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Blog posts tagged with life science & health plans

  • The electronic prior authorization tipping point

    Faisal Mushtaq
    July 28, 2016

    Today’s prior authorization (PA) process for certain high-cost medications is often a lengthy, manual back-and-forth process among the doctor, payer, pharmacy and patient. But times are changing, and about 20 states have legislation proposed or in place to improve the process with electronic prior authorizations (ePA). The industry is at a tipping point and ready for change. Health IT partnerships with payers and life sciences companies can enable physicians to obtain PA electronically, leading to faster patient access to medications Read more…

  • CIO perspective, analytics and more in the new issue of Continuum magazine

    Tom Lynch
    February 19, 2016

    2016 is an important year for the healthcare industry, as clinicians look to Health IT organizations to deliver the innovation and insights they need to provide smarter care. Interoperability, precision medicine, actionable data – these aren’t just buzz words, these are the key drivers that will shape health care. Created for healthcare professionals, our magazine, Continuum, features industry insights and Allscripts client success stories. Read more…

  • Automated payer record requests with Allscripts eChart CourierTM

    Faisal Mushtaq
    October 28, 2015

    Payer requests for medical records can be time consuming. Even though the physician practice is likely using an electronic health record (EHR), many times these transactions require vast amounts of paper and labor. It can be a cumbersome task for both the practice and the payer. Hutchinson Clinic (Hutchinson, Kansas, U.S.A.) Chief Information Officer Bob Davidson explains it this way, “Everyone here already has a full-time job. When we get requests from a payer for charts that require pulling Read more…

  • 5 gaps in care we can close with collaboration

    Faisal Mushtaq
    April 09, 2015

    We’re partnering with life sciences companies to address gaps in care, one of the key steps in better managing population health and improving patient outcomes. It’s important to collaborate with all stakeholders – patients, providers, payers, life sciences and health IT companies – because that’s how we’ll succeed with value-based care. How is Allscripts working with life sciences companies? Here are a few examples: Read more…

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