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  1. project charter

    Project Management 102: The Four Benefits of a Well-Defined Charter

    A Project Charter is more than just a piece of paper that outlines a project. It can help your project be successful, which is why every Project Manager should take the time to create one!

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  2. charge master

    Revenue Integrity Series: How to Successfully Implement Charge Capture/Charge Reconciliation in Your Organization

    In order to achieve the goals of maximizing reimbursement, minimizing revenue leakage, preventing denials, and expediting claims submission, we recommend implementing the three key components of revenue integrity: a Charge Master Management Solution, Charge Capture/Charge Reconciliation Process, and Claim Form Optimization/Maintenance Plan.

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  3. project management

    Project Management 101: The 4 Components of Project Management

    A new project can be intimidating even to experienced project managers. Sometimes we are thrown into a project management role without training or experience. This is the first installment in a series of four blogs on project management and will explore the four components that are critical to the success of a project.

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  4. MEDITECH Expanse Web Ambulatory

    5 keys to successfully implementing MEDITECH Expanse Web Ambulatory

    Implementing a new system is a daunting prospect, especially at the beginning when all the work is still to be done and you’re not sure where to start. As consultants, we have a lot of experience helping guide our customers through implementations. Here are a few key points based on prior experience that will make your MEDITECH Expanse Web Ambulatory project go-live a success.

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  5. enterprise revenue cycle

    Sandra Jacobs on Enterprise Revenue Cycle: Volume 2

    This segment is a follow up to June’s Consolidating Revenue Cycles blog. It digs a little deeper and focuses on two key strategies: Building the structure and Culture integration. These two foundational elements will ensure overall success in your enterprise revenue cycle project.

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  6. one query theory

    4 Keys to Actualizing the One Query Theory

    Implementing the One Query Theory is an effort to standardize queries across the enterprise. Here are 4 key elements to successfully actualizing the One Query Theory in MEDITECH to optimize the enterprise-wide flow of patient information.

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  7. Nursing Informatics

    Nursing Informatics’ Transformational Role in Modern Healthcare

    This audio blog with Paulette Schroeder, Vice President of Healthcare Consulting Services for Jacobus Consulting focuses on the transformational role of nursing informatics in healthcare systems.

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  8. Analyze Your Organization's CDM

    Revenue Integrity Series: How to Analyze Your Organization’s CDM

    Healthcare Leaders are faced with increasing pressures related to stringent regulations, rising costs and reduced reimbursement rates. Internally, they are challenged with revenue integrity concerns to maximize reimbursement, prevent revenue leakage, reduce denials and improve clean claims rates. Taking steps to understand, audit and implement a managed CDM will help position your organization to prevent leakage, improve reimbursement, ensure compliance and give you a competitive pricing advantage.

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  9. physician advisory committees

    7 Steps to Achieving EMR Ownership Utilizing Physician Advisory Committees

    Creating physician leadership and oversight is crucial to quality directed physician documentation, appropriate order set development, practical workflow redesign efforts, and effective communications. One of the best ways to create structure around this physician leadership and oversight is to create a Physician Advisory Committee.

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  10. consolidating revenue cycles

    Sandra Jacobs on Enterprise Revenue Cycle: Volume 1

    We spoke with Sandra Jacobs, Founder, and CEO of Jacobus Consulting about recognizing when it’s time to consolidate acute, outpatient, and ambulatory revenue cycles to create one enterprise-wide patient-centric revenue cycle. She walks us through the evaluation process and lays out an easy-to-follow blueprint that will benefit patients, providers, and the business office.

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