In this podcast, Robert Tennant, senior policy advisor for the Medical Group Management Association, explains the EHR meaningful use draft criteria.
Medical practices in America generate millions of tons of solid waste each year. We tell you how to use your purchasing power to buy products that you can reuse instead of replace.
In this podcast, consultant Betsy Nicoletti explains the changes in CMS’ 2010 final physician fee schedule that could affect your practice.
How far away are we from having electronic medical records that can truly talk to each other, across health systems and across regions? We decided to find out.
What are physicians like you doing when it comes to purchasing new office technologies? Our Fifth Annual Technology Survey cuts through the hype and gives it to you straight.
Now that you’ve decided which vendor will supply your new EMR (or practice management system, or other large IT purchase), it’s time to hammer out a deal. How do you negotiate the best terms for one of the biggest purchases your practice will ever make?
New technology is supposed to reduce your staffing needs. But how do you get staff on board with a change that may end up costing some of them their jobs?
Have you heard about that “free” electronic medical records system that your local hospital, vendor, or the government is offering? Sounds good, right? But be careful. While there are ways to get EMR software for little or no cost, there are still expenses (and sometimes other strings) attached.
You think being a great doctor is enough to ensure you won’t get sued? Alas, we wish it were so. You need to take steps to protect yourself.
What are your colleagues doing when it comes to information technology? Are they finally hearing the siren call of EHRs? Are they buying new practice management systems? We asked and you told us.