Any successful industry should bring value to the community that it serves. But, what about the American healthcare system? Executive director, Bob Keaveney, wonders: “Is this thing worth the price?”
Confused about meaningful use and EHR certification? We’ve got the information you need to go confidently into the EHR marketplace. Here’s your guide.
In the wake of a “reformed” healthcare system, here’s how to take steps now to get your practice ready for an influx of newly insured Americans.
The results of our annual Technology Survey are available this month, and since so many of you have been kind enough to tell us how you’re using technology to do your job, it seems only fair to tell you how we’re using it to do ours.
This podcast series features conversations with two experts from the MGMA: Robert Bennett, a member of MGMA’s government affairs staff, who explains what parts of the law are likely to affect medical practices, and Dave Gans, vice president of practice management resources at MGMA, who details what practices can do now to get ready for reform.
Here’s our primer on the tools that can help you manage the complex reporting requirements of pay-for-performance programs.
There’s been almost no serious debate on the one health reform proposal that would most profoundly affect Americans: the requirement that individuals purchase insurance. Our editorial director thinks this option carries huge political risks. Do you?
Hospital-doctor bundling schemes are a near-certainty in any healthcare reform. Will physicians get the short end of the stick?
At a recent town hall, healthcare reform advocate Howard Dean said “…the reason why tort reform is not in the bill is because the people who wrote it did not want to take on the trial lawyers.” Is he right?
There are plenty of reasons to be cynical about health reform, but maybe it’s time for a little optimism.