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TECHNOLOGY

How to take advantage of new coding opportunities in 2017Physicians can boost revenue by learning how to correctly use procedural codes unveiled in 2017
Top MACRA apps physicians need to downloadA look at apps that can help physicians in the transition to value-based Medicare reimbursement
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than ever
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than everExperts urge developers to learn from the mistakes of EHRs
How to eliminate EHR-based medical errors
How to eliminate EHR-based medical errorsWhat can be done to make the software safer for patients?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?
Should physicians share their notes with patients?How allowing patients to read notes can strengthen the bond for a physician.
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertainty
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertaintyPhysicians have always had to be keenly aware of changes in healthcare, from new innovations to updated approaches to patient care. But these days, palliative care internist Amy Davis, DO, is also keeping one eye on healthcare policy developments emanating from Washington, D.C.
Data security: the 800-pound digital elephant in the room for physiciansAs you read this, someone somewhere is gaining unlawful entry to hundreds, possibly thousands, of patient records. And it could well be your patients’ data.
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackers
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackersA dedication to security efforts is the only way to keep patient data safe from outside threats
I followed all the rules and I still got hackedLast fall, on a typical busy Monday morning, with add-ons, walk-ins, and a packed schedule, I started to notice my computer network was sluggish and I was getting kicked off of my EHR several times throughout the day. We verified that there was no issue with our internet service provider, so I assumed that the sluggish network was a function of a busy Monday morning.