What to Look For in a Patient Scheduling System

By PokitDok Team,

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A patient scheduling system can do far more than simply keep a calendar. Here, we look at some of the most important features of a modern scheduling system.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation

4 Technologies Changing the Medical Billing Insurance Claims Process

By PokitDok Team,

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The medical billing insurance claims process is expensive and not always effective. But technology is helping to optimize billing, increase reimbursements and streamline claims management.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Providers

How Better Claims Management Supports Healthcare Practice and Industry Growth

By PokitDok Team,

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  As an increasing number of patients converges with decreasing reimbursement rates, pressure is rising in the healthcare industry, particularly in the area of claims management, according to Jacqueline LaPointe at RevCycleIntelligence. This is big news, because this is a market that is expected to reach $13.93 billion by 2023. Meanwhile, claim denial rates from  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism

The Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing AI in Healthcare

By PokitDok Team,

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New technology brings with it challenges. To reap the benefits of machine learning, here are the challenges the industry will have to address while introducing AI in healthcare.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Artificial Intelligence

What Pharmacy Executives Need to Know About Copay Accumulators

By PokitDok Team,

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As copay accumulators continue to grow in popularity, expect to see more industry ripple effects. Here we shed some light on what a copay accumulator program is and how it works.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Pharmacy, Providers

An Exploration of the Past, Present, and Future of Meaningful Use

By PokitDok Team,

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Meaningful Use impacts the way healthcare providers enter, store and exchange patient data. This article explores the evolution of the Meaningful Use program.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation

How Providers Can Get the Most Out of Their Patient Portals

By PokitDok Team,

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Good patient portals help to empower patients, engage them in their own care and modernize the services a provider offers.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Providers

Does Opaque Drug Pricing Affect Consumer Trust in Medicine?

By PokitDok Team,

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  Anyone who has followed PokitDok knows we are advocates of price transparency, especially as it applies to prescription drugs. A foundational principle of value-based healthcare is the patient's ability to price shop. However, when medication cost information is obscured by complex networks of suppliers, intermediaries, and payment structures, consumers cannot make value-based healthcare decisions.  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Consumer, Healthcare consumerism, Price Transparency

PokitDok Joins Hyperledger

By Vivian Li,


Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced today 16 organizations joined the project, bringing the total number of new members in 2018 to 67. A global collaboration hosted by The Linux Foundation, Hyperledger now includes more than 235 organizations. Hyperledger has gained significant traction as a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain, News

Who Benefits From the Efficiencies Blockchains Will Create in Healthcare?

By PokitDok Team,

doctors

There are four clear groups who would benefit from blockchain adoption in healthcare: Care providers, payers, clinical trial sponsors and patients will all experience new efficiencies as blockchains are adopted throughout the heathcare industry.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Blockchain