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Hannah Douglas
Hannah Douglas is a freelance writer for Medical Economics.
Why are women leaving medicine?
The physician field remains largely male despite equality in medical school numbers
EHRs must deliver on promises or face ONC scrutiny
EHRs must deliver on promises or face ONC scrutiny
As physicians continue to maneuver through the electronic health record (EHR) maze, they'll soon start to see more oversight from Uncle Sam.
The end of ICD-10 flexibilities is coming, are you ready?
The end of ICD-10 flexibilities is coming, are you ready?
Providers who are still adjusting to the ICD-10 coding transition from five characters to seven have a variety of amenities and advice available to them in the last leg of the grace period.
Female doctors earn $20K less than male colleagues
Female doctors earn $20K less than male colleagues
The findings may not come as a surprise to many in the medical community like Miriam Laugesen, MD—an associate professor of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health—but even the smallest disparities build up in the bigger picture, she explains.
Why physicians may want to apply for the CPC+ program
Why physicians may want to apply for the CPC+ program
The unveiling of a new alternative primary care payment plan by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) comes with several considerations—financial and otherwise—for practices considering participation in the five-year program.
HHS offering Quality Payment Program grants to small practices
HHS offering Quality Payment Program grants to small practices
Small practices are set to receive a sizable slice of federal funding in an effort to ease their transition into the Quality Payment Program (QPP), but the shift has not started without its strains.
NY doctors scramble to adopt e-prescribing to combat abuse, fraud
NY doctors scramble to adopt e-prescribing to combat abuse, fraud
Physicians in New York state have put away their pen and paper method of prescribing in exchange for electronic scripts—many just in time to meet the state requirement.