Practice Administration Stability and Key Determinants of Success
Sachin Gupta, CEO of IKS Health, discusses how independent practices can remain administratively stable during the pandemic and after, as well as provides the key determinants of success for new and growing practices.
Cybersecurity breach reports low during the pandemic
A new report from CI Security suggests cybersecurity breaches were lower during healthcare's rapid transition to virtual care throughout the pandemic. In this episode of Perspectives, we look at why this might be and other aspects of their report with CI Security's Healthcare Executive Strategist, Drex DeFord.
Regulatory Updates and New Claim Threats Stemming from the Pandemic
A brief overview of some of the key regulatory updates enacted during the pandemic, as well as new claim threats that physicians may face in the near future.
Improving Collections with Empathy
Careful communications can help improve your collection methods and decrease time between service and payment.
Solving the Prior Authorization Problem through Tech
The Healthcare Administrative Technology Association talks to us at HIMSS18 about familiar pain points for practices.
Analyzing Budget Act's Impact on MACRA
The Budget Act that passed Congress recently included "small changes" to MACRA with the potential to make a big difference, says one expert.
AMA Pres: MACRA Has Been Made Favorable for Small Practices
In this podcast, AMA President David O. Barbe, MD talks about the accommodations that CMS has made towards small practices in MACRA.
When Physicians are Owners AND Employees
The professional model of medicine is trying to reach a sweet spot, allowing physicians to remain independent but maximize the power of a larger organization.
Hard to Assess Year One of MACRA, Says Expert
Due to the "pick your pace" flexibility for year one of the Medicare Quality Payment Program, one expert says it's hard to evaluate how physicians did.
A Physician's Case for Choosing the Lone Star State
Texas was one of the five Best States to Practice. Dr. Carlos Cardenas talks to us about what makes it so friendly to physicians.
Predicting the Impact of Price's Departure at HHS
The MGMA’s Anders Gilberg discusses the impact of Tom Price resigning his post at HHS.
YouTube: A New Method of Medical Practice Marketing
Stephen Jones, MD, isn't looking to make a name for himself in comedy, he's looking to get patients in the door for their well visits.
Finding the True Meaning of Value in Healthcare
In her book, Halee Fischer-Wright says there has been misguided efforts to define value in healthcare and it needs to be re-examined.
Analyzing the Art, Science, and Business of Medicine
A new book from Halee Fischer-Wright, MD, CEO of MGMA, examines how we need to strike a balance between the three major elements of medicine.
A Doc, Health IT Exec Discuss Tech's Standing in Healthcare
An independent physician and a health IT executive join the podcast to talk about the current landscape of technology in medicine.
EHRs Not Designed with Real People in Mind, Expert Opines
Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.
Pediatrics an Emerging Market for Telemedicine
The telemedicine phenomenon is growing, especially in pediatrics. This podcast looks at why the specialty is an ideal landing spot for the technology.
PAs Taking the Modern Medical Practice by Storm
The PA profession has seen tremendous growth in the last six years. There are multiple reasons for its increased popularity.
Amid ACA Uncertainty, Value-based Care Will Survive
No one can accurately predict what will happen with the ACA, but that doesn't mean physicians can't chart a path forward.
When Technology Can Reduce - Not Cause - Clinician Burnout
In this podcast, the chief innovation officer at the UPMC health system joins us to explain the potential of artificial intelligence in reducing burnout.
Attending to a Public Health Crisis in an Underserved Area
Facing something like the Zika epidemic is challenging for any healthcare organization, but especially when they lack significant resources.
Previewing Tom Price's Reign as HHS Secretary
In what areas will Secretary Tom Price make an impact at the Department of Health and Human Services? MGMA's government affairs expert shares his insight.
The Patient Empathy Problem Physicians Must Face
One physician nearly died from a ruptured tumor in her liver. From this life threatening experience, she learned the importance of empathy in medicine.
Unanswered Questions from the Potential ACA Repeal
What are the top healthcare issues that practices will have to pay attention to in the coming year?
3 Truths to Improving the Patient Experience
In the second of a two-part podcast,. William Maples, MD, explains that improving the patient experience can't happen through hospitality-industry amenities.
Are Traditional Patient Experience Surveys Flawed?
In part one of a two-part podcast, patient experience consultant William Maples talks to us about the problem with the HCHAPS and CG-CAHPS surveys.
Helping Independent Physicians Stay That Way
Marni James of the Association of Independent Doctors explains how physician practices can remain independent in today’s environment.
What Every Practice Manager Should Do Before 2015
In this podcast, healthcare consultant Craig Greenberg shares three tasks every practice manager should complete before the end of 2014.
Don't Call PAs Midlevel Providers
From nonphysician providers to advanced practitioners, PAs are referred to in many ways. Here's what one PA says is the appropriate terminology.
The Changing Nature of the Physician Assistant Workforce
John McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, shares how PA practice is changing, and how physicians and practices should adapt.
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