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If medical devices could talk...Devices generate their own forms of data, most of which aren’t compatible with EHRs
Marketing tips for healthcare practicesMarketing efforts on behalf of doctors should be approached with care.
Your Voice: The answer to better healthcare is Medicare for all
Why are doctors still waiting for interoperability?Why EHR interoperability remains an elusive goal
Get ready for the next round of federal HIPAA auditsWith the government conducting a new round of HIPAA privacy and security audits in 2017, small medical practices need to be prepared
Tips for physicians to purchase the right malpractice insuranceWhat physicians must know when shopping for coverage
How investors can overcome loss aversionLoss aversion is an all too-human tendency to place an irrational premium on things we possess
What will the EHR industry look like in five years?The electronic health record industry might look markedly different than it does today
New facility fees rule could slow practice acquisitionsHospital systems may no longer be quite as eager to acquire independent medical practices now that the government is scaling back a significant financial incentive for doing so
New state laws let patients refuse opioid prescriptionsFour states have passed laws allowing patients to insert directives into their medical records saying they refuse their physicians’ prescriptions for opioids.