December 6th 2023
Can the next generation of EHRs solve the problems of the current generation?
November 29th 2023
Recent outages are a reminder of how crucial it is for physicians and health care facilities to protect themselves in such an event.
November 8th 2023
It’s critical to thoroughly plan the EHR migration process.
May 31st 2023
Even during market disruptions, physicians need to create efficiencies, cut costs, and boost financial stability.
May 15th 2023
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
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.
Reducing EHR headaches with virtual scribes
Scribes are someone who works offsite or in a different area of the practice (i.e., not in the exam room) to document important aspects of the encounter so the physician or other provider can focus on providing patient care and working more efficiently.
The broken promise of digitizing patient data
Digitizing patient health data was supposed to make it usable for public and population health research. So far, that hasn’t happened.
Easing the transition to value-based care through EHR
Although value-based payment models offer several advantages compared with fee-for-service models, practices are sometimes reluctant to try them due to concerns about the additional documentation and workflow changes they require.
Maximizing scribes: Six tips to better practice management
The use of scribes can lower the burnout of maintaining electronic medical records.
Four ways an EHR can improve patient engagement
Patient engagement is about involving the patient in their own care. So use one of your key tech tools - your EHR - to help boost that involvement.
Post-Pandemic Healthcare Tech: Communication takes the lead
Preparedness in the post-pandemic era demands that the healthcare industry disentangle itself from the fax machines, pagers, land lines and other unwieldy implements of a bygone age.
Medical Malpractice and Asset Protection Part 4: Thinking defensively about medical malpractice
We continue our look at asset protection for physicians in the context of medical malpractice claims with a look at the causes of medical malpractice claims and thinking defensively about diagnosis and documentation.
Innovation should mitigate rising burnout
How technology can aid physicians in returning to focusing on patient care.
Why your EHR is just not enough
The crucial capabilities missing from your EHR.
Best practices for switching to cloud-based documentation
Insights from MGMA’s Medical Practice Excellence Pathways Conference.
Overcoming the top EHR implementation challenges
Only when you experiment with different approaches and are willing to embrace change, will you be able to come up with a solution that meets the needs of your practice.
Three keys to ease provider tension
Achieve simplicity, efficiency, and balance in your practice.
Cloud-based CRMs and vaccines
Healthcare needs a sophisticated infrastructure in place now and after the pandemic.
Reducing clinician burnout by getting rid of “stupid stuff” in EHRs
The AMA defines “stupid stuff” as everything from irrelevant training requirements, well-intentioned but not useful risk management processes, and overinterpretations of health information requirements.
Striving for interoperability during the pandemic
How data-driven, person-centric care can help us through the end of the COVID-19 crisis.
Improving the elective surgery backlog caused by the pandemic
We can close the elective surgery backlog, but it will require the healthcare industry to embrace new technologies and innovation.
The End of an Era: Closing your practice
Closing a practice for retirement is a hard decision as it is-here are tips to make closing your doors smoother.
Wearables and EHRs: Things you should consider
5 essential questions for every practice.
EHR visualization techniques enhance decision making
Vendors and developers should not shy away from new visualization techniques.
28 ways to reduce EHR inbox fatigue
Vendors and providers must collaborate on improvements, according to researchers.
Six ways to boost EHR productivity
Tips for creating efficiencies in your systems.
Six EHR-related malpractice landmines to avoid
EHRs are increasingly leading to malpractice lawsuits. Here are six issues to avoid.
Fundamental Strategies to Make EHRs Work for Physicians
For most physicians, EHRs are no longer optional. Even though they are challenging, EHRs are not impossible to use.
Your EHR can save you from malpractice litigation
Wise and careful use of electronic records can save the day in case of malpractice suits
Patient record retention: Tips for compliance and protection
Storing and accessing patient records can be a big hassle, especially when practices are experiencing a business transition. Learn how to maintain compliance and avoid potential lawsuits.
It’s time to rethink technology in your exam room
Now is not the time for physicians to be averse to technology, it’s time for physicians to reclaim their space and reimage how electronic health records can improve the patient experience.
The pitfalls of cybersecurity
What happens when hackers can get into your system, but you can’t.
Why seeing more patients doesn’t equal greater productivity
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
Community health information exchanges appear to offer many advantages, including increased revenue for physician practices.
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