practice management

Doctors Spending Over $32,000 on Health Information Technology

By Larry Beresford, Medical Economics 

While EHRs are not going away, what can physicians and their groups ameliorate their impact on the practice? “For starters, don’t rely on the brochures and videos from the EHR vendors,” Tennant suggests. “Do your due diligence. Reach out to your colleagues who are using these systems.”
He also recommends spending the time and money it takes…

Do Physicians Have the Right Tools to Deliver Value-Based Care?

By Harvey W. Kaufman, MD

Analytics are rapidly changing how physicians and health systems approach patient care. Data is also increasingly used to create a more open dialogue between providers and patients. At the same time that healthcare is becoming more data- and technology-driven, the way providers are compensated for the care they deliver is changing. Increasingly reimbursement is tied to…