A new study shows just how much patients are relying on the Internet when making healthcare decisions. The sixth annual Makovsky/Kelton “Pulse of On Search” Survey interviewed 1,035 Americans and found that 61 percent lo to the web first when trying to identify symptoms of a potential disease or condition.
Query! Query! Query! Who are these people and what do they want from me? Whether you are a physician who practices medicine in the inpatient or outpatient setting, you have probably been hunted down by a medical biller, coder or clinical documentation improvement specialist. This group of “hunters and gatherers” are quite astute and tenacious and their weapon of choice is the QUERY! They know their stuff and can sniff out any area in the chart that needs Continue Reading
We discuss 5 challenges to proper documentation and coding in a cardiology practice. These challenges include human errors, lack of knowledge regarding current coding and documentation standards, working and charting in multiple care environments, and/or not coding to the highest degree of specificity.
Search engines are the #1 driver of traffic to content sites, beating social media by than 300 percent. And, companies that blog have 434 percent indexed pages than those that do not. Blogging, however, is not a post-it-and-see-results marketing channel; to be effective, it requires promotion and SEO optimization. Here is the SEO blog checklist I use for Capture Billing’s blog to make sure I get it right.
My friend Joe sent me this infographic on how to save on medical waste disposal. Since I deal with so many medical practices he thought it may be of interest to me (and my readers!) so I am sharing it with you today. Check it out.
Medical billing reports are a key barometer for understanding what’s going on in your medical practice. Without good reporting, it’s difficult to determine whether your practice is making money or not. In this post we will lo at the Accounts Receivable Aging Report for your medical practice.
Over 90 percent of cell phones had bacteria present, and 1 in 6 tested positive for the presence of fecal matter (That’s poop). So I went on to lo for some info on cleaning my phone. I found this infographic that shows some easy steps you can take to keep your phone clean.
The demand for outsourced medical billing services to rise 168 percent over next eight years as physicians and medical practices make the move to outsource billing from billing in-house. Read to find out why.
In some scenarios, in-house medical billing is efficient than outsourcing. However, the key is always to generate the highest return on investment. In most all cases, a medical billing company can save you money on overhead costs, employee wages, reduce the risk of errors, provide consistency and make you money too.
Medical practices can increase flu vaccination rates by implementing these four best practices appropriate for their patient population.