Join Us at WEDI-Con – We’ll be Talking About Tackling Prior Authorization and the Promise of Blockchain

Tackling the issues that plague the healthcare industry has been a passion of mine for years. Technologies exist that can address some of the challenges, especially when it comes to prior authorizations, which is why I am encouraged to be sitting alongside industry leaders during two sessions being held at the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) WEDI Annual Conference,

Secure Exchange Solutions CEO to lead session with UPMC and AthenaHealth at WEDI 2018 on efforts to improve the prior authorization process

Dan Kazzaz, CEO of Secure Exchange Solutions and founding member of the Innovation Messaging Group, will be moderating a session at the 2018 WEDI National Conference on implementing fully automated prior authorizations for doctors and patients alike by leveraging existing and emerging healthcare standards. SES routinely collaborates with customers such as UPMC and Innovation Messaging Group leaders such as AthenaHealth,

Innovation Messaging Taskforce Group Making Strides to Address Prior Authorization

Health organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA), America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Blue Cross, Blue Shield and others are partnering to identify opportunities to improve the prior authorization process, with the goal of “promoting safe, timely, and affordable access to evidence-based care for patients; enhancing efficiency; and reducing administrative burdens.”

The Consortium met on January 17,

Secure Exchange Solutions To Share Messaging Advancements at HiMSS 2018

Secure Exchange Solutions (SES) is attending the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, March 5-9, 2018. As the largest health IT conference of the year, we’re looking forward to sharing advancements in our messaging platform that promise to revolutionize the prior authorization process.

We’ll be in the Marco Polo Ballroom Living Room (LR2) to introduce the latest in automated prior authorization,

2017: A Year in Review and A Look Ahead

2017 was a tremendous year for Secure Exchange Solutions (SES)!

Looking back, we had 130 partners join our community, resulting in a 300% increase in electronic message exchange. Also, our new and expanding network of partnerships contributed to 92% year over year growth since 2014, landing SES on the Inc 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies this year!

Providers and Payers Agree: More needs to be done to address the dilemma of prior authorization

The hassle associated with prior authorization is a topic I’ve frequently voiced concerns about. Why? Because, the impact on the healthcare industry is significant. It results in hundreds of hours of wasted time each year, loss of thousands of dollars for providers and payers while patient care suffers due to the inefficiency of the process.

Secure Exchange Solutions At the Forefront of Healthcare IT

Secure Exchange Solutions will be among 1,200 health IT leaders attending the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) annual meeting, Thursday, November 30 – Friday, December 1, 2017, Washington Hilton, Washington, DC. This year’s meeting, Tackling Barriers to Interoperability and Usability, includes a series of keynote addresses and panel discussions focused on addressing pressing issues around interoperability and usability.

Prior Authorization Document Burden Reduced by Secure Exchange Solutions Direct Secure Messaging

Prior authorization continues to be a headache for providers. Although technology platforms exist to address the document burden on clinicians, a recent poll by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) showed the problem is increasing rather than diminishing. According to the MGMA Stat poll, 86% of respondents reported that prior authorization requests, as well as other requests from health insurers asking for physicians to provide supporting documentation on patients,

Advancing Patient Care Coordination through Direct Secure Messaging

Providers and payers across the country are advancing patient care coordination through use of secure messaging protocols that enable the sharing of health information.

Secure Exchange Solutions (SES) Direct secure messaging stands apart from other messaging platforms by empowering customers to leverage the standardized communication protocols to address new use cases, including those that require electronic signatures and documentation submission to health plans.

Introducing Touchless Prior Authorization at WEDI-Con 2017

Secure Exchange Solutions CEO, Dan Kazzaz, will join health plan and health IT industry leaders to lead a groundbreaking session at WEDI-Con 2017 – Introducing Touchless Prior Authorization.

Finally, the solution to automating prior authorizations reviews for medical necessity. Reduce prior authorization expenses, empower providers to use their existing systems and eliminate care delays for members.