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A Ransomware Horror Show is Haunting Healthcare

Halloween is just around the corner, and October started out with some pretty scary stuff. 2019 has already been a particularly terrifying year when it comes to ransomware attacks. Depending on how...

Three Trends to Keep an Eye Out for at AAO 2019

On October 12, 2019, ophthalmologists from around the country will gather in San Francisco to learn, network and share best practices at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) conference. This...

Specialty-Specific ICD-10 Changes for FY2020 (Beginning Oct. 1, 2019)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) jointly released the official ICD-10 code changes...

2020 MIPS Changes: What Specialty Practices Need to Know

In mid-August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2020 Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Overview. This document outlines changes to Quality Payment Program (QPP)...

Get Schooled in Ophthalmology IT

Back-to-school season is a time of high energy for ophthalmology practices, with increased visits from kids and teens. As patients enter into a new school year, now is a great time for ophthalmology...

Quick Tips In Plastic Surgery: Schedule Optimization

Although having a comprehensive marketing plan is vital to attract patients to a practice, if the appointment scheduling process is clunky and/or error-prone, it can be a turn off to patients and...

Quick Tips in Plastic Surgery: Solid Marketing is the Key

When aiming to boost and sustain patient traffic into a plastic surgery practice, the need for a strong marketing strategy is an important trend to embrace. Without a defined approach to promoting a...

Quick Tips in Plastic Surgery: Improving Processes with Technology to Yield Better Outcomes

Attracting and retaining patients is a constant priority for physicians, and plastic surgeons are no exception. Without a focused strategy for drawing patients into a practice, organizations can...

Creating a Quality Improvement Team

Interested in creating a team dedicated to staying up-to-date on the ever-changing healthcare marketplace?  The pressure to meet compliance regulations doesn't have be to be on one person. Develop a...

The Power of a Text: Improving Patient-Centered Care

As patients become more active healthcare consumers, they want to have stronger engagement with their providers, including more direct interaction outside of the yearly check-in. Recent research...