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Dynamic healthcare organizations are constantly looking for ways to improve efficiency and better serve individuals. While many steps go into optimization, reviewing your care delivery process and selecting a technology to support it is a great place to begin. Every small step will help foster better engagement with your clients and a more productive and positive work environment for all. By taking the time to assess your current state and planning a realistic roadmap of desired changes, you can make headway and create an upward spiral of success. There are many factors to consider when selecting a technology to implement your optimized processes. The most important is whether the potential partner offers a scalable and flexible platform to meet your organization’s ever-changing needs, however, you should first understand the reasons for optimization.
Adopting a patient-centered approach to care can help reduce costs, build patient-provider relationships, and improve outcomes! It allows patients to align their care around personal preferences and empowers them to take charge of their own health. Providers can also make their revenue cycle more patient-centric, and double down on the benefits! Here are six tips on how to make to build a more patient-centric revenue cycle.
eMAR plays a vital role in the delivery of care by reducing errors, increasing efficiency, and improving outcomes. Here are ten ways eMAR can benefit your healthcare facility.
Before the pandemic, it was reported that nearly 1 in every 5 adults (18.9%) in the U.S. experience some type of mental health disorder. Between COVID-19, stress over finances, and isolation, 2020 exacerbated that number. The growing need for mental health services became a large-scale issue, which prompted healthcare providers to adopt different types of technology to support behavioral health patients.
When you buy/adopt a pet, it’s like adding a new member to your family. We all love coming home to our dog’s wagging tail and cuddling up with our cat at night, but what you may not know is just how much having a pet can benefit you and your health.
Managing medication can be quite difficult and confusing at times, especially when you are taking multiple medications for multiple conditions. It is imperative that patients have a full understanding of all their medications, as drug-on-drug interactions can be very harmful to your health.
Although seven to nine hours of sleep a night is recommended by health experts everywhere, almost one-third (29%) of adults in the United States sleep for less than 6 hours each night. Practicing unstable sleeping habits could have negative short and long-term effects on your physical and mental health.
In a world driven by consumerism, people in search of care are no longer viewed as patients, but as customers. They want to be more involved in their health, and, as recent studies have shown, patient outcomes improve when the patient and the doctor collaborate on future care regimens. Because of this, more and more healthcare practices are adopting a patient-centered method of care.
Genetics and family history play a large role in one’s overall well-being, but environmental factors such as where someone lives, learns, works, and plays, also affect a wide range of outcomes. These conditions are better known as the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), and clinicians must consider these when treating their patients.
Food insecurity is the lack of access to affordable and nutritious food. In the United States currently, 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger. Here are some ways how we can address and fix this issue: