Todd Shryock is managing editor of Medical Economics.
Best ways to boost practice performance
Starting out with clear priorities will help simplify process of finding the right plan, experts advise
Easy strategies to pick the right malpractice protection
The wrong malpractice coverage can cost physicians
Fighting Back: Top tips for physicians to take on value-based care
Come out swinging for patients.
How to use a budget to boost practice performance
Building a sound financial plan can help protect from financial instability while charting a successful path forward
Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdens
For physicians tired of working under the constant threat of a malpractice suit, the signs of positive change are encouraging.
Top 8 things doctors need to know about 2018 MACRA proposed rule
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its proposed rule for year two of the Quality Payment Program portion of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), affecting who’s eligible and how quality scores are calculated.
If medical devices could talk...
Devices generate their own forms of data, most of which aren’t compatible with EHRs
What will the EHR industry look like in five years?
The electronic health record industry might look markedly different than it does today
Tips to control practice cash flow
With consumers responsible for more of their health bills, physicians must vigilantly control their revenue
How to boost physician productivity through use of extenders
Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others can increase practice revenue by up to 20% if used properly
What AHCA’s failure means for physicians
While Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change-for now.
Tips to make every payer negotiation a success
Successful payer negotiations require preparation, persistence and a bit of salesmanship
2017 Payer Scorecard breakdown
An inside look at what drives insurers to refuse to negotiate, require more prior auths and deny claims
Is the success of physician-led ACOs sustainable?
Team-based care led by doctors are outperforming the competition, but for how long?
Need to create doctor-friendly technology is more important than ever
Experts urge developers to learn from the mistakes of EHRs
How to eliminate EHR-based medical errors
What can be done to make the software safer for patients?
Replacing Obamacare not an easy path for new administration
Dismantling Obamacare was a campaign promise that President Donald Trump intends to keep.
How doctors can overcome payment obstacles in 2017
Chart your financial future
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
Physicians react to Tom Price nomination
Doctors' reaction to Tom Price’s nomination to HHS varies; some fear for healthcare access
Can computers help doctors reduce diagnostic errors?
If an advanced computer like IBM’s Watson can go on Jeopardy and win, can a computer start diagnosing patients better than a human doctor? The possibility could mean a reduction in a diagnostic error rate that the Institute of Medicine estimates may be as high as 15%.
Physicians frustrated, confused by final MACRA rule
With 2017 fast approaching, physicians are taking a hard look at their practice operations to gauge the effects of Medicare payment reform.
How will the Trump administration change healthcare?
Donald Trump’s surprising win in the presidential election has put a renewed focus on what will happen to healthcare under the new administration.
What every small practice should know about MACRA
The nearly 2,400-page final rule for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) has been reviewed by healthcare experts, and the general consensus is that it’s an improvement compared to the proposed rule, but challenges for small practices remain.
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