Point-of-Care (POC) and rapid diagnostic testing is part of the revitalization to improve patient outcomes while reducing practice costs – helping to achieve high-quality, accessible, efficient healthcare.
Dr. Kaelber will shed light on the challenges healthcare providers face in reducing drug errors as they navigate through today’s decision support systems. He will then share lessons learned and recommendations based on his 10+ years of experience as CMIO in the MetroHealth System.
The ICD-10 transition represents a major update to how providers get paid, impacting almost every aspect of service delivery, billing, claims processing and reimbursement. It will require testing changes in PM and EMRs, billing reporting packages, decision and analytical tools, as well as training coders and providers.
While CMS reports that nearly most physicians have implemented EHRs, the next challenge will be to meet Stage 2 criteria as part of the federal EHR incentive program. Reaching these objectives will take most practices into new territory on matters of health information exchange, patient access to medical information, and data security.
Revenue pressures facing office-based physicians continue to intensify. Changes to public and private payer reimbursements, implementation of the Affordable Care Act measures, and escalating costs of doing business will require physicians to manage their revenue proactively.
Faced with patient demand and pressure to reduce costs, healthcare teams must change the way they communicate. Physicians and hospital decision-makers have an opportunity to develop collaborative communication through new technological applications.
In this webinar you'll learn: initial steps to take in cases of suspected PROM, current clinical evidence supporting the use of a biomarker test in cases of equivocal PROM, and the latest data on the treatment of late preterm women with a PROM diagnosis.