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Blog posts tagged with physicians & community practices

  • Opioid crisis:  A clinical and health IT perspective

    Dr. David Hurwitz
    April 19, 2018

    As a general internist, I have seen the devastating impact of the opioid crisis across the care continuum. Health IT can play an important role in several important touch points that can influence healthcare provider prescribing behavior.  Read more…

  • Introducing Avenel, the industry’s first machine learning EHR 2

    Jim Hewitt
    March 14, 2018

    It is challenging to retrofit EHRs to take full advantage of new innovations – such as the cloud, artificial intelligence and mobility. Enter Avenel. It’s our mobile-first EHR, built from the ground up on Microsoft Azure cloud. Read more…

  • 4 reasons to enable self-service patient registration

    Tina Joros
    February 13, 2018

    Re-engineering the healthcare registration process is critical to improving patient experience. Here are four reasons to enable self-service check-in options for consumers. Read more…

  • Top 10 client stories of 2017

    Ann Marie Beasley
    December 28, 2017

    There are countless stories of how our clients' achievements are advancing healthcare. Here are the most-read, most-shared client stories of 2017. Read more…

  • What physician practices can expect in 2018 and beyond 1

    Steve Lalonde
    December 19, 2017

    A recent webinar features insights about what physician practices can expect to see in this time of great change. Read more…

  • Simplifying the prescriber’s search for patient medication history

    Tina Joros
    June 21, 2017

    LogiCoy PDMP EHR Link Application, our App of the Month, connects with prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to help make it easier for prescribers to identify abuse. Read more…

  • Clients speak: Why they invest in revenue cycle management solutions

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    June 06, 2017

    A recent analyst report expects that revenue cycle management solutions will continue to expand among small physician practices. Clients share their most compelling reasons about the value they find in this technology. Read more…

  • Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    February 07, 2017

    With the number of clinical quality measures required today, there is an abundance of data. But what should we do with all of this information? I ran across a recent example of a data-driven initiative that was both simple and effective. It’s a collaborative health-improvement model (funded by a grant from Pfizer), and it focused on increasing pneumococcal vaccination rates. And it worked beautifully. Read more…

  • Right-sized care: acute intervention in an ambulatory setting

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    January 24, 2017

    As a pediatrician, I find that there are times when my patients require a specific acute intervention – but they don’t need the full hospital experience. Outpatient clinics face many scenarios when an intermediary care setting would be ideal. Holston Medical Group (HMG), a large multi-specialty physician group based in Kingsport, Tennessee, U.S.A., has developed its own response to this challenge: The Extensivist Clinic. Read more…

  • MACRA 101: What you need to know about Advanced APMs

    Jim Brulé
    December 12, 2016

    The third and final installment in our MACRA 101 blog series, this post dives into the details about Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs.) Participants that choose the optional APM track are agreeing to higher risk but also have the potential for higher potential reward than their counterparts in the default MIPS track. Read more…

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