The Great Resignation and Understaffing Are Here. Can Automating Prior Authorization Help You Cope?
The numbers tell the story. Preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics saw March job openings outpace new hires by more than 1.3 million. Perhaps even more concerning: 682,000 people left healthcare during the same period. As Becker’s Hospital Review noted recently, “Hospitals are feeling an enduring consequence of experienced employees' early retirements and resignations: collective knowledge loss.” These losses are being felt organization wide—in the C-suite, among medical personnel and in administrative offices. Automated prior authorization can help bridge the staffing gap. How? Less reliance on tribal knowledge for prior authorizations Recently, we asked a regional health… Read entire article here