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.
Clinical quality measures, also called CQMs, are tools that help us measure and monitor the quality of healthcare and the contribution of healthcare services toward improved health outcomes. In the past, quality measures primarily used data that came from claims, but as technology has improved...Continue
One of the primary goals of Meaningful Use is to encourage providers to engage patients in their own health care as a means to improve health outcomes. This includes empowering patients to take an active role in their health by giving them access to their...Continue