In 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented a groundbreaking healthcare technology tool specifically designed to let clients easily view and download their personal health information. This came in the form of a secure web portal called “Blue Button,” in reference to the blue-colored oval that users clicked to see their complete medical histories.
Now that the healthcare industry has largely made the transition to electronic health records (EHRs), most hospitals and independent providers have become inundated with massive amounts of data.
It’s one thing to be able to capture data, but quite another to derive meaningful information from it. Enter the healthcare analytics sector, which delivers crucial insights that can help organizations survive and thrive.
Blockchain systems could improve the security of insurance claims processing for health care providers.
The withdrawal of the AHCA – the GOP leadership’s attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare – may ultimately be better for the health care sector, according to industry leaders.
It’s currently not quite clear how the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act will affect providers’ financial processes.
Record-keeping during tax season can become a nightmare for providers.
Seema Verma, the Trump administration’s pick for CMS secretary, has espoused beliefs that could, if incorporated into policy, affect how the financially disadvantaged pay for government health benefits.
Medical identity theft can become a major problem for patients and providers.
Accounts receivable and debt collection can be relatively difficult to manage in the medical field.