Oct 26
2016

ICD-10 + The Path to Value Based Care

Nathan, Healthcare IT team By Nathan Stott, Practice Director

It’s been a full year now since ICD-10 was officially implemented as the new coding structure for diagnosing patients with the intent to get practices one step further along on the road to value-based care. While practices are now becoming comfortable with selecting ICD-10 diagnoses instead of the old ICD-9 codes, payers are now preparing to start denying claims that are not coded to the correct specificity.

So what should providers be doing to best avoid Medicare Part B claim denials moving forward?

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Oct 17
2016

Cloud Economy

Cloud Economy

By Russ Levanway, CEO

To a lot of businesses, migrating from a server to the cloud seems like a no-brainer. It can cost less money, require less support, and use less hardware because space is essentially on loan as part of the shared economy. What’s not to like?

At TekTegrity, we see the benefits of switching to cloud services and often recommend cloud-based solutions for our clients. But we don’t recommend the cloud for all of our clients because we have to take into consideration the relationship between geography, connectivity speeds and economies of scale.

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Oct 10
2016

Real Consulting // Learn By Doing at Wighton’s

IT Consulting at Wightons

Lenny and I in the Workshop

By Josh Erdman, Senior Consultant

This morning at Wighton’s Lenny took on the extra role of being my HVAC mentor. I previously arranged to come by and get a ‘dirty jobs’ equivalent training on ductwork and Lenny didn’t disappoint! He showed me how HVAC companies cut those perfectly shaped circular holes for air duct, build commercial ducting, also the use of this $4,000 spot welding tool to hold on insulation.

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Oct 6
2016

Lock Down that Firewall!

Ruby Nahal, Engineer By Ruby Nahal, Senior Engineer

Firewalls are the guards that hackers have to deal with first when entering your network, so it is critical that they are configured correctly. In fact, it really doesn’t matter how much money you spend on buying highly secure edge systems to secure your network if you fail to configure, monitor and change it dynamically to reflect the level of security you need. Following my tried-and-true best practices will ensure your firewall is working as hard as you need it to.

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