Nuesoft Podcast Series
Summary: Nuesoft’s monthly podcast series features interviews with industry insiders covering current healthcare and medical practice management topics, trends and best practices. Tune in each month to stay knowledgeable about today’s quickly changing healthcare landscape.
Every year there are changes to the standard coding set. But this year there are several major industry wide changes taking place that could severely impact your reimbursement rates. Learn what is in store after the temporary bill to suspend the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) cuts for Medicare ends. We'll also cover ANSI-5010 changes, the impending ICD-10 transition and other broad changes that every biller and medical practice should know.
This year make and keep the resolution to get your practice healthy - starting with the employees. Workplace wellness programs are a way for employees to practice what they preach and get in shape. Benefits include more than just getting physically toned. Work production, employee morale and increased patient satisfaction are all payoffs for these types of programs. Learn how to implement a program from a doctor that did it within his own practice, and find out about some of the obstacles that may stand in your way.
Disruptive technologies displace an earlier technology while adding greater value. Gone are the days of physicians sitting at their desks at the end of the day to input patient data. Mobile technologies are now being adopted by doctors faster than any other consumer types, and it is changing the way they run their practices and making them more productive. Watch this podcast to learn more about what mobile health is and why it is taking root in health care.
Medical practices can be silos of duties and job descriptions, but to provide high-quality patient care those silos should be torn down (to a degree) so administrators, billers, nurses and doctors alike can come together and share knowledge. In this podcast we will examine why it is important for everyone in the office to know the basics of medical coding, how that helps produce a quality patient visit and what it means financially for the practice.
The January 1, 2012 deadline requiring the entire healthcare industry to adopt the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X12 version 5010 form for all electronic transactions is quickly approaching. The HIPAA-mandated switch puts the onus on software vendors to make the upgrade. Will your billing software meet the necessary standards so you remain receiving payments? Find out more about what this means for claims processing, and learn what Nuesoft is doing behind the scenes to ensure compliance.
When you're busy running a medical practice, your website may not be your top priority. But with 80 percent of your potential customers searching for medical information via the Internet, it's important to make your online presence more of a focus. Learn how you can update your website to attract prospective patients, increase credibility and trust with current patients, and translate your heightened online presence into tangible financial benefits.
Not having well defined hiring and human resource practices and policies can expose your medical practice to unnecessary operational and financial risks, and have an impact on employee and patient satisfaction and well being. Tune in to this podcast for insights and best practices related to the HR side of medical practice management.
Although many health information technology companies claim that their software products run "in the cloud," there are some important distinctions between true cloud based systems and those that are really just client server technology in disguise. This video podcast reviews the important distinctions between the cloud networking model and hosted solutions, where a vendor "hosts" the application with either your hardware or theirs, and gives users access via an Internet connection.
Is greater federal oversight of health information technology on the horizon? Concerns about patient safety related to electronic health records may be prompting the Food and Drug Administration to revisit its existing "enforcement discretion" approach to HIT, under the premise that EHR software can be considered Medical Device Data Systems (MDDS). This podcast discusses some of the pros and cons of regulation, and reviews recent developments that may provide insight into the FDA's current outlook on this issue, including a new ruling that took effect last month that reclassifies MDDS as Class 1 devices.
Not having a streamlined claims submission workflow can mean that your practice is losing out on tens of thousands of dollars each year. Learn how to spot breakdowns in your workflow, create best practices and effectively use technology to optimize your revenue cycle.
We discuss the latest details about payment timelines, review what you need to know about choosing an ONC-ATCB certified system to entitle you to payments, and review what is expected from the government in Phase 2.
In this podcast we examine some of the regulatory issues and other barriers preventing the faster expansion of telemedicine in the U.S.; including licensure, Internet/telemedicine prescribing, confidentiality and privacy of patient information, reimbursement and coding, and legal liability.
This podcast reviews factors to help determine if your school should bill, including staffing and resource implications; and discusses legislative and health care trends that may impact your decision.
Today's patients are more engaged in their health care and looking for faster, more direct access to providers, and this has led to the increased use of portals. Are providers taking full advantage of this new medium? How will adoption increase care, efficiency and productivity?
With billions of views every month, video has become one of the top forms of communication on the Internet. We'll explore the various ways that video is being implemented in healthcare and discuss the efficacy of each.