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Technology Medical Economics

How to select the right telemedicine vendorAs more practices consider offering telemedicine, both the big picture and the small details matter.
Don't implode EHR use, improve itHealthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
3 dangerous data entry habits to avoidIt's ironic: Experts in health IT concur that a major reason for healthcare systems shifted from paper to digital records was to reduce medical errors, but at the same time research has shown that EHRs actually introduce new kinds of errors.
Reduce technology burden to restore joy for physiciansA recent Mayo Clinic study on physician satisfaction with their EHRs showed that only 36 percent of 6,375 physicians interviewed were satisfied with their use.
Your Voice: Physicians need to take back the medical profession from EHRs
Make social media part of your dispute resolution toolkitThe rise of social media has given medical practices a new tool for overcoming one of their biggest headaches: resolving disputes
Is the EHR an ill-conceived obsession?For drugs or medical devices to be approved, there must be evidence that benefit significantly outweighs risk. This is to protect the public. A glaring exception is today's EHRs, which were mandated by the 2009 HITECH Act.
Tips for physicians to improve their lives and careersAlexi Nazem, MD, MBA is chief executive officer and cofounder of Nomad Health, a healthcare technology startup designed to connect freelance physicians with locum tenens work. We spoke with Nazem about physicians seeking new ways to work in the medical practice
5 key factors in considering MACRA virtual groupsBefore joining or forming a virtual group to report metrics through CMS' Quality Payment Program, there are a number of issues for practices to consider.
HIT experts: Don’t expect Silicon Valley to launch new EHRsAlthough health IT experts are excited about the possible offerings that these tech giants could deliver, they also say they don’t expect any of them to launch their own EHR products.