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March 28, 2023 ︱ 4 Tech Tools to Improve RCM

One of the greatest areas of uncertainty and unease in any given medical practice is revenue cycle management. What can we do?  Read More →

March 21, 2023 ︱ How Does Burnout Impact the Healthcare Industry?

Healthcare burnout is a well-documented phenomenon let's look at how long it has been an issue and how it impacts the industry as a...

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March 9, 2023 ︱ 4 Pillars of Healthcare Reimbursement

Reimbursement may be the most important administrative process in any given medical practice. Let's discuss. Read more →

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February 28, 2023 ︱ What is Burnout and How Common Is It?

Healthcare is quite literally a life and death job, and that comes with a great deal of stress. What is burnout, and just how...

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February 21, 2023 ︱ Healthcare Recruitment Trends for 2023

There’s been a great deal of talk about the job market. What can you do to attract today’s best talent? Let’s discuss it.  Read More →

February 14, 2023 ︱ What are the Main Causes of Healthcare Worker Burnout?

Let’s explore how common burnout is among healthcare workers and five of its most common causes. Read more →

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February 7, 2023 ︱ 21st Century Cures Act & What It Means for Your Practice

The Cures Act sets a lot of important improvements in motion for the healthcare industry overall, and your requirements are fairly simple. Read...

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February 3, 2023 ︱ How to Spot and Reduce Burnout in Healthcare Workers

While this is an intimidating topic and it can be tempting to feel helpless, it is possible to both identify and reduce burnout in...

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December 28, 2022 ︱ America’s Physician Shortage: How Do We Overcome It?

America's Physician Shortage: Just how bad is it, though, and what can be done to offset this challenge? Read on to find out.  Read More →

December 14, 2022 ︱ Healthcare Hiring Best Practices

What challenges can you expect to encounter? And what best practices can you implement to overcome those challenges? Let’s take a look. Read...

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December 9, 2022 ︱ 5 RCM Best Practices for Uncertain Economic Times

RCM: learn what your practice can do to streamline this process and improve your revenue collection efforts. Read more →

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November 30, 2022 ︱ Biggest Barriers to Reimbursement

Let’s talk about this process and some of the biggest barriers standing in the way of reimbursement and how you can get past them.  Read More →

August 17, 2022 ︱ Telehealth and Cybersecurity

Telehealth is now here to stay. Let’s examine what practices should be aware of as they think about telehealth and cybersecurity. Read more...

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July 27, 2022 ︱ Barriers to Health Equity and How to Overcome Them

How can we work to overcome some of the barriers of health equity? Let’s explore some answers. Read more →

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July 13, 2022 ︱ Streamlining the Patient Journey: Post-Visit

There is still one more stage in the patient journey that is every bit as important as the other two. Let’s explore the post-visit...

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June 29, 2022 ︱ Streamlining the Patient Journey: Visit

The patient journey has become a hot topic as of late, practices everywhere are focusing on providing patients a satisfactory experience. Read more...

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June 15, 2022 ︱ Streamlining the Patient Journey

The patient journey is a frequent topic of conversation in healthcare today. How a patient feels about their journey with a practice will determine...

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June 2, 2022 ︱ Benefits and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

A.I. is now more widely used than ever before. Let’s look at some benefits and challenges of using artificial intelligence in healthcare. Read...

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May 4, 2022 ︱ Reimbursement for Telehealth: What’s on the Horizon?

Now that the pandemic is winding down, though, many are left wondering what is to come for telehealth reimbursement. Let’s take a look.  Read More →

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April 6, 2022 ︱ 4 Ways to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Practice

The use of artificial intelligence has been growing in all industries in recent years, and healthcare is no exception. Read more →

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March 23, 2022 ︱ 6 Benefits of Telehealth

Before the pandemic hit, telehealth was an up-and-coming. So just what have we discovered about the benefits of telehealth? Read more →

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March 9, 2022 ︱ Top Cybersecurity Threats for Healthcare in 2022

Cyberattacks have been a major issue for the healthcare industry let’s explore the top cybersecurity threats expected in 2022. Read more →

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February 23, 2022 ︱ Cloud-based EHR VS. In-House EHR

Practices today are faced with the choice of whether to host their EHR software in-house or subscribe to cloud-based service. Read more →

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February 16, 2022 ︱ What specialties do community health centers (CHCs) service?

Community health centers fulfill an important need in our society, providing access to a wide variety of care for communities. What are CHCs, and...

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February 9, 2022 ︱ The No Surprises Act and Your Practice

The No Surprises Act is certainly good news for patients but will require some additional work on the part of providers. So, what do...

