Duplicate and overlaid medical records have a ripple effect on the entire revenue cycle—and the entire organization. They’re a source of billing and coding errors, denials, and even serious [...]
“The biggest error technologists make is trusting the technology too much.” It’s a sentiment Michael Martz never expected to express — particularly during a discussion on how healthcare [...]
Did you know 18 per cent of patient records within healthcare organizations are duplicates, costing hospitals on average, $1,950 per inpatient stay? Are you aware that 33 percent of all denied [...]
Mergers, MPIs, Oh My! What happens to master patient indexes when health care organizations meld into one?
August 2019 Mergers, MPIs, Oh My! By Sarah Elkins For The Record Vol. 31 No. 7 P. 10 What happens to master patient indexes when health care organizations meld into one? For the past decade, [...]
Clean patient data is the critical first step for any successful health IT integration, EHR conversion, interoperability initiative or electronic information exchange. According to a recent Pew [...]
Letha Stewart, RHIA, and Joleen Nelson, RHIA
Kristin Jenkins, JD, FACHE, President of the Dallas–Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, Irving, Texas.
Vicki Wheatley, EVP, EMPI Solutions, QuadraMed
Patricia Consolver, Corporate Director of Patient Access, Texas Health Resources