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13 Sep 2020 ESRD PPS: Insights into Proposed Changes

CMS is offering an increased rate per dialysis treatment and a bonus to providers if they use newer technology in their clinics in a proposed rule for the Prospective Payment System released on July 29, 2019.
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25 Feb EHR & CROWNWeb Submissions: Do you have the tools you need?

The average time to manually submit the required patient treatment information via the CROWNWeb website is estimated at 30 minutes per patient.  Manually gathering this data by auditing hundreds of patient charts would be several times more.  Multiply this by your patient population to find out how ...
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14 Feb Dialysis Billing Services Can Help Improve Reimbursement

The use of a third party billing service is becoming common practice throughout the medical field and is rapidly increasing within the dialysis industry due to the increased resources necessary to bill for dialysis reimbursement.  By using a third party service that specializes in dialysis billing, ...
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30 Jan Changing Cultures: Adopting an EHR

The process of adopting Electronic Health Record software, (“EHR") for a dialysis facility is not a simple proposition. In our experience at GAIA Software, the most difficult issue is the area of cultural adoption which plays a critical role in successfully implementing an EHR.
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25 Jan Analyzing Chairside Dialysis Treatment Data Using EHR Software

Today’s shift towards Electronic Health Record systems, or EHRs, is altering the way dialysis facilities conduct business. Through the use of an EHR, facilities improve efficiency in patient and staff scheduling while eliminating many costs associated with paper charting. In addition to ...
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