Doctor CEO (Helping Medical Practices Thrive)

Managing a medical practice is becoming more challenging every year. Not only must you have good business sense and leadership skills but also have the time to see patients.  Because we work with doctors everyday, we are in a position to observe and offer helpful advice on areas that need attention.   Our team focuses on technology, billing,

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The Future of Medical Billing

The recent move of medical billing to ANSI 5010 and the eventual transition to ICD-10 have put a scare in many medical practices in the United States.  Standards will have to be redefined and many offices will require more medical coding staff as a result. Not only will these changes require a herculean effort but

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Outsourcing Medical Billing

Surveys taken at the end of 2011 reveal that one of the most important issues that doctors face today is payment collection for services rendered on medical billing.  Because of complex rules and regulations that are required, medical practices are overwhelmed with paperwork related to billing procedures.  Whether it is contacting patients regarding payment or

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Patients First, EMR Second

Our goal at Iron Comet is to introduce EMR functionality into the physician office workflow.  Before an EMR is implemented a decision needs to be made on how the office will work with technology without sacrificing the doctor-patient relationship.  Using computers, whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet or iPAD fundamentally changes the way a

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Stay on Track with your EMR Implementation

Once you’ve selected a vendor then the next step is the EMR implementation process.  We’ve published a complete implementation guide and have shared it with our customers but I wanted to alert you to some other resources and ideas that are important before you start your project. The implementation will prove to be the most

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Medical IT 2012 – Choose Your Product Carefully Like EMR Technology

Iron Comet works with physician practices to help them stay on track with the latest practice management software and EMR technology.  One of our goals is to provide  doctors with real-time information about the patient.  Picking an established product makes sense because newer companies might not survive this difficult economy.  That is one reason we partnered

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Last Call for EMR Stimulus Dollars

The Choice of EMR systems is so large that many providers I talk with are bewildered, uncertain and confused.  Now that time is of the essence to collect the Medicare and Medicaid incentive money, we would like to clear up a few misconceptions and help physicians and their staff to make reliable decisions. For over a

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EMRs vs. Paper Charts

We can all agree that EMRs hold advantages over paper charts.  But I thought it might be helpful to list some attributes and delve into some benefits that passed you by.  I’ve listed these in no particular order.  Feel free to add to our list, your input will help other practices know what to expect.

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A Doctor’s Life with Technology

Healthcare professionals Technology have a difficult time balancing life and work.  Because I grew up around doctors I have seen it firsthand.  The demands of the job are intense and the requirement to be all things to everyone has led to unhealthy habits.  Just like everyone, doctors have personal goals that take a back seat

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Mckesson Medisoft Clinical

> Mckesson Medisoft Clinical EMR is a fully unified solution for practices and most specialties linking all features via a single database.  Iron Comet Consulting will work with you to take advantage of the various quality initiatives available. Patients from check-in to departure is streamlined.  Workflow from the front desk to physicians to billing office staff is

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