Our clients have great stories. I love hearing about their outcomes and how they achieved them. Readers on this blog and on ClientConnect have called for more of these accounts, too. We recently shared several strong client stories at our annual client conference, ACE. We highlighted a few with the Allscripts Client Awards.  Blessing Hospital (Quincy, IL) won a 2013 Client Award for excellent financial outcomes. Click here for a video about Blessing Hospital’s outcome Ideas to simplify the hospital’s revenue cycle workflow In 2010 Blessing Hospital began a two-year effort to transform its revenue cycle. By more tightly integrating clinical and financial data, Blessing wanted to improve its ability to deliver quality care in the face of increasing regulation and decreasing reimbursements. A team shadowed staff and carefully documented ways in which Blessing could improve its financial processes. Blessing […]

Editor’s Note: A West Virginia surgical practice recently got a pleasant surprise, when it discovered that implementing Meaningful Use measures not only provided the practice with financial gain, but with a “useful tool in care for” patients.  And best of all, the process of attesting was much less stressful than anticipated, thanks to a little help from friends in the Allscripts online client community. Here, in their words, is the story they shared on our online community: At Heiskell King Burns & Tallman Surgical Associates, we are a general and vascular surgery practice comprised of 4 surgeons, 3 mid-level providers and approximately 40 additional office staff.  As a specialty group, we imagined all sorts of tortuous scenarios that would have to be endured for our practice to meet the requirements for Meaningful Use Stage 1.  We procrastinated, debated, procrastinated some more […]