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Debunking three ICD-10 myths

Debunking three ICD-10 myths

As we move toward the October 2015 compliance deadline for ICD-10, the Journal of AHIMA has tackled three misconceptions about the new coding system.

ICD-9 isn’t so bad. In reality, ICD-9 is obsolete, and the longer it is in use, the more the quality of health-care data will decline, leading to faulty decisions based on inaccurate or imprecise data.

Final rule sets ICD-10 compliance deadline in stone

Final rule sets ICD-10 compliance deadline in stone

The Department of Health and Human Services has set the final deadline for health-care organizations to transition to ICD-10, and it’s just 14 months away—on October 1, 2015.

ICD-10 is designed to provide better patient care, disease management, and quality measurement—especially for patients under the care of multiple providers.

6 Misconceptions about outsourced IT!

6 Misconceptions about outsourced IT!

As business owners, one of the most challenging tasks is letting go of every part of your business functions. It’s difficult to step back from managing everything, especially when you have invested so much time, energy and resources on your business.

De-clutter your desktop

De-clutter your desktop

Have you ever seen a colleague’s desktop that is covered in icons, shortcuts, files, and folders? Or maybe it’s you that is disorganized. It’s not uncommon for desktops to get cluttered, especially if you have been using your computer for a number of years.

Yammer’s new login on Office 365

Yammer’s new login on Office 365

Cloud-based applications, like Microsoft’s Office 365, are increasingly gaining popularity in today’s fast-paced world. With various updates and increased integration with Microsoft apps, most businesses are quick to adapt to these changes for better work solutions.

Unified Communications or VoIP?

Unified Communications or VoIP?

Modern communication methods are quickly moving away from the traditional phone networks and favoring network based strategies that allow communication via the Internet. If you do some research into different solutions available you will generally hear about two major options: VoIP and Unified Communications.

5 Indicators it’s time for ERP

5 Indicators it’s time for ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is the use of software to automate business information and management. While it is largely thought to be mainly for enterprises, there are an increasing number of solutions that are bringing this powerful tool to businesses of all sizes.

MSPs can help with your IT

MSPs can help with your IT

Technology is constantly evolving, and many businesses simply struggle to keep up with the changes, or even to manage their own existing solutions. While some may have come to terms with this and accept it as a challenge to running their business, there is an option available which could help many small business owners – outsourcing your IT to a Managed Service Provider (MSP).

What is an MSP?

When small to medium businesses look to outsource the management of their technology, many turn to a Managed Services Provider.

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 1

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 1

While there are many different and important tasks a business needs to do, one of the most important is to back up data. Your data is important, and it really is a matter of when, not if, you will face a crisis where data will be lost. Most business owners realize this and do back up their data, but it can be a challenge to find a complete solution.

Virtualization: 10 popular terms

Virtualization: 10 popular terms

Virtualization is the act of moving a physical component or bit of software from a physical environment to a digital one that is normally delivered over a network. This concept has become one of the most sought after tech improvements of the past decade, especially among small to medium businesses.