How EHRs Help Improve Orthopedic Patient Safety

How EHRs Help Improve Orthopedic Patient Safety

There is no question that electronic health records (EHRs) make billing and the other administrative duties of a medical clinic much easier, but...

3 Orthopedic Apps to Watch

3 Orthopedic Apps to Watch

Immediate access to medical information, thanks to modern advances in technology, has completely changed how many practitioners perform in a...

Is Your Practice Doing Enough to Protect Patient Data?

Is Your Practice Doing Enough to Protect Patient Data?

In 2015, there were over 112 patient health care breaches. These include instances where data and information was stolen, lost or disclosed...

How Patient Portals Lead to Improved Relations Between Practices and Patients  

How Patient Portals Lead to Improved Relations Between Practices and Patients  

Patient portals are being used more frequently by practices and other organizations as a way of improving relations between the practice and the...

4 HIPAA and EHR Risks You Need to Know  

4 HIPAA and EHR Risks You Need to Know  

Orthopedic practices have a great deal to lose if they violate HIPAA regulations. Simple items such as keying in misinformation on a patient's...

Surviving the Audit: How to Avoid Major Fines for Your Orthopedic Practice

Surviving the Audit: How to Avoid Major Fines for Your Orthopedic Practice

An orthopedic practice has enough to worry about on any given day. From patient intake to surgery complications to staff calling out sick, there...

Where EHR and Digital Technology is Taking Orthopaedic Healthcare

Where EHR and Digital Technology is Taking Orthopaedic Healthcare

A cartoon recently made its way around Facebook poking fun at how illegible physicians' handwriting can be. It showed a group of doctors...

Stem cell therapy may offer patients and physicians new options in treating Orthopedic injuries

Stem cell therapy may offer patients and physicians new options in treating Orthopedic injuries

Stem cell therapy once sounded like something from a science fiction novel. Today, it's fast becoming an innovative treatment to help a variety of...

Quality, Technology, Improvement: How MIPS Improves an Office's Performance

Quality, Technology, Improvement: How MIPS Improves an Office's Performance

MIPS is a new program under MACRA that penalizes doctors and their staff if they fail to keep their offices up to par. The Merit-Based Incentive...

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