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February 2, 2022 ︱ Engaging Patients in Digital Check-in

Using digital check-in is one amazing way to engage your patients in your practice, inspiring loyalty and increasing retainment. Read more →

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January 26, 2022 ︱ EPCS/PDMP Regulations and How to Respond

Opioid abuse is devastating our country, and due to this fact regulators are acting in the form of EPCS and PDMP Read more...

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January 18, 2022 ︱ Improving Patient Satisfaction with Patient Intake Solutions

Introducing a patient intake solution that can be completed prior to the patient’s arrival at the practice can increase patient satisfaction. Read more...

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January 12, 2022 ︱ Healthcare Consumerism Trends

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard about the increase in consumerism among patients. What exactly do we mean by consumerism,...

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January 5, 2022 ︱ Why choose a community healthcare center (CHC)?

Why should patients choose a community health center? And how does knowing this help practices to market themselves? Read more →

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December 22, 2021 ︱ Cybersecurity Spotlight: Ransomware Recovery

Most healthcare organizations can expect to become a target of ransomware at some point in time. Read more →

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December 8, 2021 ︱ Remote Second Opinions & Telehealth

When a patient receives a difficult diagnosis or is told they need a major procedure, it’s often in their best interest to seek a...

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November 23, 2021 ︱ HIT Solutions for Improved Medical Billing

Billing is one of the most important behind the scenes tasks in any business, but especially in a medical practice. There are a number...

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November 10, 2021 ︱ Remote Patient Monitoring & Chronic Care

We all want to see improved patient outcomes, and one very important way to achieve that goal is through the management of chronic illness....

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October 27, 2021 ︱ Eliminating Surprise Billing in 2022

Recently, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury together announced a set of rules meant to eliminate surprise billing from...

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October 13, 2021 ︱ Revenue Cycle Management 2021 Changes

Revenue cycle management may be one of the most important processes in any medical practice. Read more →

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September 22, 2021 ︱ Benefits of Live Chat for Your Practice’s Website

Live chat can open up communication channels at your practice - learn more today.  Read more →

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September 8, 2021 ︱ Physician’s Practice Management Software & Your Practice

Physicians practice management software can provide necessary tools for your front of house - learn more.  Read more →

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September 1, 2021 ︱ How to Engage Patients in Digital Registration Solutions

Engage your patient base today to leverage digital check-in solutions at your practice. Read more →

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August 25, 2021 ︱ Telehealth CPT Codes, Billing, & More

Telehealth billing and reimbursement remain difficult for providers and billing teams... learn more.  Read more →

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August 11, 2021 ︱ Why attend healthcare conferences and tradeshows?

Healthcare conferences and tradeshows provide opportunities for your practice... Read more →

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July 21, 2021 ︱ What causes medication non-adherence?

Medication adherence is important to a patient's overall health - what can providers do to help?  Read more →

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July 15, 2021 ︱ 7 appointment reminder mistakes (and how to fix them!)

No-show appointments can cost small businesses as much as $26,000 in lost revenue each year. Read more →

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July 8, 2021 ︱ Telehealth: Driving Practice Value with Virtual Care in 2021

The healthcare industry as a whole is struggling to recover from the pandemic's impact behind the scenes.  Read more →

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June 16, 2021 ︱ Security Awareness Spotlight: Spear Phishing

Cyber security spotlight: Let's talk about spear phishing, protecting your practice, & more.  Read more →

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June 9, 2021 ︱ Understanding & Defining Medication Adherence

Medication adherence is important to a patient's overall health - what can providers do to help?  Read more →

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May 19, 2021 ︱ e-Prescribing Software Selection Checklist

e-Prescribing software selection checklist: learn how to plan, research, compare, and select your e-prescribing software platform.  Read more →

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May 12, 2021 ︱ Security Awareness Spotlight: Phishing

When it comes to cyber criminals, they will do anything they can to access your valuable information.  Read more →

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May 5, 2021 ︱ Managing a Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Clinic

Are you looking to manage a COVID vaccine distribution center but don't know where to start? Learn more today.  Read more →

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April 28, 2021 ︱ Depression Management in Primary Care

Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions in childhood, especially now with the isolation brought on by COVID. Read more...

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April 21, 2021 ︱ Top 5 Obstacles for Healthcare Providers & Medical Facilities During Covid-19

The healthcare industry as a whole is struggling to recover from the pandemic's impact behind the scenes.  Read more →

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April 14, 2021 ︱ How to Conduct an Effective Collection Call

So you have some patients who haven’t responded to bills and you feel the need to call them and resolve their balances. Read...

