organization, and when it comes to audit management, prevention is the key to long term health.
Forward thinking healthcare providers have exciting new options to connect their existing systems and share data across the enterprise.