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Are You Safe? 5 Steps To Prevent Medical Practice Fraud

If you think that your organization is immune to threats like fraud and embezzlement, you need to catch up with the 21st century.  Your practice isn’t as safe as you think, and there are numbers to prove it. According to the Medical Group Management Association, three out of four physicians will suffer some financial loss from employee dishonesty over the lifetime of their practice. Not enough evidence for you? The Association of Certified…
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Surviving PQRS 2016 Radiologist Edition

Summer 2016 is here, and many providers are preparing for their Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) participation. With penalties associated with PQRS and the Value Based Modifier program (VM) standing between 2-6% of Medicare payments, and administrative requirements on the rise, there’s a heightened concern associated with deadline readiness (The first deadline being 2/24/17 for claims-based reporting). However, there are several changes and additions specific to the radiology field that…
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The Key to Long-Term B2B Relationships

"User Experience" - Yeah, it's one of those buzz terms all marketers have heard at some point or another, but do you realize how important it is to understand? In today's business world, many B2B companies are following in the footsteps of B2Cs that are essentially "getting in bed" (for lack of better terms) with their customers. Sounds a little weird, right? But it's absolutely necessary. When you get to…
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Healthcare Data Security Standards for your Medical Practice

My Password is Password! The Importance of Data Security in Healthcare In today’s age of “Cybersecurity”, “Cyber-Attacks”, and “Cyber INSERT ANY WORD HERE”, many companies find themselves struggling to keep up with the cutting edge techniques used to safegaurd breaches.  Malware, spyware, adware, rootkits, and the list goes on and on.  Your IT staff has been tasked with the impossible task of staying ahead of the “bad guys” by preventing attacks…
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Avoid Costly Medical Payment Processing Mistakes

Everyone makes them. We're only human. But learning from our mistakes, and the mistakes of others, is what makes us successful. It is the same with accepting and processing card payments. Learning to avoid common mistakes can add up to big savings. Here are a few of the most common medical payment processing mistakes healthcare practices and other businesses make, and how to avoid them: Not asking your processor to…
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Creating Intentional Excellence with Core Values

Remember the Golden Rule?   Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?  I’m sure that most of us would agree that this should also be a rule we follow in business.  Use common sense, differentiate between right and wrong, and treat others fairly and with dignity.  Sounds simple, right?  The truth, from this writer’s opinion, is it should be.  However, if it is so simple, then why…
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An Interview with Imagine CEO, Sam Khashman

Imagine’s fearless leader and CEO, Sam Khashman, sat down with the team at the RBMA Bulletin to talk about taking business risks, data security, and the changing trend in practice collections. Take a look at what he had to say in the RBMA May-June Bulletin Thought Leader spotlight: When you founded the company, did you have a sense of what it would grow into and that you would still be…
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