Healthcare IT Posts

Do reimbursement schemes succeed in incentivizing hospitals to provide better quality care?

The article is an attempt to look at popular reimbursement schemes and explore their effect on incentivizing Healthcare Providers to improve the quality of care. Fee for Service (FFS): The FFS method is an activity based definition of insurance coverage. Here the payer defines the insurance covered vs. excluded set of services and the sponsor…

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Healthcare IT Posts

The migration from the locally hosted box to the cloud – Get SaaSified!

Hospitals and clinics are now looking at migrating from the traditional locally hosted model to the cloud. The reasons are primarily elasticity and savings in cost with the Hospital Management System today being seen as a mission critical application. In fact with improved connectivity, faster processing speeds, the ubiquity of mobile devices and other technological…

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Healthcare IT Posts

Digitizing a patient’s journey across disparate systems

Healthcare is poised for an IT revolution that has touched the Banking, Financial, Insurance and Telecom industries and has seen innovative trends in the form of Electronic Medical Records, Online Patient Booking Appointment Portals, Hospital Information Systems, Mobile Applications, Portable Device based applications and others but the challenge really is channelling these experiences into a…

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