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    Top 6 Reasons Why Physicians are Choosing Employment by Hospitals

Top 6 Reasons Why Physicians are Choosing Employment by Hospitals

This time last year CNN Money published an article that addressed how “the solo doctor is a vanishing breed.” They cited that by 2014, two-thirds of the U.S.’s one million doctors will be employed by hospitals since the medical marketplace is gradually squeezing out solo docs. With the large amount of overhead that comes […]

How to Prevent a Security Breach in Your Practice

With electronic health records (EHRs) becoming the norm for documenting a patient’s health history, security breaches in medical practices are occurring more frequently. Not only do these breaches threaten to expose sensitive data about your patients, it also threatens the credibility and safety of your practice. With the increase in computer system hacking and […]

The Pros and Cons of ICD-10 Implementation

The deadline for U.S. physicians to implement the latest ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure coding is October 1, 2014, but some practices are far from ready for the change. Pushed back from its original deadline of October 1, 2013, this updated list of medical classifications is both a blessing and a curse. ICD-10 stands for […]