By Katherine Capps – We need to talk. Not just to each other, but to our communities. Many of us have been advocating for medication optimization for years. We’re largely on the same page. But are we adequately reaching a broader audience? I’m not sure.Read More
By Devin Partida – With COVID-19, it’s easy to overlook advancements not related to the psndemic. February is Heart Health Month, which means it’s an ideal time to look at five recent developments in stroke research. Having a healthy heart reduces a patient’s risk of strokes.
By Stephanie Murray – EHR projects often touch every facet of a healthcare organization and therefore involve multiple teams, resources, software providers, and support desks. Working with Epic EHR systems and analytics is no exception.
By Katherine Capps – Employers want a better health care system. They want to decrease waste and ensure that their employees have access to effective, efficient, high-value care. They are focusing on managing chronic conditions and medication costs, and rightly so.
By Joel Diamond MD FAAFP – While perhaps not as definitively as Newton’s law of gravitation, most providers embrace “early detection” as a truism for improving outcomes of most diseases and disorders. This is certainly the pervasive view in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
By Marcia Buck, PharmD FCCP FPPAG BCPPS & M. Shawn McFarland, PharmD FCCP BCACP – Nearly 75% of primary care visits involve medication prescribing. It’s how we treat most conditions. But we still haven’t managed to get the medications right.
By Luke Smith – In the wake of COVID-19, advancements in healthcare tech allowed us to shift to many healthcare processes to a virtual environment. Telehealth took off and with it came greater flexibility in how and where patients could receive treatment. Now, some of that same technology is being applied to the fight against child abuse.
By Josh Dunaway – Healthcare provider organizations that have yet to plan a legacy data management strategy are missing key opportunities to address the new wave of cost pressures, merger and acquisition activity, and transformation initiatives coming into our industry.
By Roland Therriault – Every year presents new challenges to healthcare leaders, but 2020 threw a curveball like few others: Covid-19. Over the last 10 months, physician practices and their partners have had to rethink healthcare clinical and billing practices and embrace new technology even when they weren’t ready for it.