Interoperability

Direct Secure Messaging, Health Event Notifications, Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

Industry Commentary: Physicians Should be Modernizing Practice Operations

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the healthcare industry as physician practices fight financial pressures and look to benefit from rising technologies in the field. As a result of patients skipping preventive care visits and general outpatient appointments throughout 2020, many of these practices saw a drop in service volumes which lead to loss […]

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Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

How Healthcare Technology Can Help Physician Clinics Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic

While all healthcare providers have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, physician practices may be suffering most of all. Among employed physicians, which constitute just over one-half of all providers, service volumes measured by relative value units dropped 5% from January-October 2020, compared to the previous year. Consequently, net revenue per physician is down […]

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Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Industry Commentary: Effective Communication Key To Improving Care Coordination During Transitions

By Bevey Miner, Health IT Strategy/Chief Marketing Officer for J2 Global Cloud Services Research shows that when a hospital transfers a patient to a long term post-acute care (LTPAC) facility – such as a skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehab facility, assisted living or home health agency – the data sharing between providers often involves the […]

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Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Use Upcoming ADT Rule to Rethink Your Care Game

Although the timing may still be up in the air, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and other post-acute care and Long-Term Care providers should be preparing for a deluge of ADT notifications from hospitals. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring that hospitals provide admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) notifications to post-acute care […]

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Interoperability

How Providers Can Use Social Determinants of Health to Improve Patient Care

When Louisiana established its Permanent Supportive Housing program in 2008 to help reduce homelessness and unnecessary institutionalization, an independent analysis found something startling. For all of the people housed under this program, Medicaid acute-care costs fell by an average of 24% over time.1 In other words, regardless of the specific medical conditions of these individuals, […]

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