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What Every Help Desk Needs for Successful EHR Management

What Every Help Desk Needs for Successful EHR Management

A well organized and well managed help desk can make a huge difference in the overall success of the relationship between a customer and the Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendor. In order for a help desk to truly support the immediate needs of a customer, it must have excellent staffing and well-defined processes that are clear, transparent, and plan for adaptability and growth.

Getting Paid for Services Delivered Is A Core Competency

Getting Paid for Services Delivered Is A Core Competency

I have worked in healthcare service delivery for over twenty years, and during that time, I’ve worked with a lot of clients regarding their electronic health record (EHR) requirements. Many companies offered “revenue cycle management” or “outsourced billing” and personally, I’ve never thought this was a good idea for most organizations.

CMS Releases Final Rule for Quality Payment Program: Tips and Sources to Receive a Positive Adjustment

In November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services released the Final Rule for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The purpose of the Quality Payment Program is to incentivize, and improve, quality of care by setting into place payment adjustments based on the data reported to CMS. In an effort to reduce the burden of reporting, the Quality Payment Program is a combination of the current Meaningful Use, Physician Quality Reporting Program (PQRS), and Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBPM) programs.

Healthcare providers and mobile devices

Healthcare providers and mobile devices

If you’re a healthcare services provider who utilizes mobile devices in daily operations, you need to ensure the patient data stored and handled by those devices are safe and private. Let’s take a look at mobile data security and some of the ways you can keep your sensitive patient information secure. Why does data security […]

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Will Improve Overall Health for Medicaid & Medicare Recipients

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Will Improve Overall Health for Medicaid & Medicare Recipients

As the idea of Certified Community Behavioral Healthcare Clinics (CCBHC) matures, we will see leading organizations moving toward this type of structure. This type of client-focused attention and coordination will improve the overall health of the Medicaid/Medicare population by integrating primary care, establishing evidence-based practices, and actively coordinating services outside of their four walls.

Technology Fuels Innovation at Streamline Healthcare Solutions

Technology Fuels Innovation at Streamline Healthcare Solutions

Changes in technology are dramatically transforming the landscape of the healthcare field.

“Technology is going to go faster and faster and faster,” said David Ryland, Co-CEO of Streamline Healthcare Solutions. “Our job is to think about where technology is going and to make sure we deliver and leverage that technology for the end-user.”