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Merit Based Incentive Program (MIPS) – What’s New in 2020?

It’s been two years since we recapped the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS remains the largest physician value-based care payment program and

By |2020-06-08T16:27:37+00:00February 20, 2020|Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinicians, Hospitals, News, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on Merit Based Incentive Program (MIPS) – What’s New in 2020?

How to Improve the Emergency Department’s Documentation Process

Emergency department (ED) documentation is the sole record of a patient’s ED visit, aside from the clinician’s and patient’s memory. Emergency physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs) are expected to be thorough, accurate, detailed, as well as efficient as they capture all patient information.

By |2020-06-08T18:30:00+00:00May 6, 2019|Clinical Education, Clinicians, Hospitals, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on How to Improve the Emergency Department’s Documentation Process

Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

Approximately 250,000 preventable hospital deaths occur each year, making medical error the third leading cause of death in the United States. The fast-paced, quick-thinking environment of the ED, combined with often sick and complex patients in need of immediate care with little-to-no known medical history, can lead to increased risk of such medical error and adverse events.

By |2020-06-08T19:08:45+00:00March 12, 2019|Clinical Education, Clinicians, Hospitals, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

What is EMTALA? | Overview and Keys to Compliance

Congress enacted the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) in 1986 as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985. It was originally designed to prevent hospitals from refusing to see patients based on their inability to pay, and to assure they transferred patients only when appropriate and in a safe manner.

By |2020-06-04T18:08:31+00:00February 17, 2017|Clinical Education, Hospitals, Practice Management & Hospital Operations|Comments Off on What is EMTALA? | Overview and Keys to Compliance