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March 24, 2021 ︱ ePrecribe Prescriptions at Your Practice

What is holding your practice back from e-prescribing? Here are the benefits for your practice.  Read more →

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March 10, 2021 ︱ What is health information technology (HIT)?

What is health information technology (HIT) and what benefits does it bring to practices for security? Learn more.  Read more →

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March 3, 2021 ︱ CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule: Is That Actually Going into Place for Payers?

The Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule has been a large area of focus - what does this mean for you? Read more...

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February 24, 2021 ︱ Managing Self-Pay Patients at Your Practice

How can your practice manage self-pay patients to increase patient experience and improve your bottom line?  Read more →

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February 17, 2021 ︱ Community Health Center (CHC): What They Are & Who They Serve

Community Health Centers (CHC) provided needed medical care in a variety of specialties, but what are they and who do they serve? Read...

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February 10, 2021 ︱ 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act and your EMR software - learn about what changes need to be made by your EHR vendor. Read...

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January 20, 2021 ︱ How to Optimize Your Medical Practice’s Revenue

Optimize your medical practice's revenue through establishing a website, uncovering hidden costs, and implementing new tools... Read more →

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January 13, 2021 ︱ E/M Coding: 2021 Office Coding Changes

E/M coding is changing in 2021 - what can your office expect in terms of updates? Find out.  Read more →

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January 8, 2021 ︱ 2021 QPP Final Rule

Another year, another round of regulatory changes. How did the pandemic impact 2021 QPP changes?  Read more →

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December 23, 2020 ︱ Holiday Injuries & ICD-10

Your medial front desk staff is the face of your practice - what challenges are they likely to face in their role and how...

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December 9, 2020 ︱ Provider Friendly Terminology – Benefits and Importance

Provider friendly terminology addresses issues with efficiency and search within EMR systems - learn more.  Read more →

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November 25, 2020 ︱ The Pandemic, Telehealth, and Physician Burnout

Your medial front desk staff is the face of your practice - what challenges are they likely to face in their role and how...

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November 18, 2020 ︱ Strategies to Respond to Patients Faster

The best emails will never get read, unless they’re properly optimized... Read more →

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November 11, 2020 ︱ Examining the Challenges Faced by Medical Front Desk Staff

Your medial front desk staff is the face of your practice - what challenges are they likely to face in their role and how...

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October 28, 2020 ︱ How to Market Telehealth to Your Patient Base

Some patients are reluctant to utilize telehealth services, but marketing the benefits to them can make a difference... Read more →

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October 21, 2020 ︱ Patient Education: Overcoming Challenges

How can your practice overcome hurdles when it comes to patient education? Find out.  Read more →

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October 14, 2020 ︱ What is telepsychiatry?

Telepsychiatry combines technology and psychiatry to help care providers deliver affordable and convenient care. Learn more.  Read more →

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September 16, 2020 ︱ What is consumerism in healthcare?

How is consumerism in healthcare shifting the way both patients and providers approach and receive care? Find out.  Read more →

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September 9, 2020 ︱ 3 Components That Make a Great Email

The best emails will never get read, unless they’re properly optimized... Read more →

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August 26, 2020 ︱ Leveraging Telehealth to Increase Practice Profitability

Improve practice profitability by leveraging telehealth through expanded hours, increased patient loads, and more... Read more →

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August 18, 2020 ︱ Price Transparency in Healthcare

Price transparency in healthcare has its hurdles but it is crucial to driving down costs, improving satisfaction, and more. Read more →

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August 5, 2020 ︱ The Role of Social Media in Healthcare: Challenges

Social media challenges can present hurdles for your practices - what should your practice plan for? Read more →

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July 22, 2020 ︱ The Role of Social Media in Healthcare: Benefits

Social media plays a role in healthcare marketing, education, and more - let's dive into the benefits.  Read more →

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July 15, 2020 ︱ Care Coordination & Your EHR System

EHR systems provide benefits when it comes to care coordination... what are they and how? Read more →

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July 8, 2020 ︱ Telehealth vs. In-Person Visits

Telehealth vs. in-person visits - what are the advantages and disadvantages and how can practices work to balance the two of them? Read...

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June 24, 2020 ︱ Cybersecurity Tips for Clinicians Working from Home

Your waiting room poses a major exposure risk... social distance processes can minimize those risks for your staff and patients.  Read more...

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June 17, 2020 ︱ Social Distance & Your Practice’s Waiting Room

Your waiting room poses a major exposure risk... social distance processes can minimize those risks for your staff and patients.  Read more...

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June 10, 2020 ︱ The Top 5 Solutions for Your Practice’s “New Normal”

Prepare your practice for the "new normal" with these top five solutions - learn more today. Read more →

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May 27, 2020 ︱ Optimizing Your Practice’s “Digital Front Door”

Attracting new patients can come down to the optimization efforts your practice makes to their "digital front door." Read more →

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May 13, 2020 ︱ eRegistration & the Patient Intake Bottleneck

eRegistration enables your practice to break the patient intake bottleneck - find out how. Read more →

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May 6, 2020 ︱ Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

What marketing trends should your practice be aware of moving forward this year? Find out.  Read more →

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April 22, 2020 ︱ Physician Burnout: Supporting Clinicians During a Viral Outbreak

Supporting clinicians to prevent physician burnout is vital... even more so during a viral outbreak. Here's why. Read more →

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April 15, 2020 ︱ Weathering the Storm: Utilizing Healthcare Automation Tools During a Crisis

At times of crisis, how do we stay connected with our patients and staff? Healthcare automation.  Read more →

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April 8, 2020 ︱ Telehealth Adoption Challenges

Telehealth adoption presents with some concerns for providers - what are they and what are some ways to resolve them? Read more →

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March 25, 2020 ︱ Managing Your Practice’s Online Reputation

Be present, engaged, and honest in your online reputation management. Here are some tips. Read more →

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March 18, 2020 ︱ Telehealth & Pandemic Response

How can telehealth services aid healthcare providers and patients during a pandemic? Read more →

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March 11, 2020 ︱ What is the difference between HIPAA “required” and “addressable” security measures?

Do you know the difference between HIPAA "required" and "addressable" security measures? Read more →

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February 26, 2020 ︱ Healthcare Cybersecurity in 2020

Cybercrimes are predicted to be on the rise in 2020 - what does this mean for practices? Read more →

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February 19, 2020 ︱ Healthcare Technology Trends: 2020

What healthcare technology trends will we see in 2020? Let's find out.  Read more →

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February 5, 2020 ︱ What is Patient Engagement?

What is patient engagement? Let's talk tools, strategies, and definitions.  Read more →

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January 29, 2020 ︱ 2020 QPP – Goals and Takeaways

What changes to the 2020 final rule should your practice be aware of? Find out.  Read more →

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January 15, 2020 ︱ 3 Ways to Shape Your Online Presence

Shaping your online presence with accurate data can significantly help your practice reach more patients. Read more →

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January 8, 2020 ︱ How to Choose a Healthcare Provider (A Patient View)

How do patients choose a healthcare provider? It comes down to a few factors... Read more →

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December 18, 2019 ︱ ICD-10 Holiday Blunders

What ICD-10 holiday blunders are you seeing your office this season? Here are some to watch out for... Read more →

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December 11, 2019 ︱ Urgent Care Centers: Handling Holiday Surge

Is your urgent care experiencing surge around the holidays? Here are some tips to help you combat the seasonal rush. Read more →

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December 5, 2019 ︱ Top 3 Hiring Challenges in Healthcare

Hiring challenges in healthcare can be hard to overcome - let's analyze why. Read more →

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November 20, 2019 ︱ Medical Waste Disposal & Your Practice

Medical waste disposal, though necessary, comes with a lot of strict regulations... Read more →

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November 13, 2019 ︱ How Patient Portals Increase Patient Engagement

Patient portals can help you increase patient engagement at your practice in a multitude of ways... Read more →

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November 6, 2019 ︱ Focusing on the Patient Experience when Collecting Payments

Patient portals offer a host of potential benefits to medical providers. Learn how to optimize your medical practice with MicroMD. Read more →

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October 23, 2019 ︱ Implementing CCM Code CPT 99490

Implementing CCM code CPT 99490 involves understanding who qualifies, education, and patient engagement. Learn more. Read more →

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October 16, 2019 ︱ Billing Tips for Telemedicine

Billing can be tricky, especially when you factor in a new visit type like telemedicine. How can you see reimbursement? Read more →

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October 9, 2019 ︱ The Importance of Patient Education

Compliance in care plans can be difficult to achieve, but patient education can help... Read more →

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October 2, 2019 ︱ How to Promote Your Medical Practice

What marketing tools are you using to promote your medical practice? Read more →

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September 25, 2019 ︱ 5 Ways to Improve the Patient Experience

How is your practice improving the patient experience? We have tips. Read more →

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September 11, 2019 ︱ What is Value-based Care?

