Rural Health Clinics – EHR – RCM – Billing Software – Azalea Health with Medscripts Inc.

Medscripts Inc. and Azalea Health’s mission is to make our technology accessible at all levels, especially where it’s needed most. Azalea Health’s certified EHR with integrated Practice Management, Telehealth, RCM and billing services is the heart and hub of community and rural health systems and clinics. With Azalea’s easy-to-use, comprehensive clinical and financial solution, you … Continue reading Rural Health Clinics – EHR – RCM – Billing Software – Azalea Health with Medscripts Inc.

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Stop Saddling Docs With Administrative Tasks

It's time for all those involved in the healthcare industry to reevaluate and reduce the administrative task burden placed on clinicians, according to policy recommendations from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The position paper, published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine, offered a framework to free physicians from the daily churn of prior … Continue reading Stop Saddling Docs With Administrative Tasks

Meaningful Use Preserving the Health Story, Providing Structure for The EHR

Achieving meaningful use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) is paramount for healthcare organizations and providers seeking both to improve the quality of care and satisfy federal requirements. The recent release of Stage 2 meaningful use final rules has intensified the focus on health information exchange (HIE), leading many hospital administrators and CIOs to champion utilization … Continue reading Meaningful Use Preserving the Health Story, Providing Structure for The EHR

Why analytics alone won’t bend healthcare’s cost curve | Health Data Management

In a world of personalized experiences, from our Facebook feeds to our shopping recommendations, technology still hasn’t perfected personalized healthcare. Increasingly precise analytics, paired with domain experts, offer the best chance to make exponential progress in improving care and bending cost growth. Patients have tried to take healthcare into their own hands with on-demand doctor … Continue reading Why analytics alone won’t bend healthcare’s cost curve | Health Data Management

Preparing for the Revolution in Revenue Cycle Management 

The fee-for-service (FFS) payment model dominated the medical reimbursement system for decades. In this payment model, all the services a physician or other healthcare provider delivers are paid for separately. Over the years it became clear that this payment model encouraged over-utilization, because patients were well-shielded from costs and physicians were paid more when they … Continue reading Preparing for the Revolution in Revenue Cycle Management 

In-House Billing May Be Hurting Your Healthcare Business – Some practices don’t realize the level of problems they had until they outsource revenue cycle functions.

Without effective billing practices your hospital or medical clinic can’t remain financially secure, and that can ultimately affect how well you’re able to serve your patients. Some facilities manage to increase cash collections by analyzing and tightening the revenue cycle and offering updated training to in-house coding and billing staff. But it requires constant vigilance. … Continue reading In-House Billing May Be Hurting Your Healthcare Business – Some practices don’t realize the level of problems they had until they outsource revenue cycle functions.

GOP expected to introduce ACA repeal bill this week

 Republicans are expected to release legislation this week to repeal and replace the ACA, Reuters reported. Dive Brief: A newer draft of Republican legislation to repeal and replace the ACA includes changes to eligibility for tax credits to help people buy insurance, Politico reported. The latest draft, which has not publicly been released, is not … Continue reading GOP expected to introduce ACA repeal bill this week