ICD-10 implementation will cost more--in some cases more than three times previous expense estimates--for physician practices, according to updated research published by the American Medical Association.
For Keith Neuman, senior vice president and CIO of Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, Ind., his biggest accomplishment has been not "shot-gunning" everything; rather, he's found success in putting structure into all of his hospital system's processes.
"What can we do to expand upon the current promise of telemedicine?" With that question, attorney Jessica Rosenworcel, commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, kicked off the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Policy Summit in Washington D.C. early Thursday morning.
While coping with rising operating costs already tops most practices' lists of challenges, technology expenses are a leading driver of that strain, according to new research from the Medical Group Management Association.
Coping with rising operating costs has been one of practice managers' top struggles for six years running, according to survey d ata from the Medical Group Management Association. But there are ways to keep some expenses at bay. Here are three ideas any practice can use to help stretch its budget:
Providers need to look beyond electronic health record vendor contracts themselves and take a risk management approach when evaluating an EHR purchase, since there are so many vendor-related risks that can adversely affect them.
A lot has changed since 2006, when the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published their inagural report on Health Information Technology in the United States: The Information Base for Progress. The...
Unlike "true" concierge practices that charge up to $2,000,One Medical in San Francisco and GreenField Health in Portland, Ore., charge anywhere between $200 to $800.
A report from Physicians Foundation paints a bleak picture for the future of physician practices, citing "dire challenges" to practices posed by falling visits, rising operating expenses, retiring baby boomers and plummeting morale.
Employers seek job candidates with five or more years of experience with a given technology, when the technology has been out for only four years. Consider applicants who have skills aside from narrow technical skills.