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We Can Overcome Hurdles in Telehealth Implementation

Telemedicine is an inarguable boon to modern care. By complementing traditional in-practice services with telemedical offerings, healthcare providers can extend specialty consults into the most remote rural clinics, cut down on the time patients wait for care, and even reach those who might have otherwise foregone the time and expense of in-person care.   The [...]

By |2019-02-12T20:55:04+00:00February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on We Can Overcome Hurdles in Telehealth Implementation

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Balancing Efficiency and Value in Healthcare

When it comes to healthcare delivery, our intent is to be ever quicker, more effective, and less expensive. We want to improve treatment experiences and patient outcomes without slipping on our efficiency scores; we aim to provide ever-soaring value for our providers, payers, and patients, but we don’t want to stop cutting costs. When those [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:16:02+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Work Smarter, Not Harder: Balancing Efficiency and Value in Healthcare

Balance Billing: A Money Trap for Patients and Providers Alike?

A physician's first priority is to help those they see in need of medical attention. So, when a doctor working the night shift sees a EMTs rolling a bloodied car accident victim into the emergency room on a gurney, she doesn't hesitate; she immediately crosses the room to treat her new patient. At that moment, [...]

By |2020-06-16T15:38:59+00:00December 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Balance Billing: A Money Trap for Patients and Providers Alike?

Doing Well by Doing Good. What Does it Mean?

It's been an hour, and the doctor has yet to arrive at the cramped exam room. The clock on the wall softly ticks on, and bad cell service leaves the mother and her child with little to do but study the faded anatomical posters and health infographics hanging from the wall. The mother feels the [...]

By |2018-07-27T14:04:30+00:00July 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Doing Well by Doing Good. What Does it Mean?

Spending Smarter: The Medicine for What Ails U.S. Healthcare

The United States can proudly tout its status as a global leader in any number of fields — but when the conversation turns to healthcare, it has to sit down. According to the latest figures from OECD Data, the United States spends over fifty percent more on healthcare costs than the average OECD or G8 [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:59:32+00:00July 10th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Spending Smarter: The Medicine for What Ails U.S. Healthcare