Robert A. Dowling

Medical field no stranger to sexual harassmentIn 2017, a flood of accusations against high-profile men in positions of power in Hollywood, the U.S. government, and the national media have focused the nation’s attention on sexual harassment and its consequences. The medical workplace is not immune from harassment, and the national conversation presents an opportunity for health care businesses to review their risk, policies, and prevention strategies.
Top 12 practice management articles of 2017Our most-read practice management articles covered topics including reimbursement, personal finance, and EHR fraud.
EHR survey: Urologists’ usage, satisfaction revealed"This survey adds to the growing body of evidence that a significant percentage of physicians, including urologists, continue to see shortcomings in their EHRs," writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.
Are you taking steps to prevent data breaches?"Urologists need to be ever more vigilant to protect the private information under their custodianship," writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.
You can deliver chronic care services; here’s howSome urology practices may be contemplating delivering chronic care management services to eligible patients, and this article will answer key questions about the program and features to consider when making that decision.
How will urologists fare under 2018 MIPS rule?
CMS financial data: Who is getting paid what?
What urologists can learn from EHR fraud case
Measure practice safety, quality with this DIY tool
How will quality be measured under MIPS?In this article, Robert A. Dowling, MD, describes what urologists need to know about the Quality category of MIPS and nuances of the scoring methodology.