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Reform goes for both exam rooms March 22, 2013 | Madelyn Kearns
Where healthcare goes, so goes education, yet the latter seems to have been sidelined, a neglect that will prove to be much to the chagrin of the system if left alone for too long.
It's not a stretch to assume that EHR technology will continue to evolve. However, assurance of a "better" future may not be much consolation to providers who are wondering when, if ever, they're going to see a return on their substantial investment.
Getting engaged March 19, 2013 | Rob Lamberts, MD
Asking medical records to engage patients is like asking a dictionary to tell a story.
mHealth hearings scheduled for this week March 18, 2013 | Tom Martin
Three days of testimony will focus on smartphones, tablets and mobile apps.
What is the primary purpose of an EHR, and how, accordingly, should it be structured?
Hospitals are adding facility fees in the hundreds of dollars for many visits to hospital-owned physician practices, even when those practices are nowhere near the hospital.
See you in OtherOtherland March 13, 2013 | Arlen Meyers
To thrive in these turbulent times, you will need five skills. Four of them you probably did not learn in medical school or residency.
Trickle-up economics March 12, 2013 | Rob Lamberts, MD
Specialists benefit from reducing their overhead while getting guaranteed payment, I benefit by increasing the value of my type of practice even more to my patients, and the patient benefits by getting cheaper care.
Income-seeking investor? Fair warning March 11, 2013 | Jeff Bogue
Investment styles currently in vogue tend to attract people who fail to consider the risks. From what I’ve seen, people have a false sense of security. Here are some things that the investor seeking income should consider.
With the rise of social media and the prominence of tablets and smartphones in practices of all sizes, the diary has been re-fashioned for the future and is as trendy as ever. Not only can a journal essentially be shared via the means of Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and the bloggersphere — it’s doubly covert and easily tucked away when business beckons.

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