Perspectives on accountable care organizations July 16, 2013 | Tom McGuinness, CPA, CVA
Do you really believe that CMS will not reset the bar to coincide with any savings generated by those trying to play by the rules and do the right thing?
Real meaningful use July 15, 2013 | Rob Lamberts, MD
My ultimate goal is to not only give medical records to the patient, but to invite the patient to help me in the never-ending task of keeping them organized and updated.
Can mHealth curtail suffocating malpractice costs? July 12, 2013 | Zachary Landman, MD
The ultimate reason that EHRs tend to lead to more suits, according to MD-JDs, is that communication breaks down.
How to prepare queries for ICD-10 coding July 11, 2013 | Carl Natale
There are four basic principles that medical coders need to embrace if they're going to coax -- not coerce -- specific information on patient encounters from physicians.
5 reasons why physicians should be using social media July 10, 2013 | David Lee Scher, MD
Social media is neither stressful nor imperative. It creates virtual friendships, respect and collaboration.
Under current FDA regulations, generic manufacturers cannot update their products' labeling, even if they become aware of a potential risk not stated in the labeling.
Physician practices must stay on top of new requirements, continue to educate themselves on requirement changes and associated deadlines, and regularly look for ways to make improvements.
A recent survey revealed reliance on unspecific diagnoses with ICD-9 coding. That's not going to work well with ICD-10-CM coding.
5 benefits of online patient communities June 28, 2013 | David Lee Scher, MD
Physicians should not be concerned about accepting or participating in properly conducted OPCs.
To enlightenment, 2014 and beyond June 27, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns
So if you and/or your practice are still grappling with conceptualizing the 2,000-page ACA statute, as most institutions seem to be, here are some helpful resources that may point you down the path the enlightenment.