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Changes in the United States healthcare system are leading to new challenges that patients and healthcare providers alike must address. For example, patients facing financial issues (with limited savings for emergencies) will take longer to pay their medical bills or wind up defaulting on these bills during tough economic times.
While there is an emphasis on basic face-to-face contact that defines the relationship between patients and the health care providers who offer services to them, a great deal of the interaction between you and your patients and the staff will be mediated through advanced software and computer technology.
Ensure your practice is properly prepared for MACRA. Billions of dollars can be saved by focusing on quality of care rather than quantity of care.
You went into the field of medicine to help others. Today, that help involves a number of elements designed to ensure that providers, technology, and delivery methods are operating tightly to produce better results with less expenditure, especially as it applies to Medicare patients since the government is involved with that.
ASA Crosswalk Coding, base units. Concurrency, start / stop times. Time units. Difficulty. CRNA billing. Is there another specialty other than anesthesiology that needs to deal with requirements like these?
You may not have gone into medicine primarily for the money, but that doesn’t mean that you have to ignore economic realities, especially when it comes to getting paid in a more timely manner.
You’ve probably seen first-hand or have heard from your colleagues how patients who don't receive adequate levels of after care services can often wind up relapsing and/or need to be readmitted.
What enables doctors and nurses to “see” patients without the patient needing to come into the office or the medical professional having to make a house call? The answer is telemedicine.
In such a dynamic industry like healthcare, you can count on there being a constant flow of new innovations emerging from a variety of medical researchers, policy experts, technology professionals, and others who provide support to help us do our primary job, taking care of patients.
Any given industry will tend to develop its own particular vernacular, with inside terms that outsiders typically do not need to understand but are essential for key players to be aware of. Jargon serves to separate professionals from the non-experts and members of the public, and its use also saves time when writing and speaking about various concepts.
When you run an orthopedic practice, your staff will have different processes and needs to address as compared to other specialties as well as family doctors. For example, you likely will have more referral patients, coming from emergency rooms, pain clinics, and general doctors, with the need to share information with these various entities to keep them updated on the progress of the patients.