Over the past several years leading healthcare organizations have been implementing command centers to manage capacity, improve operational efficiency, and reduce unnecessary length of stay.
Earlier this year, we outlined strategy for successfully identifying and introducing revenue guardian checks to your organization’s revenue integrity processes. However, what happens after you implement these checks and what should you be doing for [...]
Our blog post this week focuses on the recent executive order on pricing transparency. Two of our experts, Andrew Wade and Matt Perron, ask each other a few questions on what this could mean for healthcare organizations and what they could be doing to [...]
Revenue Cycle and Finance departments put a great deal of effort and focus on improving industry standard metrics such as: A/R, CFB, ADR, Denial Rates, etc. Billions are spent every year on consulting and technology solutions to automate and improve [...]
If you have you have implemented an electronic health record (EHR) or are in the initial phases of adoption, have you considered optimization efforts in your planning? Many organizations struggle to find time for EHR optimization due to competing [...]
Whether your organization talks about reducing physician burnout, creating wellness, or optimizing the EHR for provider efficiency and satisfaction, meaningful work clusters around a few of the same critical areas, each relating in some way to the EHR, [...]
With increasing patient out-of-pocket liability, healthcare organizations are moving more collections efforts to pre-registration and point-of-service (POS). Starting these conversations early provides transparency for patients, increased overall [...]
Epic’s InBasket is a splendid communication platform; and unfortunately for many physicians, also a vault full of overdue tasks and unread messages.
Computer assisted coding (CAC) technology offers many opportunities for improvement of workflows and outcomes across your coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) operations. Beyond the typical productivity gains, have you outlined your [...]
In our March Newsletter, the Wilshire Group introduced Quick HITS – short term, focused projects designed to maximize your ROI. We are happy to announce our first patient access focused project, Registration and Authorization Quality!