Medical credentialing verifies that nurses and doctors are properly trained and certified and have the required professional experience to provide healthcare services to patients. It’s a crucial aspect of maintaining high standards of safety in the medical profession.
Telehealth is not a new concept: as far back as 1879, an article in The Lancet advocated the idea of utilizing the telephone to minimize the number of unnecessary office visits.
Learn why patient engagement is a necessity and how you can master it within your practice.
You already know how important computer and software systems are in delivering healthcare, especially from the perspective of improving employee productivity and treating more patients more effectively. That’s true in a general sense, but not all healthcare providers have insight into a particular type of software used in hospitals, practices and clinics all across the country—electronic health care record or EHR software.
The bureaucracy and behind-the-scenes machinations of the medical billing process means the revenue cycle is much more complex than in the days before the industry began adding software automation tools to the mix.
As a technologically-minded individual who wants the most for your medical practice, you already have recognized the importance of using cloud-based healthcare software. Cloud computing service providers use multiple, redundant facilities for storing data to keep it safe in the event of a catastrophic breakdown in any one server center.
In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, so many practices and other medical organizations saw a downturn in patients, with people prioritizing social distancing and staying away from gathering with others indoors. But now that practices are starting to open up again, it's key to consider how we are engaging with patients in between sessions. While doors are open, patients are likely to visit less often unless they need to, so maintaining engagement is more critical than ever.
COVID-19 has produced fertile ground for hundreds of labs that are opening, hoping to ride the testing wave. But the fertile soil in and of itself doesn’t necessarily produce a successful crop. It requires thought, attention, and TLC for the planting to be fruitful.
See Past Events: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 As this challenging year comes to a close, it’s worth looking ahead to 2021 and what it promises for the healthcare industry. One of the best approaches is to attend as many healthcare events and conferences as your schedule and budget will permit.
Where is it written that your medical organization has to conduct billing services in-house?
Hackers in the healthcare space can be some of the most ruthless in the business. Pretty much by definition, hackers are cold, heartless, unscrupulous menaces on “bullet headed” missions to get into their targeted systems to extract and exploit data.