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Welcome to the iSALUS Healthcare blog. Providing informative Healthcare IT insights to help Physicians practice medicine.

Top 5 Reasons Your EHR Implementation WILL Fail

Top 5 Reasons Your EHR Implementation WILL Fail

Implementing a new EHR takes work. It's no secret that successful implementations take time, they take planning and most importantly they take a practice wide buy-in at all levels to make a change for the better. Without this willingness from your staff, you’ll undoubtedly experience repeat training, increased complacency and, in extreme cases, unforeseen turnover of some of your best employees.

ICD-10 Readiness Step 2: Understanding Coding Statistics

ICD-10 Readiness Step 2: Understanding Coding Statistics

Congratulations on being committed to ICD-10 readiness and helping your practice make the transition smoothly. Our last article discussed the need for getting the staff fully trained and gave you several options to do so. If you missed this article, here’s the link: Training Staff For Free. We definitely recommend training as the starting point for getting prepared. If you’ve already addressed training with your staff, then you’re ready to continue the journey.

ICD-10 Readiness:  Training Staff For Free

ICD-10 Readiness: Training Staff For Free

The old saying “caught with your pants down” might be exactly how you feel now that you’re beginning to realize there will not be another another delay. And "ICD-10 readiness" has probably become a phrase that causes panic to begin fluttering in your chest. But cheer up! We’re here to help you and your staff be ready in plenty of time. So tighten your belt and let’s get started.

SERIES ALERT: ICD-10 in 6 Steps

SERIES ALERT: ICD-10 in 6 Steps

As it looks right now, ICD-10 is coming. For all the naysayers who have depended on another delay and intentionally avoided getting ready, it’s time to face the music. As of May 1, you have five solid months to tackle this mountain and we’ve just made it a whole lot easier for you.

Medical Billing: Tracking Overdue Patient Visits

Medical Billing: Tracking Overdue Patient Visits

If you have implemented the (6) previous tips in our "Build a Medical Billing Maching in Less Than a Week" series, your medical practice is ready to soar, and you’ve just created a recurring monthly financial dividend that will no-doubt pay for the duration of the practice’s existence. Plus, you’ve successfully made it to hump day, something worthy of celebration.

2 Ways a Statements Partner Will Grow Your Practice

2 Ways a Statements Partner Will Grow Your Practice

Most Practice Management Software and Medical Billing Software vendors will provide access to print-houses that have the ability to automatically print and mail patient statements to your patients. Keep in mind, that much like printing claims in your office, the estimated cost of printing a patient statement includes the human labor cost of printing statements, getting those statements off the printer, putting them in envelopes, licking the envelopes and putting stamps on them.