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Archive for December 2012

REVENUE CYCLE EFFICIENCY

Most of the 8,700 layoffs this year were non-clinical jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics leads to dire projections as we move into 2013. As revenue cycle professionals, we have always been challenged to streamline revenue cycle operations, reduce revenue cycle labor cost and become more efficient. I submit that the challenge is now a…

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EMR EFFICACY

A practical observation presented in this article and the cited study is that whether medical records are maintained hard copy or electronically, the source is still the same – people. In either environment, providers will continue to be challenged toward improving accuracy and the consequences are far reaching . Check it out; http://medcitynews.com/2012/12/electronic-medical-records-not-a-panacea-for-patient-safety-problems/ If you are…

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