EHR Technology

The pitfalls of cybersecurity

August 16, 2019

What happens when hackers can get into your system, but you can’t.

Why seeing more patients doesn’t equal greater productivity

July 24, 2019

Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments. 

3 ways a community HIE can help boost your practice’s revenue

July 08, 2019

Community health information exchanges appear to offer many advantages, including increased revenue for physician practices.

Coding for preventive care and chronic care management

June 17, 2019

Coding expert Bill Dacey clears up some confusion about split billing and combination visits.

5 ways interoperability fails physicians

May 30, 2019

EHR interoperability is a great idea in theory, but the reality leaves much to be desired.

How to safely prescribe and manage opioids

May 24, 2019

Avoid legal trouble by doing a thorough review of the electronic prescription process, security options, audits and potential loopholes.

Wearables empower patients and physicians with actionable data

May 20, 2019

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.

5 more ways to improve patient access

April 11, 2019

As providers, it’s our job to identify and anticipate what patients need. But, in order to deliver the right care at the right time, we need to re-examine our processes and relationships not only with our patients, but also with one another.

Practices risk hefty fines when employees snoop in EHRs

April 05, 2019

Nosy employees poking around in medical records or sharing passwords can put your practice at risk of HIPAA violations, lawsuits, and broken agreements with affiliate hospitals or practices.

Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

April 01, 2019

The leading cause of physician burnout also puts patients at risk of medical errors, the third leading cause of death in the United States.