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Healthcare Inflation: How Facilities Can Prepare
April 5, 2022
Ready Doc™ is a free medical credentialing software with a suite of healthcare administration tools which helps ease the effects of inflation for healthcare facilities and their providers.
Reduce Healthcare Waste with Credentialing Software
February 22, 2022
The United States spends more on healthcare than any other country, with costs approaching 18% of the gross domestic product, and studies estimate nearly 30% of healthcare spending may be considered waste.
How the ‘No Surprises Act’ Affects Healthcare
January 31, 2022
The legislation is intended to protect patients from unanticipated medical expenses after receiving care from an out-of-network healthcare professional or medical facility, yet has deeper consequences which affect providers and facilities.
Healthcare Trends in 2022: What the Future Holds
January 14, 2022
The healthcare industry experienced significant change recently and there are several trends providers and healthcare administrators need to focus on throughout 2022.
Medical Errors: Silent Killer in Healthcare
December 7, 2021
Medical errors are a widespread occurrence in healthcare—some reports claim them to be one of the leading causes of death in the United States—yet credentialing software offers many important preventative tools.
HIPAA Enforcement Discretion: What Comes Next
November 9, 2021
There is currently no set expiration date for the HIPAA waivers, yet experts believe the rules are bound to return and healthcare professionals must be prepared.
How Healthcare Facilities Can Navigate Staffing Shortages
October 18, 2021
The shortage of healthcare workers is blamed on the lingering effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic and nurses along with others going on strike.
Life After Medical School: Alternative Careers to a Hospital
October 4, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the healthcare industry is causing some medical professionals to re-think their career entirely.
Ambulatory Surgery Centers Benefit Providers, Patients
September 21, 2021
Ambulatory surgery centers are gaining prominence as a beneficial option for patients while serving as a fine example of a successful healthcare delivery transformation as the industry struggles to simultaneously improve cost and quality of care.
Why Medical Malpractice Insurance is Important
September 3, 2021
Medical malpractice insurance, also known as professional liability insurance, is a well-known term in the healthcare industry yet its full scope of coverage and importance is often misunderstood.
Medical Identity Theft: Harm Beyond Healthcare
August 24, 2021
It is a lesser known type of fraud, yet medical identity theft can have serious financial consequences and impact the victim’s health and financial wellbeing.
How Hashgraph Distributed Ledger Technology Will Transform Healthcare
August 13, 2021
The golden question is how healthcare data management can be improved while maintaining the high level of cybersecurity needed to protect sensitive patient information.
Medical Debt: Tips and Tricks to Become Debt Free
August 3, 2021
If patients express concerns to you about their medical debt threatening to affect their family’s financial security, they do have options and you can offer ideas and strategies on how they can overcome medical debt.
Freestanding ER vs. Urgent Care Center: Differences to Know
July 1, 2021
Healthcare providers must understand this common confusion when offering advice to their patients while administrators should know how to effectively manage staff and workflows for a smooth operation that benefits everyone involved.
Tips to Maximize Productivity Taking Online CME and CEU
June 22, 2021
While the internet can be extremely convenient, it also presents several challenges. Check out our helpful guide to make completing your CME and CEU requirements a breeze.
Healthcare Trends Physicians and Nurses Need to Know
June 15, 2021
The contemporary healthcare professional has a lot to keep up with, including rapidly evolving technology, patient engagement, changing delivery methods of patient care, and increasing costs across the board.
How to Manage a Demanding Schedule in Healthcare
June 2, 2021
Before you feel like you have nothing left to give, here are some tips to incorporate into your work schedule that can help you manage the effects of working long hours in the medical field and prevent symptoms of burnout before it occurs.
Digital Health Opens Door to New Challenges, Opportunities
May 25, 2021
Healthcare professionals work in a rapidly transforming industry, in part due to the rise of digital health technology, which presents both challenges and new opportunities for patient care.
Blockchain Technology for Healthcare in the Spotlight
May 13, 2021
The global market for blockchain technology is projected to reach $30.7 billion by the year 2027 with the healthcare industry leading the way.
National Nurses Week 2021: Freebies and Discounts
May 3, 2021
National Nurses Week begins every year on May 6 and runs until May 12, to mark the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
How to Obtain Your Nursing Accreditation
April 27, 2021
Before you think about how to obtain your nursing accreditation, make sure you have these skills and qualifications.
Healthy Meals Perfect for Healthcare Professionals
April 20, 2021
As a healthcare professional, specifically a hospital nurse or physician, a non-traditional schedule can make it hard to consistently eat healthy.
Top Five Numbers Physicians Always Need to Know
April 12, 2021
No matter their scope of practice, physicians have several numbers which they may need to verify their qualifications to do their job.
Impact of Technology on Behavioral Health Treatment
April 1, 2021
The COVID-19 Pandemic impacted healthcare in more ways than ever imagined and may shape behavioral health for years to come.
QR Codes in Healthcare Technology: Looking Ahead
March 22, 2021
A Quick Response Code, more commonly known as a QR Code, is gaining popularity in a variety of industries—especially healthcare where it has a promising potential for integration in digital health technology.
