Tag: Patient Care

Darker side of AI in healthcare

AI in Healthcare: Revealing the Risks and Challenges Ahead

AI represents a promising frontier, especially in healthcare, where leveraging vast information could revolutionize problem-solving. However, a shadow looms over AI, as anticipated by many. In the realm of health insurance and patient care denials, AI has already stirred controversy, leading to a notable class action lawsuit. According to reports from healthcare News, Health Insurance […]
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Proposed Home Health Payments

CMS Proposed Payment Cut to Home Health Agencies

Part of the reason for the decrease is attributed to a permanent adjustment in behavior assumptions. The 2024 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update proposed rule released on June 30 revealed that Home Health Agencies will experience a 2.2% payment decrease in 2024 compared to 2023, partly due to a permanent behavior assumption adjustment. […]
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Advantages of Claim Scrubbing

Unveiling the Advantages of Claim Scrubbing

Claim scrubbing enables the potential for increased accuracy in claims, enhanced client relationships, and improved patient interactions. Claim scrubbing is the process of identifying and rectifying coding errors in medical claims prior to their submission to insurance providers. Whether conducted manually or through automated systems, claim scrubbers validate medical claims before they are sent to […]
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Benefits of Automated Medical Coding

How Automated Medical Coding Benefits Healthcare Sectors?

The relationship between medical coding and patient care may not initially appear connected, and they may even seem like complete opposites. While medical coding focuses on billing and revenue, patient care revolves around providing care to individuals. An from leading E-magazine’s recent article  emphasized this distinction, asserting that prioritizing care is essential over coding. However, […]
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Impact of CARE Act laws

Impact of CARE Act laws on Patient Outcomes

Policies designed to improve communication with patients and caregivers during hospitalization appear to be leading to better outcomes, researchers have found. Researchers with the University of Pennsylvania examined the impact of state laws that bring the caregiver into the process. The findings of the study were published May 1 in Jama Network Open. Since 2014, 42 states have […]
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Patient Care Advancement

5 Medical Advances That Changes Patient Care’s Future

Every day, scientists strive to solve some of medicine’s toughest questions. Here’s a look at recent breakthroughs that tackle painful conditions and deadly diseases. Gene sequencing at record speeds to identify dangerous mutations. A treatment that delays Type 1 diabetes for years. A vaccine to prevent RSV infections, which kill thousands of Americans each year. […]
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Exploring Capabilities of ChatGPT in Radiology

When Radiology Meets AI: What ChatGPT Can Learn and Contribute

ChatGPT, the large language Artificial Intelligence (AI) model, trained on 570 GB of internet data as well through reinforcement learning from human feedback, is finding a footing in healthcare. It’s already passed a US Medical Licensing Examination, co-wrote a peer-reviewed medical article, and has even written a letter to United Healthcare requesting prior authorization for an echocardiogram. Despite these achievements, […]
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Five Healthcare Trends To Note In 2023

The leaders’ guide on what’s shaping the industry. Now is the time for decisive action and visionary leadership as the healthcare industry moves past the urgency of the pandemic—which forever changed care delivery and the workforce—to opportunities that will create a more patient-centric and sustainable healthcare system. That takes a watchful eye from leaders on […]
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Key-Benefits-of-Using-Total-Practice-Management-System

Key Benefits of Using Total Practice Management System

Providers draw more on-time and uncut payer reimbursements and patient payments by automating these operations with a quality practice management system Via using a quality total practice management system, your company can evade putting as much attempts into accomplishing quality work and rather find effectiveness, accuracy, and peace of mind. An integrated billing and scheduling […]
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How To Improve The EHR And Make It More End-User-Friendly

Erica Remer, MD, CCDS, a Member Board of Directors of American College of Physician Advisors, have been talking about improving the electronic medical record and making it more end-user-friendly. Today, she grouses about documentation in general. Her husband, who is a radiologist, and she were commiserating at how awful and uninformative provider documentation has become […]
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