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    CEO Bruce Cerullo shares a few things you might not know about Nordic

    Posted by Bruce Cerullo on Feb 7, 2017 2:11:56 PM



    Three years back, if you had asked the team what Nordic does, most would have said we’re the largest Epic consulting firm on the planet or that we have “the best depth, breadth, and quality in the industry.” Our client partners knew that if they had a talent need, we were the go-to source. 

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    Topics: revenue cycle, culture, Epic optimization, data and analytics, managed services, value-based care, mergers and acquisitions, Epic Community Connect, Epic upgrades

    Need help meeting your 2016 goals? Finish the year strong!

    Posted by Nordic on Sep 28, 2016 6:08:00 PM

    Maybe it struck you as Labor Day hit–“It’s almost fall, and we haven’t accomplished all that we set out to do in 2016!” If that’s you, we want to move you a little closer to realizing your goals by pointing out a number of highly sought after skill sets that we’ll have available soon. Maybe that’s just the motivation you need to finish the year strong.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, Epic Beacon, Epic Technical Services, Epic Home Health

    Improve your revenue cycle: Make your providers more accessible [podcast]

    Posted by Nordic on Apr 27, 2016 4:41:37 PM

    Beyond the obvious priority of improving the health of patients, you have a number of levers to push and pull when it comes to improving your revenue cycle. One of those levers involves better meeting patient demand with more availability from your providers. But how do you do that?

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    Topics: revenue cycle, change management, patient satisfaction, scheduling, provider accessibility, Advisory

    The Impact of Increased Patient Referrals and Retention Rates

    Posted by Nordic on Mar 29, 2016 1:48:55 PM

    In this video, Director of Optimization Rick Shepardson continues the discussion on queueing theory as it relates to maximizing patient capcity at a healthcare organization. See how increasing capacity with referrals and patient retention affects your ability to provide care and produce positive outcomes. If you'd prefer to read, the transcript is below.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, patient outcomes, queueing theory, maximize capacity, patient referrals, patient retention

    After ICD-10: Minimizing pain, increasing gain

    Posted by Nordic on Nov 3, 2015 3:20:22 PM

    The deadline to adopt ICD-10 has officially passed, and the transition has had a major impact across your organization as everyone learns and adjusts to the new codes. So what's next? As you continue to see just how big ICD-10's impact is, now is a great opportunity to be proactive about any complications and inefficiencies it has caused.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, ICD-10

    Patient engagement: Your patient, your consumer

    Posted by Nordic on Sep 11, 2015 10:22:33 AM

    Nordic Practice Director Lauren Griessmeyer recently sat down with a few Nordic experts for conversations on a variety of topics related to patient engagement. In this video, the first in a series with Nordic Director of Optimization Rick Shepardson, Rick and Lauren talk about how patients should be treated more as consumers and how that can benefit both the patient and the organization.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, improved outcomes, billing, patient engagement, Epic MyChart

    Nordic video series on Epic Conversion Planning: MAKING THE CUT – Episode 10 (Rev Cycle)

    Posted by Nordic on Jun 2, 2015 8:16:00 AM

    In our last episode, we looked at the first 24 hours of revenue cycle cutover. In this episode, we’re focused on the first seven days of cutover and, specifically, the importance of communication. Nordic consultants Nick Daar and TJ Smith continue the conversation with Josh Kalscheur.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, billing, go-live, cutover, implementation, Epic optimization, communication strategies, Epic implementation, Epic project management

    Nordic video series on Epic Conversion Planning: MAKING THE CUT – Episode 9 (Rev Cycle)

    Posted by Nordic on May 27, 2015 8:54:00 AM

    We’re continuing our series on revenue cycle cutover and joined by Nordic consultants Nick Daar and TJ Smith.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, billing, go-live, cutover, Epic optimization, Epic conversion, Epic implementation, Epic project management

    HIT Breakdown 6 – New CCM CPT code offers new revenue opportunities

    Posted by Nordic on May 14, 2015 10:51:00 AM

    We’re briefly interrupting our population health series to focus on some new revenue opportunities for Chronic Care Management. In today's show, we are joined by Rick Shepardson, Director of Optimization Solutions at Nordic.

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    Topics: revenue cycle, transition of care management, chronic care management (CCM), CPT

    Nordic video series on Epic Conversion Planning: MAKING THE CUT – Episode 8 (Rev Cycle)

    Posted by Nordic on May 13, 2015 9:23:00 AM

    We’re starting a new section of cutover planning this week. In this episode, we’re introducing Nordic consultants Nick Daar and TJ Smith as they discuss revenue cycle cutover.

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    Topics: planning, revenue cycle, go-live, cutover, upgrades, Epic optimization, Epic implementation, Epic project management

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