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Put down the pen and paper, it’s time to upgrade your medical office to the digital world. As you may have heard, the federal government has issued new regulations that are requiring doctors and hospitals to make the switch to digital records by 2015 or pay a hefty financial fee (source: AZCentral.com). There are federal incentives to help practices and hospitals change over to software programs, but this does not mean the transfer will be smooth. The task of converting years of paper records to digital ones is time consuming and daunting. There are also HIPPA compliancy regulations to contend with.
It is no question that no-shows affect your bottom line; missed appointments cost you money. However, it also can affect the care of your other patients. Empty appointment slots can be filled up with other patients who were in need of care sooner rather than later. Most medical offices will offset the cost of missed appointments by assessing a no-show fee to the patient, but then you are wasting time in the billing department. Your best bet would be to head off missed appointments before they happen.
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Cosmopolitan Medical would like to focus on our lab results service that will assist with your practice’s Medical Business Process. The goal of using an answering service to outsource some of your medical business processes is to make your day-to-day operations easier and for your practice to run as smoothly as possible. Allowing Cosmopolitan Medical to handle your lab result calls can do just that.
In our last blog article, we explained what Medical Business Process Outsourcing is on a technical level and also how Cosmopolitan Medical views this process. Now we would like to share with you details of specific functions or processes that we offer to assistance with. Let’s start with the head of your medical business, the physician. After all, there couldn’t be a practice without one! Cosmopolitan Medical understands how busy each physician’s day can be, but we also understand that each physician is committed to provide the best care possible. Let us help you with the following processes in order to make your day run smoother.
The technical definition of Medical Business Process Outsourcing is “a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the day-to-day operations and responsibilities of specific medical practice office functions (or processes) to a third-party service provider” (Wikipedia). These functions or processes can include anything ranging from after-hour answering services, medical receptionist duties, medical billing, medical transcription services, appointment reminders, appointment scheduling, and much more. It basically is anything that you can get help with that will make your day-to-day operations run smoother and allows you to focus on your patients.