Monthly Archives: January 2015

Social media can bolster your medical practice

January 28th, 2015|

Businesses are investing millions of dollars in social media marketing, so it's important for medical practices to get their share of the pie.

Is your practice violating HIPAA without realizing it?

January 28th, 2015|

Enforcing the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 has become a mainstay for practices for nearly two decades, and it seems that sticking to these rules has become more of an issue for many practices.

Top reasons patient engagement is more important than ever

January 27th, 2015|

It goes without saying that taking care of patients is the foundation of becoming a doctor, but industry trends show that providers are looking to refocus efforts on patient engagement and how that relates to technology.

What are the biggest health care investments of 2015?

January 27th, 2015|

There are some big changes on the horizon when it comes to health care investments, according to a newly released Accenture report. 

ICD-10 updates move forward as deadline draws near

January 26th, 2015|

It may surprise some practices to know that the ICD-10 transition deadline, which begins on Oct. 1, is only nine months away.

The case for data encryption in your practice

January 23rd, 2015|

Data breaches are happening on a wide-reaching and worldwide scale, but some of the most prevalent places where these events occur are in medical centers.

2015 trends for health care leadership roles

January 22nd, 2015|

With a new year comes new changes in health care, and many leadership roles in the medical industry, including CIOs, could experience a lot of trends that will shape medical coding and billing, reform efforts as well as data security.

Roadblocks between health IT and care coordination still linger

January 21st, 2015|

It seems that the implementation of health IT and it's correlation with care coordination may still be going through some growing pains, according to a recent study published in Medical Care.

Expert argues another ICD-10 delay could compromise national security

January 20th, 2015|

Many experts agree that 2015 will be a big year for revenue cycle management, mostly because of one key change: ICD-10.

5 great tips for making the most of EHRs

January 19th, 2015|

Electronic health record implementation is one of the fastest growing trends in health care today, and these advancements touch almost all aspects of the medical industry, from medical billing services to the way doctors communicate with one another.