The complex nature of providing health care demands complicated computer and software systems to support the work of doctors, their staff, and other members of the medical industry. You don’t need to be a computer scientist to appreciate the nuances of healthcare data standards and systems to help people communicate and share vital medical information. But it’s good to become at least somewhat familiar with the technology that allows us to share important facts and statistics about patients with other healthcare providers.
Many healthcare practices across the country are still dealing with the enormous financial fallout stemming from the economic downturn beginning with the novel coronavirus. With patients staying away in droves and not all practices set up for telehealth sessions, revenue certainly went into a downturn for many. As you pick up the pieces and start to rebuild your financial security, it’s a good idea to re-evaluate the RCM services you’ve been relying on for so long.
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The general public is becoming more familiar with the benefits of behavioral health services. With celebrities openly talking about their need to participate in therapy and prioritize their own mental health, the stigma of seeking assistance may be eroding. That’s good news for providers, who can envision more patients coming for help with their mind and not just their body. Behavioral health is particularly topical, as how the mind-body connection continues to be unraveled in new and fascinating ways. Here are 5 trends you will see at the forefront of behavioral health this year.
In the aftermath of the massive numbers of COVID-19 infections from the global coronavirus pandemic, medical practices large and small are reassessing their revenue cycle as they begin to see more patients coming back. After years of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, you can assume that more of your patients will be entering your doors once again for appointments that they canceled or procedures and tests that they put off.
We live in a patient-centric, digital, outcome-based world today. Doctors not only have to provide accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatment plans, but they must focus on meeting patient expectations and overcoming negative perceptions in the medical marketplace.
For the most part, you would prefer that patients come to your offices for an in-person appointment. But it’s not always feasible to set up appointments on a regular basis for checking on a patient’s condition. And now that we’ve been through a once-in-a-century global pandemic, patients have more reasons to stay at home unless it’s absolutely necessary for a face-to-face encounter with your staff.
It’s essential to pay close attention to the flow of revenue in your healthcare organization. And to that end, prudent managers will make sure that they use the right tools to gain insight into the revenue cycle and to manage the details.
See Past Events: 2021 | 2020 2022 Event Safety Information Every year, members of the healthcare industry from all across the country convene for major events and conferences. These gatherings present networking opportunities and the chance to connect with colleagues. They are also ideal situations to help you discover details about medical innovations and to discuss important news and issues.
The novel coronavirus pandemic causing COVID-19 infections to rampage across the planet has caused the healthcare industry to make some major changes. To help patients and medical staff stay socially distant as much as possible to avoid spreading disease, many organizations have adopted telehealth solutions.