Monthly Archives: August 2014

Physician tips for avoiding medical malpractice

August 29th, 2014|

Malpractice lawsuits have increased the costs of medical billing services, both for patients as well as doctors.

Both private and public industry giants get onboard with health IT

August 28th, 2014|

It seems that industries across the U.S. are progressing with the current trend of health care becoming increasingly technical and IT-focused.

Top ways doctors can increase income in their practice

August 28th, 2014|

Keeping a close watch on the bottom line in your practice is important, but it is also clear that doctors want to be rewarded financially for their efforts as well.

Recent HIPAA breach signals the need for practice security

August 26th, 2014|

Cedars-Sinai Health System, one of the most respected medical centers in the U.S., recently revealed that they suffered a HIPAA breach containing patient medical data.

Top 5 IT measures benefiting family practices

August 25th, 2014|

There are several trends in the health care industry making it more difficult for family practices to stay afloat. According to Physicians Practice, these include ICD-10 delays, the overall rising costs of medical billing and a decline in reimbursements.

EHR adoption, electronic medical billing and the future of paperless health care

August 22nd, 2014|

Ever since the Bush Administration, the push for a streamlined electronic medical billing and health record database has been clear.

Benefits and challenges of BYOD policies in health care IT

August 21st, 2014|

The growing impact and widespread use of mobile devices is changing the scope of the health care industry year after year as these products become more advanced.

The Sunshine Act: what it means for your practice

August 19th, 2014|

The American Medical Association recently published a toolkit for practices regarding the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.

Why medical scribes have made a return to practices

August 18th, 2014|

Electronic health records and medical coding software has revolutionized the way that doctors carry out their day-to-day care.

CMS creates ICD-10 webcast for small practices

August 15th, 2014|

In the world of medical coding and billing, there are few things affecting change more than ICD-10 compliance.