Why Cloud Services are Ready for Prime Time in Healthcare
Marion K. Jenkins, PhD, FHIMSS, December 10, 2013
Recent technology advances make cloud hosting an attractive option for healthcare. But HIPAA compliance is not automatic.
Creating an ICD-10 Action Plan: Training, Testing, and Ongoing Review
Keith L. Martin, December 10, 2013
Training, testing, and ongoing review and maintenance are parts of an action plan your medical practice should have for the ICD-10 transition.
Unrealistic Expectations a Big Barrier to Physician Work-Life Balance
Jennifer Frank, MD, December 10, 2013
An interesting patient-satisfaction survey comment prompts this physician to re-examine office responsibilities.
Life Insurance for Physicians: Key Buying Questions
Ike Devji, JD, December 10, 2013
Knowing the right questions to ask about an insurance policy is a key issue for physicians.
Balancing Holiday Joy and Medical Practice Business
Melissa Young, MD, December 9, 2013
A recent discussion with my medical practice staff regarding working Christmas Eve has left me feeling less like Santa and more like Scrooge.
Prostate Cancer Therapy: Something Old, Something New
December 12, 2013
New guidance on treatment for high-risk prostate cancer, and a revelation about a new marker for prognosis.
CBT Trumps Meds for SRI-Resistant OCD
December 11, 2013
Countering American Psychiatric Association guidelines, a new study finds cognitive therapy better than a second drug for patients with persistent obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Salt Reduction Program Prevents Heart Deaths
December 10, 2013
A nationwide program of voluntary salt reduction in the UK has prevented about 9,000 deaths per year from cardiovascular causes over the past decade.