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Did MIPS Reporting 2022 Submission Season Require Expertise?

Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has had admin teams across the county pulling their hair out over the laborious preparations required each submission season. Whether you have been extracting data from an Electronic Medical Record ...

Where Automation Meets Accuracy

How Accurate is Automated ADR? With Provation Automated ADR, you get all the time-saving benefits of automation without compromising accuracy. “Initially, we reviewed all data interpretation from the Automated ADR tool and we are impressed ...

Improving Care Coordination through System Interoperability

Standardizing care based on current evidence and communicating care plans through the EHR gives clinicians a definite edge in care coordination. Used by leading academic and community hospitals, Provation Care Plans helps drive improved standards ...

How Evidence-Based Care Plans Drive Value-Based Purchasing Excellence

Improving Patient Satisfaction to Maximize Value-Based Purchasing Focusing on the measures that matter most and developing technology-driven strategies to achieve your care quality improvement goals is a winning combination. Organizations face many challenges in achieving ...

Achieving Population Health and Crisis Management Excellence

Standardizing Care – A Key Enabler of Population Health and Crisis Management While standardization is an important component of managing any chronic disease, it becomes even more critical in the case of a public health ...

Order Set Optimization Starts Here

Continuously align your existing order sets with the latest evidence Order Set Advisor is made possible through innovative application of Provation software technologies and expertise. It includes: Evidence-based medical content EHR interoperability Intelligent data normalization Web-based ...

Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital Streamlines Operations and Reduces Costs

Replace dictation and transcription with Provation® MD Tulsa Spine & Specialty chooses Provation to reduce costs and eliminate the restraints of dictation and transcription. They also identified other benefits of replacing their dictation and transcription ...

New Mexico Orthopaedics Replaces Dictation with Provation

Improve Documentation and Coding Accuracy The traditional process of dictation, transcription, and coding of procedure notes is slow, error-prone, and often incomplete. It makes poor use of physicians’ time, adds costly overhead to the billing ...

Tampa General Hospital: An EndoWorks Conversion Success

An EndoWorks Conversion Success Story Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a 1,011-bed private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida. Tampa General found itself faced with the need ...

Florida Medical Clinic EndoWorks Migration

Leading Physician Network Chooses Preferred Replacement Provation MD to Successfully Migrate from Olympus EndoWorks Florida Medical Clinic is a multi-specialty clinic that serves patients throughout the Greater Tampa region. The organization set out in 2015 ...

Provation iPro AIMS Earns Top Marks in Black Book’s 2024 Ambulatory EHR User Survey

Staying ahead of the technology curve in healthcare is critical to success. In 2024, Provation® iPro Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) has done just that by securing the highest ranking in Anesthesia according to Black ...

4 Benefits of Mobile Electronic Anesthesia Charting Software

In today's fast-paced healthcare environment, maximizing efficiency and improving patient care is paramount. Anesthesia providers at a major health system in Florida recognized this and chose to take action by leveraging the electronic anesthesia charting ...

Perioperative Software: What is it and how can it optimize my practice?

Perioperative software creates an electronic process to give physicians, nurses, and other care team members a way to automate the workflow and capture important patient health information (PHI) data before, during, and after surgery. With ...

Medical Charting Software Systems: 6 Ways to Eliminate Paper Documentation

Medical charting software systems vary significantly in functionality, usability, and cost Medical charting software can be as simple as a template creator or as complex as an electronic medical record (EMR) system, depending on the ...

Anesthesia Information Management Isn’t Fully Supported by an EMR. Here’s Why.

While Electronic Medical Records (EMR) have streamlined healthcare communication and documentation across the globe, there's still a gap in the coverage they offer for anesthesia information management. Because the Anesthesia medical record is the most ...

Top 10 FAQs for Choosing the Best AIMS Anesthesia Software

Investing in automating your anesthesia information management can make a huge difference in patient safety and your bottom line. But, it's important to make sure you're choosing the best option for your facility. In order ...

Why Nursing Documentation Software Should Be Intuitive, Comprehensive and Precise

Nursing Documentation Software Skill Gaps For nurses across the country, documenting patient care is a significant portion of their daily routine. Communicating clinical notes effectively, developing care plans and creating patient discharge instructions all help ...

Future of Gastroenterology: Incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in gastroenterology has the potential to democratize access to knowledge that has historically been held in the hands of specialists. For example, the expert scoring of endoscopic findings in inflammatory bowel disease ...

Lowering the Recommended Colorectal Cancer Screening Age

Experts Recommend Lowering the Colorectal Cancer Screening Age The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends lowering the age to start colorectal cancer (CRC) screenings from 50 to 45. USPSTF’s new recommendations are open for ...

Resuming Elective Procedures During COVID-19 (Podcast)

Navigating the New Normal for GI Clinicians COVID-19 has reshaped the landscape of elective gastroenterology (GI) procedures. Mounting backlogs, reduced revenues and limited clinical staff have created open-ended uncertainty. So, how can you navigate these ...

Developing a Proactive Recovery Plan for ASCs

Proactive Recovery Planning for ASC Elective Procedures During this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are explaining the value of having a proactive recovery plan for postponed non-essential procedures ...

Gastrointestinal (GI) Coronavirus Symptoms May Be Overlooked

Symptoms of the Coronavirus Global concerns over the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus symptoms are dominating the news. Experts at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns there are 647 reported ...

Rural Hospital Closures Hit “Crisis” Levels

Medicaid's Impact on Rural Hospital Closings in the U.S. Rural hospitals closures are on the rise across the United States. In February 2020, the Chartis Center for Rural Health (CCRH) released a new study revealing ...

Cloud-Based Software: Best Practices for ASC Implementation

Implementing a new cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) platform at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) can seem like a daunting task. Yet for sites still dictating and transcribing procedure notes or documenting on paper, ...

CMS 2020 Final Rules for Quality Reporting

Understanding how quality reporting will change in 2020 and beyond Hospitals, surgery centers and clinicians report to different Medicare programs on their quality performance to receive reimbursements for procedures performed. CMS has released multiple changes ...

Does Physician Dictation and Transcription Save Time?

Many physicians believe dictation and transcription is the quickest method for documenting clinical procedures, allowing them more time for doctor-to-patient interaction. Which can be true, when everything goes perfectly. However, when physicians dictate into a ...

Ways to Ensure Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Success

Hospitals and ASCs across the nation are implementing clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs. Focusing on maximizing revenue and reducing medical coding and billing errors, facilities are enforcing changes to improve end-to-end patient care. The Benefits ...

Attributing Correct ICD-10 and CPT® Codes

Avoiding Lost Revenue and Maximizing Reimbursement with ICD-10 and CPT® Codes Hospitals and ASCs experience preventable monetary losses all too often. Precise medical billing and coding is vital because the success of healthcare businesses relies on the accuracy of procedure codes. Still, unfortunately, Medicare lost $31.6 billion to billing and ...

Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) Removed from MIPS

Why the decision was made, and why GI societies oppose it Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have made changes to the reporting requirements for the CMS quality payment programs. Some changes impact GI ...

Maximizing GI Procedure Success with the GIQuIC Registry

How the GIQuIC Reporting Registry Ignites Competition and Increases Positive Colonoscopy Outcomes The GI Quality and Improvement Consortium, Ltd., or GIQuIC registry, is “the non-profit collaboration of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the ...

Calculating an Adenoma Detection Rate (ADR) Properly

Why Organizations, Patients and Physicians All Benefit from Accurate Adenoma Detection Rates What is an Adenoma Detection Rate? Adenoma detection rate, or ADR, is a quality measure for endoscopy facilities and professionals. ADR is defined ...