Tampa, FL – Healthesystems recently announced the release of the latest edition of RxInformer clinical journal, a publication that explores the latest clinical, regulatory, and cost trends in workers’ comp.
The Winter 2019/2020 issue is a special pricing edition focused on the cost of care, featuring in-depth articles and infographics surrounding:
- Utilizing more dynamic metrics to better measure the performance of physical medicine programs and empower decision making:
Physical medicine programs often focus on simple metrics like number of visits and price per service, lacking serious clinical insight into the effectiveness of care. Embracing a more dynamic system of clinical metrics provides a clearer understanding of program performance to drive educated care decisions that improve claims outcomes.
- An overview of rising drug prices with cost-containment strategies for workers’ comp:
Prescription drug costs have risen dramatically over the past decade, prompting renewed efforts to rein in drug prices. In workers’ comp, successful cost containment can be achieved with vigilant attention to the many factors that contribute to drug spending.
- How fee schedules are set for medical equipment and services, and how to scrutinize those costs:
Oftentimes, little attention is paid to fees for professional services and medical equipment, but by understanding how fee schedules work, payers can influence the rulemaking process and understand when fee schedules are manipulated for financial gain.
- The looming physician shortage and how to meet the challenge in workers’ comp:
The U.S. workforce is aging, including the healthcare workforce. In particular, the average physician age is going up. Many doctors are expected to retire in the coming decade, causing a physician shortage that may be most acutely felt in workers’ comp.
- And more!
The publication is available online for free: RxInformer Clinical Journal: Winter 2019/2020
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