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
Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals go to great lengths to be trained in diagnosis, treatment and care coordination. It takes years to master the knowledge and hone the skills required to carry out these professional duties.