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CONNECT for Health Act promises to save $1.8B by expanding telehealth
February 8, 2016
Proposed legislation aims to allow telehealth and remote patient monitoring to be basic benefits in Medicare Advantage.
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Voter's guide to the Affordable Care Act
Healthcare and the ACA specifically are front and center on the campaign trail and likely will be...
Amid so many breaches patients still trust providers with health data
National Cyber Security Alliance said that payers and providers are major targets and, as such,...
John Halamka to hand out health IT report card at HIMSS16
If only the EHRs didn't run on 1990s technology, the health IT expert says ahead of his keynote in...
5 enemies of healthcare IT security
Clinicians and staff should understand the difference between cybercriminals, hacktavists, and...
Healthcare adds 37,000 jobs in January, laboratory workforce shrinks
According to the labor department, healthcare has added 470,000 jobs in the past 12 months, with 40...
Sylvia Burwell, Michael Dell to keynote HIMSS16
The industry leaders will speak at the opening session of the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference and...
Providers, health departments gird for Zika virus
The good news is that only about one in five infected with the mosquito-borne virus will get sick...
Will coming changes to meaningful use bring precision reimbursement?
A speaker at the upcoming HIMSS16 conference has a theory about what the future of meaningful use...
How Hurricane Katrina sparked HIE in region
Bringing HIE to underserved communities proved that rural areas can benefit from telemedicine and...
Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, machine learning: Closer than we think?
An expert from the Advisory Board says clinicians and physicians should be far more prepared than...
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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Are you ready for the Internet of Things?
Jan 04, 2016
As IOT blossoms from buzzword to everyday application, 2016 is the year to expect some development, policy and standards issues to arise.
Coders: 4 things to know other than ICD-10
Dec 28, 2015
A 20-year veteran coder offers some hard-earned wisdom. Most of it pertains to those statements and questions that make her cringe.
Why small security breaches can be damaging
Dec 14, 2015
The actual harm in big breaches has thus far been minimal when compared to what happens when a particular individual's medical record is exposed.
Brief interventions ineffective for reducing unhealthy drug use
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Which specialty produces the happiest doctors?
2015: End of the road for meaningful use?
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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