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What if patients owned their own records?With electronic health records (EHRs) proving to be incompatible and interoperability still a long way off, some have suggested that moving ownership of patient records to the patient via a cloud-based portal or other universally accessible system might be the answer.
Understanding how RVUs benefit independent physiciansThe transition to value-based payments raises an important question: What role, if any, will relative value units (RVUs) play in physician reimbursement in the future?
When an E/M code can be billed with a physical on the same dayClarifying the usage of evaluation and management codes
This is how not to do healthcare
This is how not to do healthcare It’s time for practical physicians and entrepreneurs to fight for real reform, with low cost direct care for relatively inexpensive outpatient care.
Prior authorization is an occupational hazard"It's an occupational hazard now. I've been diagnosed with 'Prior Authorization Elbow.'"
Home-based coaching can help COPD patients get moving, avoid hospitalizationTailored health coaching services can help keep COPD patients moving and avoid exacerbations, according to a new report.
Certain bronchodilators can increase cardiovascular risks in COPD patientsStudy: Certain bronchodilators may lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in COPD patients at onset of starting therapy.
Physicians leaving profession over EHRs
Physicians leaving profession over EHRsMany doctors uncomfortable with using the technology are exiting the biz
Why your practice should look beyond the 401(k)When saving for retirement, it's important to consider all available retirement savings plans and how each aligns with your job, lifestyle and vision for retirement. For physicians, that may mean looking beyond the standard 401(k) to another type of qualified retirement plan that offers more uniquely suited benefits., such as a cash balance plan.
Breaking barriers to hepatitis C treatment in the DAA eraTargeted efforts may improve the reach of treatment with direct-acting antiviral agents, according to a new study.