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2023 Nursing Trends

Discover which healthcare trends may significantly impact your nursing career. If you’re looking for a profession with room for career growth, nursing is the career for you. It’s no shocker that nurses are in high demand due to the quality and dedication of the profession, as well as shortages in the field. However, according to […]

Gummi World Achieves SQF Certificate for Dietary Supplement Manufacturing

A Look at Women’s Advancements in the Healthcare Industry

March is Women’s History Month, a month to celebrate the legendary women whose contributions paved the way for the coming generation of women. In addition, March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day to pay homage to the courage, intellect, and resilience of women across the globe. This post will highlight some of the most […]

Simplified Software for Streamlined Credentialing

The easier the credentialing process, the faster healthcare providers can begin caring for patients.

Discovering Digital Forms for Healthcare Providers

Healthcare organizations are finding new uses to improve administrative workflows with digital forms geared toward providers.

Improve Physician Retention With Credentialing Software

Ready Doc™ is designed to work well for medical facility administrators and their healthcare providers, improving communication and workflows to ultimately boost employee retention on both sides.

National Nurses Week 2022: Deals and Freebies

Check out our long list of freebies and deals exclusively for nurses at restaurants, clothing stores, hotels, and wellness centers.

Healthcare Inflation: How Facilities Can Prepare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Before you think about how to obtain your nursing accreditation, make sure you have these skills and qualifications.

Healthy Meals Perfect for Healthcare Professionals

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some health care providers have been looking to new technologies for solutions to COVID-19, especially digital technology.

Continuing Medical Education and COVID-19

Accredited CME is designed to be relevant to the needs of the health care professional: practice-based and effective.

How Nurses Can Overcome Debt

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

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

There is no workplace clothing as symbolic as a doctor’s white coat.

Accountable Care Organizations: What They Are

In recent years, especially since the Affordable Care Act was passed, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) have popped up across the United States.

Importance of Electronic Message Management for Physicians

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