Business/Technology

AMA Statement on Anthem Termination of Cigna Merger Agreement

May 13, 2017 at 04:18 am by Staff

Statement attributed to Andrew W. Gurman, M.D., President, American Medical Association "Today's action marks the end of a proposed merger that the American Medical Associati.... Read More

Medical Marketing

May 09, 2017 at 07:49 pm by Staff

By KELLI MURRAY It's easier than ever for consumers to provide near real-time feedback on their experiences. From Amazon, Yelp, FaceBook, and Google to GlassDoor, HealthGrad.... Read More

CPA Speak - Tips for Physicians

May 09, 2017 at 07:28 pm by Staff

Sponsored Editorial An Open Letter to Central Florida Physicians from CPA Solutions My Mother was a Pediatrician and I grew up with an enormous admiration for doctors. Yet my.... Read More

HEALTHCARE INNOVATORS: Apple and Google: The Next Big Pharma

May 09, 2017 at 07:06 pm by Staff

By JOHN NOSTA The big news recently is that Apple is reportedly secretly developing a dermal sensor for measuring blood glucose and the management of diabetes. It seems to b.... Read More

Risk Adjustment 101: Ignoring These Could Cost You Millions

May 07, 2017 at 12:42 pm by Staff

By Abhinav Shashank For a long time, healthcare insurance companies used to overlook people who were likely to be high-cost. As the landscape changed with new regulations, ins.... Read More

How To Ease The Financial Pain Of High-Deductible Health Plans

May 04, 2017 at 01:02 am by Staff

Emily Bazar Kaiser Health News No matter what happens to the Affordable Care Act, one health care trend is fairly certain to continue: A growing number of you will have high.... Read More

Before Ransomware Strikes

Apr 29, 2017 at 08:05 pm by Staff

By CRAIG MUSGRAVE Senior Vice President, Information Technology The Doctors Company The bar has been raised on HIPAA and ransomware attacks. Under its guidance released last.... Read More

Drugmakers Dramatically Boosted Lobbying Spending In Trump's First Quarter

Apr 23, 2017 at 06:36 pm by Staff

Sydney Lupkin Kaiser Health News Eight pharmaceutical companies more than doubled their lobbying spending in the first three months of 2017, when the Affordable Care.... Read More

Using Technology, Data to Turn the Tide on Alarm Fatigue

Apr 20, 2017 at 12:38 pm by Staff

By DAVID CONDRA Imagine that your home security system sounds an alarm at random intervals multiple times of the day, often for no urgent reason. Do you think after a while yo.... Read More

5 Reasons Why Patient Engagement Means Consumer Engagement

Apr 20, 2017 at 12:22 pm by Staff

By DAVID LEE SCHER, MD, FACP, FACC, FHRS Sponsored by MedSpeaks There are clear threads between consumer and healthcare delivery with regards to adoption of digital technolo.... Read More

Sports Innovation in the Sunshine State

Apr 20, 2017 at 12:11 pm by Staff

By ANDREW WIXSON, MedSpeaks Spring is in the air and the sports industry in Central Florida is blossoming! This time of year brings a combination of youth, college, and prof.... Read More

Saving Healthcare Costs

Apr 20, 2017 at 11:20 am by Staff

By PL JETER On page 19 of Maine Gov. Paul LePage's proposed budget is a line item that captured the attention of lawmakers in the tiny northeastern state of 2.3 million - and.... Read More

Nonprofit Linked To PhRMA Rolls Out Campaign To Block Drug Imports

Apr 20, 2017 at 01:02 am by Staff

Emily Kopp and Rachel Bluth Kaiser Health News A nonprofit organization that has orchestrated a wide-reaching campaign against foreign drug imports has deep ties to the Pharma.... Read More

AMA, Regenstrief Institute Launch Effort to Increase and Improve Electronic Health Record Training in U.S. Medical and Health Profession Schools

Apr 19, 2017 at 10:22 am by Staff

With the majority of today's physicians graduating from medical school without comprehensive training using electronic health records (EHR), the American Medical Association (.... Read More

Grasping For The Middle Ground On Obamacare

Apr 17, 2017 at 12:12 pm by Staff

Emily Bazar Kaiser Health News Joel Hay, a professor at the University of Southern California, describes his political views as "conservative, free market." But in a.... Read More

Podcast Premieres Devoted Entirely to Florida Insurance Issues

Apr 10, 2017 at 05:43 pm by Staff

The Florida Insurance Roundup, a podcast on the people, issues, and regulations shaping Florida's insurance market was recently launched by Lisa Miller and Associates, a Talla.... Read More

INVEST with the End in Mind - We're Not in The 90's Anymore

Apr 10, 2017 at 02:06 pm by Staff

Your financial needs are NOT unique. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something. The circumstances may be different, but the goals are always the same. People genera.... Read More

Closing Gaps in Your Revenue Cycle

Apr 05, 2017 at 08:08 pm by Staff

Charge capture should be one of the easier aspects of managing your practice's revenue. Right? A provider submits a charge for services rendered, and the charge is captured a.... Read More

California Doctors Again Press For More Money To Treat Poor Patients

Apr 02, 2017 at 10:58 am by Staff

Barbara Feder Ostrov Kaiser Health News California's doctors and dentists have renewed their push for more money to treat Medicaid patients now that the state has be.... Read More

Justice Department Joins Lawsuit Alleging Massive Medicare Fraud By UnitedHealth

Mar 29, 2017 at 02:11 pm by Staff

Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News The Justice Department has joined a California whistleblower's lawsuit that accuses insurance giant UnitedHealth Group of fraud in its popu.... Read More