What should be included in patient satisfaction survey? Do you remember the last time you noticed how your practice going on with your patients. Guess it’s been a while. You may think it is not compulsory, however, the patient satisfaction surveys are crucial to identify what the good things and/or areas are in your practice and what should be improved in your and/or other’s practice to achieve better patient satisfaction.
Many practices are beginning to enjoy the power of patient portal provides to better engage with patients — even to collect payments. But for Jennifer Cossin, billing manager, it’s the portal’s potential that holds the most promise.
“Honestly, you absolutely need an online presence today,” Jennifer said. “But there are a lot of things that we could do with our portal,
Hackers Have Easier Access to EHRs Than Patients
Eric Topol and Kathryn Haun put up the case for holding medical data in personal clouds or electronic digital wallets, helping patients and getting rid of centralized targets for cyber crooks.
In a recent New York Times opinion piece Eric Topol, MD and Kathryn Haun,
Since January 2016, the CMS has taken care of the monthly costs for chronic-care management of patients not performed during a personal patient visit. The CMS disclosed that around 35 million Medicare beneficiaries meet the criteria to be given this billable care-management assistance. But the agency has only seen reimbursement requests for just around 100,000.
MACRA: MIPs Track
MIPs, is one of the MACRA tracks, during this webinar recording, we will take you into a deep dive into the composite score and four performance categories that make up the Merit-Based Incentive System which include: Quality, Clinical Improvement Activities, Cost, and Advancing Care Information.
We will go over how they relate to Meaningful Use and PQRS,
Crying, Teeth Grinding, Anxiety, Pulling Your Hair Out – all is unwarranted! While it is too early to claim a complete victory, coders seem to have overcome the challenges of ICD-10 coding. Continuing education will be key in coders increasing productivity and keeping up with further changes, the first of which is set to hit on October 1,
Watson is the first commercially available cognitive computing which analyzes high volumes of data, understands complex questions posed in natural language, and proposes evidence-based answers. Watson continuously learns, gaining in value and knowledge over time, from previous interactions. In April 2015, IBM Watson Health and the Watson Health Cloud platform was launched. The new unit aims to improve the ability of doctors,
Hackers using ransomware gets paid to turn the system back
Mount Pleasant Texas facility Titus Regional Medical Center and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center are just two recent examples of hackers accessing systems of major medical providers. In these two cases, hackers demanded ransom in order to turn the systems back over to the owners.
As Apple refuses to comply (Apple CEO Tim Cook says that they do not have the technology and it is too dangerous to create) with the court ruling for them to create a backdoor into iPhones, many are scrutinizing the security of health data that is held electronically. If a backdoor to access any device or service is created,