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Refining Your Healthcare Organization’s Credentialing Processes

Credentialing is a complex, time-consuming task. It includes several components requiring thoughtful and careful consideration. In addition to gathering documentation—from current privileges to a valid state license—you have to authenticate qualifications, board certifications, work history, and references to approve clinicians’ privileges and insurance eligibility. A poor system could lead to scheduling problems, cash-flow delays, and other serious issues.

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Have You Optimized Patient Flow at Your Facility?

Optimizing patient flow has a positive effect on your healthcare facility’s success. Studies show that implementing patient-flow strategies can help practices cut costs, increase their capacity, and even boost revenue. As a result, patient satisfaction, engagement, and retention rates also increase.

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3 Qualities Your Medical Practice Team Should Have

As a medical practice manager, you work with a diverse set of professionals, from physicians and other clinicians on staff to locum tenens providers and clerical personnel. Some of your team may have recently entered the workforce while others could be looking to retire within the next few years. Blending each skill set and distinct personality is important. Each professional probably has a preferred workflow and method for communication.

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3 Tips to Assist Healthcare Transparency for Patients

As healthcare transitions to a more consumer-based decision, lack of price transparency is one of the top challenges facing patients. Approximately 66% of consumers have never talked to their providers about the cost of a visit, and 60% have never discussed the price of a procedure. So, how can they make informed decisions without all the facts?

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Enhance Healthcare with a High Social Media IQ

Although the medical field consistently embraces technology, many healthcare leaders and physicians are either hesitant or refuse to use social media. Some are not savvy with online communication, and others are reluctant because they don’t see the time invested to be beneficial. However, these platforms can generate a significant return on investment for healthcare professionals who establish a strategic online presence. Read on to discover how developing a high social media IQ can humanize healthcare and positively impact your hospital or health system.

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People writing

Refining Your Healthcare Organization’s Credentialing Processes

Credentialing is a complex, time-consuming task. It includes several components requiring thoughtful and careful consideration. In addition to gathering documentation—from current privileges to a valid state license—you have to authenticate qualifications, board certifications, work history, and references to approve clinicians’ privileges and insurance eligibility. A poor system could lead to scheduling problems, cash-flow delays, and other serious issues.

Read More »
Hospital elevator signs

Have You Optimized Patient Flow at Your Facility?

Optimizing patient flow has a positive effect on your healthcare facility’s success. Studies show that implementing patient-flow strategies can help practices cut costs, increase their capacity, and even boost revenue. As a result, patient satisfaction, engagement, and retention rates also increase.

Read More »
Doctors stacking their hands

3 Qualities Your Medical Practice Team Should Have

As a medical practice manager, you work with a diverse set of professionals, from physicians and other clinicians on staff to locum tenens providers and clerical personnel. Some of your team may have recently entered the workforce while others could be looking to retire within the next few years. Blending each skill set and distinct personality is important. Each professional probably has a preferred workflow and method for communication.

Read More »
Rolls of dollar bills

3 Tips to Assist Healthcare Transparency for Patients

As healthcare transitions to a more consumer-based decision, lack of price transparency is one of the top challenges facing patients. Approximately 66% of consumers have never talked to their providers about the cost of a visit, and 60% have never discussed the price of a procedure. So, how can they make informed decisions without all the facts?

Read More »
Social media icons

Enhance Healthcare with a High Social Media IQ

Although the medical field consistently embraces technology, many healthcare leaders and physicians are either hesitant or refuse to use social media. Some are not savvy with online communication, and others are reluctant because they don’t see the time invested to be beneficial. However, these platforms can generate a significant return on investment for healthcare professionals who establish a strategic online presence. Read on to discover how developing a high social media IQ can humanize healthcare and positively impact your hospital or health system.

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5 Ways to Provide High-Quality Care to HNHC Patients

As any good hospital leader or physician knows, it’s important to strive for optimal patient care. A hospital in Cleveland, OH conducted “red flag” reports to measure patient care post-discharge and improve engagement. The results were surprising. About 64 patients a month didn’t make a follow-up appointment due to a variety of reasons, including lack of transportation and/or communication.

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4 Ways Locum Tenens Services Benefit Urgent Care Centers

Since the introduction of the first walk-in centers during the 1970s, the urgent care market has continued to evolve. According to the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA), the number of urgent care centers reached 8,774 in November 2018—an 8 percent increase from 2017. Additionally, urgent care clinics handle about 89 million patient visits each year, which includes more than 29 percent of all primary care visits in the U.S. and nearly 15 percent of all outpatient physician visits.

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