The health care industry has been relatively slow to catch on to the digital revolution compared to other industries. While health care organizations have invested in electronic health records (EHRs) over the past two decades, data typically remained siloed across organizations and in different formats, making it difficult to access and share information.
Denials have existed for a long time, but the landscape related to denials continues to change, and organizations must shift from retrospective processing to ongoing prevention throughout the organization.
To optimize the revenue cycle, the clinical and financial paths must be brought together. Ciox’s Geoff New shows us the path.
According to 1A Podcast, “The Way We Work,” one out of five (1/5) US workers are contract or freelance workers.1 The health care industry has used contract workers in a variety of roles, cancer registry included..
Regardless of provider size, health information often lives in silos, challenging standardization. Centralizing HIM operations requires a collaborative, enterprise-wide commitment.
In its goal of achieving “Best in Class” IT capabilities, Ciox Health goes above and beyond industry security and compliance standards to implement regular internal and third-party audits.
A shrinking talent pool of cancer registry professionals is exacerbating reporting backlogs in many provider organizations. A commitment to support training may be the best path forward.
In light of the shift to value-based, coordinated accountable care, trust remains a challenge between health plans and providers. Open, honest communications could bridge the gap.
eVerify Federal IDMarch 27, 2014