Modern Medicine Now Top Story How to eliminate EHR-based medical errors February 23, 2017 By Todd Shryock What can be done to make the software safer for patients? 6 steps to survive a ransomware attack Here are the six tips I learned to help survive a ransomware attack. Should physicians share their notes with patients? February 22, 2017 By Keith Loria How allowing patients to read notes can strengthen the bond for a physician. My refractive surgery journey as surgeon and patient February 22, 2017 By James J. Salz MD My interest in refractive surgery started in 1976 when my good friend and fellow University of Southern California (USC) ophthalmology resident Rick Villaseñor returned from his course in keratomileusis surgery with Jose Barraquer in Bogota, Columbia. At what amount of cylinder do you prescribe toric soft lenses? February 22, 2017 When do you move from a spherical to a toric contact lens? Let us know! The complicated puzzle of moving past Obamacare February 21, 2017 By Keith L. Martin Two former CMS administrators discussed the future of healthcare reform as well as the agency they once oversaw at HIMSS17. Shauna Thornhill, OD, Owner, Amarillo Vision Specialists February 21, 2017 By Vernon Trollinger I was born in Colorado. I went to 17 schools kindergarten through twelfth grade. My dad was always searching for the perfect job, and he never really found it. Somehow we ended up in Amarillo, TX. DAAs do not increase risk of hepatic decompensation in HCV patients February 20, 2017 By Mark L. Fuerst Researchers say theirs is first national study with a large population to examine possible link. DAA therapy effective in advanced liver disease in real-world study February 20, 2017 By Mark L. Fuerst All-oral sofosbuvir-based therapy proves a significant advance for hepatitis C virus patients. Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians February 20, 2017 By Keith Loria Patients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.