With the inception of Value-Based Purchasing, the measurement of successful patient care delivery has been redefined. The move from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance means that reimbursements are tied to the quality of care that is delivered.
Our web-based patient communication system and services go well beyond medical scheduling software by improving all patient interactions outside of the office. Learn how physicians can communicate with patients online and improve their bottom lines with our unique approach to medical scheduling software and other automated messaging services.
With the right EHR in place, participation in health care quality management programs not only helps you provide great care to your patients, but can also help increase your bottom line. However, the rewards are only worth seeking if the cost—in time and money—of collecting and reporting data to these quality programs doesn't outrun the potential gain. This is where your EHR and the services provided by your EHR vendor can make a significant difference.
Dr. Louis DiToppa, a physician for 24 years, didn't want to be tied down with paper charts any longer. He needed an EMR that would allow him to stay connected to his practice and patients anywhere, anytime. athenahealth's electronic medical record and other practice management services gave Dr. DiToppa that flexibility and enabled him to get more money and more control over his practice.
The large family practice located near Boston, MA leverages athenaCommunicator, an on-demand, automated and live patient communication service that supports and streamlines patient-physician interactions outside the exam room.
This white paper will tell you how to implement a successful patient engagement strategy using these 5 elements:
1) Define your organization’s vision for patient engagement.
2) Create a culture of engagement.
3) Employ the right technology and services.
4) Empower patients to become collaborators in their care.
5) Chart progress and be ready to change and adapt.
Medicare Advantage is expanding coverage for what it considers “primarily health related supplemental benefits.” That’s good news, not just for treating illness and injury, but for helping high-risk patients maintain their health and prevent avoidable utilization. This article discloses the new list of services to be covered under Medicare Advantage, including transportation and in-home support.
Telehealth lets practices quickly provide consultations, assessments, and test results, while saving patients a trip to the office. Now, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plan to significantly expand reimbursement rules for telemedicine. Find out which additional reimbursements have been proposed, and see what healthcare professionals say about the changes, in this in-depth article from athenaInsight.
AWS supports healthcare organizations with HIPAA Eligible Services and the AWS Healthcare Compliance program. AWS products and services are being used by many customers that handle electronic patient health information (PHI) to build solutions that meet HIPAA and HITRUST regulatory requirements for cloud-based workloads.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how AWS HIPAA Eligible Services can help you build secure workloads to handle PHI in compliance with HIPAA and HITRUST standards. AWS Healthcare experts will be joined in this webinar by AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners ClearDATA and Cloudticity.
There will be a ransomware attack on businesses every 14 seconds by the end of 2019 . Every 40 seconds, one of those attacks will prove successful , with devastating effects ranging from permanent loss of irreplaceable data to life-threatening interruptions to patient care. In years past, expert malware authors packaged up their know-how into costly exploit kits sold on the underground market. Cyber criminals had to recover high upfront costs before launching a campaign and realizing a profit. Today, ransomware-as a-service groups like Satan make it easier than ever before for would-be cyber criminals with minimal technical skills to launch attacks, offering free ransomware toolkits and hands-on help to manage campaigns and extort payments. Read our white paper to learn how CylancePROTECT® prevents Petya, Goldeneye, WannaCry, Satan, and many more from executing, with machine learning models dating back to September 2015, long before the ransomware first appeared in the wild.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
This guide reviews market drivers which are spurring innovation in benefits self-service and enrollment as well as wellness engagement. In addition, it overviews the main capabilities of the leading virtual assistant solution, CIVA benefits advisor.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
This guide reviews some market drivers which are spurring innovation in patient engagement and wellness participation. In addition, it overviews the main capabilities of the leading virtual assistant solution, CIVA health adviser.
Published By: Cognizant
Published Date: Oct 23, 2018
A group of emerging technologies is rapidly creating numerous opportunities for life sciences companies to improve productivity, enhance patient care and ensure regulatory compliance. These technologies include robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), 3-D printing and augmented reality/ virtual reality (AR/ VR). This whitepaper presents a preview of five pivotal technology trends remaking the life sciences industry: AI and automation, human augmentation, edge analytics/ processing, data ownership and protection, and the intermingling of products and services.
Fresenius Medical Care North America est le premier fournisseur de soins de santé haut de gamme pour les personnes souffrant de maladies rénales et autres conditions chroniques. Aux États-Unis, 640 000 personnes vivent avec une maladie rénale en phase finale. Dans le monde entier, plus de trois millions de personnes souffrent d’insuffisance rénale chronique. Fresenius Medical Care North America fournit des soins coordonnés à plus de 180 000 patients aux États-Unis, grâce à son réseau leader sur le marché de 2 200 centres de dialyse aux États-Unis, de laboratoires cardio-vasculaires externes, de centres de service d’urgence ainsi qu’à ses hôpitaux prestataires de soins aigus, les plus grands d’Amérique du Nord.
