SynerMed, a business process outsourcer offering solutions for health care organizations, has announced that almost half of daily business volume is now done through its Connect, an online portal for health care transactions.
The website has created more than 1,700 user accounts since its launch two years ago. Recent company reports reflect that an increasing number of SynerMed customers primarily physicians and health administrators are using the site. In the month of October, 2007 alone, the company saw a 10% increase in the use of this service. SynerMed Connect offers a diverse menu of functions including authorizations, claims submissions, and eligibility verification services. The system also has allows SynerMed’s medical staff to communicate directly with patient’s physicians.
James Mason, president and CEO of SynerMed, said: Our customers have responded very positively to SynerMed Connect. The idea behind this trend is for consumers to take a more active role in their health care, increasing transparency within the system, and ultimately giving consumers the information they need to make more informed medical choices that improve quality and drive down costs.