5 Tips on How to Manage a Remote Medical Coding Team

Use these tips to get the best out of a remote team of medical coders working on your claim submissions.

A recent Black Book Rankings study has revealed that 19% of hospitals are currently outsourcing medical coding, with over 47% planning to outsource medical coding over the next 14 months. It is a proven fact that remote medical coding can increase your productivity. However, most hospitals/ clinics worry about how they will manage a business relationship with medical coding professionals, who work overseas.

Here are some handy tips on how to manage a team of remote medical coders:

Tip # 1: Instruct the team with details/ specifications

Ensure that you provide the offshore medical coding team with everything that is needed for accurate claim submission. Give them a brief on the coding software that you use and provide them with details about how exactly you want your medical coding to be done. Continue reading

10 Best Practices for High Quality Translations

Do you want to improve the quality of your translations? Use these 10 best practices for precise and error-free translations.

How do you make sure that your translations are free of grammatical errors, precise and conveys the message that it is intended to do? The answer to this question is a clear definition of your expectation to the translation service provider. When details of your product, ad campaign or technical document are translated precisely into the language of your choice, you know that you have achieved your business goals.

No one can understand your business goals or brand better than yourself. This is why it is important that you communicate your quality expectation to your service provider, at the onset of the translation project. A high quality translation of your content can help you achieve your business goals. With your business performing well in new markets, you can continue to maintain the voice of your brand, while communicating with your local audiences.

Here are some best practices that you can use to improve communication, meet quality standards and simplify translation review cycles with your translation service provider. Continue reading

Q & A on Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Recruitment is a critical part of any company’s growth strategy. To keep up with the latest changes in your recruitment practice, you can opt for RPO services.

The recruitment has always been done by your in-house team. Why make a change now? Recruitment Process Outsourcing or RPO can help you leverage more benefits when compared to traditional recruitment. Read these popular Questions and Answers on RPO to find out more about recruitment process outsourcing, the challenges, the myths and the benefits.

1. What is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

RPO is a form of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), where an employer transfers a part or all of the recruitment process to an external service provider. RPO is more than just filling up open jobs. It is more about improving the recruiting process of an organization. Recruitment Process Outsourcing is more strategic and programmatic when compared to traditional recruitment. Continue reading

How to Prepare your Book for eBook Conversion?

eBook conversion can be simple and easy. Read on to find out how to prepare your book for eBook Conversion.

If you are keen on selling your eBook online, you will first need to convert your document into a format that can be read by the popular eReaders available in the market. At present, there are two main formats used in the industry, .mobi, which is used by Kindle and ePub, which works with almost any type of eReader.

Here is how you can prepare your manuscript for ebook conversion:

1. Proof read the book: Get a professional proof reader to thoroughly proof read your book for grammar, syntax and spelling. Taking the time to go through the manuscript before eBook conversion is very important, as it a time consuming and expensive to make changes to an eBook once it has been converted to ePub or .mobi. Proof reading the book can avoid typos and other errors.

2. Check for consistency: See to it that your eBook follows a consistent method for line formatting. Paragraphs too have to be consistent. Your team can utilize tabs or any program’s alignment and paragraph functions. Ensure that you do not use the Space Bar to format individual lines or paragraphs in your eBook.

3. Include details in the first two pages: Do you wish to include the date of publication, ISBN number, the publisher’s name and address, copyright information or any other collaborative credits? If yes, add these details to the first two pages of your book before the eBook conversion process starts. Continue reading

Why Outsource Invoice Processing?

Managing invoice processing in-house can prove to be expensive, difficult and burdensome. Read more to find out how beneficial outsourcing invoice processing can be.

Is in-house invoice processing becoming a burden? Are you unable to reduce costs, obtain access to better data or improve purchase controls? Outsourcing is the answer to these problems. Right from storing and imaging your company’s invoice documents to handling the pre-purchase authorization and vendor payment, an outsourcing service provider can efficiently manage your invoice processing.

Outsourcing invoice processing to India can enable your company to leverage not one, but several value-generating benefits.  From lower costs, to better accessibility and lack of errors, here are the many reasons why invoice processing is best outsourced. Continue reading