Regulatory mandates are a major burden shouldered by healthcare IT. In order to manage the ever-shifting regulatory landscape and maintain compliance, clinical staff and EHR systems across the country are being pulled in a hundred different directions, each one taking valuable time away from what matters most. Patient care in the case of physicians. And improving their technology solutions in the case of the practice management systems that help those physicians do their good work.
This eBook covers:
● Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)
● Prior Authorization and Real-Time Benefits Tools
● Meaningful Use
The opioid epidemic is among the most serious issues faced by the United States healthcare system. Combatting the opioid crisis is a coin with two sides. On one side, those with substance abuse disorders must be able to receive the treatment and resources they need to heal. On the other, these addictive substances must be brought under tight control to fight the epidemic. The resounding purpose of EPCS is ultimately to keep a halter on the ongoing opioid epidemic, and it is one of the most critical tools we must face this challenge. This eBook breaks down the need and requirements for EPCS solutions, explaining government legislature, DEA audits, and security measures.
● The Importance of EPCS
● Need-to-Know Legislature
● Doctor Shopping & Prescription Fraud
● EPCS Requirements
● What’s on the Horizon
From its start, Prior Authorization within healthcare billing quickly became one of the most integral parts of the modern revenue cycle. Today, prior authorization is used by payers to lower the cost of care for patients as well as improve care quality. Although the process is well-intended, it is still frustrating for providers and EHR vendors as it feels limiting and restricting to the care process. For patients, prior authorization can present as confusing and disheartening, slowing down their access to important prescriptions and care. This eBook recounts the history and importance of prior authorizations as well as provides guidelines for the healthcare professionals of today.
● When is Prior Authorization Necessary?
● An Overview of the Prior Authorization Process
● Benefits of Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA)
Every year, two million Americans are hospitalized due to adverse drug reactions. Using genomics as a primary tool for individualizing patient care is the future of medicine. Genetic screening can offer a new level of confidence in medication efficacy, and a higher level of patient trust and comfort with treatment decisions
● Patient Populations and Specialties that Stand to Benefit from Pre-Emptive Pharmacogenomic Testing
● The Importance of PGx Workflow Integration
● High Priced Drugs Where Genomic Testing Can Detect Inefficacy in Advance
● Other Selected Research Excerpts
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