Lutz Surgical Partners Selects MD Coder Mobile Charge Capture to Automate Inpatient Coding and Billing at 13 Inpatient Facilities.

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MDTech today announced that Lutz Surgical Partners has implemented the company’s MD Coder 10 Charge Capture product for its entire organization that deliver care at 8 inpatient facilities around Tampa and is scheduled for an additional 5 facilities in the Phoenix, Arizona vicinity.

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Lutz Surgical Partners looked at several companies in depth and selected MD Coder “for its ability to quickly and cost effectively integrate with multiple health systems"

MDTech today announced that Lutz Surgical Partners has implemented the company’s MD Coder 10 Mobile Charge Capture product for its entire organization that deliver care at 8 inpatient facilities around Tampa and is scheduled for an additional 5 facilities in the Phoenix, Arizona vicinity. The entire organization is live on MD Coder after a 90-day implementation period. “This implementation had a very unique set of requirements. We have gone live with 8 inpatient facilities in Florida in less than 90-days while preparing to integrate into an additional 5 facilities in Arizona. On top of the multiple-inpatient concurrent feeds that we are supporting, half-way through the implementation Lutz Surgical selected a new Practice Management Company, CollaborateMD that we also had to integrate with. Lutz Surgical Partners is a terrific client and demonstrated the leadership and leverage needed to accomplish such a system implementation and integration. They also should be commended on taking an outdated and very costly process and automating it with our MD Coder Mobile Charge Capture product,” said Damon Spiegel, Founder and CEO of Medical Design Technologies.

When Lutz Surgical did an evaluation of their internal functions and processes it was realized that they were losing out on revenue with missing face-sheets. There was no way to calculate the exact lost but after enough internal audits and comparative analysis it appears that over 10% of revenue was lost on an annual basis. “When looking at our various options to address this problem, we had a few specific goals to achieve. Anything less would have been a failure. To increase revenue and to decrease associated administrative costs with our billing and collection efforts” said Dr. Desai, CEO of Lutz Surgical Partners.

Lutz Surgical Partners looked at several companies in depth and selected MD Coder “for its ability to quickly and cost effectively integrate with multiple health systems, a product that would provide an easy transition to ICD-10, provide a real-time and accurate rounding list for each of the facilities that they round at, and provide them an integrated and secure messaging platform to exchange patient information between the Physicians, the back office and the patients themselves. The MDTech team was willing to do all the legwork to get our customization up and running. Our overall experience from implementation, integration and training was outstanding,” said Dr. Desai.

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MDTech successfully integrated into Florida Hospital Tampa, Brandon Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Oak Hill Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, Medical Center of Trinity, Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center, HCA Poinciana and Osceola Hospitals in the Tampa vicinity. In Arizona, West Valley Hospital, Arrowhead Hospital, Banner Estrella Hospital, Banner Thunderbird Hospital and St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center.

Medical Design Technologies, Inc. is committed to providing most intuitive, innovative, and comprehensive enterprise solutions for physicians and healthcare organizations that leverage mobile and cloud technology. Our products add value not only to the physician and patient, but also to the overall healthcare system. MDTech draws on the experience and perspectives of leading physicians to develop innovative wireless and handheld solutions that are practical, usable, and relevant to the needs of healthcare providers. Medical Design Technologies is currently the market leader for mobile and web based charge capture solutions for physicians.

About Lutz Surgical Partners
Lutz Surgical Partners has been at the leading edge of acute care surgery for almost a decade. Their goal is to provide high-quality emergent and urgent surgical care to patients that are in the emergency room or admitted to a hospital. Since its inception in 2006, Lutz Surgical Partners has grown to become the largest private surgicalist practice in the southeast. As a group of practicing surgicalists, they are selective in their choice of surgical partners, and as a result, they see various positive outcomes for their patients such as shorter wait times, faster recovery and lower complication rates.

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