Make Medical Billing Mistakes Less Common
An in-depth look at some of the most common billing mistakes in health care and what practices can do to avoid them.
Americans Appalled over Drug Costs, Not Hopeful for Fix
A recent poll found that 80 percent of Americans believe drug prices are too high, while only 39 percent have faith in it being fixed.
Americans Pay More, Get Less from Health Care
Despite spending the most on health care, Americans experience shorter life expectancy, higher obesity rates, and a higher rate of infant death.
Keeping Physicians in the Cost-Savings Loop
Healthcare organizations are always looking to save money, but physicians rarely know the effect of their treatments or medications. Here's how to change that.
Medical Practices Must be Proactive with Cybersecurity
Healthcare data is a huge target for hackers. If a practice is reactionary, all of their hard work could be at risk.
mHealth and Adolescents: Deciding Privacy vs. Patient Needs
Technology is blurring healthcare's privacy lines. There's no better example of this than a tech-savvy adolescent reaching out to a physician for medical help.
Using Research, Best Practices to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Despite the great amount of attention paid to the American opioid epidemic, abuse remains at an all-time high. It's time for a new perspective.
Reducing Routine 'Tasks' Can Help Put Patients First
Looking for a way to lessen administrative burden at your practice? Start with putting the patients first.
Why Medical Practices Stick with Outdated Technology
Implementing smartphones into clinical practice can improve physician response times, increases efficiency and transforms care team communication.
School Shooting Sparks Mental Health Debate
In the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida this week, President Trump vowed to put more resources towards mental health research.
Freelance Physician Marketplace Takes Aim at Doctor Shortage
This method of job creation eliminates steps from the typical health care hiring process in hopes of providing better care for patients.
AMA: Be Overly Cautious with Flu
The AMA is warning Americans to take all precautions as this flu season is shaping up to be the most severe in recent memory.
Azar Confirmed as HHS Secretary
On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed Alex Azar, making him the second HHS secretary in under a year for the Trump Administration.
Designing a Better Patient Experience
The design of a healthcare facility goes a long way towards a patient's level of comfort and perception of the quality of treatment.
Trump's New Insurance Options for Small Businesses
The proposed new rules would make it easier for small businesses to create insurance plans that exempt them from certain consumer protections under the ACA.
Inbox: Readers Recommend Employment for Young Docs
Readers weigh in on whether young docs should jump into private practice or become employed following med school.
Best Reader Comments on Healthcare of 2017
We took some of the best comments left during the past year and put them in one spot. What did you have to say in 2017?
Healthcare in 2018: MACRA, Tech and More
With the new year fast approaching, health care experts weigh in on what practices can expect from what is sure to be an eventful year.
Tech Not Up to Speed for MACRA Reporting
A recent study found practices lack confidence in EHRs and population health management solutions with regards MIPS and MACRA.
Non-Academic Physicians Earning More Pay
A new study from MGMA found that non-academic physicians earn significantly more than their academic peers.
Insurers, Government are Medicine's Problem for Many
Readers weigh-in on how they would change healthcare including removing the government and insurances companies from the picture.
Pope Urges Lawmakers to Protect People with Healthcare Laws
Pope Francis asked lawmakers to be sure healthcare laws protect "all," not just the privileged population.
Ancillary Services: To Add or Not to Add?
Health care experts weigh in on the important questions practices need to ask before adding ancillary services.
CMS Publishes its 2018 MACRA Final Rule
Insight into CMS' 2018 MACRA final rule released earlier this week.
Clashing Opinions on Physician Shortage Solutions
Tempers flare as readers weigh-in on possible solutions for the nationwide physician shortage.
Proposed Bipartisan Bill Finds Growing Support
On Thursday, 24 Senators reached agreement on a short-term bipartisan legislation bill that would help stabilize health insurance markets.
5 Recommendations for Physicians to Cut Operating Costs
Practices across the U.S. are missing out on massive cost-cutting opportunities, according to this expert. Here's what you need to know.
10 Common Physician Compensation Mistakes
Looking at a profit and loss statement shouldn't ruin your day. Here are some common mistakes to avoid at your practice.
One in Five Americans Experience Medical Errors
There are long-term consequences of medical errors on patients, including emotional distress, financial well-being, and fractured family relationships.
Building Your Practice's Risk-based Audit Plan
Performing random audits at your practice is a thing of the past. Here's how to use predictive analytics to get the most out of audits.
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