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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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AMIA presses FCC on broadband access as a health issue
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone...
Healthcare price transparency tools seldom used, study finds; more reminders, marketing needed
Younger patients, those with higher deductibles and those living in a higher-income community were...
Is a takeover of athenahealth inevitable?
Industry watchers are already speculating about who might acquire the cloud-based EHR vendor, and...
Retail healthcare juggernaut ZOOMCare+ expands Seattle footprint with two new clinics
Company also brings with it signature online tool ChatCare, plans to open a further three clinics...
Rite Aid’s ecommerce platform breached, personal info stolen
Cybercriminal was able to steal both personal and financial information of customers for more than...
Direct-to-consumer genetic tests: Great for patients, tough on doctors
While tests like those offered by 23andMe help patients become proactive in their healthcare,...
Despite ransomware siege, 80% of consumers trust healthcare with their data
Ponemon Institute found high level of trust despite healthcare accounting for 34 percent of all...
EHR server hack threatens data of 14,000 IVF clinic patients
Officials at New Jersey Diamond Institute for Fertility and Menopause say they don't know when the...
Numbers of uninsured would increase by 23M under AHCA, CBO says
In 2026, an estimated 51M people under age 65 would be uninsured, compared to 28M who would lack...
Workplace drama affects patient care and is seldom addressed
Research shows workers feel they can't discuss workplace problems, but that good management helps.
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
healow Patient Portal
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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