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Physician Burnout

What is Physician Burnout?

Physician burnout is a complex and pervasive issue within the healthcare sector, affecting the mental and emotional well-being of medical professionals across diverse...

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Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)

Introduction

Historically, healthcare providers have relied on handwritten orders, which were difficult to read and susceptible to human errors, such as illegible handwriting or miscommunication....

What is Provider Enrollment?

Introduction

Before healthcare providers can get approved to participate in a particular healthcare plan or network, they have to get enrolled. It is a critical step in the healthcare industry...

What are SOAP Notes?

In the realm of healthcare and medical documentation, effective communication is paramount. Professionals across disciplines rely on standardized methods to share patient information, ensuring...

What is AI in Healthcare?

The use of AI in healthcare has a relatively short history, but it has seen significant growth and development in recent years. The earliest applications of AI in healthcare date back to the...

What is Medication Adherence and Why is...

Why has Medication Adherence become important in recent times?

According to the World Health Organization, medication adherence can have a more direct impact on patient outcomes than the specific...

Medical Charts

What is a Medical Chart?

Medical charts contain comprehensive and organized documentation of a patient's current and past medical history and help healthcare providers track a patient's progress and...

Population Health Management

Introduction

Population health management has been an important concept in healthcare for several decades, but it has gained increasing prominence and popularity in recent years due to various...

Direct Care

Direct care is a healthcare model that emphasizes the direct relationship between patients and their healthcare providers. This allows for a more personalized and affordable healthcare experience, as...

What is Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)?

Why is Patient Remote Monitoring?

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) emerged as a response to the increasing need for more efficient and accessible healthcare delivery. With advancements in technology,...

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

The world is becoming ever more interconnected thanks to the advent of the internet as well as associated communication technologies. Long gone are the days of writing a letter and waiting for a...

E-Prescribing

What is Electronic Prescribing?

e-Prescribing is a game-changer for doctors, pharmacies, and patients. It's not just convenient but also a cost-effective and safer way to manage medications. Whether...

Meaningful Use

What does 'Meaningful Use' really mean?

‘Meaningful Use’ refers to the utilization of electronic health record (EHR) technology in a meaningful and beneficial way for both patients and...

What is Telehealth?

The rapid advancement of technology has revolutionized the way we access healthcare services. Traditional in-person visits to the doctor's office or hospital are no longer the only option for...

Benefits of Patient Portals

What is a Patient Portal?

Patient portals offer numerous benefits to patients, but one of the most significant benefits is the ability for patients to access their personal health information...

Patient Engagement

Involving patients in their healthcare has become crucial due to improved health outcomes and enhanced satisfaction from decision-making involvement. The shift to value-based care emphasizes patient...

What is Interoperability and why is it...

What is Interoperability?

We live in an interconnected world where businesses and organizations rely on complex networks of systems and devices to support their operations. Certainly, today,...

EHR (Electronic Health Record) vs. EMR...

EHR vs. EMR: What is the difference?

There is an ongoing debate in the healthcare industry regarding the differences between Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR)....

Revenue Cycle Management (RCM)

Optimizes Patient Service Revenue and minimizes Claim Denials

Recent developments in the operating environment of medical practices have resulted in several changes that have made managing the...

What is Denial Management?

Denial Management - Definition, Goals and Challenges

Denial Management is the process of systematically investigating each denial, performing root cause analysis of why each claim was denied,...

What is EPCS?

History of EPCS

The background for EPCS can be traced back to the passage of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) in 1970, which established a framework for regulating the manufacture, distribution,...

Electronic Medical Record Systems

The healthcare industry has witnessed significant transformations in today's technologically advanced world  one of which such has digitized traditional paper-based records.

This post explores the...

What is Medical Billing?

Contrary to what you may believe, medical billing is more than just creating claims based on CPT and ICD codes provided by the coders and submitting them. Medical billing is a series of processes to...