RelayHealth Financial announced the San Francisco Healthcare Finance Symposium, a forum for hospital revenue cycle professionals taking place on May 28, 2015 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
Anticoagulants are considered one of the most at-risk classes of medication for adverse events. Warfarin, a frequently prescribed medication from this class in the United States, appears on the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list of high-alert medications. During the last quarter of 2014, several prescriptions were involved in errors where Warfarin was originally submitted and after real-time alerts from RelayHealth's RxSafety Advisor® a medication that appears to be a look-alike/sound alike (LASA) to warfarin was ultimately dispensed.
As the healthcare industry continues to undergo a significant evolution, one area ripe for change is today's prescribing environment. Examining current trends can help us understand how digital prescribing may evolve over the next one to three years: the ongoing adoption of health information systems and related reinforcement of standards and connected information flow offers opportunity to transform electronic prescribing while improving patient access and lowering care costs.
The patient experience no longer revolves around a single doctor, or even a single facility. This change has created a clear challenge: patients and providers need a better way to access and exchange information.
In "Keys to Building a Successful Patient Engagement Strategy," the CIO and VP of Patient Engagement at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida, discusses how they implemented a patient engagement strategy designed to meet and exceed the 5% view, download, or transmit measure. Doug Biehn, VP Enterprise HIE & Patient Engagement, of RelayHealth® Clinical Connectivity closed out the webinar by talking about how healthcare organizations can leverage patient engagement to achieve enterprise-wide strategic goals beyond Meaningful Use.
Today RelayHealth Financial announced that its ICD-10 testing program has yielded claim and remittance volumes, and acceptance rates far above industry norms for both acknowledgement and end-to-end testing.
Today RelayHealth Financial introduced ConnectCenter, a groundbreaking new claims management portal to help practice management vendors, billing companies and revenue cycle management firms streamline claims processing and accelerate payment velocity.
As a nation, we have made great strides in the deployment and use of health information technology. With the transition to value based care delivery models, we must ensure that technology is interoperable to enable better care delivery, better health, and greater efficiency of care delivery.
RelayHealth adult infectious disease specialist Summerpal Kahlon, MD provides advice for U.S. physicians who are now fielding frantic questions from their patients about Ebola. Read Dr. Kahlon’s article on actions to take, and the role of physicians as educators and reassuring sources of truth.
Automation plays an ever-growing role in patient safety by helping eliminate human error as drug inventories continue to expand. In August of this year, a prescription error was prevented when an adult patient’s prescription was fulfilled with diflunisal instead of diflucan, the intended prescription.