Management Hack #1 – Benchmarking and Your Practice Management Software

Practice Management Hack #1: Benchmarking Your Practice For Efficiency And Growth Benchmarking is used in almost every industry in order to monitor and measure performance. At its core, the process involves an initial measurement or measurements of data that establish a benchmark to which all other efforts must meet or exceed in order to be considered successful. In the healthcare industry, especially when it comes to coding and billing, benchmarking is crucial in ensuring that not only are your patients...

Poised for Growth: 2 Ways Practice Management Software Can Help

Poised for Growth: 2 Ways Practice Management Software Can Help

Starting a medical practice is tough enough, but running one can be even tougher in the long term. Practice owners or managers have to contend with a variety of challenges, including keeping up with the latest in regulations and laws while simultaneously balancing budgets with patient satisfaction. Combined, these challenges can become difficult for one person or even a team to manage, but thankfully, there are software options available to help. Practice management software solutions can streamline everything from scheduling...

Managing Difficult Patients: Practice Management Software Can Help

It’s no secret that patient care can be tricky business, especially if you’re trying to turn a profit. When you think about it, a medical practice not only has to contend with patients of varying ages, backgrounds, and conditions, but it also has to provide affordable customer service to people who are already hurting. In most cases, patients who visit medical facilities may have a good idea as to what’s gone wrong or is going wrong, but some also come...

On-Boarding New Medical Office Personnel

unning to catch the train? When you’re bringing on new office staff, they need to jump on board the workflow in your office, and they need to do so quickly. There are so many details in a fast-paced office environment, and it’s easy to miss a few as you train new staff. Using practice management software, you can make the training process easier for your new employees so that no details get left behind. Well-Trained Medical Office Personnel Help Your...

Running Your Practice Efficiently While Complying With the Sunshine Act

Transparency helps you build trust with your patients. Transparency is important, and the Sunshine Act helps keep health care professionals and those who manufacture drugs, medical devices, and other medical supplies transparent in their interactions with each other. As medical office staff, your role is to run your practice in a manner that complies with the Sunshine Act. With this addition to your data management requirements, it’s even more important to run a practice in an efficient and well-documented manner....

Improve Patient Care With Practice Management Software

Practice management software helps you focus on your patients’ needs. Is communication an issue in your medical practice? While you constantly cultivate good communication between you and your patients, you don’t want to worry about communicating with your staff about billing concerns and inaccurate patient information. Practice management software can help you smooth out your staff communication and improve your patient care. Good Administration is Key to Good Patient Care When you’re caring for others, you have limited time and...

Want to Grow? – 5 Simple Steps to Adding Billing Service Clients

Are you looking to grow your medical billing business? We’ve got a surefire plan we’ve seen work time and again. Here’s how it goes: Don’t fumble the basics. You’ve got only a few minutes to convince a physician or practice manager that you’re extremely knowledgeable about billing and that you’re offering something of value. It starts with being able to answer all of their basic questions with ease. They’ll want to know if you have experience with their medical specialty,...

Top 6 Ways Medical Billers Can Avoid Claim Rejections and Denials

Medical billers have a tough job. They are tasked with keeping healthcare providers on solid financial ground through billing and payment and satisfying patients with timely, reliable processing and payment of their health insurance claims. This task requires expert knowledge of the ever-changing regulations, accurate coding and the ability to navigate the many different claims processes of health insurance companies. Faced with these challenges, it’s hard enough getting claims processed, but then you receive the news a claim has either...