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Music Can Reduce Anxiety Before Orthopedic Surgery

New research suggests music can be a viable alternative to sedatives when prepping patients for peripheral...
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Validated Healthcare Directory Not Far in the Future

The ONC convened a second workshop in June 2019 to further work on a centralized...
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Top 3 Trends in AI and Orthopaedics

Artificial intelligence is slated to improve industries from healthcare to energy, retail and beyond...
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Proposed MIPS 2020 Changes Spark Debate

On July 29, CMS released its proposed updates to the MIPS program. Physician...
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ACS/Harvard Pioneer Value Measurement for Surgery

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and...
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How Voice Recognition Software Enhances Productivity

Voice recognition software can enhance your EHR user experience in multiple ways. You can dictate...
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Why SDOH Matter for an Orthopaedic Practice

Social determinants of health (SDOH) have garnered increased attention in recent years, but do they matter...
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Ease Orthopedic Physician Burnout Now

Burnout. It’s the buzzword overused to describe each daily frustration in a physician’s day...
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Avoid a HIPAA Violation: Prepare for Microsoft End of Support

Microsoft has just released its end-of-support list, and healthcare practices need to be aware...
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Ancillary Services: Worth It in Orthopaedics?

Ancillary services can be key to increasing practice revenue with careful management. But...
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National Interoperability Gets a Boost

National interoperability is getting a much-needed boost. New and revised drafts from the ONC seek...
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New Alexa Skills and PHI: What You Need to Know

Amazon’s Alexa voice-recognition AI assistant is now capable of performing health-related...
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Value-Based Care: EHR and PM Solutions Position Practices for Success

Value-based care is driving a new wave of regulations affecting providers across the country.
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The Cloud for Beginners: A Quick Overview on the Healthcare IT Trend

Cloud computing is growing trend for many healthcare organizations looking for cost-effective options...
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Closing the Education Gap on Opioid Disposal

The opioid epidemic is a complex, multi-faceted health issue and a top concern for all stakeholders...
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Spotlight on Small Practice: 4 Tips to Make the Most of an EHR

Small practices face some tough challenges when it comes to EHR utilization.
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Better Integrated EHR Systems Can Reduce Physician Burnout

A recent study of over 15,000 physicians found that 2/3 felt…