Attempting to solve EHR errors is an impossibly doomed mission
July 10, 2016EHR errors and MOC frustrations are the hot topics of this issue's Your Voice.
In this issue
Transitional care: the unintended consequence of hospitalists’ riseHow did we end up with yet another layer added to our healthcare delivery system? It might be an unintended consequence of hospitalist programs. Tips for physicians to retain more revenueFrom booking to billing, control your overhead. What doctors need to know about buying versus leasing equipmentDoctors and hospitals in the U.S. spend nearly $200 billion per year on medical devices, according to a 2015 study by the Advanced Medical Technology Association. How to utilize care coordination to boost practice income July 10, 2016By Lisa A. Eramo MADoctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit. Are educated patients good for medicine? July 10, 2016By James F. SweeneyDr. Google often dispenses advice before appointments—here’s how to handle being the second opinion. Patient record transparency and the impact on physicians July 10, 2016By Barbara MantelProjects such as OpenNotes may transform how physicians and patients use and access medical records. Congress works to ease year-long Meaningful Use reporting July 10, 2016By Joseph BurnsPhysicians treating Medicare patients may get some relief this year from the reporting requirements under the Meaningful Use rules, thanks to a bill in both houses of Congress. But that relief is far from guaranteed. Texting with patients poses challenges and opportunities July 10, 2016By Ken TerryPhysicians may have an opportunity to engage with patients via text messaging as smartphones become ubiquitous.