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Is Your EHR Stressing You Out?

When Mark Friedberg, MD, and his team at RAND Corporation surveyed physicians about their job satisfaction in 2013, they were surprised that one area of discontent kept coming up: electronic…
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7 Steps to Implement ICD-10

For providers, the reality of healthcare has changed greatly in the past couple of years. Practicing medicine now revolves around an electronic health record, clinical decision support and analytics. And…
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HealthBiz Exclusive: A Conversation with TED Book Author Rishi Manchanda

In the latest TED book The Upstream Doctors, Dr. Rishi Manchanda draws from his experiences as a primary care physician in south central Los Angeles to envision the future of…
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ICD-10 Code Adoption: The Best of Times or the Worst of Times?

Fundamental change has arrived in healthcare, occupying center stage in our politically polarized world. Care providers who have dedicated their lives to helping others may feel that these are the…
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Healthcare Technology Shift Creates Vulnerability Gaps

For every breathless account of how technology is revolutionizing the healthcare industry, there is a cautionary tale. A health IT system – with the promise of streamlined processes, effortless patient…