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Bills, bills, bills. An Open and Honest Message to My Doctor.

Alright, this is it! I’m walking out of my doctor’s office after my final round of vaccinations. I’m traveling to South America for vacation in a few weeks and couldn’t be more excited! I felt more prepared than ever to leave the country for the first time. What I wasn’t prepared for was what awaited me at the administration desk afterwards.  The woman at the front desk greeted me with a…
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Cybersecurity, Healthcare, and You.

How much would you spend to get your life back? What about those of your patients? These are questions that many healthcare providers must ask themselves at one point or another. The healthcare sector has become one of the most popular among hackers and cyber criminals alike, simply because medical identity theft is an incredibly lucrative business. Millions of patient medical records were exposed in 2016 alone, and that number…
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The Forces Shaping Healthcare: 2017 Trends You Should Know

It has been quite the year for healthcare providers and their patients. Major shifts in policy like the MACRA Final Rule and the end of the ICD-10 grace period have ushered in a new era of value over volume. Not to mention a new president-elect, declaring the repeal and replacement of the ACA one of his top priorities. The future of the industry is hazy, but what’s certain is the…
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Machine Learning & The Future of Radiology

Imagine this: You walk into your doctor’s office with a pain in your chest. After discussing your symptoms, your doctor inputs said information into a computer, which immediately provides the latest research on how she might diagnose and treat your problem. Based on the combination of her knowledge and experience, plus the information provided by the computer, she determines that you need a chest X-ray, and the computer again helps…
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Better Data, Better Decisions. Improving Healthcare with Business Intelligence.

There’s a ridiculous amount of data flowing through medical practices every single day. EMR/EHR data, billing data, cost data, patient data… It’s enough to make your head spin. With the push to value-based care, every health organization is finding the need to transform that data into something that will improve outcomes – both for the practice and its patients. It’s not just about capturing and managing data anymore, it’s about…
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Healthcare Goes Virtual: Improving the Patient Engagement Experience

It’s time to say goodbye to fee-for-service models of patient care! The healthcare world is taking a giant leap towards value-based care, and with it, the way medical practices are paid for their work. The days of quantity over quality are coming to an end. No longer will practices be reimbursed by how many patients they encounter, despite health outcomes or costs associated.  Now, providers must shift focus to engaging…
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Embrace the Change! How to Survive the End of ICD-10 Grace Period.

October 1 – Normally, people associate the beginning of the month with a change in the seasons, warm drinks, Halloween... you know, the usual fall-related stuff we all look forward to. While this date was likely highlighted among healthcare providers around the country, it wasn’t exactly for apple picking and trick-or-treating. In fact, many medical organizations probably wished they could somehow postpone flipping their calendars over to October, because it…
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