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Blog posts tagged with physicians & community practices

  • A response to Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

    Geoff Caplea, M.D., MBA
    November 14, 2018

    When physicians read Dr. Atul Gawande’s article in The New Yorker, “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers,” they will undoubtedly recognize many of the health IT challenges he identified. Dr. Gawande writes at length about how electronic health records (EHRs) and the process of digitizing healthcare have overburdened today’s physicians, driving a wedge between them and their patients. Read more…

  • 7 things to know about the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

    Leigh Burchell
    November 08, 2018

    The CMS released the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. This regulation includes changes to Medicare reimbursement policies that go into effect January 1, 2019. Here is a high-level overview of seven key provisions that physician practice providers should know about. Read more…

  • Lessons learned from EPR implementations in the UK 1

    Roberto Anello
    November 07, 2018

    Our clients are doing great work and, given the opportunity to connect with peers, they are eager to share insights and tips for success. Continuing that spirit of collaboration, we share some of their lessons learned from EPR implementations. Read more…

  • Uncovering Social Determinants of Health in your EHR data

    Fatima Paruk, M.D., MPH
    November 06, 2018

    Social, economic and environmental factors (SDoH) contribute significantly to health and well-being. They also can significantly affect healthcare expenditures, which is why more value-based payment models are focusing on SDoH. Read more…

  • How process interoperability is changing healthcare

    Mike McAfee
    November 02, 2018

    In a recent Allscripts On Call podcast series, Mike McAfee discusses the existing technology framework that can exceed patient expectations and overcome industry challenges. Here are a few of the highlights. Read more…

  • Opioid epidemic: 7 key strategies in 2018

    Reed Hansen, Pharm.D
    October 31, 2018

    The first step to understanding the process of opioid addiction is realizing that it can affect anyone at any time. Here are some of the strategies we can use to address key issues in 2018. Read more…

  • 5 key benefits of managed IT services

    Nicole Faucher
    October 25, 2018

    At Allscripts, we understand that it takes teamwork to transform healthcare. By working with our clients to offer skilled professionals, best practices and proven technology, our clients are accomplishing some great things. Read more…

  • How one hospital improved its tissue management processes

    Dr. Salman Naqvi
    October 24, 2018

    Health Central Hospital uses Allscripts Tissue Manager™ to carefully manage its surgical supply process through an inventory of tissue for hundreds of surgical procedures. Read more…

  • How do you measure patient experience?

    Tina Joros
    October 19, 2018

    To continuously improve the patient experience, practices must consistently measure key indicators and act on those insights. The MedStatix Patient Experience Platform, an Allscripts Developer Program (ADP) certified application, can help practices measure and monitor the patient experience to achieve the best outcomes. Read more…

  • Better preventative care documentation helps practice exceed benchmarks

    Dr. Geoff Caplea
    October 16, 2018

    SIU Medicine, a university-owned physician practice, credits a stronger focus on documenting preventative care screenings and quality measures to standardize documentation, increase compliance and improve base quality measures. Read more…

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