Creating and tracking purchase orders can be time consuming. With a materials management information system designed for healthcare, facilities can benefit from electronic purchase orders and automate some process to significantly save time.
Wearables are becoming increasingly popular with consumers who track their exercise, diets, sleep, vital signs and more. While the wearables collect a lot of data, physicians are often uncertain how to leverage them. This story shares five ways physicians can utilize wearables to benefit their patients.
Healthcare organizations understand the clinical side of the business, but they sometimes lack the expertise to gain a strong online presence. The right online approach, including a user-friendly website and digital marketing capabilities, allows facilities to reach new patients, share successes and reinforce the brand. Provista now has a leading digital agency on contract to help members expand and strengthen their digital reach.
Physician offices can treat the more than 50 million Americans with allergies instead of referring them to specialists. Patients prefer to receive allergy services from their primary care physician, and clinics can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in additional revenue. See what’s involved in setting up an in-house allergy service.
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is becoming increasingly popular for consumers who want to use it for pain therapy and other medical applications. While interest in CBD and its uses continue to grow, non-acute healthcare providers need more information about its risks and benefits before recommending it to patients as a mainstream treatment.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary released its 2018-2027 Projections of National Health Expenditures. Not surprisingly, spending is expected to go up. See how much medical products and services will increase.
Advances in medical technologies are improving women’s health care and their access to care. As a result, women are benefiting from less invasive procedures, faster recovery times, more choices on where procedures are performed and greater confidence in their care. This is leading to better outcomes and lower long-term costs.
Faced with reimbursement challenges, fiscally savvy physician practices should consider untapped opportunities to improve their bottom line. With careful planning and implementation, adding ancillary services such as weight loss/dietary services, diabetes education, physical/massage therapy or allergy therapy can improve profits and enhance patient care.
Cornerstone Healthcare Group faced a problem that’s common with other healthcare organizations—each facility was using its own item master. This created several pain points, from lack of company-wide visibility into purchasing to an inability to streamline inventory. Once the organization implemented a centralized procurement platform with Envi, those problems were solved. This case study explains how.