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Unlocking the Future of Healthcare: Why Outpatient CDI is the New Frontier in Accurate Clinical Documentation

In the latest episode of RCMchat, a podcast hosted by AGS Health, the spotlight was on clinical documentation improvement and utilization management. The host, Michelle Dawn Mooney, conducted a dialogue with Scott Entinger, CEO of CDI Answers, and Eric McGuire, Senior Vice President for Medical Coding and CDI Service Lines at AGS Health. The…

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Unraveling E&M 2023 Code Changes: Impact and Implications on Healthcare

The world of healthcare coding is evolving with the new Evaluation and Management (E&M) 2023 code changes. After nearly 25 years, these E&M code changes promise to reduce the administrative burden for physicians and coders while refining patient care. The shift underlines the healthcare sector’s commitment to streamlining processes, improving efficiency, and emphasizing medical…

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Understanding New Technology with AGS Health

Technology is continuously evolving, which leaves room for even more evolution and of course, new technology. Healthcare technology in particular has seen its fair share of advancements and up-to-date machinery and tools are the norm in the medical field. Considering current trends, experts forecast that due to significant growth and expansion, healthcare technology jobs,…

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Trends in Payor Denials in the Healthcare Industry

In the healthcare sector, it is becoming increasingly challenging for patients to receive insurance coverage for their services; payor denials are increasing. Oftentimes, insurance companies are deciding that certain services are not “medically necessary,” making it more difficult for patients to receive access to the care they need. In fact, in 2021, almost 17…

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Declining Profit Margins

Currently in the U.S., hospitals have been seeing abysmal profit margin numbers. A recent research report showed that since the start of the pandemic, many hospitals are operating at a loss. There are many systemic causes, ranging from labor shortages and costs, supply chain issues for equipment, and the general increased costs in every…

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Staffing Shortages and Improving Productivity in Healthcare

The healthcare industry endured staffing shortages long before the pandemic. However, the situation has been more critical in the past three years. Many now consider staffing shortages in healthcare a public health crisis. The USC School of Medicine looked at the staffing shortage crisis and found several factors combined to make the situation what…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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