The role of communications in readmissions Podcast

Strengthening communications as a tool to reduce hospital readmissions Dr. Ed Niewiadomski discusses: Techniques that are helpful when communicating with patients and their families. The types of information that are critical in a medical record to improve communications among providers. How communications affect the care continuum.   Learn more about all of our Comprehensive Revenue […]

BESLER Consulting publishes e-book focused on reducing hospital readmissions

(Princeton, NJ, July 27, 2015) BESLER Consulting today announced the publication of an e-book entitled “Applying Data To Reduce Hospital Readmissions”. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides each hospital affected by the HRRP with the underlying facility-level data used as part of their penalty calculation. Known as the QualityNet Hospital-Specific Report (HSR), this […]

Summary of CMS’s Top 5 Proposed Payment Rules and other healthcare news articles – June 13-19

Our selection of top healthcare news articles from around the web The 8 biggest healthcare issues in 2015 so far by @beckershr — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 20, 2015 ACOs mixed on #Medicare Shared Savings Program final rule | Healthcare Finance News — BESLER Consulting (@BeslerDotCom) July 20, 2015 Readmissions from two chronic […]

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BESLER Consulting is working with CMS and other industry stakeholders to address the fact that access to Medicare’s Common Working File mainframe eligibility information is intended to be converted to a new system called HETS (HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System) in the near future. To better understand how this change impacts hospital providers, BESLER has launched […]

BESLER Consulting Acquires Transfer DRG Business from DRG Review, Inc.

Acquisition Expands BESLER’s Leadership Position in Transfer DRG Revenue Recovery Services PRINCETON, NJ July 23, 2015 – BESLER Consulting today announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of DRG Review, Inc., of Fort Walton Beach, FL. The acquisition expands BESLER’s customer base in the area of Transfer DRG revenue recovery services, which […]