Authors


Miguel Perez

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How IoT supports medical device security

Best practices for health care organizations to implement to secure connected medical devices.


Jason Brantley

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Overcoming data fragmentation is key to avoiding future health care crises

COVID-19 pandemic shows importance of breaking down health care data silos


Elinor Johansen

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Fax vs HIPAA: Devil’s in the details

Faxes may seem safe, but is your system HIPAA-compliant?


Renu Nadkarni

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Three disruptive digital healthcare trends to watch for the rest of 2022

More than two years into the pandemic, the healthcare industry has been altered tremendously.


Dana Jacoby

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Why so many physicians are partnering with private equity

Primary care continues to be a target for investors


Jim Sloan

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A strategy for investing during a recession

There is a difference between investing during a recession and investing in anticipation of a recession.


Jennifer Walen, MHA

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What you need for better claims management

A more proactive and holistic approach to revenue cycle management is critical to improving operational efficiency by reducing administrative burden, ensuring providers are appropriately reimbursed for the care they deliver and preventing billing errors or potential financial burdens for patients on the back end.


Nathaniel T. Arden

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Government fraud alert for physicians: Watch out for speaker programs

Past Special Fraud Alerts have portended heightened enforcement activity.


Terry Brenneman, MD

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How to set up a drive-thru flu shot clinic

The best way to issue flu shots might be for patients to never enter your office.


Peter C. Yesawich, PhD

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The need for greater patient loyalty: A lesson from the hospitality industry

Physicians would be wise to exam how the hospitality industry builds repeat customers before it’s too late


Nisha Basu, MD, MPH

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Primary care must evolve to survive

Primary care is inefficient, inconvenient, and often inaccessible, optimized neither for patient experience nor positive outcomes.



David Mayer, MD, CEO of The Patient Safety Movement Foundation

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Striking out Preventable Patient Harm

Creating safe care for everyone requires a concerted effort.


Susan L. Samson, MD, PhD

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We are moving toward comprehensive diabetes care. How do we maintain momentum?

AACE algorithm supports clinical decision-making with person-centric approach to care.


Fred Wallisch, MD

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The Ripple Effects of Physician Burnout

There are four areas that must be addressed to solve the problem of physician burnout


Michael Abramoff, MD, PhD

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Toward a science of scaling medical artificial intelligence

Medical AI stakeholders must work together to create reimbursement models that incentivize broader and appropriate use of medical AI that also ensure financial sustainability


Johan Vako

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Silicon Valley Bank failure: What physicians need to know

Many physicians are concerned and seeking advice if they should move their money from local banks to larger banks.


Hannah Flodin, CSLP

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4 critical student loan concepts to know during tax season

What physicians with student loans need to know.


Eric E. Whitaker, MD, MPH

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Physicians are at the forefront of minimizing the preventive care gap

Patients from under-resourced populations lack the preventive health screenings and early interventions that can reduce the risk of illness or disability.


Syed Nishat, BFA

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Stock market insights for physician investors in 2023

At the start of each year, everyone is clamoring to figure out what the next 12 months will be like when it comes to the stock market and investment outlook.


Shelley Spires, MSM

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Five ways scribes helped a primary health care center thrive

It’s possible to get more, high-quality patient visits during the day with less charting at night.


Joan Naidorf, DO

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Thinking differently about difficult patients

Patients deserve our respect no matter the circumstances


Shari Erickson, MPH

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America needs a national strategy to invest in primary care

Patients around the country are being shut out of better health. It’s time to open wide the front door to care.


Heather Moore

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The evolving liability landscape and obstetrical care 

Hospital risk leaders are increasingly walking a liability and malpractice claim tightrope.


Gary Warren, MS

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How physicians and other health care practitioners can reduce the financial costs of IV injury

When using intravenous therapies, if you and your staff aren’t paying attention to patient safety, you can be sure medical malpractice attorneys will be.


Christopher Pullins, MD

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Asking clinicians to enhance their medical coding skills, another necessary task

Coding skills do not inherently equate to clinical competence, and vice versa, but both are necessary.


Kim Shapira, MS, RD

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How to guide patients to healthy eating habits

Patients who follow these six rules can lose weight, keep it off and improve their health.


Vishaal Motla

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How advance care planning benefits doctors and patients

Its use leads to better care, lower costs and greater provider satisfaction


Michael Dulin, MD, PhD

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How analytics at the point-of-care can help close SDOH gaps

More medical and SDOH data is available now than ever before to clinicians, health care organizations and payors.


Jonathan Bumgarner, JD

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A new focus on workplace violence at healthcare settings

Physicians and other health care workers are uniquely and disproportionately at risk of workplace violence.