Value based care... does your team know how this could affect your practice? Find out. Read more →

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September 4, 2019 ︱ Telehealth & Behavioral Medicine

Telehealth solutions can aid in many ways, especially when it comes to behavioral health. Read more →

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August 28, 2019 ︱ Civil & Criminal Penalties for HIPAA Violations

Let's learn about HIPAA - who are covered entities, how did it begin, and more... Read more →

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August 21, 2019 ︱ Improving Patient Safety with Health IT

Patient safety is so important - how can utilizing Health IT help? Read more →

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August 14, 2019 ︱ Utilizing EHR Tools to Boost Patient Engagement

Your office can boost patient engagement by investing in EHR tools - find out how.  Read more →

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August 7, 2019 ︱ What is HIPAA: HIPAA History, Definitions, Violations, & More…

Let's learn about HIPAA - who are covered entities, how did it begin, and more... Read more →

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July 31, 2019 ︱ Big Data: What is It and How Can Your Practice Utilize It?

What is big data and how can your practice utilize it to see worthwhile results?  Read more →

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July 24, 2019 ︱ Managing Population Health Challenges at Your Practice

What population health challenges exist for practices? We have the answers (and solutions). Read more →

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July 17, 2019 ︱ 7 Most Common HIPAA Violations

How can your practice avoid HIPAA violations and remain compliant? Read more →

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July 10, 2019 ︱ Three Common Challenges of EHR Implementation & How to Overcome Them

What common challenges of EHR implementation is your practice vulnerable to? Read more →

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June 26, 2019 ︱ 4 Ways to Improve Payment Collections at Your Medical Practice

Technology can play a large role in improving patient payment collections... Read more →

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June 19, 2019 ︱ Tips to Manage Your Cloud Storage Costs

As your storage space grows, so does your cost. How are you managing your content? Read more →

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June 12, 2019 ︱ How Does Digital Check-in Improve Efficiency?

Are you curious as to how digital check-ins can improve your office efficiency? Read more →

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June 5, 2019 ︱ 3 Billing Tips for Behavioral Health Practices

Are you facing billing hurdles at your behavioral health practice? We can help. Read more →

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May 29, 2019 ︱ Patient Satisfaction: How to Exceed Expectations

Patient satisfaction is CRUCIAL to the success of any practice. Does yours exceed expectations? Read more →

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May 22, 2019 ︱ Why Population Health MATTERS

Population health matters to your practice and the population as a whole. Find out why. Read more →

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May 15, 2019 ︱ How to Mitigate & Prevent Physician Burnout

These 4 tips can help you mitigate and PREVENT physician burnout.  Read more →

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May 8, 2019 ︱ Mental Health Access: 5 Hurdles Impacting Americans

What hurdles exists for mental health in America? Find out. Read more →

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April 24, 2019 ︱ The 2015 Edition CEHRT Requirements for 2019 Reporting

Are you utilizing a 2015 Edition CEHRT EMR? Here is why you should, for reporting purposes. Read more →

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April 17, 2019 ︱ How to Build Your EHR Implementation Checklist

Are you ready to build your EHR Implementation Checklist? Find out the steps to success. Read more →

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April 10, 2019 ︱ Promoting Interoperability: What YOU Need to Know

Here is what you need to know about the promoting interoperability category. Read more →

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March 27, 2019 ︱ How to Modify Your Environment to Ease Physician Burnout

Did you know you can ease physician burnout by modifying your environment? Find out more.  Read more →

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March 22, 2019 ︱ What Are the Benefits of Attending a Vendor Conference?

Networking, learning, growing, and MORE are all key benefits to vendor conferences... Read more →

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March 14, 2019 ︱ Healthcare Technology Trends for 2019

Are you ready to follow the healthcare technology trends of 2019? Read more →

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March 6, 2019 ︱ 2019 CMS Final Rule: Changes Affecting Your Practice

CMS released the 2019 final rule - how will this affect your practice? Find out.  Read more →

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February 27, 2019 ︱ 3 Ways to Manage Your Practice’s Online Reputation

Manage your practice's online reputation with three easy steps. Read more →

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February 20, 2019 ︱ Why Should Your Practice Use Telehealth Solutions?

Telehealth is taking the medical world by storm - have you learned about why?  Read more →

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February 13, 2019 ︱ 4 Signs it is Time to Replace Your EHR

If you are considering an EHR change, it may be a time to take a closer look... Read more →

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February 8, 2019 ︱ Turning EHR Challenges into EHR Solutions

Learn how to turn EHR challenges into EHR solutions with these helpful tips.  Read more →

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January 30, 2019 ︱ Challenges in Healthcare Interoperability

Are you aware of the meaning of interoperability or how it affects your practice? Find out now.  Read more →

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January 16, 2019 ︱ The HIPAA Compliance of Wearable Technology

Are you looking to implement PGHD collection through wearable technology at your practice but nervous of potential security risks? Find out how you can...

