IT & Technical

Stanford Hospital launches program to address physician burnout

August 28th, 2015|

Doctors are working more and more hours than their professional counterparts. Time banking is a way to encourage physicians live more of their lives. 

How physicians and staff can practice ICD-10 coding

August 28th, 2015|

Surveys have found that only 10 percent of offices are ready for ICD-10 transition. Practicing case scenarios is one way to better prepare your staff. 

Saving for the future: Financial planning advice for physicians

August 28th, 2015|

A number of doctors have issues handling their finances. Proper financial management is the key to a successful practice and eventual retirement. 

How physicians can develop brand loyalty

August 27th, 2015|

Medical practices need patients to survive. In turn, patients need to be engaged properly in order to remain loyal to a physician. 

Ways doctors can implement email into their practices

August 25th, 2015|

Studies are finding that more patients want doctors to use email communication. In order to do so, doctors need to be aware of the technology's true scope. 

Improving communication in the medical office

August 14th, 2015|

As the implementation of ICD-10 looms, physicians' offices are bound to face certain transitional challenges. The best way to overcome those is to work together and communicate as a united front. 

4 tips for avoiding HIPAA penalties

August 13th, 2015|

Fines for violating HIPAA can run as high as $50,000. As such, organizations need to ensure there are policies in place for training, documentation and risk assessment. 

3 challenges for transitioning to ICD-10

August 5th, 2015|

When physicians switch over to ICD-10 in October, knowing what concerns might pop up will increase the odds of a successful transition from ICD-9. 

2015: A year of health care hacks

July 28th, 2015|

According to several news outlets like Reuters, 2015 will be known as the year of health care hacks due to the large number of breaches that occurred in 2014.

How to best utilize your practice’s EHR

July 21st, 2015|

Physicians should learn how to use medical software platforms to their advantage to help increase productivity.