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Stephanie E. Mercado

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Why Workforce Development for Value-Based Care is a Vital Issue to Address

The key enabler for the future of our industry is workforce readiness to deliver on the promise of high value, high quality care that delivers equitable outcomes for all.


Mia Levy, MD, PhD

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The post-pandemic patient: a catalyst for health system change

COVID-19 has altered expectations for health care delivery


Kelly Villella-Canton

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Immersive learning is disrupting health care education for the better

Virtual reality and avatars are not just for video games anymore. Here’s how immersive learning is making an impact in training next-gen medical and health professionals.


Evan Ruff

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AI advances in radiology: the benefits for value-based primary care

Progress in AI-enabled imaging devices allows PCPs to do more in-house procedures and improve care for underserved areas


Gary Manning

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Think RPM is too big for your small practice? Think again.

Looking for ways to increase the revenues of your small practice? RPM may be the answer


Michele Pistollato

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Will payers fund more services in preventive care?

Payers have been slow to reimburse for preventive care. Is that changing?


Lauren Hutchens, NBC-HWC, MBA

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Helping employees manage chronic health conditions

Health care workers assist patients in the quest for good health. Employers can lead the charge by ensuring staff have access to care, too.


Jessica Ayre

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When texting patients, avoid these HIPAA mistakes

Train your staff well and have appropriate checks and balances in place to avoid these common mistakes.


Joanna Terry

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Cost Effective Design Changes Medical Practices Can Make

Here are some suggestions to consider that are effective and cost sensitive.


Nicole Leisle

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How software can help providers serve more patients and improve outcomes

Health outcomes should be dictated by the care provided — not by administrative inefficiencies.


Jeffrey Stevenson

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How health care businesses can proactively manage their costs

Controlling continuum of costs has always been important in running a health care practice, but the pandemic has made reining in excessive operating expenses vital


Belwadi Srikanth

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AI Special Report: The next generation of AI voice assistants

What is possible now, what is next, and what it means for physicians


Eleesha Martin

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An investment in your employees today will keep your practice healthy for years to come

More than half of healthcare workers don’t feel optimistic about the future


Aimee Heckman

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Getting paid begins with patient engagement

Patient engagement begins by recognizing that greater responsibility for payment has also led to greater expectation and choice on the part of patients.


David Lenihan

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An Effective Methodology to Boost the Socio-Economic Diversity of U.S. Med Students and Future Doctors

The lack of socio-economic diversity among medical students is causing a growing health care and fiscal problem in the United States.


Tim Kostner

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Can we finally realize the promise of EHRs?

Recent advances in technology make it possible to access and harness the vast amounts of clinical data EHRs have produced.


Margaret Lally

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How to handle Provider Relief Funds

The “double dip” in pandemic relief and how health care providers can avoid it


Meleah Bridgeford

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Why physicians in value-based contracts need to get ahead of risk adjustment

To help practices prepare for their value-based care transition, here are three top considerations for success.


Brian Quigley

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On smoking, vaping, and the truths of being a quitter

E-cigarettes are not the silver bullet to solving the smoking epidemic as many hoped.



Terri Gatchel-Schmidt

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Why medical practices need to automate the prior authorization process

Benefits include streamlined workflows, faster payer approvals, fewer claims denials


Tim Price

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How technology can ease provider burnout and improve patients’ health care experience

From AI-powered symptom checking to virtual intake tools, recent technological advances hold promise for enhancing care delivery


Kathryn S. Beard, JD

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Use technology to avoid surprises from the No Surprises Act

The No Surprises Act, which takes effect January 1, 2022, is a much-needed push for providers to be more transparent about total costs to the patient and eliminating unexpected medical bills.


Thomas R. Loeblein, CHBC, CFP

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6 steps to improve your practice finances

As a physician, you have little control over managed care and governmental oversights, but you can improve your financial stability and profitability with careful planning and strategic decision-making.


Sophia Morris

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Why locum tenens work is a viable solution for fighting burnout in the medical field

Fill-in physicians can find flexibility and financial benefits while developing their careers.


Jon Moore

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AI in health care: the risks and benefits

Realizing the technology’s full potential requires understanding its advantages and challenges


Sarah Foehrenbacher

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Financial questions every young physician should answer

Financial planning is one area where you can benefit from asking a lot of questions, leaning on experts and continuously learning.


Gary Call, M.D.

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Telehealth Post-COVID: going digital to reduce costs?

Without data driven analysis it will be impossible to realize the full benefits that telehealth might provide.


Grace Halsey

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OTC continuous glucose monitor gets nod from FDA

Sensor paired with smartphone app measures glucose values every 15 minutes.


Kamala Green

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How data helps physicians improve operations and achieve health equity goals

Federal agencies are taking steps to embed systemic health equity practices into their policies and operations to fortify the resilience of our nation's healthcare system and help all Americans reach optimal health outcomes.