The 2014 requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program – often referred to as “Meaningful Use” – federally mandated that healthcare providers have a patient portal. According to HIMSS, a successful patient portal is one that contains the information patients want and is easy for patients to use. Many patient portals today incorporate convenient features that make patients want to log in and use them, such as e-visits, self-check-in, immunization and
Integration is one of those words that you’ve probably heard a lot, but you’re not completely sure what it means. You might know that it has to do with combining different systems so that they function effectively together, but you might not understand why that is important. When it comes to healthcare payments, integration between your payment solution and your practice management system can have multiple, impactful benefits.
Last month, the InstaMed blog explained the various financial and operational benefits of