Healthcare always has been at the forefront of technology adoption, whether that be biological (e.g., antibiotics) or mechanical (e.g., artificial hearts). But other than tracking patient records and schedules, information technology has not played a significant role in affecting the quality of care. That's all about to change.
Healthcare systems have built out increasingly complex and overlapping technology stacks. For many years, the focus has been on electronic health records (EHR) systems – how to streamline solutions and achieve interoperability. But, in 2019, the industry needs to turn its attention to cybersecurity solutions.
Whether you are a practitioner, provider or payer, digital health startup, Big Pharma or tech vendor, the time to start exploring the decentralized web is now. Because by this time next year, its material impact on patient experiences, medical discovery and innovation will have begun - and we can as an industry focus less on the burdens and liability of data privacy.
There are four dimensions of the future of work. Often interpreted as an end-state, the Future of Work is a transformational mindset and approach to enable the value-driven outcomes your business depends on. To approach business transformations holistically, leaders need to view them through four critical dimensions.
In many hospitals, there are inadvertent disconnects between the clinical and revenue integrity operations. These two groups are separated by the software they use, the language they speak, and their operational goals within the organization that contribute to the overall mission. The disconnect can be physical, as these groups usually occupy separate work areas or may even work remotely or in separate facilities.
Recruiting in our current atmosphere of low unemployment is a challenge to begin with. However, recruiting in the healthcare industry which currently boasts a 2.6 percent unemployment rate can be deemed almost impossible by some. In this piece, I set out to tackle the challenges of recruiting in healthcare during a period of record-breaking low unemployment and a new strategy to help meet those challenges.
Medical coding brings consistency to the documentation of treatments, procedures and other care patients receive. Medical coding specialists and other people who handle technical aspects of healthcare and facility management have to stay abreast of upcoming or proposed changes. Here are some of them for providers to keep in mind this year.
Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their business, has realized its vision to deliver a completely integrated front-to-back solution that combines time and expense, invoicing, gross margin calculation, and billing functionality with its market leading front office into a single cloud-based system.
iSchemaView, the worldwide leader in advanced imaging for stroke, has received approval from ANVISA (the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency), for the use of the RAPID imaging platform across Brazil.