In this issue
Docs sound off, question MOC July 10, 2017By Jeff BendixPhysicians question value of process Maintaining certification: gold standard or is luster tarnished? July 10, 2017By Keith L. MartinMaintaining certification, specifically under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), has come under fire for a number of reasons, ranging from test material that has no connection to day-to-day practice to the salaries of those running the organization. Protect your practice with a restrictive covenantThe most common healthcare restrictive covenant is a non-competition covenant. How to improve patient engagement through technology July 10, 2017By Lisa A. Eramo MAElectronic health records and portals are not perfect, but they do offer physicians a way to connect with patients Growing CPC+ program offers financial opportunity July 10, 2017By John CampanelliComprehensive Primary Care Plus expands to four new U.S. regions for practices willing to revamp operations
Tips for physicians to shore up their financial portfolio July 10, 2017By Vincent CucuzzaNew currents are flowing in the world financial markets. MOC-limiting laws spreading to additional states July 10, 2017By Ed FinkelAt least 21 states now have passed or considered bills to protect physicians who choose not to fulfill American Board of Medical Specialties requirements for Maintenance of Certification Physicians imagine a better EHR July 10, 2017By Mary K. PrattPhysicians and other experts offered these ideas, from practical improvements for solving today’s problems to visionary suggestions that could dramatically change how they practice. 3 tips for developing a budget-friendly patient engagement strategy July 10, 2017By Lisa A. Eramo MAConsider these three tips to engage patients while being mindful of the practice’s budget Think carefully before engaging patients via text July 10, 2017By Lisa A. Eramo MAAccording to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, physicians and patients can exchange unsecured emails as long as patients are aware of and accept any potential privacy and security risks.