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Holiday 2017 Photo Blog

December 21, 2017

Happy Holidays!  This time of year presents the perfect occasion to celebrate and reflect on the many accomplishments, partnerships, and wonderful opportunities for which we... More

MIPS Cost Component – Three Things You Need to Know!

December 18, 2017

Included in the QPP Final Rule by CMS on (11/2/17) was a “reinstatement” of the Cost Component for MIPS, and CMS has confirmed that the Cost component will... More

Revenue Integrity: Improving Financial Stability

December 15, 2017

Healthcare is a rapidly changing industry, and hospitals and health systems must adapt to this ever-changing landscape. For example, we know the “Silver Tsunami,” the... More

Inherited Liability: Considerations for Mergers & Acquisitions

November 16, 2017

One of the key concepts important to assess for any merger or acquisition is that of “Inherited Liability.” Originally coined within the regulatory realms of... More

QPP Final Rule Released

November 3, 2017

Yesterday (11/2/17) CMS released the 1,600+ page QPP Final Rule along with a 26 page summary Tip Sheet. While we’ll be reviewing the 1,600+ page rule... More

Revenue Integrity – Not Just for the Billing Folks!

October 30, 2017

As more and more organizations implement comprehensive, integrated electronic health records, the divide between disparate clinical and revenue cycle systems has all but disappeared. No... More

What is Master Data Management and Where Should I Start?

October 23, 2017

Master Data Management (MDM) has been an established IT concept for several decades. However, it just became a buzzword in the healthcare industry over the... More

Denials Management: Going from Zero to Hero

October 16, 2017

According to Change Healthcare, of the estimated “$3 trillion in claims submitted by hospitals in 2016, an estimated 9% of charges ($262 billion) were initially... More

Clinical Workflow Optimization

September 29, 2017

Are you optimized to achieve true ROI from your EHR? It’s no secret implementation and maintenance of an EHR is a costly proposition.  It’s essential... More

Streamlined Training Reporting During an EHR Implementation

September 19, 2017

It is well understood that a comprehensive and engaging training program is a key element of any successful EHR implementation. To maintain the high standard... More

Three Concepts I Wish Everyone Understood About EHR Training

September 6, 2017

I’ve been in the Healthcare IT (HIT) field for eight years, and have spent a large amount of time in the training and development area;... More

MIPS/MACRA Impact Simplified: the “Competition Curve”

August 28, 2017

With the release of the 2018 MIPS/MACRA “Proposed Rule” there are a number of changes that will likely become law in the near future. While... More

Holiday 2016 Photo Blog

December 21, 2016

Happy Holidays! The Impact Advisors family wishes you a vibrant holiday season and a Happy New Year! Our team members gathered at various locations throughout... More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: EHRs and Preventative Care

October 20, 2016

Breast Cancer is a disease which seems to touch everyone’s life, no one is immune to it, including me. Being a Healthcare IT Consultant, as... More

MIPS/MACRA Final Rule Released (10-14-16)

October 14, 2016

The long-awaited “Final Rule” for MIPS/MACRA has been released today (10-14-16) by CMS. The entire 2400 page Final Rule can be downloaded here: MIPS/MACRA Final... More