Medical Outsourcing on the Rise

by | Published on Dec 14, 2009 | Medical Outsourcing

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Medical Outsourcing on the Rise – More Time and Money Saved

Medical outsourcing is on the rise. This shouldn’t come as a surprise since it helps medical establishments save time and money. Outsourced medical processes medical billing, medical coding, medical chart reviews, old AR collections, patient appointment scheduling and rescheduling, medical record review, medical case summaries, and so on.

Error-free and Secure

It is true that many Americans are opposed to the outsourcing trend – it causes a lot of jobs to be lost to countries such as India, Mexico, and China, where service charges are lower. Adverse implications of “job shipping” have been felt by Americans working in the manufacturing sphere. However, the many benefits cannot be overlooked. Outsourcing frees up more time for medical professionals to dedicate to their patients, back office work can be done by experts thereby minimizing possible errors, money does not have to be wasted on in-house training, data privacy (HIPAA compliance), secure file transfer, accuracy, regular reports, customer accuracy, and so on.

Medical outsourcing can be done for a variety of branches of medicine including cardiology, dentistry, emergency room, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, anesthesiology, oncology, sports medicine, and so on.

Improved Workflow and Patient Care

Outsourcing to a country such as India for example, is popular, because of benefits such as a superior talent pool, good government healthcare policies, cost-savings, and superior grade infrastructure. It is a good thing that medical outsourcing is on the rise since more and more medical concerns can improve their workflow and patient care.

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Exploring the Value of Outsourcing Medical Billing and Coding

Julie Clements

Julie Clements, OSI’s Vice President of Operations, brings a diverse background in healthcare staffing and a robust six-year tenure as the Director of Sales and Marketing at a prestigious 4-star resort.

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