Top 15 tips to improve payer/physician relationship March 20, 2017 For the first time, Medical Economics has polled doctors to get to the heart of the payer-physician disconnect. Healthcare is only “safe” when physicians work for patients March 20, 2017 By Craig M. Wax DO This post is in rebuttal to the blog post by Dr. Monya De, "White men need to do their part and make healthcare safe again." What are small practices saying about telemedicine? March 18, 2017 By Jake DiBattista While leaders in healthcare are pushing for an era of digital care, many providers on the frontlines have remained silent observers. Real-world DAA therapy shows gains in community setting March 17, 2017 By Mark L. Fuerst Physicians have a “good, effective, safe therapy available” for hepatitis C virus genotype 6 patients, says researcher. EHRs open opportunities for clinical trials, research participation March 16, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt Systems allow physicians and their patients to more easily identify relevant studies, although working such alerts into workflow can be challenging Artificial intelligence could create smarter EHRs March 16, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt AI will be an increasingly important player in healthcare IT, with better medical care being an expected benefit. Primary care physicians react to AHCA March 16, 2017 By Keith L. Martin From calling it “a step backward” to “complex and confusing,” primary care physicians told Medical Economics they have doubts about GOP healthcare reform plans. Upgrade your patients to new technology March 16, 2017 By Justin Bazan OD With much of the digital revolution occurring after 2008 and most contact lens technology developing well before it, there is an inherent design feature mismatch. The majority of the available contact lenses are not designed for how patients are using their eyes. The false security of a full schedule It is not uncommon to hear people talk about the health of their practices by confidently stating how far they are “booked out.” How long it takes for a patient to get an appointment is often a statement of practice wellness.