Keith Loria is a contributing writer to Medical Economics.
How to encourage patients to post online reviews
A look at how doctors can get their patients to leave online reviews.
Easy tips for physicians to reduce billing errors
Up to 80% of all medical bills contain mistakes, so what can be done to fix this problem?
Everything doctors need to know about patient sexual orientation, gender identity
Many health experts believe that by knowing whether a patient is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight, physicians can be more alert to a person’s medical needs and more thoughtful in interactions.
Tips for physicians to purchase the right malpractice insurance
What physicians must know when shopping for coverage
New bill would expand Medicare patients ability to utilize telemedicine
What the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act would mean for PCPs
Can anything be done to solve the PCP shortage crisis?
Last year, just one in 10 U.S. medical school graduates went into family medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that the U.S. will be short by as many as 43,000 primary care doctors by 2030.
What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physicians
The new bill looks to change how healthcare is financed for people who do not have insurance through their employer, and would eliminate the mandate requiring all Americans to carry health insurance.
Top MACRA apps physicians need to download
A look at apps that can help physicians in the transition to value-based Medicare reimbursement
Should physicians share their notes with patients?
How allowing patients to read notes can strengthen the bond for a physician.
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Patients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
Trump attempts market stabilization of Obamacare
What the proposed changes mean to physicians.
Everything doctors should know about ICD-10 glitch
CMS has announced a glitch in the quality reporting measures brought upon by the changes in the ICD-CM (Clinical Modification) and ICD-PCS (Procedural Coding System) updates that went into affect Oct. 1.
Apple looks to expand healthcare presence
The tech giant plans to immerse itself more in healthcare in the years ahead
Obamacare rising costs creating challenges for physicians
With President-Elect Donald Trump having campaigned vowing to repeal Obamacare, there are some who feel that the federal government’s announcement that premiums for midlevel health plans under the Affordable Care Act are expected to increase by an average of 25% in 2017 is nothing to worry about.
Why aren’t more doctors using patient engagement tools?
A new report reveals that 69% of healthcare providers are using patient engagement to get patients more involved in their own care, but its authors suggest that number should be closer to 100%.
Why is EHR use dropping?
A new report shows office-based physician EHR use has dipped below 60%
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