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HIMSS17: Using Actionable Intelligence to Improve Patient Safety

Patient safety is the foundation of effective healthcare, but information gaps ranging from inaccessible medical records to incomplete medication histories continue to plague the industry. These inconsistencies are inefficient, frustrate already burdened providers and negatively impact patients. According to The Atlantic, the U.S. spends $750 billion per year on unnecessary and inefficient healthcare services.

Live Video Chat Recap: Healthcare Leaders Discuss the “Abysmal” Prior Authorization Process and Opportunities to Fix It with Technology

Abysmal. That’s the first word that comes to mind when Mandi Bishop talks about today’s prior authorization process. During Surescripts’ early-December live video chat, Taking the Pain Out of Prior Authorization, Bishop, co-founder of Aloha Health and a passionate patient advocate, said the process has become a “tragic comedy.”