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6 Factors Beyond Billing that Impact RCM explores a comprehensive look at the top challenges practice administrators face, and solutions to help prioritze in order to achieve maximum revenue provided by industry experts.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

3 Strategies for More Meaningful Patient-Physician Communications. As patients increasingly self-report data and seek out their physicians online, some docs struggle to keep up.

June 26, 2019
June 25, 2019

As more physician practices add ancillary services to their current mix, the right support—including billing support—is critical to success.

June 26, 2019
June 18, 2019

Fewer than 43 percent of physicians are satisfied with work-life integration. How can practice leaders help physicians gain a better work-life balance and relieve the stress that comes with their profession for greater overall wellness? Here are four strategies to consider.

June 26, 2019
June 11, 2019

Although physician practices recognize the importance of a revenue cycle management (RCM) partner in remedying revenue cycle inefficiencies, they often overlook the potential for such a partnership to drive value in other areas. The following are three ways the right RCM partner can help practices enhance operational efficiency. 

June 26, 2019
May 28, 2019

How RCM Solutions Can Help Part-3 In this 3-part blog series, we explore the most common causes of physician burnout—and offer practical strategies for easing burnout through revenue cycle management tools, partnerships, and approaches.

May 23, 2019
March 3, 2019

Top Revenue Cycle Outsourcing Myths—Exposed; In this 5-part blog series, we explore the most common myths around working with a partner for revenue cycle management—and offer practical tips for gaining the most from your investment.

May 23, 2019
February 3, 2019

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PulseCloud is designed to help physician practices increase reimbursements and improve overall patient satisfaction. PulseCloudTM 10.14 contains features that greatly simplify our clients’ healthcare payments and remittance management by letting them sort and process payments easier and faster.

May 23, 2019
July 31, 2018

Pulse Partners with Change Healthcare to Create a Stronger and More Efficient Healthcare System that Enables Better Patient Care and Outcomes   Pulse Payment Automation powered by Change Healthcare allows physician practices to process remits through a provider-defined standard and deliver a single, output file for end-to-end cash posting and management.

May 31, 2019
July 22, 2018

| This article originally appeared at: Becker's Hospital Review “Strive to rely on a single RCM platform by integrating mission-critical revenue cycle functions under one solution. Doing so will better enable your medical billing staff to optimize use of each of these features without disrupting workflows—resulting in cleaner claims and improved financial health.”

May 31, 2019
July 15, 2018

“Leaders reinforce their company’s values and bring energy to their role to effectively engage their teams.” Changing payment models, integration challenges, and the push to provide high-quality care at a low cost weigh heavily on physician practice leaders. But a practice’s ability to bring staff on board with these initiatives often rests on a single attribute:

May 31, 2019
July 4, 2018

| This article originally appeared at: Becker's ASC “Taking the time to assess your progress now and determine where gaps in knowledge or processes exist could make a tremendous difference in the payment adjustment you receive in the 2020 payment year.”

May 31, 2019
July 1, 2018

Appointment scheduling can be an inefficient and complicated process for physician practices. Being able to manage patient appointment scheduling electronically using a software that is integrated with a PM (Practice Management) system saves your practice time and a few headaches. PulseCloud is a simple, low-cost practice management system that simplifies your appointment scheduling...

May 31, 2019
June 7, 2018

Precise Claims. The First Time. Pulse CodeCheck is a robust clinical, coding and editing solution that helps eliminate claim errors before they occur. Pulse CodeCheck is a web-based claim scrubber delivered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution model that is integrated with PulseCloud, our best-in-class practice management solution.

May 31, 2019
May 28, 2018

“Following are five common challenges physician practices face—and the technology-based solutions that could make a difference.” Physician practices are under constant pressure to improve value, but that can be difficult when there are so many moving parts: new quality reporting programs like MACRA, changing reimbursement models...

May 31, 2019
May 22, 2018

Every day, technology is evolving to make practice management more efficient. Cardiology practice management software is no exception. Our PM software makes your job easier by scheduling appointments, automating reporting, handling your claims and more. Unlike other assistance software, PM deals with the day-to-day operations of a medical practice.

