WHAT United Medical Monitoring CAN PROVIDE TO YOUR PROGRAM
Starting a new specialty and introducing a new specialty within an existing program or surgical program requires tremendous amounts of capitol, time, effort, work-flow systems, personnel, and well laid plans. Unfortunately, too often, hospitals and surgical programs that try to integrate specialized services like IONM into their programs find out that there is little return for the financial and professional liabilities associated with providing IONM. Highly specialized, litigious prone services with high professional liability insurance rates and a few narrowly used billing and diagnostic codes with a history of wildly fluctuating reimbursements and coverage criteria such as is the case with IONM, present what is widely considered a high-risk healthcare investment, for any size organization.
In addition to the aforementioned risks and large cash investments, a unique problem with any program integrating an IONM specialty is that equipment and personnel are typically not going to be needed daily, making staffing and equipping an IONM program inefficient and expensive on a per case basis. Getting staff and equipment efficiencies in an IONM program is essential to profitability and requires a lot of cases everyday of the workweek, not just some days of the week. Impossible to find per-diem technicians become necessary to fully cover the liabilities associated with delivering the IONM for many practitioners due to cost restraints. The problem with per-diem CNIM technicians is that they are very rare and never available when requested. It’s just a headache and a scheduling hassle with extensive downside liabilities should something go wrong.
So what’s a reasonable answer to a complicated question of how to integrate an IONM specialty into a surgical program? It is actually simple. Let us, become your partner in neurophysiology and we will worry about all of these many moving parts, liabilities, and uncertainties. United Medical Monitoring PC has the experience, organization, equipment, administrative personnel, physicians, technicians, management tools, workflow systems, policies, procedures, and compliance programs to take the guesswork, and financial risk from the equation.
- Scheduling, Coordination, and Logistics
- Policies and Procedures
- Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Field Manuals
- Standard Operating Procedures
- Compliance Manuals
- Education and Training
- Recruiting and Credentialing
- Technical and Clinical Support
- Supply Management
- Quality Assurance
- Professional Medical Services
- EMR and Workflow Management
- Revenue Cycle Management
- Regulatory Compliance
- Financial Control and Reporting
- Billing and Collections
- Much More….
BENEFITS OF OUTSOURCING IONM
IMMEDIATE IONM INTEGRATION – Combined with our clinical and education services, we provide end-to-end management and performance monitoring of IONM services.
United Medical Monitoring PC offers hospitals / surgical programs a turn-key solution for all IONM services and needs. This process assures success and easy integration. We can usually start monitoring cases in as little as 24-48 hours.
To find out if it makes sense to add an IONM specialty to your surgical program please call us toll free or simply email us for a consultation. 1-888-279-6336 or info@Unitedionm.com. Contact us today to start your monitoring program!