Upcoming Webinar: Optimize Your Revenue Cycle

September 19, 2016

Register now for our upcoming webinar with Open Minds: Optimize Your Revenue Cycle: 3 Steps to Streamline Your Approach for Success in a Value-Based Environment

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Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA): What You Need to Know

September 6, 2016

Today’s unfortunate reality that overdoses from heroin, prescription drugs and opioid pain relievers have surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States last year has fortunately amassed enough attention that the first standalone legislation to address our nation’s addiction crisis has finally been enacted.

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Webinar Summary: MIPS, APMs and MACRA…Oh My!

August 22, 2016

During our latest webinar with Open Minds, “MIPS and APMs and MACRA…Oh My!,” we discussed how President Obama’s recently signed Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will affect healthcare agencies and how Electronic Health Records (EHRs) can help prepare organizations for MACRA implementation. Additionally, we discussed the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs) to convey how these Medicare payment changes will help transform the flawed previous payment structure by providing a new framework for quality care.

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Core Solutions Announces First EHR Provider Partner in Colorado

August 16, 2016

Today, Core Solutions reached an exciting milestone as we announce our first EHR provider partner in the state of Colorado. Our newest partner, Excelsior, shares our vision of transforming the health and human services care continuum by strengthening and educating at-risk youth and families to achieve lasting success through innovative treatments and solutions.

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Core Solutions Partners with AHRC NYC to Optimize and Standardize EHR’s in the IDD Market

August 8, 2016

We are so pleased to announce our new premier partnership with AHRC New York City, a family governed organization committed to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) build full lives. AHRC will lead the way for the design and development of EHR features and functionality for both New York and National IDD providers.

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Guide: Key Questions to Ask Your Prospective EHR Vendor

July 25, 2016

Is your healthcare organization going paperless with electronic health records (EHRs)? The right EHR software has the potential to improve your organization, consumer outcomes and the environment – so whether your agency is implementing EHRs for the first time or evaluating options against your current software, it is important to take the vetting process seriously.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways EHRs Are Saving the Environment and Your Agency

July 12, 2016

The proliferation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and their adoption has amassed benefits that reach beyond provider and patient efficiencies and compliance, to the health and sustainability of our global environment. Digitized patient records not only reduce paper use, but patient travel and reliance on plastics used in traditional x-ray films and other waste, said a recent Kaiser Permanente report. As more and more healthcare organizations embrace technology as a result of pay-for-performance, patient-centered medical home and accountable care organization healthcare models, a ripple effect of human health and global sustainability improvements ensue, validating the necessity of health IT implementation and adoption.

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Upcoming Webinar: MIPS and APMs and MACRA…Oh My!

June 27, 2016

Register now for our upcoming webinar with Open Minds: MIPS and APMs and MACRA…Oh My!
Thursday, June 30, 2016
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST

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The Case for Centralized Healthcare Scheduling and Billing

June 13, 2016

It is no secret that the future of healthcare delivery is centered on integration and collaboration. To holistically improve the patient experience, care delivery and ultimately, outcomes, it is pertinent that payers and healthcare providers spanning health systems to physician practices, centralize patient access and revenue cycle operations. As with most aspects of today’s tempestuous healthcare system, there are pros and cons to every approach. But as we move from siloed care delivery models to aligned entities that share a common goal to improve patient health outcomes, the case for centralizing the reporting and analytics functions of scheduling and billing is quite clear and advantageous.

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Checklist: Committing to Continuous Improvement through Data

May 30, 2016

This article is the final installation of our 7-part series derived from ‘7 Habits for Technology Driven Healthcare Organizations’ – a presentation led by Ravi Ganesan, President of Core Solutions, at the 2015 Open Minds Technology & Informatics Institute.

In the words of Stephen Covey, “Sharpen the Saw means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have.” For health and human service organizations, your greatest assets can be found by identifying the areas that impact your success. Now more than ever, value-based purchasing has caused assets such as clinical, finance, operations and community, to be more contingent upon each other than ever – making it important to measure and improve upon their individual metrics. To commit to continuous improvement through data, there are six key questions that executives must ask and five operational processes that organizations need to adhere to. 

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