Meet Teri Armstrong: NextGen Development Director
What do data analysis, taxidermy, and neonatal care have in common? They’re all elements that make up the life of Teri Armstrong, Director of Development at TempDev. The world of healthcare began calling Teri long before she settled at TempDev. Her 30-year-long career in healthcare includes working as a nurse, a stint in kinesiology at […]
Medical Billing Services vs. Revenue Cycle Management: What’s the Difference?
Your practice can not survive without revenue. While most of your payments come from medical billing, your financial success depends on many other factors. If your practice needs help boosting its revenue, a medical billing service or revenue cycle management company may be the solution. Here is what your practice needs to know about medical […]
What Is Upcoding in Medical Billing?
Medical billing takes data from your office visits and turns it into revenue for your practice. It is a core component of your practice’s administrative functions. But medical billing is not always straightforward. If your physicians are paid based on the diagnosis and procedure codes they bill, they have an incentive to upcode. So what […]
8 Medical Billing KPIs Your Practice Should Be Tracking
Your practice runs on revenue from medical billing but keeping track of how it performs can be complex. Medical billing KPIs can help you identify problems in your processes and improve your financial performance. Here are eight medical billing metrics your practice should be tracking. What Are Medical Billing KPIs? Key Performance Indicators, or […]
End of Year Practice Management Checklist
This holiday season, don’t forget to give your practice the gift of an end-of-year checklist. Take the time to reflect on your practice management accomplishments this year and plan for a productive new year. Here is an end-of-the-year practice management checklist to help you start the new year off right. 1. Review This Year’s Progress […]
How TempDev Has Prepped NextGen EHR for Monkeypox Vaccines
Monkeypox has spread to nearly all states, and the Biden Administration has declared a national public health emergency. Thankfully, there are already two monkeypox vaccines available. JYNNEOS, the preferred monkeypox vaccine, requires two doses and is currently in limited supply. The ACAM2000 vaccine may be an appropriate alternative vaccine for some individuals. As supplies […]
Come Meet Team TempDev at NextGen UGM 2022!
Yeehaw, Nashville, here we come! It is so great to get back together in person at NextGen UGM 2022 again after 3 very long years! They say the more things change, the more they stay the same – but there is always one constant: the need to upgrade. No matter where you are in the […]
How to Use RVU for Physician Compensation
There are many approaches to paying physicians for their work. Some practices pay physicians a salary, while others base payment on the services a physician provides to patients. Relative value units (RVUs) are a simple option for paying physicians based on the care they provide. Here is what your practice needs to know about RVU […]
Learn How to Measure Physician Performance Correctly With RVU
Your practice can improve efficiency and quality by measuring physician performance. Some physician performance measures calculate patient health outcomes to determine the care quality. In contrast, physician productivity metrics focus on the efficiency of care. One straightforward option for measuring physician performance is Relative Value Units (RVU). An RVU is a value assigned to each Common […]
How to Set Up Your Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic
Although monkeypox is a national public health emergency, and the virus is spreading rapidly, a safe and effective monkeypox vaccine called JYNNEOS is available. Supply limitations have constrained vaccination efforts, but more doses are coming. Now is the time to set up your monkeypox vaccine clinic to ensure the rapid delivery of vaccines to high-risk patients. […]