Tracking Provider Health Plan Participation: An Urgent Need for Provider Information Tools

By Keith Belton | August 15, 2018

The explosion of health system-created and managed clinical networks and health plans has put tremendous pressure on teams to maintain accurate provider affiliation.

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Inaccurate Provider Data Causes Problems for Patients and Healthcare Providers

By Thomas White | December 16, 2015

In mid-November 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) distributed their 2016 Guidance Letter that calls for health plans to update provider directories on a monthly basis. Unfortunately for patients, at the present time, provider data is required to be...

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HIMSS Update: Phynd in the Interoperability Showcase with vendors including Epic & Philips

By Thomas White | April 06, 2015

The Phynd team will be in Chicago at HIMSS 2015 participating in the Health Journey of a patient in the Interoperability Showcase (Booth 2084) with Epic, Philips and others. From the HIMSS website “The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, in partnership with IHE, is a live...

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Modern day dilemma: How many employees does it take to enroll a new provider in a hospital’s EMR?

By Thomas White | February 04, 2015

Hospitals encounter providers daily that are not profiled in their EMR or financial software systems, they are essentially new to the system. New provider issues start at registration and scheduling, when a patient is being admitted or scheduled for an exam. These front-line...

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White Paper: Why A Single Provider Profile Matters

By Thomas White | January 22, 2015

 

Sometimes there really is too much of a good thing, especially in health care systems. Take provider data for instance. Provider data lives in silos in almost all hospital IT systems and in all state/national directories. The slow advance of Direct Addresses and HISPs will...

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