It’s all hands on deck when it comes to responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Medical scientists and computer scientists are working toward a common goal to improve how we gather healthcare data and then store and analyze it.
Learn why patient engagement is a necessity and how you can master it within your practice.
Your doors are open and patients in your community are starting to slowly emerge from sheltering in place. They are tentatively moving toward getting back to normal after the lockdowns instituted during the early days of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Each decision you make in a health care environment can lead to life-or-death consequences. That’s why medical professionals study throughout their career. They have to stay current on best practices. But that’s only part of the picture. They need all the help they can get. This is where clinical decision support becomes a factor.
Consider the mountain of information that medical practices, clinics, hospitals and other healthcare service providers collect, store and analyze. The power of all of this data being stored on providers’ servers is difficult to overstate.
Everyone has been hit hard by the global coronavirus pandemic. Now as you pick yourself up and assess the damage, it’s time to focus on what steps to take to turn around your finances. The good news is that improving medical practice cash flow is easier than you may think.
Anyone responsible for managing the revenue stream for their medical setting or laboratory knows how difficult that can be. Juggling commercial and government insurance payers is no easy task. There’s a lot to keep track of, especially after including patients’ personal responsibility balances into the mix which you probably see growing by the minute.
Healthcare professionals must keep top of mind the fact that reporting is a huge part of both financial and clinical records. It can be easy to neglect this important aspect of your organization when you’re primarily focused on delivering services to patients and coordinating care with other entities. But without effective reporting, you can leave both your practice and your patients in jeopardy.
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.