HIMSS23: Patient or customer?
The patient experience is different than the customer experience
HIMSS23: Using AI in healthcare
How AI is helping measure and manage health disparities
HIMSS23: Turning the great resignation around
How to keep employees from leaving your practice
HIMSS23: Price transparency trends
What do the price transparency rules mean to physicians and will they really lower prices?
HIMSS23: Refining peer review
How streamlining the peer review process can make physicians’ lives easier
HIMSS23: Microsoft, Epic announce AI EHR integration
The two companies announced the expansion of their work together, and a few hospitals are already using a new solution involving artificial intelligence.
HIMSS23: The future of AI in health care
Dreams of big AI is nothing new, but the risks require careful consideration
HIMSS23: Want to improve care? Connect data, AI
Physicians aim to benefit from advances in data an artificial intelligence
HIMSS 2023 kicks off in Chicago
The biggest health technology conference in the country is now underway.
Why blocking patient access to their records can cost your practice
What is information blocking?
Patient care won’t improve until your internal culture does
It’s harder than ever to hire and retain staff at medical practices. Here’s what you can do about it.
HIMSS22 keynote: We must embrace tech disrupters
The HIMSS22 Global Health Conference kicked off with a motivational challenge for the health care industry.
Wearables empower patients and physicians with actionable data
Wearable devices that gather health and movement data are being put to new uses in the clinical setting for glucose monitoring, pain management and distraction, rehabilitation, and treatment adherence.
How Chatbots can Aid Value-based Care Initiatives
A concierge doc shares his experiences with using chatbot technology as a way to provide patients more value.
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.
Leaving Las Vegas: 5 Takeaways from HIMSS18
The big health IT conference has finished. What did this editor learn from the annual show?
Reducing Clinician Burnout in Five EHR-Related Areas
The EHR is the cause for many physicians to be burned out - but this doesn't have to be the case.
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.
ONC Promotes Market-Driven Solutions to Health IT Woes
At HIMSS18, less regulation and more market-driven innovation was the name of the game for the ONC's top officials.
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.
Solving the Prior Authorization Problem through Tech
The Healthcare Administrative Technology Association talks to us at HIMSS18 about familiar pain points for practices.
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.
The Professional and Social Benefits of Clinical Registries
Clinical registries can assist medical practices with their quality initiatives, but also provide a high-tech community, says one expert.
Trump Admin Shares Vision for Patient-Centered Health System
Jared Kushner and Seema Verma spoke at HIMSS18 about the administration's vision for interoperability and better patient data access.
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.
Hacking, Malware a Major Threat to Small Medical Practices
Just because a practice doesn't have as much PHI as a hospital doesn't mean it's safe from hackers, as this HIMSS18 speaker reveals.
Humanity First, Tech Second, Says HIMSS18 Speaker
Tech can do great things in health care, but it can also lead to a failure in communication.
Why Medical Practices Stick with Outdated Technology
Implementing smartphones into clinical practice can improve physician response times, increases efficiency and transforms care team communication.
10 Things to See and Do at HIMSS18
HIMSS18 has arrived. The Physicians Practice editorial staff has gone through and picked out the top 10 things you should do during your limited time in Las Vegas.
Reversing Physician Burnout While Increasing Physician Trust in Value-Based Care
There are small but significant steps all of us who work in healthcare can take to stop physician burnout and better engage physicians in value-based care.
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