How can big data make the US healthcare system affordable

an improvement in quality must necessarily increase costs

The pandemic has highlighted how important for a country it is to have an effective healthcare system. People are living in constant fear of not only being subjected to the virus, but also the medical bills that could potentially pile up. The United States’ healthcare system operates using a for-profit insurance mechanism. This has led …

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Healthcare data breaches that are concerning

In 2021, there were several healthcare data breaches, and it’s disturbing. Such breaches with sensitive medical data must be neutralized at all costs. What happened in 2020? In 2020, a report was issued on the state of Healthcare Cybersecurity. This report was based on survey results from more than 2,400 professionals that dealt with the …

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Why are medical collection letters important? What’s the secret of writing a medical collection letter?

Repercussion fears howl all the way long when files get stuffed with unpaid bills. Receiving post-due notifications when you’re not able to pay them is quite a pummel at the back. Collecting payments is not a cup of tea, especially from patients who are habitual of releasing cash late or just forget to pay. Looking …

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What is HIPAA protected health information (PHI): What do you need to know about PHI & HIPPA

hipaa protected health information

Except if you are living under a rock, you would know about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 which stresses on the integrity, sanctity, and security of PHI (protected health information). However, the question that arises is, why is PHI kept under the rug? And why is it always talked about …

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Upper Cervical: Is upper cervical chiropractic dangerous?

upper cervical chiropractic dangerous

Many people are concerned about their necks when it comes to the safety of chiropractic care. The main reason behind the concern depends on many elements such as the aggressive manipulation regarding  upper cervical chiropractic that is being carried out via multiple videos on the internet, rumours circulating in social circles, and suggestions by certain …

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How to find medical billing services near you?

find medical billing services

Physicians have to provide a high-quality healthcare service to cater the needs of their patients. Along with a busy schedule, physicians have to complete necessary administrative responsibilities as well – such as medical billing. Medical billing demands a lot of efforts and valuable time – and with the passage of time, it gets difficult for …

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