What physicians really think about EHRs

Posted by Kate Tingley on Mar 4, 2020 11:24:17 AM


New research from MPI Group and Medical Economics paints a dismal picture of how physicians really feel about electronic health record (EHR) systems. With the implementation of EHRs, physicians have faced immense costs, the need to hire additional staff members, and a loss in productivity levels—all of which have contributed to their overwhelmingly negative attitudes toward the health information technology.

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Topics: technology, Healthcare Data, Collections, Health Insurance

Telehealth improves access to eye care in under-served populations.

Posted by Christina Horne on Dec 4, 2019 4:00:00 PM

A federal grant will be issued to University of Alabama to study if telehealth can be used to increase diagnosis and treatments of eye diseases in rural and under-served populations. 

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Topics: rural health, FQHC, technology, Telehealth, Healthcare, Healthcare Data, Patient Experience

Revenue cycle management outsourcing is a trend set to expand

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 22, 2019 4:03:22 AM

The revenue cycle management market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2019, and it is one of the functions healthcare providers outsource the most, according to a recent report from MicroMarket Monitor.

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Topics: RCM, medical billing, revenue cycle management, hospital revenue cycle management, technology, patient collections, Healthcare

AI poised to ‘transform’ medical imaging, radiology society says

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 6:39:00 AM

The success of emerging artificial intelligence techniques in image analysis is fostering rapid growth in the use of deep learning for medical imaging, with the resulting computer vision systems able to perform some clinical interpretation tasks at the level of expert physicians, according to the authors of a paper published in Radiology, the official journal of the Radiological Society of North America.

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Topics: technology, AI, Healthcare

Health of the healthcare system video

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 6:25:09 AM

A new animated video on the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker provides an engaging “check-up” of the nation’s health system, addressing questions of whether it’s getting better or worse and how it compares to other countries.

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Topics: technology, Healthcare, Healthcare Data

CMS proposes interoperability rules to increase EHR access

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 4, 2019 5:43:23 AM

CMS released proposed rules that require many types of insurers to provide electronic health data in a standard format by 2020.

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Topics: medical billing, medical coding, technology, compliance, Healthcare Data

How to attract patients to your blog or website

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 5:57:40 AM

Having trouble attracting patients and prospective patients to your blog, website, or social media? The problem could be the content on your site.

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Topics: technology, Healthcare, Patient Experience

Leverage analytics for better business decisions

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 5:19:02 AM

Data analytics has become vital in today’s health insurance environment. It not only offers insurers the opportunity to harness lots of data to effectively deter fraud, waste and abuse, it also helps them identify areas to improve quality and reduce cost.

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Topics: revenue cycle management, technology, Healthcare, Healthcare Data

Most under-35s okay with insurers digital spying if it cuts prices

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 4:18:30 AM

The majority of people between 18 and 34 would be willing to let insurance companies dig through their digital data from social media to health devices if it meant lowering their premiums, a survey shows.

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Topics: technology, Healthcare, Healthcare Data, Health Insurance

Need a doctor? Just ask alexa

Posted by Kate Tingley on Oct 3, 2019 4:08:38 AM

Now, if you need to talk to a doctor, you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home. Amazon’s Alexa is no longer just for checking the weather, playing music or shopping online. With a new app, you can now talk to Alexa about any health issues you may have. HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman discusses how the company’s app, Dr. A.I., dishes out medical advice.

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Topics: technology, Healthcare, Healthcare Data

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