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”

Prior Authorizations’ Impact on Healthcare

A survey conducted by the American Medical Association (AMA) discussed the impact of prior authorizations on patient care. Out of a sampling of 1,000 physicians, one-third of the respondents stated they have a dedicated staff who work on prior authorizations approximately two business days, or 14 hours, each week with 86% of the physicians surveyedContinue reading “Prior Authorizations’ Impact on Healthcare”

Applying The Lessons of Digital Technology in a Post-Pandemic World

Automation has proven to be a digital ally in hospitals and health systems over the last year. The trends around Robotic Process Automation (RPA) were accelerated during the pandemic, and there is no reason to believe the surge in adoption will slow down. Hospital and health system CEOs are leading their organizations by implementing toolsContinue reading “Applying The Lessons of Digital Technology in a Post-Pandemic World”

How Automation Helps Minimize Workflow Challenges During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

As hospitals and health systems ramp up COVID-19 inoculations, the challenges surrounding them are complex. At Boston Software Systems, we are simplifying the vaccine rollout process for our client hospitals, health systems, and technology partners by automating many of the tasks associated with the vaccine rollout. These are the most frequent automations we are workingContinue reading “How Automation Helps Minimize Workflow Challenges During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout”

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”

RPA is a Key Component of Healthcare’s Digital Transformation

The RPA software market will total $2.9 billion in 2021, according to Forrester. RPA is a hot topic this year, accentuated by the ramifications of COVID-19. Hospitals and health systems are looking for automation tools that can be deployed quickly and easily as part of their digital strategy, without interruption to the larger IT infrastructure.Continue reading “RPA is a Key Component of Healthcare’s Digital Transformation”

Robotic Process Automation Helps with COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Tracking, and Reporting in 2021

COVID-19 vaccines have begun arriving at hospitals and health systems across the U.S. this January, beginning an initial milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed millions of people and brought the healthcare system to its knees. While the availability of vaccines is a major milestone, distribution and administration has been a logisticalContinue reading “Robotic Process Automation Helps with COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Tracking, and Reporting in 2021”

Revenue Cycle Challenges: Make Automation a Key Ally in 2021

2020 highlighted existing administrative hurdles and operational speed bumps across the healthcare industry. Normal challenges in the revenue cycle, like prior authorizations, claims processing, posting, and account adjudication, were magnified by reduced staffing, remote teams, and gaps in productivity. Many smaller practices and rural hospitals were not able to keep up with the demands ofContinue reading “Revenue Cycle Challenges: Make Automation a Key Ally in 2021”

Key Technology Trends for 2021

As we approach 2021, it’s time to look back at the key trends in healthcare technology. The past year taught us a lot about what we could do with technology when put to the test. And we are certainly ready to put 2020 in our rear view. As hospitals and health systems look to improveContinue reading “Key Technology Trends for 2021”

Increasing Health Equity by Improving Data Collection and Reporting in Healthcare

It’s the 10th anniversary of National Health IT (NHIT) Week and this year’s topic is #HealthEquity. Health equity is best described as giving people what they need to achieve their best health outcomes. Unfortunately, much of the data we use to improve patient outcomes in areas like population health, mental health, and chronic disease management,Continue reading “Increasing Health Equity by Improving Data Collection and Reporting in Healthcare”