Abby Norman

My name is Abby Norman and I am a healthcare blogger. With over 10 years of experience in the medical field, I have developed a passion for helping others understand the complexities of healthcare.
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7 Ways to Reduce ER Admissions and Readmissions

For many hospitals, the emergency room is the busiest place for both…

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Are ACOs Just HMOs in Disguise?

When we talk about Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) , a lot of…

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Understanding the Revenue Cycle

Understanding the revenue cycle can be tricky for many of us who…

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How Much Are Your Denied Claims Costing You? 4 Tips for Reducing Claim Denials

If you have a higher percentage of health insurance claim denials in…

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want: The 3 Cs of Negotiation

Can Your Leaders Negotiate? In a healthcare setting, perhaps nothing is more valuable…

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ACO Is Not One Size Fits All

A common misconception about ACO conversion is that there is a single…

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Studies Show ACOs Are Succeeding in 2014

Accountable Care Organizations are cropping up nationwide.With over 10 million patients covered…

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Top 10 ICD-10 Codes You Won’t Believe Are Real

ICD-10: Coming to a Hospital Near You (eventually).The hassle of adopting ICD-10…

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Big Data Could Bring Your Credit Card History to Your Doctor

Your Doctor Knows You’re Buying CigarettesImagine if your doctor could see your…

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Should Hospitals Design with Patients in Mind?

Build It – And They Will Come? Maybe Not. It’s no secret to…

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