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HIMSS 2017

Complete coverage of HIMSS17

Physicians Practice was on-site for this year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Orlando. Get the latest on health IT innovations and strategies as well as news from Washington, D.C., right here.

HIMSS 2017


CMS says that its goal is to get a 90 percent participation rate with MACRA for all clinicians. Yes, this includes small practices.

Diego Shmuels, MD

Facing something like the Zika epidemic is challenging for any healthcare organization, but especially when they lack significant resources.

Data-sharing collaborations between payers and providers have potential to improve the bottom line for healthcare organizations and the health of their patients.

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To ensure practices' data are secure from breaches, a cybersecurity expert made the case for an open-minded and multidisciplinary approach to better compliance.

Technology is a useful tool to personalize the patient experience along the care journey while improving well-being and producing better outcomes.

Social media is a must for practices to engage patients in today's day and age. So a governance program is essential.

Jan Oldenburg

Research has shown that patient stories can heal. In this regard, Open Notes is a movement that can improve the doctor-patient relationship.


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