When making a new appointment, how should a prospective patient react to a months-long wait? Is that a reassuring sign of a great doctor in high demand or a worrisome sign of an access problem, driving away patients and referrals? While long wait times may...Continue
While Practice Fusion’s Live in Five™ promise holds true for new users, it’s critical to assign system roles appropriately for staff and EHR adoption success. Looking through the Practice Fusion forum. For many practices, this may be a new task, since paper-based records could be...Continue
As announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) on December 6, Stage 2 of Meaningful Use will be extended for an additional year. Stage 3 of the government EHR Incentive Program...Continue
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.