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Hospital Revenue Cycles Get a Boost from Simple JPEG Files

7/29/2014

When it comes time for healthcare providers to get paid, forget complex algorithms and cutting edge reporting systems. It’s the lowly JPEG—yes, the common PC image file format—that’s bringing home the bacon. So much of the sizzle of healthcare information technology seems like a tour of the bridge of the starship Enterprise, or perhaps a […]

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BLOG: What is EDI? Understanding Electronic Data Interchange in Healthcare

7/24/2014

Business processes in a large variety of industries are becoming increasingly digitized.  In the new era of the paperless office, it is not uncommon for all kinds of data to be transferred electronically rather than on paper.  The healthcare industry is no exception, and electronic attachments for insurance claims are just one type of EDI […]

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BLOG: How Attachments Can Help Eliminate Costly Document Imaging

7/22/2014

When it comes to healthcare, increased efficiency is key. Waiting for health insurance reimbursement can not only be stressful, but the longer it takes for a claim to be processed, the more resources it consumes from both providers and payors. The process from claim to reimbursement has a number of steps – but the good […]

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BLOG: Electronic Attachments: The Missing Element of the Claims Submission Process

7/16/2014

There’s no question that the healthcare industry is on its way to completely digitizing business processes. The EHR Stimulus Alliance, a joint effort by well know IT vendors whose purpose is to educate physicians across the country on the benefits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, resulted in a dramatic increase of […]

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Boca Raton Regional Hospital Reduces Expenses, Increases Efficiencies Because of Medicare Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation

7/14/2014

Boca Raton (Fla.) Regional Hospital has been undergoing a tremendous amount of change during the last five years, much of it related to revenue cycle management improvement. “For the hospital, streamlining its operations and better aligning with third-party partners to best serve the system has been a top priority,” says Rudy Braccili, executive director of […]

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MEA|NEA Appoints Lolagene Stevens Kent to Account Manager of Vendor and Partners

7/14/2014

Kent’s focus is on guiding MEA|NEA partners and vendors in increasing their administrative efficiency and profitability.   Atlanta, GA – June 23, 2014 – MEA|NEA, the provider of secure unstructured health information exchange, announces today the appointment of Lolagene Stevens Kent to the position of account manager of vendors and partners. In this role, Lola […]

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BLOG: The Role of Attachments in the Electronic Claims Process

7/10/2014

The healthcare industry is becoming increasingly efficient by digitizing electronic patient medical records, medical claims, and insurance claim documentation.  An important part of this electronic shift is electronic attachments, such as those that include supporting documentation for electronic claims.  Not only can submitting claim attachments electronically save money and time, but soon there will be specific government regulations requiring their use for specific […]

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