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Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell is a West Hartford, Conn.-based freelance writer specializing in healthcare. With more than 20 years experience as a journalist, she writes frequently about clinical and practice management issues for several national health industry publications. She can be reached at editor@physicianspractice.com.

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For one group practice that was always ahead of the game, transitioning to an accountable care organization made perfect sense.

Are you taking a long glance at the ACO model? Two experts from an established ACO have four pieces of advice for you.

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Avoid problems with reimbursement through accurate and specific coding in ICD-10. Here are some tips to do that.

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Even if you haven’t seen an uptick in denials, the ICD-10 transition could affect your bottom line. Here are some ways to ensure that doesn’t happen.

In an era of team-based, value-driven care, everyone plays an important role in enriching the patient experience.

To survive in a competitive marketplace and to meet value-based initiatives, your practice should brush up on its customer service.

Understanding your patients' behavioral styles can help you customize their practice experience and boost satisfaction. Here's how.

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Exporting EHR data into Excel gives practices more flexibility to track trends and improve upon issues in the revenue cycle.


Looking at daily, weekly, and monthly revenue cycle reports doesn’t do much on its own, unless you compare them and track trends.

After a lengthy transition, one multispecialty medical practice is reaping the benefits of NCQA recognition as a PCMH.


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