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January 10, 2023

How Prior Authorization Software Can Help Oncologists Connect Cancer Patients to Needed Treatments Faster

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Healthcare Technology, Prior Authorization

Recently the Association for Clinical Oncology (ACO) released the results of a 2022 survey on prior authorization and cancer treatments. The findings support what we already know: prior authorizations create an administrative burden for providers and impede critical care for patients diagnosed with cancer. Take a closer look at the challenges uncovered by the survey  and learn how prior authorization software addresses barriers to optimal cancer care.  Prior Authorizations Demand Full-Time Attention  In an article about the survey results, OncLiveⓇ explains, “Settings of the participants were well balanced across community or hospital-based health network (35%), private practice (34%), and academic… Read entire article here

December 6, 2022

9 Noteworthy Facts about FHIR & How Prior Authorization Software Benefits From The Standard

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Healthcare Technology, Prior Authorization

A few decades ago, healthcare lagged well behind banking, retail and other industries when it came to digital transformation. Passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in 2010 put healthcare providers on the path for adoption and meaningful use of health IT.  According to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), only 9% of non-federal acute care hospitals and 17% of office-based physicians had adopted EHRs in 2008. By 2021, those numbers hit 96% and 78% respectively.  The journey has not been easy. When healthcare providers began making the switch… Read entire article here

December 1, 2022

Why Prior Authorization Software Is the Revenue Stream Multiplier You Want

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | News

As a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, you’re probably quite familiar with the Rule of 40. As McKinsey & Company explains, the Rule of 40—that a company’s growth rate plus free cash flow rate should equal 40% or more—is a “... favorite of SaaS industry watchers, including boards and management teams, because it neatly distills a company’s operating performance into one number.”   Unfortunately, McKinsey research also suggests that only 33 percent of SaaS organizations hit that mark and even fewer sustain it long term. Exceeding the 40% mark is even more rare, with only 16% going above and beyond.… Read entire article here

November 21, 2022

Talking Turkey: How Prior Authorization Software Satisfies Everyone at the Table

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Prior Authorization

Traditions reign supreme this week. Sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Shopping your way through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Volunteering and donating on Giving Tuesday. But in healthcare, there’s a tradition in desperate need of an update: manual prior authorization. No need to go through the laundry list of prior auth problems. After all, you experience them every day. Instead, let’s look at how prior authorization software automates the process and how it benefits providers, payers, and patients alike. Prior Auth Software Handles the Heavy Lifting Compare the typical prior authorization process with an automated… Read entire article here