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NIH awards Cornell $2.3 million to build FeverPhone for diagnosing diseases in the field
June 24, 2016
Smartphone technology will be able to test for malaria, typhoid and other diseases to enable clinicians to deliver better treatment in underserved geographical regions.
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How Intermountain surgeons used 3-D printing to save a patient's kidney
Jay Bishoff, MD, used a 3-D rendering of Linda Green's kidney to figure out the best way to...
Doctors need better protocols for cleaning mobile phones, study finds
New research uncovered a reality that nearly 40 percent of cell phone screens were contaminated and...
IDC ranks top health IT vendors
Cerner, Epic, McKesson, IBM and Microsoft are among the winners in iDC Health Insights inaugural...
Precision medicine: Are EHRs and IT infrastructure ready?
Patients can currently get more information from their smartphone than their hospital. And that...
Trend Micro introduces anti-ransomware security suite
The new software and services offering is geared specifically toward protecting against ransomware...
AMA says guns are a public health crisis
The American Medical Association resolved to actively lobby Congress to overturn legislation that...
Who pays under Paul Ryan's Obamacare replacement plan? Healthcare providers
The Republican proposal would cap Medicaid financing in each state, shifting costs to beneficiaries...
AMA elects David Barbe, MD as new president
Barbe will begin in the president role in July 2017, the American Medical Association said this...
Primer: How the fight against Zika might be funded
Although its still unclear whether a $1.1 billion Senate proposal to allocate funding toward the...
Doctors hindered by lack of tools for value-based care, study finds
Research fro Inovalon and Quest Diagnostics found a disparity between physicians and healthcare...
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.
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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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