Healthcare industry finances are still rocky post-pandemic. Many smaller practices are feeling the pressure to cut back on expenses. Independent practices struggle with decreasing reimbursement rates. There is a tremendous cost burden to keep up with regulatory pressure. Malpractice insurance premiums continue to rise. To top it off, technology and equipment infrastructure costs are expansive.
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In the United States, it is well established that individual states and territories, rather than the federal government, regulate the practice of medicine within their borders. That means that unless there is an exception, a provider must be licensed in the state in which the patient is located in order to deliver a medical diagnosis or to prescribe treatment to a patient in a specific jurisdiction. The licensure process is burdensome and expensive, effectively impeding all but the most determined physician from seeking this legal authority to practice beyond his or her state’s borders.
Around 15-20 percent of patients in the United States live in rural areas. Unfortunately, between primary care shortages, hospital closures, and geographic isolation, those patients are up against significant barriers to accessing healthcare. The National Rural Health Association reports there are only 30 specialists per 100,000 people in rural communities, compared to 263 specialists per 100,000 urban residents.
Purview is priced to meet the needs of nearly any size practice. We understand that providers generally get paid on a per visit, per procedure, or per diagnosis basis. Purview's goal is to price our solutions in a way that aligns with your business.
Purview has two major solution sets, one aimed at practices predominantly focused on medical images (or DICOM) and the other aimed at practices that utilize a more complete set of medical records, including radiology, pathology, EHR extracts, or test result.
How do I upload scans directly to the cloud from my modality? It’s a popular question these days and one asked by people from varying medical backgrounds. Let me do my best to answer this question in general terms without getting overly technical.