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6 Must Follow Strategies to Optimize RCM

Jeff Hough on Nov 24, 2015 7:00:00 AM


In an era where healthcare margins are getting razor-thin and navigating reimbursement policies is trickier than ever, sound revenue cycle management (RCM) practices can help practices and providers lift their bottom line. An efficient RCM workflow and a sound set of policies ensures smooth, reliable billing processes and a higher rate of collection on services rendered.


The Importance of RCM: Avoiding Missed Revenues Due to Denied Claims

Jeff Hough on Sep 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM


An efficient revenue cycle management system (RCM) can wreak havoc on your expectations for reimbursement. This pain will become especially acute with ICD-10 coming in with expectations of delayed and rejected payments (Be advised at this point the “Rejections grace period”  applies to medicare only).


Why Photoshop Is Worth The Hefty Price Tag

Jeff Hough on Jul 21, 2015 7:00:00 AM


There are many creative software programs used for editing photos on the market today. Most having different features, pros and cons and price tags, choosing the one that's right for you can prove to be challenging. 

However, many industry professionals would agree that Adobe Photoshop is the top software in the industry. Although it can become pricey, it pays for itself with the many tools and effects that turn your images from average to professional. 


Why I Chose A Servant Leadership Style

Jeff Hough on May 12, 2015 7:00:00 AM


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One of the greatest myths in business is that people are your greatest asset.

It is a myth because only productive people are great assets. Non-productive people are a drain on company resources and moral. Turning non-productive assets into high-performing assets is the goal of leaders everywhere. 

Two years ago I was given the opportunity to take over a highly functioning team and increase the departments production while resolving unresolved team conflicts.


Is Your Medical Business Ready for ICD-10?

Jeff Hough on Apr 23, 2015 7:00:00 AM


In the hit TV show “The Walking Dead” the Zombies just keep coming despite the survivors best efforts to keep them at bay. 


Don't Be Just Another Project Manager

Jeff Hough on Apr 9, 2015 7:00:00 AM


Getting your PMP designation has many benefits as a project manager, check out our infographic to learn more about becoming PMP certified!


The Basics of Buying A Rental Property

Jeff Hough on Feb 26, 2015 7:00:00 AM


Buying rental property can become a fantastic income source, however both the learning curve and the penalty for mistakes can be high. Many beginners cost themselves in time, money and stress by making mistakes that could have been avoided with a bit of research and forethought. 

This guide will take you through the basics of buying rental property, help you avoid basic mistakes and improve your profits with some simple and easy to follow steps.

Time spent researching and learning now will save you in the long run and make sure your rental property or properties are fun income-generators rather than stress-inducing money sinks.


3 Things you need to know about Programmable Logic Controllers

Automation.       It is all around us, especially if you are in a manufacturing environment.  Advances in technology have eliminated some jobs, but have new, more technical jobs.  Among these new jobs, PLC programmers are experiencing rapid growth and opportunity. shows the average salary of a PLC programmer in the United States to be $71,000.  A quick search on shows that there are 1,217 jobs currently available for PLC programmers.  It is the hot job of today.


Maintaining an Upright Position at Work- Literally!

Jeff Hough on Mar 14, 2014 2:37:00 PM


There are many people who may have slipped on icy walkways and sidewalks. It can be a painful and embarrassing tumble. While most people usually only end up with a bruised ego and body, there are some who get the short end of the stick, with major injuries. Now imagine a workplace with conditions that resulted in slips, trips and falls? Even though the employee can hold his or her employer liable for not adhering to workplace safety, sustaining an injury is definitely not something people want to experience.  


2 Reasons Gamification Won't Work

When asking young children about their favorite activities in school, they always come out and say science, or math, possibly even spelling, right? Not a chance. Most young children are going to point to recess as their favorite activity throughout the day. Others might say story time, while others might enjoy painting and other artistic activities. But if these children just want to come to school for fun and playtime, how in the world are they ever going to learn correct spelling, mathematics or other educational essentials? The question answers itself.



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