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Bending the healthcare cost curve in spite of the crisis

Last updated: 11/03/2020

While the world is busy bending the curve in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare is busy bending a curve of their own – the cost curve – as businesses fight for...

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Improving the elective surgery backlog caused by the pandemic

Last updated: 11/03/2020

We can close the elective surgery backlog, but it will require the healthcare industry to embrace new technologies and innovation.physician calendar planning The surgical...

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Behind the rise in large outlier medical malpractice verdicts

Last updated: 11/02/2020

Factors including consolidation and monetary desensitization are to blame.Severity-the average cost of a medical malpractice claim-continues its relentless increase. Though this...

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Challenges you’ll face when starting a private medical practice

Last updated: 11/02/2020

Despite advantages to private practice, fewer physicians are choosing to open their own practice than ever before. Flexibility, autonomy in business and professional...

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Improving patient care with rich data

Last updated: 11/02/2020

How cellular technologies and remote patient monitoring are improving patient care.Many older adults are thriving thanks to advances in healthcare technology. Instead of trips...

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5 ways to promote your practice

Last updated: 11/01/2020

A successful marketing stragety is essential for the growth of every practice. A successful marketing stragety is essential for the growth of every practice. Try one (or all...

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Proactive engagement improves medication management

Last updated: 11/01/2020

Despite an increased national focus on medication management, coordinating and managing drugs for elderly patients and those with multiple chronic conditions presents numerous...

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Patient-centered care in an interoperable environment

Last updated: 11/01/2020

Interoperability will ignite significant and sustainable change in healthcare quality, delivery, and payment.The final rule on interoperability from the Office of National...

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MGMA 2020: Optimizing ROI for Advanced Care Practice Providers

Last updated: 10/31/2020

How you can optimize your care team, improve APP retention and productivity, and prepare for a financial recovery post COVID-19.medical staff in scrubs Ensuring that care...

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Integrating EHRs and telehealth platforms can benefit ambulatory care providers

Last updated: 10/31/2020

nurses faded hospital beds emergency room What was a small spark of interest in telehealth over the past decade quickly ignited in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the...

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Population-based payments to replace fee-for-service

Last updated: 10/31/2020

Authors in a recent article published in JAMA Open suggest fee-for-service payments are too unstable and offer examples for its replacement.The rapid decline of in-person...

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Physicians working fewer hours due to furloughs and layoffs

Last updated: 10/30/2020

A recent survey of more than 2,750 clinicians from Washington-based Primary Care Collaborative finds most respondents working fewer hours because of furloughs and layoffs caused...

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