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2020 CPT Updates You Should Know

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) is a medical code set used to report various medical, diagnostic and surgical procedures and services performed on a patient. It is used by physicians, allied health professionals, hospitals, etc. along with ICD-10 code set and HCPCS code set. Medical coding professionals record a patient’s encounter with the physician in the […]

Equipment You Would Use for Medical Transcription

Healthcare documentation is one of those healthcare professions that affect the health of people indirectly. Even a minute error in the transcription reports sent to the healthcare provider can impact the decision making of the physicians and the treatment offered to the patient. Hence, it is vital that the healthcare documentation specialists prepare accurate and […]

The Difference between EMRs and EHRs

We are coming across terms like EMRs and EHRs often due to the U.S. healthcare industry’s transition from manual record-keeping to digital record-keeping. All the hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities and physician offices are moving towards electronic record-keeping with huge investments in the software and training pertaining to these records. Many people knowingly or unknowingly use […]

Skill Set You Need to Become a Top-Notch Medical Transcriptionist

Healthcare Documentation (Medical Transcription) is an in-demand profession providing excellent opportunities for growth along with good remuneration and flexible working hours. Many healthcare documentation specialists enjoy the privilege of working remotely from the comfort of their homes if they can convince their employer that they can independently handle their tasks with dedication. To reach such […]

Communication Skills for Success at Workplace

Good communication skills are important for everyone for both personal and professional growth. Where communication skills can show their impact only on relationships in personal life, communication plays a critical role in one’s professional life in achieving both productivity and creating strong working relationships. Whether you are an employee who likes to mingle with people […]

Know the Types of Electronic Health Records

Electronic health records (EHRs) provide real-time patient records and aid in providing higher-quality healthcare and ease the work of patients and healthcare providers alike. They are the better version of the patients’ paper charts that contain the medical and treatment histories of the patients. With the advent and enormous use of information technology in all […]

Does Your Facility Provide Quality Assurance?

Quality is the primary factor that holds the key to satisfied customers in any kind of industry and it is all the more important in healthcare services. Quality assurance processes help prevent mistakes and avoid problems while delivering services. In the healthcare industry, quality assurance relates to the maintenance of high-quality healthcare by regularly monitoring […]

What Is Revenue Cycle Management In Healthcare Facilities?

Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the management of finances, a crucial process that keeps an organization going on a daily basis. Medical billing plays a major role in the efficient functioning of the RCM process and thus the healthcare facility. If facilities do not focus on their financials they would be floundering no matter how […]

Strange Medical Codes That You Need To Know

Medical coding is a fabulous career and it involves assigning codes to all the services and procedures performed by a healthcare provider on a patient. The medical codes aid in health-related studies and research. However, the main purpose of giving codes to the services offered is to standardize the processes and procedures across healthcare facilities […]

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