From an interactive EHR checklist to an interview with an industry-leading CEO, Power Your Practice presented so much useful, instructive and informative material this week that it’s hard to say which story I liked best. Which one of these was your favorite?
EHR Checklist: Functional and Technical Essentials
Before implementing an electronic health record system at your office, you need to know what practice-specific requirements your vendor – and its software – must meet. Take a look at the common functional and technical necessities provided in the drop-down menus of this article to get an idea of what your office might need.
mHealth Innovators: Q&A With Happtique CEO Ben Chodor
PYP interviewed the head of Happtique, a mobile health application store and app management solution, for the first entry in the “mHealth Innovators” series. Interested in other leading mHealth companies? Check back on April 17th, when we’ll publish a Q&A with the co-founder of iTriage.
ACOs and Your Practice: Can They Work?
Since ACOs are regionally organized, will trouble arise when some providers are left out of the formation of a local network? Only time will tell if the model is successful, but in the meantime it seems the ACO trend is growing rapidly. Check out this diagram from Kaiser Health News for proof.
Actionable Analytics: Monitor Patient Data for Enhanced Efficiency
In the seventh installment of the Actionable Analytics series, PYP highlighted how business intelligence tools can help your practice improve its workflow and streamline the delivery of patient care. Up next week: why tracking the activity of different “patient types” can benefit your business.
Are Your Patients as Satisfied as You Think They Are?
Come 2013, office-based providers will be held to the same standards as doctors under the value-based purchasing model. Since CMS will be using patient feedback to assess physicians’ scores, it’s highly important that docs start measuring satisfaction immediately, if they aren’t already. Learn how in this article.
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