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May News Quiz
May News QuizThe last few months have seen an avalanche of news coming from Washington. But while most of the focus has been on politics, healthcare has seen its share of newsworthy developments too. Have you been keeping up? Find out by taking the Medical Economics news quiz!
Top 5 neuro signs never to ignoreLet’s examine case-based examples to emphasize the top five neuro-ophthalmic disorders that should not be overlooked.
Five steps to improve a practice’s revenue cycle management systemPractices must focus on building an efficient RCM system that helps them collect payments while allowing them to focus on patient care.
Analyst: Big changes ahead for revenue cycle management systemsNew RCM systems will improve small practices’ ability to manage claim denials, improve reimbursements and boost their business operations.
Top questions to ask when selecting a new EHRVendors don’t offer identical features and services, leaving physicians to determine which one offers the right fit.
Physicians dream up a better EHRHere’s what features and functions vendors should add to improve their software for physicians.
Can the looming physician shortage be stopped?While the nation debates the policy and payment issues in healthcare, a quiet crisis may be brewing behind the scenes.
Researchers image single cell deaths in glaucoma patientsA new imaging technique can show the deaths of individual cells in people with glaucoma by labelling the cells with fluorescent dye, according to researchers. The approach might eventually be used to diagnosis the disease in its early stages or measure its progression.
Sizing up daily disposable contact lensesMost ODs could list all the missing items in their contact lens supply line. They could construct a wish list of products they would like to see available in the future. On days when we find ourselves ransacking the contact lens trial room, ODs may think technology is moving too slowly. Perhaps it’s time for some needed perspective.
Pain is not the fifth vital sign
Pain is not the fifth vital signAfter years of exaggeration, misinformation and a national epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse, the nation is finally coming to terms with the fact that pain is not the fifth vital sign.