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It's Time to Move to ICD-10, Not for Another Delay
Halting ICD-10 implementation now would be a huge burden to medical practices. It's not time for another delay; it's time to get to work.
MOC and Me: Tales of an Internal Medicine Physician
So the ABIM admits they got it wrong when it comes to maintenance of certification. Great, but what about my experiences over the past decade?
The HIPAA Threat Tied to Online Patient Behavior
When patients "check in" via social media, it may help cyber-thieves check out their personal information, something practices should be aware of.
Is Healthcare.gov Using Google to Spy on Shoppers?
Recent reports accuse the federal government of doing exactly what HIPAA prohibits: sending consumer data to private companies for sales and marketing.
Tying EHR Proficiency to Physician Licenses Flawed
Massachusetts' effort to tie license renewal to meaningful use of an EHR is a great way to ease the physician shortage.
NFL DEA Raid Targets Doctors, Prescription Risk
Opiate prescribing can be a high risk activity for doctors if compliance measures aren't implemented. This risk is magnified when dealing with celebrities.
Dealing with Deadly Diseases: 6 Ways to Prep Your Practice
With all the media coverage of Ebola and enterovirus D68, there are several things your practice can do to ease patient and staff concern. Here's where to begin.
CMS Extends Meaningful Use Tech Hardship Exception
Robert Tennant of the Medical Group Management Association explains the ins and outs of CMS extending its hardship exception regarding meaningful use technology.
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