Payers and providers who can automate data collection and improve data integrity will be well-positioned to optimize claims adjudication. As a result, providers will receive their authorizations – and their payments – faster.
A recent survey of healthcare leaders that found 89% of their organizations still use a fax machine for such everyday tasks as sending and receiving referrals, sharing records with other providers, and communicating test or lab results.
In this issue of Computer Weekly, we look at the track and trace app, which was redeveloped and enhanced at breakneck speed, and explore how the pandemic has accelerated the roll-out of new technology such as artificial intelligence and video conferencing tools at NHS trusts. We also present some research into how Covid has affected IT spending.
The Middle East is investing heavily in IT to make life better for its population. Smart city developments are an example. But read in this issue how in the Middle East, where there is a growing population and a rise in lifestyle-related disease, IT is being used to support the healthcare system.
The LTPAC might not have the patient's medical history, longitudinal record, or prior treatment history. Often the providers across the continuum of care—specialists, primary care—are using different and incompatible medical records systems and will have trouble sharing the info in a timely manner.
According to John Marion, principal at Healthcare Integration Strategies, LLC, a significant concern is that organizations aren't focused on the big picture when it comes to vendor neutral archives. In this e-guide, learn more about VNAs in healthcare, including where they are now and where they need to go.
Numbers from a 2017 TechTarget health IT survey point to continued investment in IT infrastructure. Uncover the results in this expert e-book, which also digs into the future of healthcare virtualization, why cloud adoption in healthcare is picking up, and more.
In this healthcare handbook, explore the challenges of integrating an EHR with medical imaging storage, and why your organization should look to the enterprise imaging model. You'll also uncover 7 things to know about how next-generation technology with affect medical imaging.