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January 9, 2019 ︱ Consumerism & the Patient Experience

Consumerism in healthcare means a shift in the way patients and providers interact - what are your thoughts? Read more →

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December 19, 2018 ︱ What is the Difference between Patient Engagement and Patient Experience?

Patient engagement vs. patient experience... what's the real difference between the two healthcare buzzwords? Read more →

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December 13, 2018 ︱ EHR ROI

Let's be honest, EHR systems cost a good chunk of change. How can you find the ROI? Find out.  Read more →

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November 30, 2018 ︱ How Does Section 179 Help Your Practice Grow?

Section 179 2018 was established for practices like yours - find out how it can save you money.  Read more →

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November 19, 2018 ︱ How Can Your Practice Modernize the Patient Experience?

Have you modernized the patient experience at your practice? Let us help you.  Read more →

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November 7, 2018 ︱ Securing Your Practice Against Cyber Threats

Some small practice don't have an IT department. Do you know how to safeguard yours without one?  Read more →

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November 2, 2018 ︱ 5 Tips to Getting Paid Faster at Your Medical Practice

Every business needs money to grow - here are five tips to get you paid faster. Read more →

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October 24, 2018 ︱ How Can I Mitigate Risks in My Medical Practice?

What risks are threatening your medical practice? Read more →

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October 10, 2018 ︱ Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Training Tips

EMR training doesn't have to be daunting - here is how to navigate the software training.  Read more →

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October 3, 2018 ︱ Overcoming the Pain of EMR Change

Are you in the undergoing an EMR change? If you are, it's time to build a plan to navigate the transition.  Read...

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September 19, 2018 ︱ The Time Demands of EHR Data Entry

The time demands of EHR data entry can be frustrating - learn how to curve that irritation with these tips. Read more →

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September 12, 2018 ︱ EMR Vs. EHR Systems

EMR and EHR systems are very different, but many places use the word interchangeably. Do you know the difference? Read more →

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September 4, 2018 ︱ Benefits of Integrating with Your State’s PDMP

Integrating with your state's PDMP is crucial to minimize doctor shopping, and prescription drug misuse and abuse. Are you using this tool? Read...

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August 29, 2018 ︱ Tips for Increasing Patient Face Time

Increasing patient facetime should be at the forefront of your office initiatives. Are you ready to refocus?  Read more →

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August 23, 2018 ︱ The Patient Centered Co-Design

Have you implemented the Patient Centered Co-Design model at your practice? Read more →

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August 8, 2018 ︱ What are the Benefits of Clinical Decision Support Tools?

Reducing errors and increasing efficiency has never been so easy... Clinical Decision Support tools are the answer. Read more →

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August 1, 2018 ︱ Finding Value in Speech Recognition Software

Are you using speech recognition software in your practice? If you aren't, here is why you should... Read more →

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July 25, 2018 ︱ Ransomware: How to Safeguard Your Practice Against Threats

Have you safeguarded your practice against the threats of ransomware? If you haven't, you should, and here is how. Read more →

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July 18, 2018 ︱ How Can EHR Mergers Impact Your Medical Practice’s Software Choice?

EHR mergers were on the rise in 2017 - they will be in 2018, too. Are you prepared? Here is what you need to...

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July 11, 2018 ︱ Acclimating New Employees to Your EHR System

Are you in the process of hiring new personnel? You'll need to have a plan in place to train them on your EHR, and...

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June 27, 2018 ︱ The 5 Types of Medical Practices

What kind of medical practice do you work in? Learn more about private, group, hospital, locum tenens, and large HMOs. Read more →

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June 20, 2018 ︱ Boosting Your Urgent Care Revenue

Boosting revenue at your urgent care clinic is critical to success, but how do you work towards this? Find out. Read more →

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June 13, 2018 ︱ 5 Key Performance Indicators to Watch in Your Small Medical Practice

What KPIs should you watch in your practice? Find out. Read more →

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June 6, 2018 ︱ How Health IT (HIT) Supports the Million Hearts Initiative

The Million Hearts Initiative continues to aid in preventing cardiovascular emergencies. Do you know your ABCS? Read more →

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May 30, 2018 ︱ Inclusive Healthcare: Tips for Serving a Diverse Patient Base

Do you see a diverse patient base regularly? Make your practice more inclusive with these tips. Read more →

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May 23, 2018 ︱ What is the CHIP?

Do you currently see patients that use CHIP? It's important to know how this program works, and what is involved. Read more... Read...

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May 16, 2018 ︱ Healthcare Technology Trends of 2018

What healthcare technology trends should you expect to see in 2018? Find out.  Read more →

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April 25, 2018 ︱ How to Keep Your Medical Practice Profitable

In order to treat your patients, your medical practice has to remain in the green. How do you keep your practice profitable? Read...

