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Jim Cox

Jim Cox is the CEO of Medkinetics, LLC. and the Co-founder of SEERhealth LLC. Jim is a serial entrepreneur who has been creating software for over 30 years. For the last 12 years, his work has been focused on the healthcare industry through Medkinetics and specifically on developing world class software for credentialing, privileging and performance improvement. Jim is the author of numerous patents and is a graduate of MIT in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering.

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Quality | ICD-10 | Provider Relations | Healthcare Provider Credentialing

Are Your Providers Worth a Hill of Beans?

By: Jim Cox
May 21st, 2014

Why do healthcare organizations have difficulty assessing provider value? Because valuing providers isn’t as clear as reviewing a financial statement; it requires understanding the nuances of provider performance which should be every healthcare executive's highest priority!

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Privileging Software | Software Solution | Privileging | Risk Management | Healthcare Provider Credentialing | Provider Privileging

Don't Play Telephone With Your Privileges

By: Jim Cox
April 26th, 2013

When I was growing up, my friends and I loved playing the game Telephone. If you’re unfamiliar, the game is played as a group, and begins with one person whispering a message to another. The message is then passed through a line of people until the last player receives and announces the message to the entire group. Errors accumulate as the message is passed along with the end result becoming unrecognizable from the original, often with hilarious results. The game highlights how quickly information becomes distorted by indirect communication. While endlessly amusing on the playground, corrupted information is no laughing matter when it comes to privileges.

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It's packed with valuable insights to make governance, risk, and compliance the simplest part of your day.

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Privileging Software | Software Solution | Credentialing Software | SaaS | Healthcare Provider Credentialing

As Seen on TV Doesn't Work in Healthcare Either

By: Jim Cox
March 18th, 2013

I must admit: I love watching infomercials for widgets and gadgets on TV. Every time I see one I, if only for an instant, believe the tool or device they’re touting could solve whatever my pesky problem is. And then, these modern-day snake oil salesmen really draw me in with their mantra, “Act now and we’ll give you TWO for the price of ONE!”

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Quality | OPPE | ICD Codes | ICD-10 | FPPE | Provider Relations | CPT Codes | Healthcare Provider Credentialing

Quality Data's Role in Provider Relations Strategy

By: Jim Cox
March 7th, 2013

In healthcare, the success of an organization relies on the accomplishments of its providers. Successful providers impact a patient’s satisfaction, experience, and overall quality of care. Overlooking the patient’s experience as well as the importance a provider’s role plays can be detrimental to the organizations bottom line. Unfortunately, many hospitals are without a clear understanding of how their greatest assets-- their providers, perform.

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Cloud Technology | Healthcare Provider Credentialing

Risks of Cloud Technology in Healthcare

By: Jim Cox
December 4th, 2012

The ever increasing reliance of the healthcare industry on cloud technology is a double-edged sword. To name just a few of its benefits, the use of the technology provides superior data collection, better access to that information and more efficient communications between healthcare providers, payors and patients.

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