Event Recap: Dig South, ATA, and Collision Conference

By John Riney,


Finally got a bit of time to catch my breath and recap the last couple events. PokitDok's spring conference season has been a bit of a killer. First off was Dig South 2015 right here in Charleston, SC. I'm an engineer and a life-long Charlestonian, so any effort to elevate the tech scene here in  … 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: Dev, Enterprise, Providers

Evidation Health Selects PokitDok to Help Accelerate Clinical Studies in Digital Health

By pokitdok,


Today PokitDok announced a partnership with Evidation Health, a company launched by GE Ventures and Stanford Health Care. Evidation Health partners across the healthcare ecosystem to measure the impact of digital health solutions on clinical and economic outcomes. This partnership will allow Evidation to virtually, securely, and efficiently identify eligible participants in clinical studies and to  … 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: Dev, Enterprise, Providers

Telehealth – The Future Is Now

By Nicole Fletcher,


In America we spend one third of every dollar on healthcare; that’s dangerously close to $4 trillion. Telehealth is one part - and a big one at that - of the future of healthcare to reduce costs, increase preventative care and improve patient engagement. Telehealth is expected to grow by $5 billion in the next  … 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: Dev, Enterprise, Providers, Telehealth

The Unintended Side-Effects Of Health Reform: Increased Consumer Responsibility And Decreased Provider Revenues

By Lisa Maki,


It has been over 5 years since the President signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law providing healthcare reform from meaningful use to extended Medicaid and more. Probably one of the most controversial mandates of the ACA was universal health insurance coverage which has been in effect for over a year.  … 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: Dev, Enterprise, Providers

A Deeper Dive into the 278 Transaction: A Referral & Authorization Request

By Faride Beaubien,


We have previously walked through what goes on behind eligibility and benefit requests or 270/271 transactions, when a patient visits his or her primary care physician (PCP). We will now discuss the 278 transaction: a referral and authorization request. This transaction set is generally used as a ‘next step’ following an appointment with a physician.  … 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: Dev, Enterprise, Providers

PokitDok Partners with Doctor on Demand

By pokitdok,


The PokitDok team is thrilled to announce a partnership with Doctor On Demand, a telehealth company offering patients Video Visits with Board Certified physicians. Co-founded by CEO Adam Jackson, Chairman of the Board, Jay McGraw, and the one and only Dr. Phil McGraw, Doctor On Demand aims to streamline and simplify the operations side of healthcare  … 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: Enterprise, Providers, Telehealth

What is X12 Anyway?

By Nicole Fletcher,


At PokitDok, we talk the X12 talk all day, every day. From the water cooler and the coffee pot, to the conference room and beyond, we chat about data sets and payer integrations til the cows come home. We realize we’re different though- so in the spirit of education and live application, we thought we’d  … 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: API, Dev, Providers

Top 12 Alternate Revenue Streams for Doctors

By Nicole Fletcher,


Physicians are generally known for earning higher than average incomes. However, with the recent changes in healthcare, they have a growing reason to be concerned about money just like the rest of us. Average physician salaries range from $176,000 for family medicine practitioners, to $413,000 for orthopedic surgeons, according to WebMD's 2014 Physician Compensation report. But those figures  … 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: API, Dev, Enterprise, Healthcare consumerism, Providers

Top 5 Predictions for Healthcare Consumerism in 2015

By Lisa Maki,


Across the country and the industry, from the Advisory Board Company’s annual summit in Nashville to World Congress’ annual gathering on Health Plan Innovation in Florida, “Healthcare Consumerism” is the dominant headliner. Healthcare leaders are no longer speculating as to whether or not healthcare consumerism will arrive, they’re addressing how to respond to it, now that  … 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, Providers

MedTechVision 2014 Patient Keynote: Part Two

By Lisa Maki,


Introduction  Yesterday, in Part One of my Patient Keynote from the MedtechWomen conference, I shared my experience as a spinal injury patient and how that inspired me to start PokitDok.  I noted all the frustrations I had as a patient, especially as one who is fluent in the possibilities of technology. Today, in Part Two,  … 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: Dev, Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Providers