Patient Privacy within a Complex Eco-System

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Our managing director, Jeanmarie Loria, shares the various types of data flowing through the healthcare eco-system and how it affects patient privacy. The following is an excerpt from the article: “Modern medicine has to deal with massive numbers of patients and the routes taken by patient data are often highly convoluted, complex and open to…

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The Importance of Professional Collaboration

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The ecosystem of a professional environment is truly the sum of all its parts.  Effort from all members of the workforce community creates a feedback loop that is essential to a thriving business.  The mechanics of this infrastructure will then branch out, making contributions that feed surrounding ecosystems.  For Advize Health, our ecosystem revolves around…

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Advize Health Prepayment and Postpayment Reviews Webinar Recap

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This month Advize Health held our fourth webinar. Presenter Melissa Jewett, one of Advize Health’s Auditors, spoke about Prepayment and Postpayment Reviews. Melissa is a Certified Professional Coder with AAPC ICD-10 and Medical Coder certifications, specializing in Quality Assurance. Throughout the webinar, Melissa focused on the procedure, rationale and historical context of plans rolling out pre and/or…

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Our Favorite Moments From the 2016 Open Minds Performance Management Institute

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Late last week the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida opened its doors to executive level business professionals for the 2016 Open Minds Performance Management.  This two day event offered attendees a unique experience with a curriculum tailor-made for executives and leaders in the healthcare landscape.  The event focused heavily on market trends, strategy,…

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An Advize Valentine’s Day Story

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Advize’s Client Project Manager, Christina Martin, had a Valentine’s Day experience that she would like to share. The following is her story: Some of you may think of Valentine’s Day as chocolates, flowers and relationships. For me, I think of it differently. One year ago I was telling my sister-in-law that I had not had…

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What Constitutes “Supervision” of Diagnostic Tests?

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If you work in healthcare, it is assured you’ve heard the term supervision a lot. Non-Physician Practitioners are supervised, Physician supervised services, general supervision, direct supervision, personal supervision. In the suite, out of the suite, counter signature. These are elements of supervision, and are exactly what adds to the layers of confusion regarding supervision. Special…

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Super Bowl Sunday 2016

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This Sunday thousands upon thousands of football fans will fill the seats of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California to watch the Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. While others will be enjoying the game from their couches and barstools – all eyes will be on the battling behemoth quarterbacks, Peyton…

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This Season’s Flu Epidemic

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As temperatures continue to drop this winter season, the number of runny noses and sneezes keeps on climbing. Flu season is still going strong, persevering through the flurry of snow storms and keeping people in bed for up to two weeks at a time. If you have a child, you may hear about their classmates…

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