Will Healthcare Recover in 2022?

Hospitals aren’t expecting a return to normal anytime soon. According to the 2022 report by Kaufman Hall, 20% of hospital executives surveyed said they were “extremely concerned” about their financial viability until an effective vaccine or treatment is available, and another 50% said they were “moderately concerned.” Approximately 1 in 3 physicians, APPs, and nursesContinue reading “Will Healthcare Recover in 2022?”

HITsm Holiday Chat: Healthcare IT Holiday Wish List

December 10, 2021 Hosts: @EMRAnswers and @bossoft As we enter the 2021 holiday season, healthcare leaders continue to anticipate the challenges and opportunities that continue to emerge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare was hit hard in 2020. C-Suite executives say they expect the COVID-19 crisis to be one of the biggest opportunitiesContinue reading “HITsm Holiday Chat: Healthcare IT Holiday Wish List”

CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccines for Healthcare Staff by January 4th

The Biden Administration is requiring all staff who work at healthcare facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4th, 2022. This emergency order, issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to protect those healthcare workers and staff on the front lines of the pandemic, is currently on holdContinue reading “CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccines for Healthcare Staff by January 4th”

Streamlining the Process for Relief Funds

The Biden-Harris Administration made $25.5 billion in new funding available for healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. HHS announced availability of the funding, which includes: $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) resources for providers who serve rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or Medicare patients An additional $17 billion for Provider ReliefContinue reading “Streamlining the Process for Relief Funds”

Going to HIMSS21? Here’s What You Need to Know

HIMSS21 kicks off next week in Las Vegas. This much anticipated event, the industry’s largest, was rescheduled from March and is the first and largest on-site healthcare conference since the beginning of the pandemic. It’s everyone’s favorite healthcare and IT conference, and in past years included over 43,000 attendees. This year, a little over 700Continue reading “Going to HIMSS21? Here’s What You Need to Know”

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Not Ready for Prime Time in Healthcare, Yet

Sometimes we read what others are saying and, because we want it to be true, we imagine it is true. It’s important to break down false promises and inaccurate information about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Healthcare has not even begun to realize the potential of AI, as we are merely at the infancy stages of applyingContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Not Ready for Prime Time in Healthcare, Yet”

Staying On Track with Digital Initiatives

This has been one tough year for healthcare, and like other parts of life, progress isn’t always linear. What we find more valuable than simply acknowledging the outcome of progress is in recognizing the value of the experience itself. And this applies well to digital technology. We Embraced Digital Technology We made great strides inContinue reading “Staying On Track with Digital Initiatives”

Boston Software Systems Interview with Brad Cox, Director of Patient Accounting, Northwestern Medicine

When a provider contacts a payer to check a claim status, it takes an average of 14 minutes and costs the provider $7.12. By the time a claim reaches a denied status, the provider has lost at least two weeks. Considering that the time between claims submission and payment can be as long as fourContinue reading “Boston Software Systems Interview with Brad Cox, Director of Patient Accounting, Northwestern Medicine”

Boston Software Systems Latest Release, BWS20, Debuts in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud

An increasing number of businesses are moving to the cloud, including businesses looking to take advantage of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Boston Software Systems, the global leader in healthcare-specific RPA solutions, announced this week that its latest product offering, Boston WorkStation 20 (BWS20), is now available in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The AWSContinue reading “Boston Software Systems Latest Release, BWS20, Debuts in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud”

KLAS Spotlights Boston Software Systems for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Excellence

Recognized for Overall Customer Satisfaction and Fast Time to Value. BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, September 29, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Boston Software Systems, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions for the Healthcare industry, announced its recognition as an emerging technology vendor in a new KLAS 2020 Research Spotlight. The report details the company’s topContinue reading “KLAS Spotlights Boston Software Systems for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Excellence”