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Big data: Not just for large hospitals anymore
March 23, 2017
Independent physician group Compass Medical leverages analytics and patient engagement technologies to develop a strong care management team and created a 360-degree view of patient care.
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Providers still not ready for MACRA, survey finds
Practices hoping it would be delayed, take heed: MACRA is still coming and that means now is the...
Trump's budget proposal takes $15 billion from HHS
The president's proposal would move AHRQ into the NIH, cut $4.2 billion from LIHEAP, but add $500...
Pros and cons of the GOP health plan for millennials
They figure prominently in the health care debate but exactly how they fare under the GOP...
ACOs: Getting bigger inhibits efficiency, study finds
A three-year study of the performance of 400 accountable care organizations determined that size,...
Cholesterol drug Repatha prevents heart attacks but is it too expensive?
While some doctors are celebrating the medication as a major achievement against heart disease,...
5 ways the GOP health bill would reverse course on the Affordable Care Act
The budget rule Congress is using limits them from repealing the entire law and they are likely to...
Obamacare pushed nonprofit hospitals to do good beyond their walls. Now what?
The community health needs assessment was part of the Affordable Care Act to ensure that nonprofit...
Study: GPS data can help pinpoint depression and social anxiety
Researchers studied college undergraduates to determine that spending more time at home is related...
Medicaid expansion: It works for patients but at a cost
An initiative in Oregon improved population health by increasing the use of care services. Therein...
Patient generated and genomic data to grow in usefulness, survey says
The NEJM Catalyst report also found that EHR interoperability challenges inhibit many organizations...
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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