We’re starting to get a better picture of how artificial intelligence could help doctors better treat cancer.
Cameron Cox, is a regular keynote speaker for leading industry groups like MGMA, HFMA and medical societies across the U.S.
Amazon has announced that its smartspeaker voice assistant Alexa is now HIPAA-compliant and can serve as your very own healthcare valet.
Located in Greenville, NC, in an old country store that almost looks abandoned, lies one of the greatest Eastern-style barbecue joints in North Carolina. How do I know? Partly because it has been featured in newspapers, books, magazines, and television programs for years; partly because of the line out the door every day at lunch; and partly because, like many others, I go out of my way to get their barbecue.
Physician practices are facing competition from new sources, but they can take some lessons from companies such as Amazon and Southwest Airlines, according to two optometrists.
A good administrator makes a practice more productive by ensuring all physicians and staff members work together smoothly and effectively, and that could be the key to a smooth transition to team-based care, according to an article in Diagnostic Imaging.
Process optimization has long been used by manufacturers to streamline processes, ensure quality control, and increase profitability. Companies like Motorola and GE, for example, were early adopters of Six Sigma, a quality improvement methodology aimed at reducing the number of defects to the point that they become statistically insignificant. As business improvement tools and methods were refined in the last part of the 20th century, the broader corporate world began utilizing various techniques to measure and optimize all types of processes – from customer service procedures to personnel evaluations to how organizations are structured and staffed.