May 31, 2019
April 23, 2018

Leading Provider of Technology-Enabled Revenue Cycle Management Services Improves Claims Management and Reimbursement Kansas City, MO, April 10, 2017 – Pulse Systems, Inc. a Revenue Cycle Management (“RCM”) company with advanced medical billing services and technologies, announced today the new release of PulseCloud TM, aimed at helping physician practices improve their billing and reimbursement functions, critical […]

June 21, 2019
April 9, 2018

“Providing physician practices with access to certified professional coders is also critical. This is especially true for specialties such as orthopedics, neurosurgery and family practice, where coding updates are issued frequently, as well as pain management, where scrutiny has intensified as the nation seeks to address ..

May 31, 2019
March 1, 2018

| This article originally appeared at: Health Management Technology “If billing is chronically behind or coding is problematic because it’s difficult to staff the right talent, perhaps outsourcing to a revenue cycle management (RCM) company would be the right choice.” Key considerations for staying afloat during uncertain times.

May 23, 2019
February 27, 2018

“Cloud technology offers access to the latest security tools and patches, and is an economically affordable approach to cybertheft protection.” Protecting patient data has become as important as protecting patients’ lives in an era of increased cybersecurity threats in healthcare, particularly for physician practices, which are especially....

May 31, 2019
January 22, 2018

|  This article originally appeared at: AMGA “We’re quickly reaching a point in health care where a patient’s first contact with a physician will be electronic.” January 15, 2018 In Madagascar, healthcare organizations are leveraging drones to fly to remote areas to collect patient lab samples for delivery to hospitals—and fly back with medication when the […]

May 31, 2019
January 14, 2018

| This article originally appeared at: Physicians Practice “We're seeing a dichotomy between the desire for greater access to information and pressures to more securely protect healthcare data, especially in light of increased malware attacks and IT security threats.” January 02, 2018 We're rapidly approaching Star Trek status in healthcare technology.

May 31, 2019
January 1, 2018

“Closing the MACRA knowledge gap must be a key strategy for medical groups and physician practices during MACRA Year 2.” January 02, 2018 The final rule for MACRA Year 2 was released on Nov. 2, giving MACRA eligible clinicians (ECs) two months to finalize their Year 2...

May 31, 2019
January 1, 2018

“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates 90% of eligible clinicians will report under MIPS.” December 20, 2017 As healthcare organizations gear up for Year 2 of the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP), they should consider what’s changing—and what’s staying the same.

May 31, 2019
December 19, 2017

Leading Revenue Cycle Management Solution Provider Boosts Payment and Reconciliation Process Kansas City, MO, December 19, 2017 – Pulse Systems, Inc. an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management (PM) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions, today announced the new release of PulseCloudTM version 10.10, supporting a more robust billing process for physician […]

April 19, 2019
December 18, 2017

CIOReview Lists Pulse as a Top Ten EHR Platform | This article originally appeared at: CIOReview “Pulse is well-positioned to deliver superior clinical and financial outcomes to physician practices through its insightful solutions.” December 14, 2017 The adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) have been steadily increasing over the last few years.

May 31, 2019
December 13, 2017

A Direct Line of Communication Between You and Your Patients October 23, 2017 InteliChart Patient Portal provides your patients with safe, secure 24/7 access to their health information via the internet. InteliChart Patient Portal offers a central place for your patients to view their health records, schedule appointments, request medication refills, see test results and more.

May 31, 2019
October 22, 2017
Carol Shick, Business Office Manager
Gastrointestinal Associates
Overland Park, KS
"What I like about Pulse is that it's easy to use, and it makes sense.
And a lot of employees that work at Pulse have been Office Managers before, so they've been me - they know what it's like!"
Derek Armstrong, CEO
Midwest Orthopaedic Center
Peoria, IL
"Pulse was able to reduce days in A/R which meant revenue in the door quicker.
With Pulse we definitely, unequivocally achieve better cash flow."
Frank Feigenbaum, MD
Feigenbaum Neurosurgery, PA
Dallas, TX
"PulseRCM simplifies our business by consolidating the patient records and billing services.
Pulse has the ability to tailor their services to fit our particular needs."
Dave Gordon, CPA, Practice Manager
Hillside Medical Center
Wichita, KS
"The clinical side of the Pulse solution was more robust that those offered by other vendors..
The functionality within the messaging capabilities provides strong documentation without time-consuming steps other vendors require."
Leslie Plyer, Clinical Nurse Manager
Carolina Medical Associates
Rockhill, SC
"Pulse is the best for us because their EHR fits our practice..
We were able to customize it to each physician, and they were able to offer us support and the things we needed with little downtime."