No matter how much physicians loathe the process of having to engage in a back and forth conversation with the healthcare insurance provider before going through with the medication or procedure, prior authorization as of now is mandatory. What is prior authorization? While deemed as an insult to the qualification and integrity of the physicians, … Read morePrior Authorization: Implementation And Complications
“Because of the wealth of data that healthcare providers hold, breaches and compromises can have far-reaching consequences for consumers, and the valuable research being conducted within some of these institutions continues to be an attractive target for nation-states seeking to leapfrog their domestic industries, the report noted.” It won’t be an understatement to say that … Read moreHealthcare Cyber-risk You Need To Prepare For In 2019
Dispensing quality care and treatment to the patients has always been the primary goal and concerns of the healthcare industry. Every year we come across latest technological advancement that further streamline the care process. One such most recent term in the health ecosystem is interoperability. What Is Interoperability? Enforcement upon healthcare providers to switch from … Read moreHealthcare API And Interoperability: What Do You Need To Know?
Earlier it was a headache accessing and managing a bulk load of healthcare data and patient’s information, but with the inception of EHR, the accessibility, security, storage, and usability of the data has become easy. EHR makes instant, real-time, patient-centered records easily accessible to authorized users. It comprises of patient medical history, diagnosis, medications, treatment … Read moreEHR ADOPTION: MISTAKES AND TIPS
While we think the medical world is complicated with human anatomy, various diseases, and several treatments, seldom do we, as a patient quantify the gravity of medical billing and coding. While a medical practitioner has a lot on their plate to ensure that every patient is dispensed quality service, to overlook the financial aspect of … Read moreARE YOUR CODING PRACTICES UP TO THE MARK?
Automation ever since its introduction in the early 1900s has been rapidly disrupting various industries by minimizing the manual efforts, enhancing accuracy, paving the way for the workforce to better utilize their knowledge and skills towards growth and development. One of the industries massively transformed with automation is healthcare system, which post-digitization has gained more … Read moreAUTOMATE HEALTHCARE, ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY
The American healthcare system has undergone significant change in the passing years. With the shift from fee for service to value-based care, every aspect of the healthcare system from service to account management system has been disrupted massively. But with the change impacting the reimbursement structure, taking the load off the payer as well as … Read moreFundamental: Bundled Payments in Healthcare
“If patients don’t know the cost of care and cannot see costs across providers they can’t seek the lowest cost as they can in any other industry,” Verma said in a phone call with reporters. “The lack of price transparency has resulted in a system that doesn’t allow patients to make value-based decisions based on … Read moreHealthcare Billing Transparency
Yes, hospital, clinics, doctors, healthcare professionals are responsible for keeping people in pink of their health, but they also need money to keep their medical practice financially healthy. This is where healthcare revenue management comes into the picture. Medical/healthcare revenue cycle management is a crucial element of medical service providers which is responsible to efficiently … Read moreMEDICAL RCM: AT A GLANCE
Ever-changing healthcare technology has a significant impact not only on enriching patients experience but also on how healthcare practices process. From the invention of stethoscope and anesthesia in the early 1800s, the journey of healthcare technology has been nothing short of amazing. Digitization has played a pivotal role in mitigating the roadblocks for an efficient … Read moreDIGITAL DISRUPTION IN HEALTHCARE