Study: Nurse Practitioners Can Contribute More to Revenue Cycle, Clinical Operations
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A recently study in the Journal of Professional Nursing found organizational inefficiencies, a lack of education and an office culture of putting nurse practitioners "on the back burner" may be keeping providers from benefiting from NPs' skills, both clinical and revenue cycle-related.
The study found EHR and billing software did not accurately recognize NPs clinical quality measures and restricted their patient data access.
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