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April 18, 2018 ︱ HIT Adoption Concerns Facing Doctors

Are you looking to adopt HIT into your practice, but have concerns? Technology can impact your practice in a positive way - find out....

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April 11, 2018 ︱ Practice Management Software: 5 Key Features

In the process of selecting a practice management system? Here are five things you should look for in your software solution. Read more...

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April 4, 2018 ︱ How to Select the Best PM Software for Your Medical Practice

Selecting a practice management solution for your medical practice can be daunting, but we have some tips for selecting the best PM for your...

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March 28, 2018 ︱ Independent Physicians: Why the push to stay independent?

The healthcare industry has changed for independent physicians. What are the benefits of remaining independent? Read more →

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March 21, 2018 ︱ Patient Privacy Concerns for EMR

Cybersecurity isn't just a concern for you and your practice operations, but your patients as well. Find out why... Read more →

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March 19, 2018 ︱ 3 Pain Points Affecting Your Medical Practice Efficiency

Every organization has pain points - we discuss three that may be affecting your medical practice's bottom line. Read more →

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March 7, 2018 ︱ Reduce Patient No-Shows with These 5 Tips

Reducing no-shows to your medical practice doesn't have to be hard - take a look at our 5 easy tips! Read more →

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February 28, 2018 ︱ What are the Differences Between Primary Care Offices & Retail Clinics?

Retail clinics are becoming more and more popular. What are the major differences between these and primary care offices? Find out. Read more...

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February 21, 2018 ︱ How is Cloud Computing More Secure?

Cloud storage is a more secure storage option - are you curious to find out why? Read more →

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February 14, 2018 ︱ What are the Benefits of a Walk-in Primary Care Clinic?

Today, many PCPs are trying a new model that includes elements of a walk-in primary care clinic. Learn about the benefits of using a...

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February 9, 2018 ︱ Physician Burnout: How Your EHR System Can Alleviate Stress

Some have placed blame on EHRs for physician burnout – but with proper training & utilization, EHR solutions can alleviate stress. Read more...

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February 7, 2018 ︱ Urgent Care Centers: 5 Planning Mistakes to Avoid & How to Prevent Them

Our urgent care startup checklist details 5 of the most common mistakes and how you can prevent them. Read more →

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January 31, 2018 ︱ Difference Between 2017 & 2018 QPP Measures

What changes to the QPP have happened since 2017? Find out and prepare your practice for another successful year of reporting.  Read...

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January 22, 2018 ︱ My DEA Number was Stolen – What Do I Do?

DEA numbers are used as identifiers for physicians and allow them to prescribe controlled substances.  Read more →

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January 22, 2018 ︱ Automation Leading the Way in Healthcare

Automated healthcare solutions aid medical practices of all sizes with daily operations, and include a variety of tools... Read more →

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January 19, 2018 ︱ Moonlighting Benefits: Primary Care & Urgent Care

Moonlighting is becoming more common among physicians, but what opportunities are available and what do physicians need to know? Read more →

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January 11, 2018 ︱ Prescription Fraud: Preventing the Misuse of Prescription Pads

Preventing prescription fraud is the ethical responsibility of the entire medical community – and the current opioid crisis makes prescription pad security more important...

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January 5, 2018 ︱ What is the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program and Who is Participating

CPC+ was created to help strengthen primary care, promote good health and reduce healthcare costs. What are the requirements? Read more →

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January 3, 2018 ︱ Will Patient Centered Medical Home Certification Make My Practice More Patient and Physician Friendly?

Learn how the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model can make your practice more patient and physician friendly.  Read more →

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December 20, 2017 ︱ Why Does EPCS Matter and Why the Slow Adoption from Providers?

E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances, or EPCS, was approved by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in 2010. Learn about the benefits & why providers...

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December 13, 2017 ︱ Chronic Care Management: What You Need to Know

Learn about Chronic Care Management (CCM) & when clinician can bill for Chronic Care Management services using CPT 99490 for that month. Read...

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December 8, 2017 ︱ Benefits of Patient Portal: What Makes It So Great for a Provider?

Patient portals offer a host of potential benefits to medical providers. Learn how to optimize your medical practice with MicroMD. Read more →

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December 8, 2017 ︱ 5 Tips for Becoming a High Performing Medical Practice

Five impactful tips to help small medical practices maintain their autonomy in spite the competitive climate of today’s healthcare industry. Read more →

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November 20, 2017 ︱ Improving Medical Office Efficiency in 5 Ways

Achieving efficiency in your medical practice operations involves identifying the pain points, and creating a strategic plan for streamlining workflow. Read more →

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November 17, 2017 ︱ MIPS 101 – Demystifying the Quality Category

From Qualify category reporting requirements to MIPS scoring methodology – learn your options for 2017 and how to get the most out of your...

