Trends and Takeaways from the SHSMD 2017 Conference

Oct 10, 2017 at 07:16 pm by Staff

By JENNIFER THOMPSON This past month, several thousand healthcare strategy professionals met at the Orlando World Center Marriott for the annual SHSMD conference to discuss s.... Read More

CPA Speak: Financial Success - Sweating the Big Stuff...Literally

Oct 10, 2017 at 06:55 pm by Staff

By DALIA CANTOR, CPA I am a CPA and naturally my work is all about finances and helping my clients grow their businesses to their highest potential. I am also an Ironman fini.... Read More

MOC Requirements to be Overhauled: AID Responds

Oct 10, 2017 at 12:43 pm by Staff

With news that the American Board of Medical Specialties has decided to review and overhaul Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements, the Association of Independent Doc.... Read More

The Triple S Reinventing Healthcare: Speed, Scalability & Space

Oct 09, 2017 at 01:45 pm by Staff

Healthcare has lately been dotted with data-driven innovation. Companies with huge data warehouses like Google, Facebook, Amazon have made use of next generation technologi.... Read More

Hurricane Preparedness for Hospitals: How Much is Too Much?

Oct 08, 2017 at 03:51 pm by Staff

By SUSAN BITAR, RN, MSN The 2017, hurricane season has been an eye opener and has prompted hospitals to adapt a costly and convoluted action plan to prepare for the impend.... Read More

The Deep Dark Web

Oct 08, 2017 at 03:17 pm by Staff

By RON FRECHETTE In last month's article, Healthcare Practices Hammered by Data Breaches and Ransomware in 2017, we discussed the importance of protecting PHI and why it is s.... Read More

Wealth, Taxes & Health - A Value Proposition

Oct 08, 2017 at 02:57 pm by Staff

By DEBRA L SEPHTON My favorite quote by Isaac Newton, "What we know is a drop, what we don't, is an ocean," comes into play a great deal in my practice when it comes to clien.... Read More

Why Doctors Say Outsourcing is the Way to Go

Oct 08, 2017 at 02:05 pm by Staff

By MARK A. LANTON Long gone are the days when doctors were strictly focused on giving great patient care and maintaining the optimum health of their patients. In this presen.... Read More

Top Three Reasons Medical Practices Fail to Reach Their Goal

Oct 05, 2017 at 06:16 pm by Staff

By JAY A. SHORR and MARA L. SHORR As medical practice consultants, we have clients throughout the United States and Canada whom we assist with their operational, administrati.... Read More

High On Drugs? Anthem Cites Soaring Drug Costs To Justify 35% Rate Hike

Oct 05, 2017 at 04:55 pm by Staff

    Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News Health insurance giant Anthem predicts Californians will pop a lot more pills next year. To make the case for a hefty premiu.... Read More

Lakeland Regional Health Joins Orlando Health

Oct 02, 2017 at 01:28 pm by Staff

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Orlando Health (OH) completed an affiliation to create an integrated regional health care system on October 1, 2017. This regional system be.... Read More

Business Matters

Oct 01, 2017 at 03:41 pm by Staff

By Erika D. Peterman FMA Managing Editor Many of the problems we deal with in medicine today are not actually the science of medicine. It's trying to get it delivered to pe.... Read More

Out-Of-Pocket Costs Often Keep Pricey New Cholesterol Drugs Out Of Reach, Study Finds

Oct 01, 2017 at 10:53 am by Staff

  Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Access to powerful new cholesterol-lowering drugs is so tightly controlled and patients' out-of-pocket costs are so high that few.... Read More

Need An MRI? Anthem Directs Most Outpatients To Independent Centers

Sep 27, 2017 at 05:19 am by Staff

  Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Tightening the screws on pricey imaging exams, health insurer Anthem will no longer allow many patients to get MRIs or CT scans a.... Read More

Money-Saving Offer For Medicare's Late Enrollees Is Expiring. Can They Buy Time?

Sep 23, 2017 at 02:52 pm by Staff

  Susan Jaffe Kaiser Health News Many older Americans who have Affordable Care Act insurance policies are going to miss a Sept. 30 deadline to enroll in Medicare, and.... Read More

The ABC of FHIR: Reinventing Interoperability

Sep 16, 2017 at 02:06 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank The Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, or FHIR (pronounced 'fire'), is a new term in healthcare that's witnessing growing interest and spreading a.... Read More

Reporter's Notebook: In Health Care, A Good Price (Or Any Price) Is Hard To Find

Sep 16, 2017 at 01:38 pm by Staff

  Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News A recent story about why Northern California is the most expensive place in the country to have a baby began as a tip from an obstetric.... Read More

The Foundation to Build an Interoperable Ecosystem: APIs

Sep 13, 2017 at 04:43 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank Have you ever thought how giant enterprises like Facebook, Google and Microsoft have harnessed big data technology so spectacularly well? These consumer-c.... Read More

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor

Sep 13, 2017 at 03:51 pm by Staff

During post-storm cleanup, unsuspecting consumers can be easy prey for unlicensed contractors whose bids almost inevitably will be much lower than bids from licensed contracto.... Read More

Eclipsing the Competition: How a Well-Timed Facebook Video Earned More Than 60,000 Views in 3 Days

Sep 13, 2017 at 02:40 am by Staff

By JENNIFER THOMPSON One video. Five minutes. More than 140,000 impressions and 60,000 views. Sounds like a pretty good return on investment, no? The truth is, getting pos.... Read More