Staff Reallocation Amid a Staffing Crisis

Staff Reallocation

Registered nurses perform several jobs throughout a hospital system, most commonly patient care and coding/billing procedures. So, when a hospital starts losing its nursing staff, several critical departments start lacking needed attention. Hospitals are more likely to assign their remaining nurses to patient care instead of denial management because patient satisfaction is one of the […]

Understanding the Cost of Nurse Turnover

Nurse Turnover Cost

Hospitals and their nurses are still feeling the shockwave effects from the height of the COVID pandemic, specifically the increased nurse turnover rate. In 2020 and 2021, many nurses retired or left the profession to pursue different careers, and the nation was left with an influx of COVID patients and a shortage of nurses. Other […]

Advent Health Partners is Great Place to Work Certified!

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Advent Health Partners is proud to announce that we have been Certified™ by Great Place to Work®.  96% of our employees reported Advent as a great place to work – 39 percentage points over the typical US based company. Let’s break down some of the findings: 99% reported that they feel like the work they […]

Pre-bill Review Advantages for your Denial Management System

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The Rise of Denials According to Fierce Healthcare, hospital denial rates were climbing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they reached new heights as hospitals had to counter the new public health emergency. Harmony Healthcare conducted a study and received responses from 130 respondents. One-third of hospitals who responded to their poll said their hospitals […]

Women’s History Month 2022

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Women’s history celebrations started in 1978 in Santa Rosa, California. The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women put on a week’s worth of events celebrating women’s history. Soon after, lobbyists, including the National Women’s History Project (now the National Women’s History Alliance), pushed for Women’s History Week to […]

Six Common Claim Denial Causes for Hospitals

Since 2008, the American Medical Association (AMA) has taken the lead to bring reform to the medical billing and payment system. Even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMA played a crucial role in shaping the federal response to the omnibus legislative package in December 2020. While healthcare organizations may still end up with a denial rate of less […]

Black History Month: Community Resources

Black History Month: Community Resources

At Advent Health Partners, we want to encourage community education. We have compiled a list of local (Nashville, TN) resources where community members can gather and recognize black history month.  The National Museum of African American Music – Explore various genres and the integrated history African Americans played in American music. The museum offers interactive […]

Preventing Denials: Root Cause Analysis

Preventing Denials: Root Cause Analysis

The Importance of Root Cause Analysis Root cause analysis is an instrumental part of any revenue integrity program as it aims to prevent denials before they ever happen. Getting down to the root cause of the issue is an—almost—surefire way to avoid the initial denial. Knowing your organization’s specific root causes will allow for faster, […]

Black History Month: Medical Pioneers

Black History Month is a time to recognize, remember, and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to U.S. history. This year, for Black History Month, Advent Health Partners acknowledges the contributions of a handful of black medical pioneers who paved the way for all medical professionals today. We have selected four accomplished doctors and nurses […]

An AI Approach to Sepsis

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DRG Predict Video Series | Part Three of Four In part three of this four-part video series, our Principal Scientist Lance Hahn, Ph.D., and our Machine Learning Engineer, Cam Carver, discuss medical record documentation and technology, including machine learning, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and named-entity recognition, and how these technologies are used to identify […]