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I want healthcare like my dog!!

Thursday, June 6, 2019 | Joel Sauer | 2 Comments

Human and animal healthcare are different, but why shouldn’t we expect the same level of communication and care coordination that vets provide. Joel Sauer explains why he feels the care his family dog Roxy has received has made such a difference from maintaining regular check-ups to making more advanced care decisions.

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Registry Data – Getting the most value out of this important asset.

Friday, May 31, 2019 | Ginger Biesbrock | 0 Comments

Most programs are involved with at least one registry but struggle to effectively utilize the data. Ginger Biesbrock explains three areas that need to be managed in order to ensure this valuable tool is not left unused.

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Is Time-Based Billing and Documentation Something We Should Think About?

Friday, May 24, 2019 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments

Time is central to the Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding system and changes from CMS and the American Medical Association (AMA) could impact documentation requirements in this area. Nicole Knight provides a few things you may want to look at as you evaluate your time-based coding effectiveness, training needs and future opportunities.

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7 Tips for Improving Employee Engagement

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Lori Walsh | 0 Comments

It’s important to create a formal process for acclimating and developing each new employee. Lori Walsh provides 7 tips to help improve employee engagement and provide that continuous line of communication.

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The Imminent Growth of TAVR and BPCI-A

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Joseph Sasson | 0 Comments

There are changes coming for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) that will effect how we contract to provide these services. Joe Sasson explains what we know now and why he believes these changes mean growth for TAVR and BPCI-A.

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Why is Cardiology Compensation still on the Rise?

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | Joel Sauer | 2 Comments

It was been predicted that total compensation for cardiologists would go down in 2019 based on data from 2018. Joel Sauer provides a couple solid theories on why that has not happened as well as the data from the 2019 MedAxiom survey.

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