“Antibiotics have transformed the practice of medicine, making once lethal infections readily treatable and making other medical advances, like cancer chemotherapy and organ transplants, possible,” according to the CDC. However, that transformation did not come without side effects. As Mark Twain once said, “To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Antibiotics
We’ve talked extensively about the problem with provider directories. It’s a fundamental issue in healthcare administration and many of our processes are built on top of it. I’ve called it healthcare’s ultimate death by paper cut. Now, we’re starting to see new solutions in the market. Last week we looked at an open-source industry solution.
We’ve talked extensively about the problem with provider directories. It’s a fundamental issue in healthcare administration and many of our processes are built on top of it. I’ve called it healthcare’s ultimate death by paper cut. Today we’re going to talk about solutions. On this episode, I talk with Gunjan Siroya, Principal Partner at Netspective, about
Cost Savings Opportunities on the Business Side of Healthcare | The CAQH Index | Reid Kiser and Dr. Kristine Burnaska
$11.1 Billion. That’s how much, according to the 217 CAQH Index, the healthcare industry could save by transitioning to fully electronic administrative transactions. The transactions are for things like claim submission, eligibility and benefit verification, pre-authorization, etc. These are clearly defined standards and many of them are widely adopted. This is real interoperability in healthcare
Controlling the transmission of infections isn’t one person’s job and it can’t be measured with a few key performance indicators. It’s breaking down barriers to allow for collaboration between all interested parties. And that’s exactly what’s being done at the Healthcare Infection Transmission System (HITS) Conference this September 18-20th in Nashville, TN. Today I’m joined by Dr. Christine
How do you get everyone to stick to the strategy? With doctors, CEOs, and Congress all trying to move healthcare forward, where is the progress? This week’s discussion dives deep into the components of making change happen. From shared understanding to aligned incentives, Stacey Richter from the Relentless Health Value Podcast and I explain why