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Get health IT ready for value-based reimbursementFrom the vendor for billing and collections software, to an EHR, if physicians have the need to succeed in value-based reimbursement, help is available.
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equity
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equityYou’ve no doubt heard about large healthcare companies and hospital systems being purchased for staggering sums by private equity firms.
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
It’s time a real investment is made in primary careA recent survey by Morning Consult showed that across the country, in both red and blue states, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that a health system based on a foundation of primary care produces healthier patients, higher quality healthcare and lower costs.
Emerging features make more out of patient portalsCutting-edge practices are enabling patients to do more via portals, and increasing engagement as a result.
Plan now for the inevitability of an EHR outageSoftware systems can go down for a variety of reasons, but mitigation solutions can ensure your practice can manage through it.
DAAs improve patient and graft survival after liver transplantLiver transplant outcomes have improved following the introduction of new hepatitis C virus drugs, according to a new study.
Primary care can manage hep C infections with DAAsPrimary care professionals can “substantially expand” HCV treatment in the community, according to new research.
Seniors still make up the bulk of flu cases, hospitalizationsThose age 65 and older faced the most cases of the flu and were most often hospitalized during the 2016-17 season, according to new CDC data.
Caterpillars may edge out chicken eggs for vaccine productionRegardless of whether the chicken or the egg came first, the caterpillar may have the edge when it comes to vaccine production, a new report finds.
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?Primary care practices located in community settings do a better job of providing high-value, cost-effective services than primary care practices within hospital settings, according to a recent article in JAMA Internal Medicine.