Do Physicians Need Sales Skills?

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Would you like to attract more patient referrals, motivate your staff to be kinder to grumpy patients and increase patient compliance? Your ability to build rapport and influence others is a leadership skill that will serve you well at work, at home, and at play.  What if selling were nothing more than the process of… Read more »

Less than 50 days

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Over the past few weeks, MediPro, Inc. has received an influx of calls and inquiries regarding ICD-10.  We certainly understand this is a large scale transition and it affects everyone in the healthcare industry.  Part of our mission is to educate MediPro customers with the latest news, tools, and resources to help with practice readiness… Read more »

How providers, payers can prepare for consumer-centered healthcare

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  Healthcare Performance Management Institute report: Empowering consumers to manage their own health is critical The healthcare industry is more consumer-centered than ever, and hospital and health system leaders must strategize accordingly, says a new report from the Healthcare Performance Management Institute (HPMI). The transition to value-based healthcare is one of the industry’s top priorities,… Read more »

CMS Guidance on Meaningful Use Objectives

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Source: CMS – EHR Incentive Programs Review Updated Information on Reporting Menu Objectives CMS has released updated guidance on the how eligible professionals should select menu objectives for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. We encourage you to stay informed by taking a few minutes to review the information below. Guidance… Read more »

5 Ways to Increase Payer Reimbursements for Your Medical Practice

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Many medical practices are looking for ways to increase payer reimbursement as they adjust to the new health care industry landscape. You may have noticed that some of the latest trends (2013, 2014) have increased the financial pressures experienced by medical practices. The number of Medicaid patients has increased, but processing the claims for these… Read more »

8 Signs Your Practice Management Software is Outdated

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Are you concerned that your practice management software is outdated? If so, you’re not alone. A 2014 survey conducted by Software Advice has concluded that 63 percent of the medical practices that are already using practice management software are looking to buy new software this year. Not sure if it’s time to trade in your… Read more »

New MLN Connects Video Slideshow

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The video slideshow from the 11/05/14 MLN Connects™ Call on Transitioning to ICD-10 is now available. The written transcript and audio recording are also available on the November 5 call web page. You may also be interested in a new MLN Connects video slideshow on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, presented by Sue Bowman… Read more »

New CMS MLN Connects ICD-10 Video

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Source: CMS News Updates In this MLN Connects™ video on Coding for ICD-10-CM: More of the Basics, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA) provide a basic introduction to ICD-10-CM coding. The objective of this video is to enhance viewers’ understanding of the… Read more »

Learn How to Successfully Report Clinical Quality Measures for 2014

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Source: CMS eHealth News Updates Are you an eligible professional participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS encourages you to join the next eHealth provider webinar on Wednesday, December 17, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET for an overview of 2014 clinical quality measures (CQMs) and reporting options. CMS representatives will… Read more »