Resources for Providers, Practice Managers & Consultants

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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

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 : Benefits of Electronic...

What is an Electronic Prescription?

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....

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

How to achieve better health outcomes and reduced costs?

There is a new hot topic in healthcare, and for good reason - Patient engagement. It has been proven that by adopting specific strategies and...

What is Interoperability in Healthcare?

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

EHR vs. EMR : What is the difference?

In the world of healthcare, although EHR and EMR are often used interchangeably, they are not the same thing. In fact, there are some key differences that set them apart. Let us start by...

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 transformation in today's technologically advanced world. One such revolutionary advancement is the Electronic Medical Record system, replacing...

Medical Billing

Medical billing is a crucial process that ensures healthcare providers receive timely and accurate payment for their services. It involves creating, submitting, and processing medical claims,...