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ePCR Buying Guide: 7 Secrets of Smart ePCR Buyers

posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Buyer's Guide
Choosing the right ePCR or EMS electronic health record (EHR) for your service can be daunting. This free downloadable ePCR Buying Guide helps you master the process.

KPI #2: Optimizing Your Pre-Billing Operation

posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Articles
The goal of any billing operation is to recover every dollar possible for every claim, as quickly as possible. Establishing a systematic, ongoing measurement of your pre-billing operation can help maximize revenue and minimize time to reimbursement.

KPI #3: Effectively Managing Claims Submission

posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Articles
For the vast majority of EMS agencies, a high-performing billing function is critically important for maintaining the revenue necessary to fund operations. That’s true both for departments that do their own billing in-house and for ambulance billing services that handle claims on behalf of provider agencies. To maximize revenue and minimize the time to reimbursement, it’s helpful to establish a systematic, ongoing measurement of your claims submission process as a key performance indicator (KPI).

The 5 Most Important Things You Need to Get Ready for Your State’s Mandatory ePCR Upgrade

posted on Mar 07, 2017 in Articles
To paraphrase an old saying, when you’ve seen one EMS organization transition to NEMSIS 3, you’ve seen one EMS organization transition to NEMSIS 3. But among EMS agencies and fire departments that have made the switch, a number of common elements emerge that have helped make the transition run smoothly.

Key Performance Indicators

posted on Nov 15, 2016 in Articles
Establishing a systematic, ongoing measurement of billable incident accountability as a key performance indicator (KPI) can reflect your organization’s commitment to its own financial well-being.

5 EMS Billing Metrics That Matter

posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Articles
Want to maximize your organization’s revenue while minimizing time to reimbursement? From the QA/QI process to receiving payment, here’s what you should be measuring.

Five Tips for Managing Hospital Turnaround Times

posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Articles
From July to October 2015 Nash County EMS was able to decrease turnaround times from a little over 30 minutes to less than 26 minutes.

You’ve Got Outcomes!

posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Articles
Outcome measures are an important part of EMS Compass, and NEMSIS version 3 has the capability to make these measures readily available to every agency, large and small. We talked to Jeffrey L. Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P, to see how some agencies are using outcome measures.

Fire Department and Hospital Collaborate to Share Patient Data and Improve Care

posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Case Studies
The Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department in Atascocita, Texas, collaborates closely with Kingwood Medical Center to share healthcare data to improve the quality of both prehospital and hospital care. Their efforts demonstrate how patients can benefit when members of the healthcare continuum partner to use technology and information to drive improvement efforts.
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