A federal grant will be issued to University of Alabama to study if telehealth can be used to increase diagnosis and treatments of eye diseases in rural and under-served populations.
The revenue cycle management market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2019, and it is one of the functions healthcare providers outsource the most, according to a recent report from MicroMarket Monitor.
We’re starting to get a better picture of how artificial intelligence could help doctors better treat cancer.
A good administrator makes a practice more productive by ensuring all physicians and staff members work together smoothly and effectively, and that could be the key to a smooth transition to team-based care, according to an article in Diagnostic Imaging.
Process optimization has long been used by manufacturers to streamline processes, ensure quality control, and increase profitability. Companies like Motorola and GE, for example, were early adopters of Six Sigma, a quality improvement methodology aimed at reducing the number of defects to the point that they become statistically insignificant. As business improvement tools and methods were refined in the last part of the 20th century, the broader corporate world began utilizing various techniques to measure and optimize all types of processes – from customer service procedures to personnel evaluations to how organizations are structured and staffed.
The nation could cut wasteful healthcare spending by following a set of recommendations from leading health policy experts, according to a Texas think tank.
The healthcare market is hugely competitive, giving patients numerous practice options to choose. The healthcare industry has become patient-driven. In such a scenario, patients look for a good experience and affordable service. According to a survey by Deloitte Consulting, customers chose the following statements to define positive healthcare experiences:
Artificial intelligence’s (AI) transformative power is reverberating across many industries, but in one—healthcare—its impact promises to be truly life-changing. From hospital care to clinical research, drug development and insurance, AI applications are revolutionizing how the health sector works to reduce spending and improve patient outcomes.