Healthcare compliance training is a highly important part of any medical organization’s functions. Without it, medical facilities couldn’t legally operate, and the quality of patient care across the country would plummet.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 helped cut down on healthcare fraud and ensure that employees could maintain healthcare coverage while between jobs. Since its original creation, several updates have been made to HIPAA to help improve privacy protection for patients and health plan members.
As anyone who works in the healthcare industry knows, maintaining HIPAA compliance is one of the most important responsibilities you hold.
Running a medical practice takes hard work, dedication, and unfortunately - a lot of expenses. Like with any other business, it is important to be aware of all the costs you’ll be incurring for your clinic so you can plan accordingly.
When you’re running a medical practice, you’re constantly thinking about patients, medical inventory, and insurance claims - but are you paying enough attention to your online reputation?
As the United States prepares to face a second-wave of COVID-19, many practitioners have begun transitioning to more telemedicine visits whenever possible to help flatten the curve and mitigate risk of spreading the virus.
It’s clearer each passing day that not only is the world changing, but the way healthcare is practiced is changing as well. Returning to the way things were before with crowded waiting rooms and little in the way of personal protective equipment (PPE) is unsafe and illogical.
As the year comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about getting ready for your annual staff training. Training is the easiest way to make sure your employees are prepared for any situation that could come up in a medical practice.
Electronic Health Record software is taking the country by storm, and for good reason. EHR can save money, increase productivity, and ultimately solve the biggest problem most practices face today: allowing doctors more time to spend with patients.
In the digital age, your online reputation is equally as important as your real-life reputation. The same is particularly true for medical practices. Studies have shown that over 60% of people would choose one practice over another solely based on their online presence and reputation.