THE FUTURE OF EM CODING/BILLING References: https://ahsrcm.com/medical-billing-news/emergency-medicine-billing-news/keeping-the-emergency-department-healthy/ http://newsroom.acep.org/2015-05-04-ER-Visits-Continue-to-Rise-Since-Implementation-of-Affordable-Care-Act SITUATION: In the US, the ED … [Read more...] about THE FUTURE OF EM CODING/BILLING
THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS FOR INDEPENDENT GROUP SUCCESS IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ERA
THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS FOR INDEPENDENT GROUP SUCCESS IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ERA By Daniel G. Kirkpatrick and Michael Drinkwater While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, many of the "meaty" components (which we have come to more colloquially … [Read more...] about THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS FOR INDEPENDENT GROUP SUCCESS IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ERA
THE SHELL GAME – REIMBURSEMENT IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ERA
This is a case study reviewing reimbursement tactics by two managed care payers. This case study reviews actual data from a mid-Atlantic hospital treating 45,000 emergency department visits annually. While we felt we were negotiating successfully with two managed care companies because we were … [Read more...] about THE SHELL GAME – REIMBURSEMENT IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ERA
Listen to Our Podcast Appearance!
In February of 2018, Dan Kirkpatrick was interviewed on a The Future of Health Podcast episode entitled, "Cash Flow and the Long View." Check out the full write up here, or listen on the embedded player below! … [Read more...] about Listen to Our Podcast Appearance!
We’re In the News….
EDPMA New Member Spotlight (The original article may be accessed HERE) Partners in Improvement, LLC helps emergency medicine leaders with high level reviews of strategy and competition, new ideas for practice management, personnel issues, and tactical advice on IT, billing and … [Read more...] about We’re In the News….
12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently
By Travis Bradberry Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own. When it comes to confidence, one thing is … [Read more...] about 12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently
Invest in Your Colleagues
Frequently we are called upon to help improve emergency department performance and evaluate “how the ED team works together”. Invariably leadership becomes a crucial and relevant issue. It is not infrequent that hospital administration is extremely frustrated with the emergency department … [Read more...] about Invest in Your Colleagues
Great thoughts from our Executive Coach - Jim Giordano: Today, corporate culture directly impacts every component of a business organization’s performance ranging from leadership effectiveness to business strategy. Culture also directly impacts the success of operations, human resources, … [Read more...] about Culture Change