BC Advantage - 2015 Issue 12
Scribes and Coding Professionals - A Natural Partnership
An Innovative Approach Resulting in Unprecedented Financial Prosperity As healthcare organizations and practices continue to adopt electronic medical records, physicians and health system executives are learning that they are incredibly valuable, but have unfortunate limitations. One of those limitations is that documentation is much more cumbersome inside an EMR which drastically reduces a provider's productivity. This productivity reduction is happening at a time when healthcare organizations are faced with provider shortages and increases in demand. Of course, healthcare organizations are also faced with declining reimbursements, payment reform, and transitioning from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Because of all of these confounding...
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