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Despite considerable challenges, majority of doctors happy with career choice, AMA survey reports
April 3, 2017
Results showed helping people was a primary reason for their career choice, and 61 percent would encourage others to enter their field.
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Providers pleased at most of what's in new voluntary bundled payment model
BPCI 2.0 is further evidence that CMS is continuing down the road road to value, triggering...
Healthcare spending growth slowed in 2016
Private health insurance continues to be the largest payer for healthcare goods and services,...
Physician burnout: See which specialists have it the worst
Physicians feel down or seriously depressed at nearly twice the rate of the adult population.
Medical note system could boost patient engagement, reduce documentation time
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with...
Providers can tap texting tools to ramp up medication adherence and reduce expenses
More and more technology vendors are offering simple electronic reminders, an inexpensive option...
5 tactics to optimize a medical practice's revenue and performance
These are the areas experts recommend that practice leaders, or hospitals that own medical groups,...
More patients in the market for a new doctor than hospitals might think
The reasons they would switch include prices and a desire for better services.
Nurse depression can lead to medical errors, study finds
The research is the first large-scale national study to link nurses' well-being to self-reported...
Community health center funding cliff could cause more than 100,000 job losses
Centers' ability to provide care to underserved patients will be seriously compromised if the $3.6...
Symptom burden increases risk of costly hospital readmissions
Patients who report more intense and numerous physical and psychological symptoms see longer, and...
Staff scheduling tools help manage employees to make the practice run smoothly, getting doctors and nurses to the right place when they're needed.
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5 tips for switching to a new EHR
September 28, 2015
Business strategies for minimizing the financial impact of electronic health record replacement.
ICD-10 debuts, angers doctors already
October 02, 2015
"It doesn't help the patient, it doesn't help us," one doctor explained of ICD-10. "This is going to slow us down more. It's a crazy environment."
Is a direct payment model right for you?
October 05, 2015
Nearly half of independent practices are considering a transition to new payment model in the next 3 years, largely because those physicians get to spend more time with patients.
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The highest hurdles ACOs face
September 14, 2015
Accountable care organizations' top challenge is one that some 80 percent of ACOs face on an ongoing basis.
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How to get a handle on credit card processing fees
Markups and fees can be costly additions to the direct cost of card transactions. Learn what to look for and what you can negotiate.
Drilling down on condition-specific mobile apps
Medical Practice Insider sorted a formulary of 65,000 mobile healthcare apps to find the highest-rated tools for patient condition management.
How to talk with patients about genetic testing
Informed consumers want to know if they are at risk for certain diseases and what they can do to manage their personal health over a lifetime. Here's how to respond to common questions.
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One pediatrician’s case against telemedicine
Jun 15, 2016
If you think your smartphone is more apt than your pediatrician, Chad Hayes writes, perhaps it's time to find a new doctor.
Retail won't replace medical practice, but there are lessons to be learned from new clinics
Apr 04, 2016
At a time when providers are being challenged to become more innovative, it seems reasonable to think one good place to look for ideas or inspiration might be the retailers who've made...
4 ICD-10 mistakes to avoid
Mar 24, 2016
Six months in and coders are encountering issues. Let's take a quick look.
Brief interventions ineffective for reducing unhealthy drug use
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Which specialty produces the happiest doctors?
The problem with patient portals
An Innocent Mistake or Intentional Deceit
Practicality in Uncertainty: What it really takes to navigate the ICD-10 delay
Band-Aids for Bullet Wounds: Why Healthcare Mandates Don't Work
The VNA Strategy: Balancing Workflow and Enterprise Imaging Management
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