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How Medical Billing Services Can Prepare Your Practice for the Future

With all the changes in healthcare, it can be difficult for your medical practice to keep up on regulations, mandates, and other initiatives that will affect your bottom line. These changes include the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, a shift from traditional fee-for-service models to value-based models, and updates to the new Affordable Care Act.

Wellsoft Live at 2nd Cypress Creek Freestanding Emergency Center:

Wellsoft Corporation announces that Cypress Creek ER’s second freestanding emergency center in Spring Texas is live with Wellsoft’s EHR. Wellsoft was again selected to support their goal of “providing quality care without the wait.” Wellsoft’s EHR is built on 25+ years of Emergency Department Information System

The Patient-Data Pipeline: The Missing Juncture of Flow and Connectivity in Healthcare IT Systems

By Thanh Tran, CEO of Zoeticx Inc., a medical software company located in San Jose, CA. Tran is a 20 year veteran of Silicon Valley’s IT industry and has held executive positions at many leading software companies.

Thinking of Starting Your Own Practice? Here's What You'll Need

So you are heading out to practice on your own, escaping from a residency or joint practice and doing your own thing. Congratulations. The image of the family doctor is a positive one for most people, and the profession is struggling to keep enough people in practice. So you’re already ahead of the curve when it comes to the esteem of your community.

Inspirational Story On How Jasmine Got Back Her Hearing

Helen Keller has famously said, “Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.” The effects of hearing loss vary among children and adults. For the latter it can lead to depression, isolation, stress and social rejection.

Hearing Loss Myths Debunked

Hearing loss is strongly associated with age. As per the 2002 National Survey Sample, hearing disability was the second most common cause of disability after locomotor disability[1]. 10% of all the cases of auditory impairment in India are age-related[1]2. Also, more than 50% of all the people who have hearing loss reported the onset of hearing disability at or after 60 years of age[1]3.

Impact of Hearing Loss On Daily Life And The Workplace For An Adult

In India, hearing loss is generally associated with the elderly. However, the 2011 census revealed that the age group of 20 – 59 constitutes a little under half of all Indian citizens with some level of hearing disability. There are multiple causes of hearing loss such as infections, trauma and long exposure to loud noise.

Inspirational Story On How Isha Got Back Her Hearing

Hearing loss is a challenge that certain children have to deal with since birth. It is well established that a child with hearing loss cannot develop speech and language abilities. This puts the child at a disadvantage in school, higher education and limits future professional opportunities. Hearing loss should be detected and treated at the earliest so that the child can take advantage of all the opportunities in life.
 
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The focus of federal efforts to incentivize healthcare IT adoption has primarily been on electronic health records (EHRs), which are oriented around hospitals and physician offices. Moving forward, EHRs will remain the anchor t...

 
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Exclusive article by Christine Taylor at EMRIndustry.com Having trouble in focusing and keeping information is never easy. Sometimes, we wish that we can just buy something to improve that aspect in our lives. We’re prett...


 
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By D’Arcy Guerin Gue | Comment | Categories: Future of Health IT It’s no exaggeration to say that our EHR systems’ lack of interoperability is the single strongest barrier to nationwide population health management. That...

 
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Exclusive article by Dennis Hung at EMRIndustry.com Healthcare Technology and Addiction Tobacco consumption is considered to be one of the major preventable causes of death globally, and especially in developed communities. Cig...

 
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Are you old enough to remember the pre-concert security searches for recording devices that were once part of every live music experience? Yes, musicians once had some semblance of control over bootleg audio and video. But the ...

 
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Exclusive article by Lindsey Patterson for EMRIndustry.com Virtual reality (VR) is a technology with a seemingly limitless range of uses and applications within the field of medicine. While telepresence and simulated environmen...


 
 
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Submitted by Irv Lichtenwald Earlier this year, Monmouth University conducted a survey to determine which issues were most important as the country transitions to a new presidential administration. Among all the potential conce...

 
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Submitted by D’Arcy Gue on Tue, 02/28/2017 – 16:00 Let’s face it, there will always be a segment of your patient population that just isn’t interested in using a patient portal. But with so much of life now ...

 
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Healthcare has progressed so far and so rapidly that even just a few decades ago, today’s modern tools and practices would seem like something from science fiction. The days where a simple checkup was performed by a doctor eq...

 
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  Not every patient admitted to your hospital will know that healthcare promises to be the most frequent target of hacking efforts in 2017. But many will. They may be among the 21 percent of patients who withhold information f...


 
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Exclusive article by Dennis Hung at EMRIndustry.com The biggest driver of progress for human civilization is technology. It’s what sparked the industrial revolution that changed human society from a group of struggling agrari...

 
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If you are like many, the first time you heard the phrase “post digital” you probably felt a legitimate level of confusion. After all, digital marketing hasn’t gone anywhere. On the contrary, digital marketing...

 
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Submitted by D’Arcy Gue on Wed, 02/15/2017 – 13:55 There wasn’t just one cause of the 2008 Great Recession, but certainly a major factor was the creative lending instruments banks used to qualify prospective home ...

 
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Exclusive article by Anne Foy at EMRIndustry.com The pharmaceutical industry is a popular media villain and an easy target for politicians and activists looking for someone to blame for our country’s myriad of health epidemic...


 
 
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Primary Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease Utilizing the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Novel approach could have important implications in identifying and treating patients at-risk of Alzheimer’s disease Evanston, IL, Jan....