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Road to ICD-10 Stop Fighting Denials

Claim denials for the average practice could rise by 100% post ICD-10. Which areas of your practice will ICD-10 affect, where do you need to focus, and what do must you to do to avoid the potential catastrophe that lurks ahead? 39 more words


Must have EMR features for ICD-10

Latest EMR technology is your blessing in disguise. These softwares have tools that aid practices in understanding the ICD-10 code structure, provide better diagnosis all in all reducing their costs and save their precious time. 641 more words


Why Compliance Matters to You; or it Should.

Not long ago I got into an argument with an information security (“infosec”) person about that dirty word we all love to hate, compliance <shudder>. This person’s position was that compliance does not matter and does not advance the state of security “at all.” Sadly, these anti-compliance opinions are remarkably commonplace and often have the inverse effect of what the individual really wants, buy-in from decision makers. 599 more words

New Article in the Academy of Otolaryngology Bulletin: Developing Digital Health Technology

I had the pleasure of publishing an article this month with the AAO-HNS Medical Devices and Drugs Committee on developing digital health technology. The article outlines advice for entrepreneurs interested in creating digital health applications or technology. 84 more words

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The Cloud is Good, But Know Where Data Go

A recent settlement announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) highlights the need to evaluate web-based applications and storage solutions.   568 more words


Readiness activities to prepare your business for technology change

Across the health care industry, payers are asking themselves if their technology platform is ready for the future.

There are two avenues to explore where technology change is concerned – either upgrade your existing system or completely overhaul it. 449 more words