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The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, President Obama signed the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act into law, to “expedite the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures and maintain America’s global status as the leader in biomedical innovation”, according to the government fact sheet. The law’s 5 broad goals have seen the most press, funding to the fight …continue reading

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Though the Affordable Care Act has seen its fair share of controversy, the law has had a huge impact on American healthcare.  We’ve seen the law make healthcare more accessible for millions of Americans, and also create huge rate hikes which are expected to continue increasing in the coming years. The huge rate hikes, as well as …continue reading

Increase Revenue Growth by Capturing the Managed Medicaid Care Market

Increase Revenue Growth by Capturing the Managed Medicaid Care Market

One of the largest opportunities for medical practice revenue growth in the next few years is the Managed Medicaid Care market. Nearly 93 million individuals will be eligible for Medicaid by 2024, and the vast majority of them are likely to enter managed care plans. Medicaid beneficiaries are a huge segment of the healthcare market …continue reading

What Parts of the Affordable Care Act Are Nationally Embedded?

What Parts of the Affordable Care Act Are Nationally Embedded?

Since its enactment, the Affordable Care Act has been rife with opposition on both sides of the aisle, and it has undeniably created sweeping changes to the landscape of American healthcare. If the latest data can be believed, the law seems to have made healthcare more accessible for millions of Americans, and it also has …continue reading

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support is health information technology implemented through electronic health records that can increase the quality of care, help to avoid clinical errors, improve efficiency, reduce costs, enhance outcomes, and boost provider and patient satisfaction. CDS is a tool that supplements clinical judgments by helping assist care team members in making timely, informed, and higher …continue reading

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

TL;DR The latest studies have shown that electronic medical tools are saving patients money and increasing satisfaction The landscape of healthcare technology is changing, find an EHR that can help you maintain a hold in the competitive healthcare market From the Affordable Care Act, to the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical …continue reading

How Can The Open Payments Website Help Out Your Practice?

The Physician Payment Sunshine Act was implemented along with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a measure to ensure that finances within healthcare weren’t being abused. The act requires physicians to report certain transactions to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Once information has been submitted, physicians are still given a period of 45 …continue reading

EMR Confidentiality

Key Points: Confidentiality is a critical factor in developing trust when patients information is used on EMR systems. HIPAA ruling is clear that breaches in confidentiality will not be taken lightly. Electronic Health Records & Confidentiality Ensuring the confidentiality of electronic health records is a crucial factor in building the trust between patients and provider. …continue reading