Oct. 14, 2014, is the compliance date for ICD-10. That looming deadline has many physicians anxious about the amount of training that will be required. In the Medical Economics webinar, “ICD-10 Expert Views on Preparation,” three panelists discussed some of the major implementation concerns for physicians and offered advice to help them get started.
A group of more than 40 electronic health records developers made headlines recently when they announced an "EHR Developer Code of Conduct" that outlined plans to enhance patient safety, data portability, system interoperability and security. But not everyone in the health IT industry was so impressed.
In healthcare, climbing up the career ladder takes time and hard work. But Allan Cacanindin, Senior Executive Vice President of Client Services for Cejka Search, a physician and health executive recruitment firm, says physicians can easily take small steps to advance their career.
Medical app usage in a medical practice was much higher among smartphone users (51% daily) than tablet users (30% daily), according to a report from American EHR Partners.
More than two-thirds (67%) of physicians who participated in an ACO last year reported no personal financial benefit, such as a bonus or shared savings agreement, as a result of their participation, according to a survey of about 3,500 physicians from a healthcare staffing firm.