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Does ONC’s latest announcement move interoperability any closer to reality?What the TEFCA announcement means for interoperability and doctors long-term.
Perils of replacing physicians with non-physician providersUnfortunately, the focus on increasing nursing scope of practice has led to several dangerous consequences. The first adverse effect of increased NP production is a decline in bedside nurses, one of the most critical components of our healthcare system.
Are blockchain and AI the keys to unlocking interoperability in healthcare?
Are blockchain and AI the keys to unlocking interoperability in healthcare?. EHRs were intended to be a way to better track health data for hospitals, payers and physicians. Although they have good intentions, they often end up causing more problems than they solve.
Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare
Putting process over patients continues to hurt healthcare American ingenuity in healthcare over the last two decades has caused a number of problems in dire need of solutions.
The paradox in American healthcare
The paradox in American healthcareOur medical care system works poorly for most chronic medical illnesses and it costs far too much.
CVS-Aetna deal could be costly for independent physician practicesWill CVS require patients to go to MinuteClinics instead of the physician they are used to seeing?
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challenges
2018 payment outlook shows new opportunities, old challengesNew opportunities, old challenges
4 benefits of Medicare Annual Wellness VisitsWhat you should know to maximize this specific visit for your patient and for your practice
Here's how to report quality data through an ACOValue-based pay adds to physicians’ paperwork burdens, but the right accountable care organizations can help
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embraced
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embracedThe opioid epidemic is exacting a lethal toll on the country. We must redouble and accelerate efforts to slow—and hopefully reverse—the current opioid epidemic.