Evaluating AI Vendors March

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I saw an interesting article recently concerning artificial intelligence and machine learning in revenue cycle management. It was pointing to pre-authorizations and pre-certifications as an...

What is Data Science vs AI vs Analytics?

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Analytics, statistics, data science, artificial intelligence. What does all this mean? What are we doing in revenue cycle management, specifically concerning financial data for healthcare?...

Detailed Data Structure Discussion

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Where you get your data from does make a big difference. Suppose I look at the progression of how we accessed data from our clients. In that case, we’d initially had the idea that we...

We Failed In Denials

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. We’re going to discuss a little bit of a combination of how to read charts and even how to design them so that we can interpret results, diagnose problems, or identify solutions well....

Benchmarks, MGMA, and Navel Gazing

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. When are benchmarks not benchmarks? This will be a long podcast, so strap in a little bit. The MGMA collected data from 2,500 practices. There was a webinar where the MGMA, in conjunction with...

Do Robots Get Tired?

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Robots get tired. Sometimes, we don’t access a clearinghouse to download remittance files because they are housed in the billing system. There are even other times where we may want or...

I Don’t Want to Know Anything

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I don’t want to know anything. It sounds like an extreme statement. Well, it may seem extreme, except that the foundation of that is: 1) memory is fallible; 2) it’s hard (actually...

A Painful Webinar to Avoid

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. I have COVID. I tested positive yesterday. One of my daughters tried positive today. So I’m in a particularly cranky mood. This will be one of those rant podcasts where I go off on...

What’s the Best Analytics Platform?

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. COVID has hit home again. I’ll mention that my wife and son have it. Two of the kids do not have it. So we’re trying to keep them separated. I’m trying to work with kids. The...

How Bad is Kareo Reporting?

This article was initially available on our podcast. Click here to listen. Every once in a while, we come across something where I’m just in awe at how bad it is for so long. Once upon a time, fifteen years ago, the first billing system we used in the billing...