Modern Medicine Now Top Story How to survive an EHR outage March 25, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt Most physicians have plans for responding to computer system failures, but many don’t revisit those disaster recovery/business continuity plans with any regularity. What is and what isn't in a credit score March 25, 2017 By April Brissette Whether it’s to expand the office, upgrade technology or buy new equipment, a physician’s credit score
will determine how much funding for which you’re approved. Kung fu insurance providers March 25, 2017 Payer negotiations made simple. Will retail take over primary care? Walgreens and CVS pharmacy chains are aggressively developing primary care venues within their stores. Their approaches are similar yet different, although the underlying strategy is the same for both. How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortage Loud and clear warnings forecasting the current shortage of primary care physicians in the United States date back to the early 2000s. How to use tear osmolarity to help treat dry eye disease For the patient, perhaps the most significant symptom of DED is fluctuating or reduced vision. ODs’ top 4 gripes about vision care plans Vision care plans (VCP) can be difficult to figure out because each provider tends to have its own set of rules. In an attempt to bring clarity to the VCP landscape, I have put together a five-part series of blogs. 2017 Payer Scorecard March 22, 2017 For the first time, Medical Economics has polled doctors to get to the heart of the payer-physician disconnect. Cataract surgery for patients with PXF Mom has pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXF) clinically visible in both eyes. She experiences pops of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in one eye and uses glaucoma medications.