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Dolbey Rated Best in KLAS for Computer-Assisted Coding for 2024

KLAS Research has named Dolbey’s Fusion CAC, computer-assisted coding software, as “Best in KLAS”. This marks 8 consecutive years of Dolbey being ranked #1 in this category. The 2024 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report is a widely respected guide in the healthcare industry, helping professionals make informed decisions about implementing new technology and…

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From Customer to Colleague: Jennifer Cooper Brings a Unique Perspective to the Dolbey Team

Jennifer Cooper Enhances the Dolbey Team with Decades of Healthcare Leadership and Client-Centric Insights CONCORD, OH – Dolbey, a leading provider of healthcare documentation solutions, is excited to announce the newest addition to the Dolbey team, Jennifer Cooper. Jennifer will work as Program Manager with previous experience as the Director of Health Information Management at…

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15 CMS updates to know in 2024

By Paige Haeffele for Becker’s Hospital Review Healthcare is an ever-changing industry, and in 2023, CMS made notable changes — some lauded, some contested. CMS policies affect many issues healthcare leaders and physicians are most passionate about, such as reimbursement and practice capabilities. Here are 15 policy changes made by CMS last year to know…

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The average health system uses 18 EHRs

By Naomi Diaz for Becker’s Hospital Review The typical health system uses 18 different EHR vendors across affiliated providers, yet these systems often lack seamless communication capabilities, leading to challenges, Lown Institute reported Jan. 2.   These challenges include patients encountering difficulties in accessing their data, physicians ordering redundant tests, patients being labeled as alive when they are deceased and…

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How Will Revenue Cycle Leaders Expand AI Users in 2024?

BY Jasmyne Ray for Health Leaders Artificial intelligence has moved from a buzzword to an established presence in revenue cycle technology. Revenue cycle and finance leaders alike are looking to AI to streamline processes and automate tasks, which will allow them to use staff more efficiently as the sector-wide staffing shortage persists. HealthLeaders previously spoke to…

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A CIO looks back on 2023, and offers a forecast for 2024

By Mike Restuccia for Healthcare IT News It’s that time of year, to reflect again on the past and pontificate about what the future may hold for the healthcare information technology community. For the first time in several years, I’m promoting a more positive, albeit cautious, message. Like the “revenge travel” explosion seen as individuals broke free from the…

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Why hackers attacked a health system on Thanksgiving

Giles Bruce by Becker’s Hospital Review It likely wasn’t by happenstance that cybercriminals attacked a major U.S. health system the week of Thanksgiving, IT security chiefs told Becker’s. Ardent Health Services, a 30-hospital system based in Nashville, Tenn., took its IT systems offline Nov. 23, the morning of Thanksgiving, after discovering what it later found to be a ransomware attack. Ambulances…

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Hospitals confront mounting reimbursement challenges and diminishing cash reserves

By Nathan Eddy for Healthcare Finance News Escalating reimbursement delays and declining cash reserves are placing hospitals and health systems across the nation in a precarious financial predicament, according to data from Syntellis Performance Solutions’ analysis of 1,300 hospitals. The findings, published in partnership with the American Hospital Association, underscore the pressing need for measures…

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