Slow credentialing makes many physicians frustrated with their employers. But is it their fault? We investigated to find out the facility’s process.
It can take anywhere from a few weeks to six months to get credentialed. But what if that could be done much quicker? Here's what would happen.
Doctors lead busy lives, with jam-packed schedules and varying tasks, time is of the essence. Here are a few time management tips to optimize your time.
While blockchain-based currencies and tokens get most of the attention, alternative distributed ledger technologies are quietly making headway, most importantly, Hashgraph.
Technology can significantly improve health outcomes. For example, it can help with chronic disease management by reminding patients to take their medications at the right time. It can also help patients more easily access their medical charts via their smartphones at anytime.
ICOs sell what are called utility tokens. Although somewhat similar to an IPO’s share, a token’s valuation comes from the perceived usage of a platform. In other words, tokens offer access to a company’s service, not its profits. Examples of this are FileCoin, who’s tokens can be used to buy disk storage, or Intiva tokens, which grant access to career-related services for healthcare professionals.
Blockchain technology is a decentralized network for storing transactions or information in a digitally encrypted ledger. This means that there is no centralized authority responsible for verifying transactions, but instead, a server spread across different terminals and in different locations.
Founded in 2006 by Visa, MasterCard, JCB International, American Express and Discover, the PCI Security Standards Council is a global organization that maintains standards for the Payment Card Industry. PCI Security Standards Council helps ensure that cardholder data is kept secure all over the world. The companies above all share equally in the governance and execution the Council’s work.
Staying in compliance with HIPAA while using social media is a big concern for most medical professionals. It only takes one careless social media post to reveal sensitive patient information. Although patient privacy is always a valid concern, you can use social media in a way that won’t violate HIPAA compliance. And when used correctly, it can be a robust tool for your practice.
If you received an audit notice from your state’s governing or specialty board, would you meet 100 percent compliance of your continuing education requirements?