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You know you are a doctor when…

You know you are a doctor when… | Tech | Scoop.it
Doctors have to work for over 20 hours a day. If you are a specialist, your working hours might be short, but life isn’t any easier. Doctors, here is a list of funny moments from your lives. Let us...
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How to improve your practice collections?

How to improve your practice collections? | Tech | Scoop.it
Medical practices need to be very careful about their billing.  A weak billing department does not only affect revenues but also leads to highly dissatisfied patients. As discussed in this thread b...
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Should physicians care about online rating and review websites?

Should physicians care about online rating and review websites? | Tech | Scoop.it
Doctors often overlook patient rating and review websites simply because they take time. What they do not realize is that dedicating 5 to 10 minutes per day to such sites is a massive avenue for re...
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HHS reaffirms stance on more accessible healthcare data | CureMD Insights

HHS reaffirms stance on more accessible healthcare data | CureMD Insights | Tech | Scoop.it
The federal government was committed towards keeping certain healthcare data open for the betterment of society, former Health and Human Services (HHS)
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US measles cases reach 20-year high | CureMD Insights

Public health experts in the US are urging people to be vaccinated after a spike in measles cases in the country this year. The Centers for Disease Control
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Lasers may eliminate need for root canal treatment | CureMD Insights

Lasers may eliminate need for root canal treatment | CureMD Insights | Tech | Scoop.it
US researchers claim lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth and may be used to treat root canal treatments. The laser beam triggered a
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MEANINGFUL USE DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: CureMD interviews William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC

MEANINGFUL USE DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: CureMD interviews William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC | Tech | Scoop.it
As the deadline for “Meaningful Use” approaches, doctors are rushing to adopt the Program to avail government incentives. However, as we speak to doctors, we realize that many of them are confused ...
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How to avoid Meaningful Use penalty and avail hardship exceptions?

How to avoid Meaningful Use penalty and avail hardship exceptions? | Tech | Scoop.it
Highlights Avoid Meaningful Use penalty; start Meaningful Use program by July 1, 2014 Deadline to attest for 90-day reporting period ends on October 1, 2014 Any attestation that follows October 201...
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Clearing the Air around ‘Cloud EHR’

Clearing the Air around ‘Cloud EHR’ | Tech | Scoop.it
While many physicians are already using Cloud services, there are some who have feelings of uncertainty, and fall prey to ancient perceptions regarding how the Cloud works and what it’s all about. ...
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Usability Redefined: CureMD EHR version 10g

Usability Redefined: CureMD EHR version 10g | Tech | Scoop.it
How many of you out there find EHRs difficult to use and un-adaptive to your daily workflow? How many practice managers have given up on their physicians transitioning to electronic systems because...
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22,000+ EHR users vote CureMD as the best in Cardiology EHR

22,000+ EHR users vote CureMD as the best in Cardiology EHR | Tech | Scoop.it
Black Book, a highly objective and credible technology market research company, has named its elite group of EHR vendors from over 600 EHR Software companies through a poll that consisted of more t...
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What Orthopedic surgeons need from Health IT software

What Orthopedic surgeons need from Health IT software | Tech | Scoop.it
There was a time when specialists were not in demand and visiting a general physician used to be sufficient to have all of your problems addressed. However, as the healthcare industry evolved, the ...
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What you need to know about ACOs

What you need to know about ACOs | Tech | Scoop.it
There will be hardly anyone who disagrees with the notion that the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) concept is gaining strength. Broadly speaking, it is a group of healthcare providers who agree...
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Healthcare on Online Media: To be or not to be?

Healthcare on Online Media: To be or not to be? | Tech | Scoop.it
“I went to medical school to be a doctor. If I had wanted to be a marketer … I would have gone to business school.” I recently came across this post by a physician. I can empathize with this doctor...
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What makes Meaningful Use challenging for small practices?

What makes Meaningful Use challenging for small practices? | Tech | Scoop.it
The Meaningful Use program has been the biggest force driving Electronic Health Record adoption over the last 5 years in the country. As of today, more than 80% of nationwide physicians are using c...
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USB theft sees 34,000 health records compromised | CureMD Insights

USB theft sees 34,000 health records compromised | CureMD Insights | Tech | Scoop.it
California’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is reassessing its security strategy after an unencrypted USB drive containing the health information of a
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OIG ramps up HIX monitoring | CureMD Insights

The Office of the Inspector General has beefed up its oversight of the health insurance exchanges in the past six months, according to its semiannual report to
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Global obese and overweight population exceeds 2.1 billion | CureMD Insights

Global obese and overweight population exceeds 2.1 billion | CureMD Insights | Tech | Scoop.it
The number of obese and overweight people in the world has exceeded 2.1 billion, up from 875 million in 1980, according to latest figures published in the
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S&P 500: Healthcare and pharma cyber security worst rated | CureMD Insights

S&P 500: Healthcare and pharma cyber security worst rated | CureMD Insights | Tech | Scoop.it
Healthcare and pharmaceutical companies have the worst cyber security among Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, and could suffer from wide-scale security b
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Why cloud-based EHRs are the future of healthcare

Why cloud-based EHRs are the future of healthcare | Tech | Scoop.it
Almost every physician these days is using Cloud-based Electronic Health Records and Practice Management software to deliver better care and manage his practice. However, there are quite a few who ...
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Meaningful use deadline: Last-minute advice from William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC

Meaningful use deadline: Last-minute advice from William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC | Tech | Scoop.it
As the deadline for meaningful use approaches, doctors are rushing to adopt the program to take advantage of government incentives. However, as we speak to doctors, we realize that many...
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Best Practices for Switching Your EHR for Small practices

Best Practices for Switching Your EHR for Small practices | Tech | Scoop.it
As a health IT consultant I come across a number of Practices, who made the jump to Electronic Health Records without taking into consideration their own -       Practice Specialty -       Size -  ...
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Enhancing Patient Experience through Analytics

Enhancing Patient Experience through Analytics | Tech | Scoop.it
The claims and billing data of healthcare providers for the Medicare Program, after being kept behind closed doors for around 35 years, was recently made accessible to the public in the second week...
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Surviving in the Modern Healthcare Arena

Surviving in the Modern Healthcare Arena | Tech | Scoop.it
The advent of modern healthcare technologies has brought about a complete overhaul of how care providers used to perform their duties. The emergence of tools such as Electronic Health Records (EHR)...
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Health Information Exchange: Where is it headed?

Health Information Exchange: Where is it headed? | Tech | Scoop.it
Most of the health IT leaders feel that Health Information Exchange has been flourishing while others feel that successful HIE organizations are not that many and in reality, successful exchange of...
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