In healthcare, referrals play a crucial role in connecting patients with appropriate specialists and services. However, this essential process is not without its operational pitfalls. First understanding and then addressing these pitfalls leads to improved patient care, reduced inefficiencies, and an enhanced overall healthcare experience.
As healthcare organizations grapple with increasing complexities, healthcare administrators are actively seeking robust provider data management systems to streamline processes and enhance operational efficiency.
When it comes to running a medical practice, there is MUCH that is out of our control. One element solely within your control, however, is staying on top of provider enrollment. While enrollment-related tasks are often fairly simple they are varied.
The research suggests that outsourcing noncore business functions can provide a range of benefits for businesses, including cost savings, improved efficiency, access to specialized skills and expertise, and greater scalability and flexibility.
Medical practices across the country are tackling some of the most complex processes by using spreadsheets and it makes sense: they are flexible, customizable, and low cost. But there are some things that don't belong in spreadsheets, no matter how much you might want to put them there.
It's critical that you understand what HIPAA means for your practice, how to avoid violating it and how to respond if you do. This article will give you an idea of what to expect and how to prepare for a breach involving patient information.
You're running a practice you have a lot to do. In this blog post we'll discuss why outsourcing certain tasks is so important and how to do it properly so that it doesn't negatively affect your bottom line.
Have recent rulings changed how HIPAA laws protect patients from disclosures to third parties? As of the writing of this post, there have been no changes. That being said, it’s important to understand what HIPAA protects and what it doesn’t.
The trend is overwhelmingly in favor of clinicians joining large employed networks. This trend can leave independent medical practice leaders feeling isolated. And that isolation can further feelings of burnout and encourage incremental market consolidation.
When clinical reimbursement is declining or stagnant, every minute spent balancing administrative tasks amid clinical responsibilities becomes an opportunity. Inefficient workflows evolve from less than optimal decisions made among limited resources over time.