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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 ...

Provation MD and MultiCaregiver Improve Documentation and Reduce Costs for The Endo Center at Voorhees

Provation® MD and MultiCaregiver Improve Documentation, Reporting and Reduce Costs for The Endo Center at Voorhees The Endo Center at Voorhees, a state-of-the-art facility in New Jersey that performs approximately 21,000 procedures each year, is ...

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, ...

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 ...

Presence Health Realizes Increased Revenue-per-Encounter, Faster Patient Throughput

Provation MD Drives Increased Revenue-per-Encounter, Faster Patient Throughput Based in Chicago, Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is comprised of more than 150 locations statewide and ranks 26th out of 118 Chicago metro area ...

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 ...

Provation MD, MultiCaregiver Drive Improved Documentation

Improve Documentation and Streamline Reporting Provation MultiCaregiver provides electronic documentation and document imaging for all elements of the patient encounter, allowing nurses, anesthesiologists and other caregivers to electronically complete and sign all required point-of-care documentation. ...

Optimizing Reimbursement with Provation MD

Improve Documentation Quality to Optimize Revenue The biggest driver of reimbursement—and compliance with MACRA—is accurate, timely documentation. For GI procedures, which can involve up to 200 elements, relying on dictation or other software tools often ...

How To Avoid Ten Pitfalls of Ongoing Order Set Maintenance

How clinical content management solutions can help you avoid the 10 pitfalls to order set maintenance The business case for evidence-based order sets and associated clinical content management solutions continues to grow, in terms of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Optimizing Order Sets: The DIY Dilemma

Improving order set management efficiency has potential to impact both clinical as well as financial outcomes of a health system. A Modern Healthcare survey of organizations’ processes for creating, maintaining and reviewing order sets used ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...