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Healthcare Industry Trends 2023

Healthcare Industry Trends 2023

Looking forward to healthcare industry trends in 2023, artificial intelligence (AI), social determinants of health (SDOH), and public health, along with retail health and PE (Private Equity) investment, will continue to be emerging topics. We also can expect to see a...

What Medicare Providers Need to Know About MIPS EUC

What Medicare Providers Need to Know About MIPS EUC

If you are one of the many thousands of providers who participate in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program, you may have heard of the Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances (EUC) exception. This relief measure benefits providers who are still...

5 Steps for a Successful EHR Implementation  

5 Steps for a Successful EHR Implementation  

EHR implementation is the careful and intricate process of rolling out and integrating a new electronic health records (EHR) system. Implementation strategy works to ensure that everything is connected properly and running smoothly, but it is also about affirming that...

A Closer Look at Causes and Solutions for Clinician Burnout

A Closer Look at Causes and Solutions for Clinician Burnout

As you know, entering a career in medicine is a major investment. The financial and personal cost is substantial with years of education and long hours of residency. After so much sacrifice, what could force clinicians to walk away from the profession they devoted...

How to Improve EHR Value for Your Medical Practice

How to Improve EHR Value for Your Medical Practice

Resourceful use of electronic health record (EHR) systems can positively impact patients, care providers and practices in a variety of ways. Increased patient engagement, improved outcomes and streamlined clinical workflows are just a few of the many benefits of a...

Changes to Expect for the MIPS Program Performance Year 2023

Changes to Expect for the MIPS Program Performance Year 2023

A new year means new updates to MIPS. The 2023 Merit-Based Payment System Final Rule was recently published by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in conjunction with Health and Human Services. These notices are packed with much detail and run for many pages,...

A Look Back at 2022 – Another Dynamic Year at Medical Advantage

A Look Back at 2022 – Another Dynamic Year at Medical Advantage

Being in an industry with perpetual and rapid shifting like healthcare, you keep busy responding to many rapid changes across the landscape – so busy that by the time you look up, it is already December. 2022 has been another eventful year of helping healthcare...

How Do EHR Systems Work and How They Benefit Practices

How Do EHR Systems Work and How They Benefit Practices

In 2021, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) reported that 78% of office-based providers and 96% non-federal acute care hospitals have adopted the EHR system.   Electronic health records – or EHR – is a paperless...

Is Vendor Helpdesk Sufficient EHR Support for Your Organization?

Is Vendor Helpdesk Sufficient EHR Support for Your Organization?

If you start your workday crossing your fingers that your EHR will behave, you are not alone. When it comes to the electronic health records (EHR), no perfect system exists despite the strides made to cope with an ever complex and shifting healthcare...