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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert: Lab Payments to Referring Physicians
Physicians who maintain financial arrangements with laboratories to which they refer should be aware of a new special fraud alert.
Five Missteps to Avoid When Communicating Electronically with Patients
Communicating electronically with patients is convenient, but also risky. Here, a risk management professional shares some of the biggest mistakes to avoid.
Meaningful Use Security Risk Analysis: 6 Areas to Review
The Stage 2 rules of meaningful use call for a security risk analysis of your practice. Here are some common sources of data loss to examine.
Most Practices Face Increased HIPAA Risks due to Security Lags
Physicians Practice's 2014 Technology Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, contains troubling findings regarding efforts to secure protected health information.
Billing New Physicians Incident-to Current Physicians
When it comes to billing Medicare, you may very well be able to bill one physician incident-to another. Here's how.
How Long until Mobile Health Apps Are Safe and Beneficial?
Here are four key areas of concern those in healthcare have when it comes to the future of mHealth apps, tools patient are utilizing in greater numbers.
Poll: Can Apple's New Health App Boost Patient Compliance?
Apple unveiled its Health app, compiling data from a user's health- and fitness-related apps in one place. Can it help patients take ownership of their health?
Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice
In this webinar, presented March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose provide tips to keep your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
The Threefold Path to Patient Engagement
There are three key elements to increasing the engagement of both patients and physicians in the care continuum, according to a health IT expert and a health system exec.
How to Effectively Verify the Clinical Content in Your EHR
In this podcast, consultant Ronald Sterling notes the critical steps every practice should take to verify the clinical content in its EHR.
Prescription for Physicians Treating Chronic Pain Patients
A conversation about best practices physicians can take when treating patients with chronic pain prescriptions.
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