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Chris Mazzolini
Primary care EHR use and costs [Charts]
A look at primary care physician EHR use, costs and Meaningful Use readiness, using data from the 85th annual Medical Economics 2013 Exclusive Continuing Study, which collected responses from physicians about their professional life.
Is it time for physicians to discuss healthcare costs with patients?
Three physicians argue it is important to discuss the costs of tests and treatment decisions with patients.
Patient-Centered Medical Home grows patient, provider satisfaction, study says
A year-long study conducted at a teaching clinic in Los Angeles found that implementing some of the components of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model increased both patient and resident provider satisfaction.
Telemedicine's next big leap
Advocates say telemedicine will take on greater importance in care models of the future, but hurdles remain.
Certification groups say vendors stumped by MU2
The three areas of MU2 that are most challenging for vendors are achieving certification for clinical quality measures, interoperability, and automated measure calculation for reporting metrics.
Halting the rise of healthcare costs: Physician panel presents five solutions
A panel of 18 physicians spent months discussing ways to curb the unsustainable growth of healthcare costs in the United States.
Most physicians read their online reviews, survey finds
Results of a new survey show that most physicians pay attention to online reviews.
AAFP expert panel: Advice for family physicians
Three experts offer advice during the 2013 American Academy of Family Physician annual conference in San Diego, California.
U.S. Senators seek to delay Meaningful Use 2 requirements
The group of U.S. Senators say the schedule for demonstrating Meaningful Use 2 is too aggressive and practices who are not ready should receive a one-year extension.