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Study: DAA all-oral combination successful in treating hepatitis CEarly data shows promise in “real-world” effectiveness.
EHRs open opportunities for clinical trials, research participationSystems 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 EHRsAI will be an increasingly important player in healthcare IT, with better medical care being an expected benefit.
Primary care physicians react to AHCA
Primary care physicians react to AHCAFrom 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 technologyWith 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 scheduleIt 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.
Why opticals must exceed, not meet, expectations
Why opticals must exceed, not meet, expectations
CIOs committing to more population health technologyNew research shows executives want to invest in enhancing their systems as population health’s role grows.
Five best practices for population health successAs small practices ramp up their population health management programs, here’s how they can get the most out of those efforts.
The perils of price lists for private practicesThe details of what will come when the Affordable Care Act is repealed are not yet finalized, however high on President Donald Trump's list on healthcare reform is the idea that patients should have the ability to compare prices before they decide on a doctor or facility for their healthcare.