Monthly Archives: March 2015

Encrypted EHRs are your safest bet

March 30th, 2015|

Health care providers using new data storage technology must also keep pace with advanced security measures. Electronic health records are likely to be hacked now more than ever, and insurance plans for data need to be considered. There is a need for additional effort on the electronic side of security.

Engage your medical staff with interoperability

March 27th, 2015|

Health care providers are taking the time to modernize their medical billing services. One of the central methods of doing this  is through the use of electronic health records.

EHRs and value-based pay may result in big health care changes

March 26th, 2015|

Medical billing and coding is all about keeping up with the latest elements of medical technology and news. It is not enough to simply informed about the latest guidelines, but also be be able to translate these into actionable goals.

Primary care physicians to see big changes with ICD-10

March 20th, 2015|

The ICD-10 deadline is inching closer on the calendar, and there are specific medical coding challenges that lie ahead.

Health IT interoperability becomes hot-button topic on Capitol Hill

March 19th, 2015|

One of the biggest issues affecting everything from the robustness of EHRs to optimized medical billing relies on one word: interoperability.

Getting good data is key to using digital medical solutions

March 13th, 2015|

The key to good health is good data, at least for those with chronic conditions. As the medical community continues to embrace personal health devices and monitors for patients, more information about day-to-day living can be assessed.

Secure medical billing is necessary for senior health

March 12th, 2015|

Utilizing current medical advancements requires providers to deal with the often tricky aspects of working with patients to better their health. While we frequently and continually train doctors and hospital staff on how to work with new medical technologies, the same attention is not always given to patient care.

Highly connected Web will be a mixed blessing for doctors

March 9th, 2015|

Physicians who are interested in helping their patients in new ways will find their efforts  helped by sensors and wearables. However, this doesn't mean that there won't be issues down the road. These new technologies allow for patients and doctors to collaborate more on issues of health, but also come with risks.

Will wearables and analytics drive health care in the future?

March 5th, 2015|

Clinicians operating in private practices face certain challenges that doctors in hospital settings simply do not have to worry about. While clinicians in large medical centers have most of their administrative tasks accomplished in-house, those in private practice make more decisions about what kinds of services they want to support.

Improving professional relationships in your office

March 3rd, 2015|

Your medical practice can offer superb service by working together toward its goals.