The importance of healthcare providers to assure their patients the utmost security, confidentiality and integrity of their sensitive information cannot be understated. This means being HIPAA compliant within every aspect of their practice, with a particular emphasis on the components of their healthcare IT infrastructure
This white paper described elements and best practices of a HIPAA compliant data center. This comprehensive guide spans the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards of the HIPAA Security rule from the physical security and environmental controls necessary of the facility itself, to the requirements needed between a Covered Entity (CE) and the data center provider when outsourcing.
Detailing both the benefits and risks of a third-party partnership, this white paper provides answers to key questions such as what exactly makes a data center HIPAA compliant, what to look for when choosing a service provider to work with, and why a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is important for establishing accountability with these partners.
Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
If you're going to commit to providing the highest quality care to patients, improving the customer experience and providing proactive service that builds lifetime relationships with patients is a requirement. By creating a comprehensive 360 view of the caller, agents are armed with the right context and talking points to provide a highly personalized, more informed experiences on-the-fly.
Watch this presentation to capitalize on every customer interaction to build deeper, more personalized relationships with their prospects and existing patients, effectively transforming the call center into a profit center. Watch the presentation now.
Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
Smarter growth for healthcare providers requires a strong patient acquisition engine that can demonstrate ROI. By focusing on the financial impact of marketing efforts, healthcare marketers demonstrates why these efforts warrant further investment.
This guide presents the Evariant approach to calculating service line ROI from marketing spend. It includes a standard set of formulas and optional factors that may be relevant to certain service lines and system-wide operations.
Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
Healthcare CRM allow marketers to implement precision marketing techniques to target patients most likely to need a service, align to and improve the patient journey, and engage patients to drive loyalty and retention. Every hospital and healthcare system benefits from a correctly implemented CRM solution as it helps organizations build engaged and loyal audiences. Download this guide to learn to improve your marketing engine through the use of a healthcare CRM.
Les établissements hospitaliers sont aujourd’hui soumis à des pressions financières et techniques pour améliorer le traitement du patient et augmenter leur productivité. Un réseau filaire et Wi-Fi hautement sécurité et fiable est le minima requis pour supporter les données, la voix, la vidéo et les équipements et les applications métiers. Mais comment garantir continuité de service et connectivité Wi-Fi pervasive pour supporter ces éléments clés au meilleur coût ?
Ce livre blanc vous guide grâce aux témoignages de professionnels de l’IT au sein de grands établissements hospitaliers. Ils y expliquent comment ils ont relevé le challenge de la mobilité en garantissant la sécurité de leurs patients.
Southwestern Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network relies on Centricity™ Clinical Archive to connect 62 hospitals with disparate PACS & RIS systems, resulting in reduced storage costs and data duplication and increased productivity and enhanced quality of care. Learn more in this case study.
Centricity Clinical Archive includes the following product components: Centricity Enterprise Archive, Universal Viewer ZFP, Caradigm eHIE, Centricity Clinical Gateway, NextGate MatchMetrix EMPI, PACSGEAR PacsSCANTM
In a vendor neutral archive, images and documents from multiple departments and on platforms from multiple vendors can be easily viewed in one place. Learn more about how it works and why it's important in this session.
Creating a successful patient experience strategy is a long-term investment in planning, surveying, training, and technology. Healthcare organizations hope these efforts will pay off at the very least with a growing base of loyal patients, better care quality, and stable reimbursement. And then there are those organizations that are turning patient experience into a movement. What’s their endgame? They intend to build state-of-the-art service-oriented cultures that rival other industries, and they are doing it through data analytics, unique communication programs, radical cultural shifts, and consumer-centric technologies.
Nearly six years after passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the healthcare industry is in the midst of a massive retooling that is dramatically altering the way we think about cost management, strategic partnerships, and customer service.
Fee-for-service reimbursement is giving way to new models of care delivery and payment to support a system based on pay-for-value. With financial risk or payments tied to value measures (such as patient satisfaction, clinical performance, and population health), compensation and reimbursement will increasingly be tied to value-based incentives.
To gain fast access to patient records, Kochi Medical School Hospital in Japan struggled to use aging mobile devices that were unreliable and expensive to repair. Read the case study to learn how the hospital used IBM Mobility Services and desktop cloud to deploy hundreds of mobile devices at a lower per-device cost in a security-rich cloud environment. IBM helped the hospital achieve anywhere, anytime access to patient records; maintain the confidentiality of patient medical information; improve patient care coordination; and increase staff productivity.
Carson Tahoe Health needed insights to convince its board that an outpatient palliative care program could help address its higher-thanaverage mortality rates and help decrease the risk of future financial impact from those rates
The healthcare system used IBM® CareDiscovery to track and analyze end-stage patient mortality and related length of stay, readmissions, utilization and costs in key disease groups—by comparing those who participated in trial inpatient palliative care and those who did not
The analysis was used to demonstrate to the system’s board that an outpatient palliative care service line was viable in terms of both cost savings and quality-of-care improvement