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TECHNOLOGY

How to capturing chronic care revenue with an IT infrastructureWhen Curtis Story, MD, a solo primary care physician in Port Charlotte, Florida, first heard that Medicare would begin paying physicians for offering patients chronic care management (CCM), he was optimistic that the additional revenue would bolster his practice for work it was already doing. But more than a year later, he has yet to bill for CCM.
What will a malware breach cost a physician practice?
What will a malware breach cost a physician practice?If you think that you have not had a data breach in your business, you are an ostrich with your head in the sand.
Ethical hacking a vital necessity to fight against healthcare randsomware
Ethical hacking a vital necessity to fight against healthcare randsomwareHospital and healthcare software security can always be marginally improved, but if we want to lower the risk of healthcare security breaches, we need to take a very different approach.
How to make mobile apps useful for physiciansWhile consumer apps have evolved quickly, apps for physicians have lagged behind, in both quality and utility
How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnout
How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnoutBurnout, which is often described in terms of the experience of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and lost sense of personal accomplishment, is a big and growing problem for physicians and for their patients—with lower quality of patient care where professional burnout rates are higher.
EHRs are ruining the physician-patient relationship
EHRs are ruining the physician-patient relationshipI am slowly getting used to a bit more hurried visit and a little less attention from my doctor. I wonder if my doctors will see the silent tears I cry…one thing is for certain: Today’s EHR won’t.
Telemedicine empowers patients, but challenges physicians
Telemedicine empowers patients, but challenges physiciansThe rapid expansion and evolution of telemedicine in the U.S. brings with it increased access at lower costs for patients and growing competition for physicians from providers with regional, national and international reputations.