on January 19, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
Maintaining your patient’s healthcare records online means that they must be kept secure from cybersecurity threats. However, protecting against data breaches and cyber attacks proves incredibly challenging for healthcare organizations, time and time again.
on January 12, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
From implementing a new electronic health record (EHR) system to trying your hand at patient engagement technology and beyond, there are countless examples of healthcare IT projects unfolding at any given time. However, with COVID-19 causing uncertainty for nearly all businesses, you may be thinking that pausing your healthcare IT projects is the safe bet—but that’s not necessarily the case.
on January 5, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
The patient portal has become a mainstay in healthcare today. More than 90 percent of healthcare practices offer patient portal access to their patients, recognizing countless benefits—from increasing workflow efficiencies and improving transparency to empowering patients to take a more active role in their own care.
on December 8, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Many of today’s electronic health records (EHR) vendors recognize the value in enhancing their platform with patient engagement technology. When looking to do this, they typically have three choices: either build the technology in-house, partner with an existing company, or buy a new solution by way of an acquisition.
on December 1, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
The transition from volume-based to value-based care has been a key area of focus for healthcare leaders in recent years. Providers of all sizes, from small healthcare practices to large health systems, are looking for efficient and effective ways to embrace value-based reimbursement, overcome barriers, and improve their quality of care as a whole.
on November 10, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated telehealth adoption, which has proven a highly effective alternative to in-person care throughout the pandemic. However, for many healthcare practices, virtual care services are still a relatively new initiative.
on November 5, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Achieving positive patient outcomes is the number one goal for healthcare practices. Amid ever-evolving consumer expectations, rapid technological advancements, and the shift from volume-based to value-based care, attaining healthy outcomes has become an even higher priority.
on October 22, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
In recent years, population health has become an increasingly effective way for healthcare professionals to develop a stronger understanding and improve the health of their communities. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the need for proactive management of population health.
on October 13, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Healthcare has never been more competitive than it is today. The rise of healthcare consumerism has completely changed the game. Modern consumers have higher expectations in terms of the cost, quality, and type of care they receive. They’re also more willing than ever before to switch providers in pursuit of a better care experience when those expectations aren’t being met.
on October 1, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
COVID-19 has uprooted many firmly held processes at healthcare practices, initiating a fundamental shift in the way care is delivered. Like so many other areas of our lives, the patient journey looks vastly different amid the health crisis.