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Small Steps to Tackle Workplace Burnout
April 30, 2020
Posted by: Melissa Kauffman

Small Steps to Tackle Workplace Burnout

"There's only really 13% of the workplace, the global workforce that is engaged and happy at work." We spoke with Jennifer Moss in a recent podcast interview for SROA SoundBoard, regarding workplace Burnout Within and Beyond the Pandemic.

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Radiation Oncology Code Capture Challenges
April 23, 2020
Posted by: Susan Vannoni

Radiation Oncology Code Capture Challenges

Radiation oncology code capture is one of the most difficult areas of code captures in all of medicine. 

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6 Tips to Help You Reduce Nursing Turnover Rates
April 15, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland

6 Tips to Help You Reduce Nursing Turnover Rates

A recent article* published in Radiation Oncology News for Administrators offers suggestions on how to fix a nursing turnover problem.

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How One Facility Is Handling the Pandemic
April 8, 2020
Posted by: Mel Kauffman

How One Facility Is Handling the Pandemic

Amidst the rapid changes that have come about because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we spoke to Dr. Bisham Chera in a recent podcast interview for SROA SoundBoard, regarding changes in his department and how they are handling the pandemic.

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How to Bill for SBRT
March 25, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland, Susan Vannoni

How to Bill for SBRT

Susan Vannoni, founder and CEO of Radiation Oncology Consulting LLC (ROC), provides some helpful answers in this Q&A to common questions about treatment delivery and management of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). All codes listed in this Q&A are from the AMA CPT.

 

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Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Radiation Oncology Department
February 28, 2020
Posted by: Melissa Castan

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Radiation Oncology Department

Millennials, Gen Z, Boomers... love them or hate them as professionals we all need to work with them. With as many as five generations in the workforce today it is no wonder that generations in the workforce is a hot topic for administrators who run Radiation Oncology Departments. Kim Lear shares great advice for working with and managing the different generations in the workforce today in our most recent podcast.

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2020 CMS Final Rules: Q&A with Jim Hugh
January 29, 2020
Posted by: Tammy McCausland, Jim Hugh

2020 CMS Final Rules: Q&A with Jim Hugh

In this Q&A, Jim Hugh, senior vice president of American Medical Accounting and Consulting, Inc., (AMAC) shared his thoughts on the 2020 CMS Final Rules.

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Like a Garden, Your Relationships Need Nurturing
January 6, 2020
Posted by: Chet Szerlag

Like a Garden, Your Relationships Need Nurturing

Mentoring, in my opinion, is an overused term because I think we do it without putting the “mentoring” label on it. Mentoring is not like a shoebox with stuff in it that you pull out when you need it. It’s more aptly called relationship building, and it’s a core skill you should develop to use personally and professionally.

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Late Career Is Not Too Late For A New Position
November 20, 2019
Posted by: Giles Toole

Late Career Is Not Too Late For A New Position

A few years ago I found myself downsized. My initial thought was, “What am I going to do at age 59 with no job opportunities?” I had been in my job for 24 years. I found myself in a situation I never expected.

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Miffed About MIPS
October 23, 2019
Posted by: Sharda Kohli

Miffed About MIPS

As my organization shifts to discussions about participation in the radiation oncology alternative payment model (RO-APM), I am worried about the costs of meeting this new mandate. If our country is serious about a value-based payment system for health care, we must make sure that the total cost of delivering and demonstrating value is part of the equation.

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