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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. nursing leadership

    Paulette Schroeder on Nursing leadership’s role in systems

    Today we spoke with Paulette Schroeder, Vice President of Healthcare Consulting Services for Jacobus Consulting about best practices for nursing leadership in the evolving healthcare landscape, specifically in regard to nursing leadership’s critical role in systems.

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  8. 2018 International MUSE Conference

    What not to miss at the 35th Annual 2018 International MUSE Conference

    The 2018 International MUSE Conference is the premier source for networking, education, and professional development for current and future MEDITECH users. The education sessions are presented by your peers who have first-hand experience in interacting with MEDITECH, giving you new strategies, connections, and innovative ideas to take action on immediately after leaving the conference.

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  9. 2018 CMS reimbursement changes

    2018 CMS reimbursement changes: What you need to know

    Hospitals and clinics will again face challenges as CMS approves the 2018 final rule that creates important changes to healthcare reimbursement. The changes will create significant reductions in organizations’ net revenue. To make life easier, we’ve outlined the main challenges and our suggested solutions.

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  10. payer reimbursement

    Guest Feature: Are You Smarter Than Your Payers? 3 Tips to Analyze Payer Reimbursement

    Accepting denials and underpayments as the status quo is one of the most common reasons why practices struggle to remain profitable. Without a focused strategy to analyze payer reimbursement—and dive into the root causes of any problems—practices run the risk of leaving money on the table, and that’s no way to run a business.

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