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Here's how to tackle the challenges of care coordinationVirtually all primary care physicians engage in coordinated care to some degree, but the extra emphasis placed on it now by healthcare policymakers, along with new reimbursement models and reporting requirements, has primary care doctors looking for ways to improve how they coordinate care.
How to choose your HIPAA security officerIn smaller practices, the position of security officer is often filled by whoever appears to have the time to fill it.
Why physicians should become active on social media
Why physicians should become active on social mediaIf you and your team haven’t discussed how social media can be used to grow your practice and get seen in a competitive market, I hope you keep reading. Finding success with social media takes time and energy, but it’s never too late to start building momentum.
Physicians share lessons learned after switching EHRsAvoid repeating these common errors
New bill would expand Medicare patients ability to utilize telemedicineWhat the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act would mean for PCPs
10 ways to improve patient data securityMore than 80% of security breaches result from human errors
Your Voice: I was hacked, tooThe article “I was hacked” (February 10, 2017) by Dr. George Ellis was quite timely.
How to protect your practice when data breach hits a partnerGood cybersecurity also means protecting patient data when it’s held by a business associate
Can virtual groups help independent practices?Viewed as a small-practice savior for data reporting, CMS has yet to reveal how they can assist with quality metrics
The key to making virtual visits a digital success
The key to making virtual visits a digital successPatients seek digital connections