Physicians are riding the digital health wave, investing in startup companies long before they reach the public stock markets as technology and regulation disrupt the healthcare industry.
Value-based care and related metrics are one more thing physicians don’t need to deal with. Here are three possible solutions to make things easier.
The certification body for internists says it has learned from internist frustration and adapted to meet criticism while maintaining a rigorous evaluation of physicians.
Tracking, reporting, and organizing immunization-related data is difficult but can improve patient care. HIMSS has recognized several products through its voluntary testing program that can do that job and work with electronic health record systems.
A therapy that uses the immune system to fight cancer has been 97% effective in mice and is moving to human trials.
Internists urge focus on non-medical factors to truly drive patient improvement, promote health equity.
With a little planning and forethought, EHRs can actually improve doctor-patient communication and cause both parties to see them as a valuable tool for improving care.
One physician offers advice to peers to make value-based care work at private practices, and perhaps even see financial gains.
For every billing error, there’s a potentially easy solution.
Healthcare can learn to streamline billing from payment processing tools used in other industries.