Healthcare industry is integrating technology in its system by evolving specialization that links healthcare to communications and information technology (IT). Through this, many healthcare facilities are using online and digital applications to aid healthcare professionals and patients alike to get access to records, data and other Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.
And these applications request a dedicated technical support team for a more seamless and friendly user experience.
While healthcare is now transitioning to digital and online platforms, only a few healthcare organizations have a technical support team who can operate in the ecosystem of troubleshooting electronic medical records (EHR) applications and softwares.
Contrary to what most know, technical support isn’t only for IT related concerns. And many healthcare facilities aren’t aware that there are technical support services that is solely for healthcare concerns who are trained to assist both healthcare professionals and patients.
Because most are not aware that there are technical support teams for the healthcare industry, knowing where to hire and recruit these experts can be challenging. Note that not all technical support teams are well-versed in healthcare applications and software therefore access to these dedicated pools of talented professionals builds another layer of difficulty for most healthcare organizations.
EHR is simply a digital copy of a patient’s paper chart. But this provides real-time and secured access of patient information to all healthcare staff that handles patient care. Other benefits of EHR is list below:
Making healthcare digital transition seamless by assisting clinicians and patients with any troubleshooting issues they might have while utilizing the EHR system.
They are also available 24/7 through different platforms such as telephone, email, and chat support. The services they can offer cover technical support, monitoring, and remote administration of hardware and operating systems for all installed healthcare applications and softwares.
Healthcare professionals who have a hard time using EHR cannot take full advantage of the endless benefits of these applications and softwares. And with the introduction of technology, which is another level of system to familiarize which can lead to subpar patient care and add to burn out. Remember, these clinicians are already doing a multitude of tasks and figuring out how to utilize a new form of technology can be daunting.
But a team of healthcare technical support can impede to deliver quality service by delivering robust, accessible, and solution-driven tech support.
Provides support whenever there are system issues to on-shore clinicians. They also manage voicemails and upgrade the EHR systems if necessary.
Primary responsibilities are to troubleshoot issues in healthcare applications and software. They also answer inquiries such as system walkthroughs by both clinicians and patients.
Clearly, cost reduction, access to the latest technology, data security, patient empowerment, improved communication/information exchange, and access to specialized, skilled professionals are just a few of the advantages of outsourcing health informatics. But for a more clear list of benefits you can refer below:
All companies want to save money and stay within budget. In fact, in some areas of the United States, the high-cost labor involved in bringing in in-house seasoned individuals to maintain critical applications is extreme and out of the budget of most businesses. Outsourcing is the perfect affordable solution to save up to 70% on operational cost and still work with seasoned professionals.
Outsourcing has become a cost-effective way to stay on top of technology and offer superior communication for everyone involved.
A great outsourcing partner operates 24/7/365. This ensures that more work is being completed as compared to a regular 9 hour shift in-house staff.
Outsourcing health informatics welcomes in the creme de la creme of skilled professionals who can seamlessly perform RCM related tasks and can support cutthroat data analytics softwares and apps. They work round the clock like any other healthcare professionals with a similar 24/7 shift in a hospital.
In many cases, it is simply impossible for the HI team to have the skill and experts needed to handle all the various software and EHR applications. However, the right outsourcing partners can build a great HI team with required expertise and competencies that can stay up to date with the latest HI technologies. They can also ensure that the tools used by the HI team are streamlined with your company’s required software updates and versions.
Data confidentiality has never been more important for patient privacy. Medical professionals have been turning to blockchain technology and methods of data encryption to stop data breaches and compromised files. Health informatics stays compliant with health security rules, policies and all the other parameters needed to maintain patient privacy such as HIPAA, GDPR and DPA2012 compliant.
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|Job Title||Cost per In-house FTE ($ rate)||Cost per Infinit-O FTE|
|% Savings per Month|
|EHR Superusers||$ 7,276.40||$ 2,200.00||70%|
|IT Helpdesk Specialist||$ 6,412.00||$ 2,200.00||66%|
|Job Title||No. of team members||Estimated Annual Cost Savings|
|EHR Superusers||1||$ 60,916.80|
|IT Helpdesk Specialist||1||$ 50,544.00|
A well-established People, Process, Technology, Security (PPTS) Pillars is one sure way to overcome the limited supply of workforce, improve the healthcare delivery system, innovate care technologies through automation tools and solutions, and fortify patient data security in agreement with clinician-patient confidentiality.
Having 4 pillars of success are key in only building a great and high-performing healthcare team.
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To successfully grow your business and achieve your goals, it starts with proper planning and investing in the right resources. The following companies in the HC industry were able to identify their unique needs and sought help with the right partner who exactly knows how to address their demands.
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Our vision is to help small and medium sized companies to grow and prosper by enabling them to experience the full benefits of partnering with an outsourcing company.
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