With an increase in patient demand for virtual services, many pediatricians believe telehealth offerings will continue to be an integral part of practices.
When a practice has overbooked and busy schedules, it deals with inefficiency, avoidable bottlenecks and frustration among patients and providers.
The acceptance of telehealth and remote patient monitoring throughout the COVID-19 pandemic helped lower costs and improve the patient experience.
Embracing technology can help improve practice workflow and position physicians to deliver optimal care to their patient population.
With affordable marketing strategies, you’ll connect with patients and effectively communicate how they can receive care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the 2020 Medical Economics Physician Report, “getting paid is regularly listed as a top challenge facing physicians.”
Taking advantage of valuable patient data helps to achieve all goals, while enabling the physician to maintain a better work-life balance.
“Online and telephone visits,” according to Dr. Joseph Scherger, “allow for more time than face-to-face visits and can be equally effective.”
Electronic technology and digital devices now make it possible for the office to follow the physician virtually anywhere on earth.
On Thursday, Oct. 28, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a joint cybersecurity alert regarding an increased and imminent cybersecurity threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems.
Technology, such as Remote Patient Monitoring, allows providers to predict future outbreaks while maintaining care plans for chronic patients.
The use of voice recognition software in conjunction with an in-house EHR system can deliver many benefits related to clinical documentation.
When implementing a care gap program, providers need to first identify the high-priority population on which they will concentrate so they can select the critical care components for each substrate.
With virtual care demands expected to continue beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important for small practices to prepare for ongoing telemedicine needs.
Earlier this month, the HHS announced a CARES act Provider Relief Fund distribution for eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs and have not yet received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Distribution. Providers who believe they may be eligible should take action now.
Apply now for additional HHS relief funds and also submit your claims for uninsured COVID-19 treatment and testing!
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has made additional funds available for providers who apply. Providers may be eligible if they received general distribution payments in April.
Congress struck an agreement on Tuesday (April 21st) to provide another $310B for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and another $60B for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). This comes after the PPP and the EIDL ran out of money last week.
Ensuring your practice is digitally equipped, especially throughout the COVID-19 crisis, is crucial in order to serve as a dependable and stress-free source for your patients.
On April 16, 2020 the Small Business Administration announced that the $350B allocated for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans have been depleted. This comes after the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program stopped accepting new applications as well.
Ensuring patients are receiving essential and consistent care during the COVID-19 crisis is crucial to maintaining a healthy patient population.
The US Department of Health & Human Services will begin to distribute $30 billion of funds via direct deposit to eligible providers. All facilities and providers that received Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursements in 2019 are eligible.
Many practices may be playing financial “catch up” for months or years to come unless they take decisive action now to take advantage of telehealth reimbursement and availability of home-based health services.
Billing errors lead to delayed payments, denied claims, and increased stress at the very time a patient needs to be stress-free.
Technology plays a large role in the patient experience, as it sets a standard for how willing your practice is being to meet a patient’s wants and needs.
Chronic conditions require a high level of in-office care, but there are many steps to increase preventative care and involve patients in their care plans.
The spread of physician burnout through the medical community negatively impacts patient care and increases the risk of medical malpractice lawsuits.