One of the many new features required for 2014 certified EHRs is the ability to capture and store diagnoses that are mapped SNOMED CT terms. Though making this transition has many benefits for both patients and our healthcare system, it might be challenging for medical...Continue
This article was co-authored by Cara Buckhaulter, Billing Services Operation Manager and ICD-10 Expert at NueMD, and Kevin McCarthy, Industry News Editor at NueMD. Cara and Kevin are frequent contributors on NueMD’s website and share a passion for helping small practices remain financially stable through...Continue
The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is hard on small practices, not only because ICD-9 is deeply rooted in our healthcare system, but also because modifying existing systems to be compatible with the new code set is technically difficult.
Are we leveraging the potential therapeutic benefit of our surroundings? Space and exam room environment shouldn’t be an afterthought and can be made more beautiful by creating opportunities to engage patients and access technology.
After spending only a few hours in San Diego at the FutureMed Conference, there was a palpable distaste for the status quo of our nation’s healthcare. Still, an optimistic crowd of 400 kept sights toward the future, because many technologies in the pipeline have a...Continue