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Going Mobile: Embracing Technology to Improve Your Practice and Quality of Life

More and more, health care providers are turning to mobile solutions to help with patient care. In fact, according to a recent Research2Guidance report, 80 percent of physicians use smartphones and...

Preparing for Disaster Goes Beyond Having a Plan

How your EMR & Practice Management Systems Play a Part in Contingency Planning Disaster. Catastrophe. Crisis. Most of us do not like the think about these things, and we often neglect to plan for...

4 Ways MACRA Consolidates Competing Programs for Efficient Data Capture and Reporting

While the implementation of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) within the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) may seem daunting, the program does offer some data capture and...

Mobility: Enhancing the patient-provider relationship

Mobile devices permeate the healthcare setting. They’re not just in the hands of patients, either. Roughly eight in 10 doctors use them in their practice. Many providers have turned to mobile devices...

ONC Chooses Two Measures for Interoperability Under MACRA

The proposed MACRA rule has created a lot of buzz - not all positive - in the healthcare IT industry as we approach the latter months of 2016. With a proposed start date of Jan. 1, 2017, many...

Survey: 50% of Physicians Haven't Heard of MACRA

In a somewhat troubling report, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions 2016 Survey of U.S. Physicians found that only 50 percent of non-pediatric physicians have even heard of The Medicare Access...

CMS to Senate on MACRA: Open to Multiple Approaches

For the first time since the public comment period ended for the proposed MACRA rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator, Andy Slavitt, spoke about the potential...

6 Reasons Why Cloud Technology is Good for Specialty Practices

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Small Practices Expect Penalties Under Proposed MACRA Rule

The public comment period for the newly proposed MACRA rule ended this past Monday. As expected, the new program, put forth by CMS, created a lot of controversy in the medical industry. While not all...

Compliance News: Upcoming PQRS Deadlines, MACRA Comment Period Ends

Compliance never sleeps, especially if you're a specialty physician and important dates are upcoming that you need to be aware of in your practice. Whether you're a dermatologist, ophthalmologist or...