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New Locky ransomware attacks hit US hospitals
August 19, 2016
U.S. healthcare is ground zero in new global phishing campaigns that have the notorious virus running rampant through wide range of industries.
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How to stop ER overuse? Engage patient in EHR data and HIE
Population health initiatives in Louisiana are already cutting down on the number of non-emergent...
Precision medicine: What to know about analytics and EHRs in the new age
Personalized care is closer than many healthcare professionals might realize. But clinical systems...
ICD-10 specificity starts Oct. 1, 2016, CMS says
The one-year grace period is about to end. That means practices have to file claims with the...
Ransomware attack breaches 13,000 patient records at Virginia dermatology office
The practice said that protected health information and financial data was compromised by...
Why small and mid-size employers are increasingly opting to pay workers' medical costs directly
The Affordable Care Act put new coverage and cost requirements on health plans but those do not...
Hillary Clinton calls on Congress to return and fund Zika fight
The Democratic nominee, while on the campaign trail, said she disagrees with anyone who considers...
As states legalize medical marijuana, doctors struggle with knowledge gap
Due to limited research and guidance from the federal government, doctors are finding it hard to...
Aetna builds out ACO model with Duke and WakeMed
The new network providers services including prevention, primary care to and medical specialties.
Karen DeSalvo: A look back at her ONC tenure
While serving as National Coordinator, DeSalvo realigned ONC and delivered visionary strategic...
Healthcare adds 43,000 jobs in July
Only diagnostic laboratories and residential mental health facilities saw employment shrink as the...
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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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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