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Ken Terry
Top 5 financial challenges facing physicians in 2015
It shouldn’t be surprising that, in this constantly changing ecosystem, more practices are struggling to maintain financial homeostasis.
Top 15 challenges facing physicians in 2015
Top 15 challenges facing physicians in 2015
It’s possible to maintain a viable, even thriving practice if physicians confront challenges and identify fixes that can improve their lives and the health of their patients.
Top 6 practice management challenges facing physicians in 2015
Juggling patients, staff and payor needs will become more important as administrative work increases.
Meaningful Use 2: A work in progress for physicians
Some critics of the EHR incentive program have said the slow rate of attestation shows that the program should be revamped or dropped.
Satisfaction with EHR systems grows among physicians
Medical Economics' exclusive survey gathers physician usability ratings of the top EHR systems in five key areas: quality of care, meaningful use, patient portal, technical support, and clinical support.
A physician's guide to prescribing mobile health apps
How to navigate the growing number of health-related apps and meet patient demand for more connected care.
4 ways EHR vendors are building better systems
While vendors have focused most of their development efforts on meaningful use and ICD-10 readiness, innovations are on the way to improve system functionality for physicians
Health information exchanges introduce patient consent questions
As physicians, hospitals and health systems increasingly share patient data between providers and across healthcare organizations, the issue of patient consent becomes critical.
Giant EHR-based network will compare treatments
A new, voluntary government program will use electronic health records (EHR) data to compare different treatments for particular conditions, using the largest clinical database ever assembled. This program has the potential to advance medical research and improve care in physician practices.
EHRs: 5 ways to put data into action
Physician frustration over the functionality of electronic health record (EHR) systems has been escalating. But as healthcare enters a new era of value-based reimbursement, in which part of physicians' incomes will be based on their quality scores, it’s worth considering how EHRs can help raise those scores. Here are five ways.