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.
It’s no secret that the more you can standardize and automate processes, the more efficiently you can run an enterprise. There’s a timeline you can draw from the dawn of Henry Ford’s automotive assembly lines to the age of computerization and the ICD-10 codes we use today as standardized, universal descriptions for diagnosing and treating patients.
Learn why patient engagement is a necessity and how you can master it within your practice.
MedicsRCM outsourced services and MedicsPremier as an in-house system present the following and how they can help increase revenue and productivity.
The state of the economy, with a rise in unemployment and so many companies shut down in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic is putting financial pressure on many individuals. Health practices are not immune to pandemic-related downturns either. So in the face of more and more denied claims, it makes sense to put some effort into reducing their number, for the sake of the financial strength of your organization.
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.
One of the most important systems to develop and set up in your medical laboratory is for billing. Many organizations determine from the outset that they need to work with a trusted third party to handle billing logistics.
The more you can do to improve patient engagement, the better your staff can serve members of the local community. With so many health care providers working hard to cope with the spreading coronavirus pandemic, it’s useful to highlight different tools that help improve patient engagement, especially during the telemedicine, virtual experience we are living in today.
Digital literacy and the use of digital tools are inevitable in our wired world. Using the right technology in your practice can help you to be productive and manage time in a better way.
Today in the United States, behavioral health practices of all sizes continue to operate using old-fashioned paper-based systems or generic office software that does little to help them keep their work organized and flowing efficiently.
How much thought do you give to the various computer systems that have been set up to enable staff to keep track of and manage patient data as well as communicate and connect with other entities, such as insurance providers and referring physicians? While the computer setup is the main concern for your IT department, being aware of how these systems connect and work together is a matter of importance for everyone on staff regardless of their position. To that end, healthcare organizations must stay aware of interoperability and how it supports their team as well as the patients they serve.