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Blog posts tagged with physicians & community practices

  • Improving prescription refill workflows with automation

    Tina Joros
    September 20, 2018

    As the volume and complexity of prescription refill requests increases, physicians are spending more time evaluating incoming requests, resulting in less time for patient care. Ultimately, it takes a toll on patients and the entire care team. Read more…

  • How health IT is turning the tide against sepsis

    Salman Naqvi, MD, MPH
    September 12, 2018

    Sepsis contributes to one out of every three hospital deaths. An electronic health record (EHR) system that is constantly monitoring and evaluating patient data can help clinicians more quickly identify the condition and intervene earlier with treatment. Read more…

  • 7 engaging podcasts from Allscripts On Call

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 06, 2018

    About a year ago we launched the Allscripts On Call podcast. Here is a list of seven popular episodes that highlight key challenges facing healthcare and how industry leaders navigate them for maximum success. Read more…

  • Going beyond the portal

    Raj Toleti
    August 30, 2018

    Portals must meet today’s healthcare consumers where most live: on their phones. Here are ways health systems can change their decades-old default approaches to boost patient engagement. Read more…

  • How providers should prepare for the final rule from CMS

    Debbie McKay
    August 23, 2018

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released a proposed rule for the Physician Fee Schedule in July. Even though the rule is not yet final, this blog covers six actions that physicians should take now to prepare. Read more…

  • The internet of things and its role in U.S. healthcare

    John Hluboky
    August 21, 2018

    The trend of connected devices – otherwise known as the internet of things – is becoming more prevalent in healthcare. Unfortunately, the improvements these connected devices provide also introduce new security risks. Read more…

  • An ACO story: How calculated risk is paying off

    Jen Bolduc, M.D.
    July 18, 2018

    Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that demonstrate quality and savings earn rewards – the more risk they take on, the more money they can earn. Coastal Carolina Health Care’s (CCHC) ACO took the calculated risk to enter into a two-sided arrangement and it’s paying off. Read more…

  • Integrating a point-of-care assessment for pain and opioid risk

    Tina Joros
    July 16, 2018

    Integrating a point-of-care assessment for pain and opioid risk by Tina Joros. The opioid epidemic in the United States affects millions and is changing the landscape of patient care. Now more than ever, practitioners are seeking ways to improve the safety of opioid prescribing and reduce the potential for abuse, misuse and diversion. Read more…

  • Opioid crisis: Many stakeholders, common themes, Part 2

    David Hurwitz, MD
    July 05, 2018

    The recent Modern Healthcare Opioid Crisis Symposium reflected the broad variety of perspectives needed to address this complex problem. Part 2 focuses on data and information sharing across disciplines for a holistic response. Read more…

  • Opioid crisis: Many stakeholders, common themes, Part 1 4

    Dr. David Hurwitz
    June 14, 2018

    The recent Modern Healthcare Opioid Crisis Symposium reflected the broad variety of perspectives needed to address this complex problem. Part 1 focuses on stigma, physician education and unintended consequences of reducing prescriptions. Read more…

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