Debra C Cascardo

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preparing your medical practice for disaster
    Debra Cascardo
    Cascardo Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:33-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Bringing it to the next level: how to make your EMR implementation a success
    Debra C Cascardo
    Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:182-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Investigating claims of harassment and discrimination in a workplace
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:30-2. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Compliance issues for small and medium-size physician practices
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:25-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of solo practitioners and small group practices in today's challenging marketplace: setting the ground work now--part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 26:228-32. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint You've been served!
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 29:93-5. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint You must have financial office policies in place to maximize your profits: Part II
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:177-80. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint What to do before the office for civil rights comes knocking: Part II. Coping with breaches, enforcement, and other fallout of HIPAA: the significance of harm
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:87-90. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint You must have financial office policies in place to maximize your profits: part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, and Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:9-12. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint What to do before the office for civil rights comes knocking: part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 27:337-40. 2012

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Preparing your medical practice for disaster
    Debra Cascardo
    Cascardo Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 18:33-5. 2002
    ..This article provides an outline of the relatively simple and common steps that practices can establish to cope with emergency situations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bringing it to the next level: how to make your EMR implementation a success
    Debra C Cascardo
    Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:182-5. 2007
    ..Establishing goals and policies as well as providing adequate training are just as important in transitioning from paper records as the hardware and software of the system you choose...
  3. ncbi request reprint Investigating claims of harassment and discrimination in a workplace
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:30-2. 2008
    ..It also suggests steps any practice can take to avoid lawsuits by incompetent employees who are fired...
  4. ncbi request reprint Compliance issues for small and medium-size physician practices
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:25-8. 2009
    ..This first part highlights why a written compliance plan is important for practices of all sizes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Survival of solo practitioners and small group practices in today's challenging marketplace: setting the ground work now--part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 26:228-32. 2011
    ..Taking small incremental steps today can position you for success in the future...
  6. ncbi request reprint You've been served!
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 29:93-5. 2013
    ..Pay close attention throughout the deposition. Pause slightly at the beginning of every answer to make sure you understand the question and to give your attorney time to object if need be...
  7. ncbi request reprint You must have financial office policies in place to maximize your profits: Part II
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:177-80. 2012
    ..Financial planning and the polices integrated with your strategic vision will allow you to meet your business goals and guarantee survival regardless of the outside pressures and changes coming to the healthcare industry...
  8. ncbi request reprint What to do before the office for civil rights comes knocking: Part II. Coping with breaches, enforcement, and other fallout of HIPAA: the significance of harm
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:87-90. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint You must have financial office policies in place to maximize your profits: part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, and Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 28:9-12. 2012
    ..Your staff must learn to work smarter, not harder, when it comes to collecting what you have earned...
  10. ncbi request reprint What to do before the office for civil rights comes knocking: part I
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 27:337-40. 2012
    ..As illustrated in this article, PHI must be handled with great care, and entities must respond to OCR inquiries adequately. Increased enforcement activity reemphasizes the need to take HIPAA compliance seriously...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preparing your practice for any emergency scenario: your practice continuity plan
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 27:199-202. 2012
    ..It is important to review while an emergency--such as Hurricane Irene--is still fresh in your mind what happened and what needs to be done to strengthen your practice for the next time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Everyone looks good on paper: how to hire your ideal employee
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group
    J Med Pract Manage 26:367-70. 2011
    ..The above suggestions must be tailored to each practice and culture. What is important is that each practice has a process in place that is understood by the group and the candidates under consideration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survival of solo practitioners and small group practices in today's challenging marketplace: setting the ground work now--Part II
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 26:292-5. 2011
    ..This article provides guidelines to empower physicians and their staff with proven practice management tools and techniques that have stood the test of time...
  14. ncbi request reprint ICD-10 implementation process: have a strategy that works
    Debra Cascardo
    President, The Cascardo Consulting Group, P O Box 252, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:368-72. 2010
    ..We will discuss the importance of a team effort and of obtaining the support of physicians, billers, staff payers, vendors, etc...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recovery audits are back: tactics for tough times
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, P O Box 252, Armonk, NY10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:210-4. 2010
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is gradually implementing the RAC permanent program, and it will ultimately affect every provider in every state...
  16. ncbi request reprint OIG demands transparency for physicians and staff in 2010: welcome to the modern era of compliance
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:156-9. 2009
    ..Implementing a compliance program not only makes you aware of the processes in your office but gives you feedback on what you staff members doing and how competent and knowledgeable they are. It is a "win win" situation for all involved...
  17. ncbi request reprint Getting ready for identity theft rules: creating a prevention program for your medical practice
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 25:131-3. 2009
    ..Like HIPAA, these new Red Flag guidelines will serve to protect your practice from lawsuits as well as protect your patients from identity theft of their financial, personal, and medical information...
  18. ncbi request reprint When disaster strikes: getting ready for the next big one: part I
    Debra C Cascardo
    Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 22:8-12. 2006
    ..This disaster plan is also a blueprint for recovery once the disaster has passed that will assure the financial health of the practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint When disaster strikes: getting ready for the next big one: part II
    Debra C Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 22:88-90. 2006
    ..It also discusses what the physician can do to educate patients as to how to prepare to meet a disaster...
  20. ncbi request reprint The medical malpractice crisis: what is the cause? Is there a cure?
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 22:283-6. 2007
    ..In addition to practicing sound medicine, physicians and their staffs must follow sound business policies and customer service procedures in their practices...
  21. ncbi request reprint What your practice needs to know about Medicare Part D: a practical physcian's guide
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 23:54-6. 2007
    ..This article provides an overview you can use to counsel your patients as well as resources to contact for more in-depth information...
  22. ncbi request reprint Setting the pace: the qualities of physician leaders as entrepreneurial businessmen--what makes them successful?
    Debra Cascardo
    The Cascardo Consulting Group, One Fox Run, Armonk, NY 10504, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:170-2. 2008
    ..Don't continue to do things the way they have always been done. Be open to looking at different and new ways to make both the practice and the processes more efficient and more patient-friendly to see results in your bottom line...
  23. ncbi request reprint A rational solution to billing problems
    D Cascardo
    Physician Organization Business Office, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 16:138-42. 2000
    ..For each step, we will point out how the actions of the staff affect billing and what can be done to assure accurate, clean claims are submitted promptly...