Travel Nursing: Preparing and Transitioning
March 15, 2021
Whether you’re a seasoned nurse, one with only a few years of experience, a prospective or current nursing student exploring your career options—travel nursing is an exciting way to advance your healthcare career.
How Your ‘Resident Persona’ Shapes Your Career
March 8, 2021
Being aware of your professional strengths and weaknesses can have a solid impact on paving the most fitting career path in health care.
Music Therapy: How to Treat Yourself and Your Patients
March 2, 2021
Music therapy is a combination of the art of music and intervention treatment. It is the only sensory medium that can activate all areas of the brain at the same time.
Travel Nursing Specialties Currently in Demand
February 25, 2021
Considering how much time goes into a career in travel nursing, picking a specialty is one of the biggest choices you have to make. Any of the specialties can provide meaningful work and a solid paycheck.
Physicians and Patient Reviews: Why They Matter
February 18, 2021
Similar to how consumers use online reviews about local retail stores or restaurants to make decisions about their spending habits, online physician reviews are playing an important role in patient decisions about healthcare access.
Telehealth HIPAA Enforcement Discretion: Impacts on Healthcare
February 4, 2021
For nearly a year, health care providers have been able to use widely available communication apps, such as FaceTime or Skype, for telehealth services due to the federal government issuing a Notification of Enforcement Discretion.
Clinic Management Checkup: Tips to Improve Your Practice
January 19, 2021
With a rising need for health care and limited resources to meet all of the demands, clinic management efficiency becomes crucial.
How Healthcare Professionals Succeed With Social Media
January 13, 2021
When we think of how the internet helps professionals to promote themselves, we don’t often consider those in the medical profession.
OIG Exclusion List And Your Career: Why It Matters
January 5, 2021
Credit scores, compromised email addresses, identity theft—these can impact anyone. Yet when it comes to the health care professional, there is another list which is equally as important.
2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Health Care Professionals
December 15, 2020
New Year’s resolutions are an opportunity for health care facilities and health care professionals alike to build upon their continued commitment to patient care.
What Comes After Residency: Tips to Start Your Healthcare Career
December 3, 2020
Completion of residency is a major turning point for a new physician, as the next decisions you make could have a lasting impact on your career in health care.
COVID-19: Protection for Health Care Workers During the New Wave
November 18, 2020
Health care workers are on the front lines of caring for patients with confirmed cases or possible infections with COVID-19. Due to being in close contact with patients, their job gives them an increased risk of exposure to this virus.
COVID-19 and CME Requirements: What You Need to Know
November 16, 2020
The Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States (FSMB) recently released updated state-by-state guidelines concerning Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federally Qualified Health Centers And Their Importance
November 10, 2020
A Federally Qualified Health Center is a community-based health care provider that receives funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Physician Qualities Beyond a Degree
October 30, 2020
While the consistent determination and high level of intelligence certainly matters in a physician’s career, it is the decades of actively working in their chosen scope of practice which demands several personality traits in order to succeed.
Term Life Insurance for Health Care Providers
October 26, 2020
There are multiple reasons why health care providers should consider purchasing a private term life insurance policy and Intiva Health can help you find a fair quote.
International Infection Prevention Week: What You Need to Know
October 19, 2020
This year’s theme is to shine a spotlight on the invaluable role of an infection preventionist in protecting frontline health care workers and patients.
Health Care Industry Leading Target of Ransomware Attacks
October 15, 2020
The health care industry is becoming a greater target for ransomware attacks, which is why Intiva Health utilizes a Hashgraph-based platform for extra security.
Payer Enrollment Software Essential Features
October 8, 2020
Payer enrollment software has its own list of essential features to reduce administrative burden and expedite reimbursements from insurance plans.
Physician Assistant Hiring Process: What to Know
October 1, 2020
A physician’s assistant is a fantastic job, and if you have an interview to get one, you'll want to make sure you do your very best to win it.
Credentialing: Why it is Important for Nurses
September 24, 2020
Credentialing is often thought of being beneficial only for physicians, however it has a strong importance for nurses as well.
Medical Credentialing: Maintaining Patient Trust
September 14, 2020
Medical credentialing and the importance of its role in maintaining patient trust along with improving patient care has grown significantly over the years.
Health Care Technology to Battle COVID-19
September 3, 2020
Some health care providers have been looking to new technologies for solutions to COVID-19, especially digital technology.
Continuing Medical Education and COVID-19
August 24, 2020
Accredited CME is designed to be relevant to the needs of the health care professional: practice-based and effective.
How Nurses Can Overcome Debt
August 14, 2020
Nurses are constantly lauded as heroes during the global health crisis—a label that belies the struggles they face both in and out of the hospital.
Credentialing Software: Purpose, Goals, and Necessities
August 5, 2020
It is important to know what to look for in a software to make sure all of the bases are covered and there is no administrative burden for facilities or providers.
Why a Doctor Wears a White Coat And Its Meaning
July 28, 2020
There is no workplace clothing as symbolic as a doctor’s white coat.
Accountable Care Organizations: What They Are
July 23, 2020
In recent years, especially since the Affordable Care Act was passed, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) have popped up across the United States.