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Leveraging Your Epic System in the 3 Revenue Cycle Streams

Posted by Clinical Transformation Team on July 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM

As organizations continue to struggle with reduced top and bottom lines, they are increasingly focused on maintaining revenue integrity. That means optimizing processes and workflows in each of the three major revenue cycle streams – upstream (patient engagement), midstream (revenue recognition) and backstream (billing and collection). Fortunately, if you are an Epic user, you have tools in each of the three streams to help improve your revenue integrity accuracy, efficiency and productivity.

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Topics: epic, Revenue Cycle Health

7 Steps to Maintaining the Health of Your IT System

Posted by Clinical Transformation Team on July 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Because of the mandates of Meaningful Use and the Advancing Care Information (ACI) component of MACRA, EHR adoption has become near universal. Hospitals and physicians have become reliant on their systems to understand their patients and deliver proper care. Because your healthcare IT system has become so ingrained in your daily workflows, maintaining your systems is more critical than ever.

Here are seven things you should be doing to make sure your system is always up and running.

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Topics: healthcare IT planning, healthcare IT

Transitioning to a New EMR – 3 Tips to Smooth the Way

Posted by Clinical Transformation Team on April 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Authors: Rosie Montemayor and Kelsey Kazmierczak 

 Electronic Medical Records (EMR) have become a crucial part of everyday healthcare operations.  Chances are your organization is currently working with an EMR system. Many organizations have not only adopted one, but have transitioned to another, newer model in hopes of returning the significant investment if the first implementation did not go as well as planned.  By the second go-live, organizations have a list of what to do and what not to do based on lessons learned from the first time around.  So how do you know if adopting a new EMR is the best choice?  What are some of those tips and tricks that you could learn from your peers? 

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Topics: ehr implementation planning, clinical optimization, EMR implementation

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