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November 13, 2017 ︱ How to Select Practice Management Software for Medical Billing Services

When selecting PM software for your medical billing service, you’re also choosing for your clients. Learn what to look for and how to make...

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October 10, 2017 ︱ How to Select the Best EMR Software for Your Medical Practice

The stakes are high when choosing an EMR software for your practice and it can be hard to know where to start. Check out...

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October 4, 2017 ︱ Why to Never Cut Training from Your EMR Budget

If you’ve ever tried to put together a piece of furniture with instructions that only include pictures, you know how frustrating it is to...

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October 2, 2017 ︱ An Urgent Care Physician’s Perspective: What does surge mean for Urgent Care?

When physicians sketch their vision of running an urgent care clinic, they may think that having a crowded waiting room would be a “good...

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September 25, 2017 ︱ Common Misconceptions about Cloud-Based EHR Debunked

Cloud-based EHR is often misunderstood. Here we debunk some common misconceptions, specifically related to the use of EHR in the healthcare industry. Read...

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September 12, 2017 ︱ Why the 2015 Edition CEHRT Matters

The QPP and EHR Incentive Program have delayed the requirement for 2015 Edition certified software beyond 2018. Here's why you should care... Read...

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August 18, 2017 ︱ Urgent Care Centers: Top 10 Things to Know

Urgent care centers are growing at a fascinating rate, so we've assembled a Top 10 list of the most important things you should know....

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August 18, 2017 ︱ 3 Types of Medical Office Technology Tools to Help Streamline Your Front Office Operations

These medical technology solutions are helping successful medical practices increase efficiency, patient satisfaction, and bottom line profits. Read more →

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August 18, 2017 ︱ Summer: Sun, Fun, and… Urgent Care Visits!

Learn more about what you can do to prepare your urgent care center for the summer rush. Read more →

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August 18, 2017 ︱ Your Biggest Practice Engagement Opportunity Can be Found in Your Waiting Room

10 Tips to effectively connecting with your patients before you even see them. Ever feel like you see a patient, and before you know it,...

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July 25, 2017 ︱ Quick Tips for Using Your Practice Management Software like a Revenue Cycle Management Tool

Efficient revenue cycle management is key for protecting medical practice revenues. Our eBook explains how to use your PM software like an RCM tool....

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July 19, 2017 ︱ Patient Engagement: Why Healthcare Providers Should Care

Engaged patients are healthier patients. Learn how you can increase the level of patient engagement for your small medical practice. Read more →

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May 3, 2017 ︱ Improve Your Medical Practice Collections with Cash Flow Accounting

Looking to improve billing efficiency? Learn how cash flow accounting can help boost profitability for your medical practice. Read more →

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May 3, 2017 ︱ 3 Tips for Improving Your Medical Practice Profitability

Learn how adhering to a standard of first-pass claims resolution can improve your medical practice profitability. Read more →

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April 12, 2017 ︱ 3 Revenue Cycle Management Tips to Increase Profits for Your Medical Practice

Gain control of your revenue cycle process with these simple best practices, and learn how to apply them to the unique needs of your...

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April 11, 2017 ︱ HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

Healthcare continues to be an emerging target for cyber villains seeking the newest and most lucrative sources of personal identifying data in order to...

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March 23, 2017 ︱ Five Tips to Demystify Your EHR Contract

Choosing a new electronic health record system (EHR) and then negotiating the acquisition of that EHR system is no simple feat, but nonetheless, crucial...

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March 22, 2017 ︱ Thinking of Starting an Urgent Care Center?

Urgent Care expert, Dr. Lawrence Earl, shares useful facts and figures to guide you through the process of opening your own clinic. Read...

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March 22, 2017 ︱ Opening an Urgent Care Center: The Team Advantage

According to the African proverb, if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. This could easily...

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March 21, 2017 ︱ Defining the HIPAA Security Rule Categories

The Security Rule are the standards for electronic patient health information (ePHI), which is the subset of what is covered by the HIPAA Privacy...

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March 8, 2017 ︱ 7 Steps to Minimize HIPAA Security Risk

HIPAA security risks happen. Prepare your medical practice by guarding protected health information (PHI). Get started today with these 7 helpful tips! Read...

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February 28, 2017 ︱ MIPS 101: Important Facts about the Merit Based Incentive Program

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will affect medical practices in various ways. Learn how to prepare your practice for participation.  Read more...

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