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Five Ways to Ensure Secure Text Messaging in Your Medical Practice
Standard SMS text messaging is not encrypted, secure, or HIPAA compliant. Without taking proper precautions, texting with patients puts your practice at risk.
Resolving Conflict among Medical Practice Staff
Consultant Charlie Hauck provides five key components for practices to resolve conflict when it occurs and try to reduce it from happening in the first place.
The Evolution of Charge Capture Technology
Charge capture has evolved, from paper to PC to PDA and now to mobile applications, providing physicians with better access to patient data.
Three Ways to Increase Physician Income
Increasing revenue and decreasing practice expenses are often misguided goals. Each is a proxy for the more effective goal of increasing net income.
Success Strategies for the Second Stage of Meaningful Use
How your practice can succeed in Stage 2 of the EHR incentive program despite more complex requirements and higher reporting thresholds.
Classifying 'Independent Contractors' in Your Medical Practice
Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor has serious ramifications for medical practices. Make sure you know the distinction.
Five Medical Marketing Tips for Attracting the Hispanic Population
As more Hispanics immigrate to the United States, it's time for medical practices to reconsider their traditional marketing efforts.
Top 5 Reasons Physicians Give for Avoiding Social Media
Physician and social media expert Russell Faust describes the top obstacles preventing doctors from utilizing social media as a tool for their medical practice.
ICD-10: From Politics to Preparation
Sue Bowman of AHIMA discusses how ICD-10 got delayed, the true cost of waiting one year for implementation, and how to get your practice prepared.
ICD-10 Next Steps: For the Prepared and Procrastinators
Angie Comfort of AHIMA gives you quick tips on what you should do to prepare for ICD-10 in 2015, whether your practice was ready or not in 2014.
Storing Patient Credit Card Information: A New Necessity for Practices
In this podcast, consultant Susanne Madden shares how medical practices can store patient credit card numbers securely and effectively.
What Physicians Should Know About the ICD-10 Delay
Robert Tennant, senior policy adviser of government affairs for the Medical Group Management Association, discusses the ICD-10 delay.
What to Look for in Healthcare IT Staff
How to ask the right questions and find the perfect candidate for your practice's healthcare IT needs.
Tips for Physicians on Joining and Posting to Twitter
Pediatrician and social media enthusiast Natasha Burgert offers physicians advice on joining and posting to Twitter.
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New Health App to Link Patient Data with Physician EHRs
There are all kinds of health apps that track blood pressure, medications, nutrition, you name it. Now Apple is entering the fray with the goal of interoperability.
Using Modifier 24: Understand the Rules of the Game
Reviewing the definitions of modifiers first will ensure that applying a modifier goes from a game of chance to a sure thing.
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