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.

I’m Telling You Right Now: It’s Time to Rethink Prior Authorizations

Healthcare is being transformed by technology, regulations and increased patient involvement in the clinical process. Federally mandated protocols, such as MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act), are changing the care dynamic by requiring clinicians to report on patient satisfaction as a proxy for compensation. Value-based care has clinicians and administrative leaders hungry for timely and accurate data to guide planning and decision making.

Secure Exchange Solutions Addresses Top Challenges to Advancing HIE in a Value-Based Care Environment

The transition to value-based care is fraught with challenges for health plans, hospitals, physicians and patients. With all stakeholders exchanging more electronic health data than ever before, it’s no wonder that the role of health information exchange has been elevated as a priority in the new value-based care environment. From data sharing, analytics and security to patient engagement and cost control,