Credentialing & Privileging | 03.03.21
New Study Reveals How Digital Credentials Improve Access to Care, Reduce Practitioner Burnout
The Health Management Academy has released a white paper detailing the results of a new study involving eight U.S. health systems. Researchers analyzed the impacts that delays in practitioner credentialing have on these organizations, focusing on three main areas: leakage, burnout, and financial performance. The study shows how integrating real-time digital credentials into onboarding processes can address these challenges. Digital credentials store facts about practitioners' careers -- everything from their education and work history to licenses and certifications. Because such credentials are encrypted, their authenticity and integrity can be verified instantly when connected to a national data network like Axuall. The study showed that by reducing unnecessary delays in practitioner onboarding, health systems can capture services revenue that would otherwise be lost.
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