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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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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,...
Analysis: What's in an FDA recall?
Last week the US Food and Drug Administration took the unprecedented step of recalling a biomedical...
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...
3 security investments hospitals should make right now
These are the steps infosec pros should be taking today.
Symptom burden increases risk of costly hospital readmissions
Patients who report more intense and numerous physical and psychological symptoms see longer, and...
As healthcare interest in threat intelligence grows, lack of expertise is limiting use
While 86 percent of IT security professionals found threat data valuable to their security...
Massive botnet quietly harvesting 2 million vulnerable IoT devices, report says
Researchers say this virus is significantly more powerful than the Mirai botnet of 2016, which shut...
Revenue cycle companies ZirMed, Navicure to merge
New company's name and leadership structure not decided yet, buy companies says deal gives new...
Texas Tech trauma surgeons will cover 131,459 square miles through telemedicine
The initiative, covering massive West Texas, aims to gauge the effectiveness of telehealth...
Providers and payers both win when they share population health data
Insurers provide the broader view on claims while hospitals have the deeper information on patient...
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
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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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