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Harold Gibson

Harold Gibson

Harold R Gibson is the Chief Financial Officer at M-Scribe - a healthcare revenue cycle management company. Harold is an accomplished healthcare professional with extensive experience in the medical billing and coding industry. You can follow him on Twitter @mscribetech. He is interested to get your feedback/suggestions. Please email him at h.gibson@m-scribe.com.

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AI and Data Analytics Helps Preventing Diabetes-Related Diseases

Harold Gibson

Two of the possible complications of type 2 diabetes are heart failure as well as diabetic kidney disease as the leading causes of disability or death for people with diabetes. While promising new medical interventions are available, identifying high-risk patients has been challenging. We’ll discuss in more detail below the latest developments from artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning aided by analytics and EHR that can help predict potential risks with far more accuracy.

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Topics: artificial intelligence in healthcare

Precision Medicine Impact on Chronic Care, Payers and EHR

Harold Gibson

The development of precision medicine is finally being recognized as a legitimate form of treatment offering potentially targeted, personalized interventions and better diagnoses leading to improved patient outcomes. Artificial intelligence and analytics technology are behind these medical advances, while cloud computing and creating alliances with major technology companies offer better access to the huge amounts of data necessary for medical insights and decisions.

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Topics: precision medicine

Best Practices for Pain Management Billing to Increase Collection

Harold Gibson

In just a few short years, the methods and efficiencies of pain management claims reimbursement have undergone dramatic changes. Thanks in large part to the adoption of the more complex ICD-10 codes, pain management practices are finding it increasingly difficult to meet both federal regulators’ and payers’ demands.

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Topics: pain management billing

Healthcare Technology: Alleviating Stress and Finding Solutions

Harold Gibson

The technology was touted as being a game-changer for the healthcare industry. Most leaders in healthcare apparently believed in its possibilities, according to a November 2018 Stat poll by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). While the number of respondents (70 percent) who indicated that they would be investing in new healthcare tech the following year wasn't surprising, the fact that it has stayed consistent for a number of years indicates that they haven't found a true solution that addresses their pain points.

Here's how to stop the cycle of stress and find solutions instead:

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Topics: healthcare industry

5 Ways to Keep your Best Healthcare Providers that Don't Include a Raise

Harold Gibson

Dependable healthcare providers are increasingly difficult to find, so once you have hired, trained and on-boarded an employee, you need to do everything you can to retain them for the long term. Every time you have to hire a new nurse or medical professional, it costs your facility money; recent research suggests locating, screening and hiring a single nurse can cost your facility over $14,000. A physician or specialist is even more costly to replace; if you lose one of your doctors and you'll need to fork over a hefty $58,000 in recruitment, screening, onboarding and credentialing costs to replace them. Since the replacement process is so incredibly costly, it pays to retain your best employees as long as you can. 

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Topics: medical practice management, medical practice challenges

About this blog

A place for physicians and other healthcare stakeholders to share and discover information about everything related to running efficient medical practices.

Established in 2002 by a group of physicians, we are a national provider of medical billing services to group practices, clinics, and individual physicians. We also specialize in provider credentialing, payer contract reviews, and medical coding for a wide range of clients - from solo practitioners to multi-site, multi-specialty practices.

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