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Staying Healthy in Philadelphia's Hospitals

May 3, 2016 by Steven Wigrizer

Grey’s Anatomy. ER. Scrubs. General Hospital. St. Elsewhere. Chicago Hope. Just a few of the many television shows revolving around hospitals that have captured America’s imagination. While some of the portrayals of these medical institutions were accurate, many were fantastical representations of healthcare. Real-life hospitals are a fluctuating atmosphere of good and bad patient care, which often varies based on how well the staff works together.[read more]

Continued Education - How Medical Professionals Can Improve Their Skill Set

May 2, 2016 by Rachelle Wilber

It is no doubt that medical professionals go through extensive training and education in order to be able to practice their specialty. When it comes to any given practice, staying current and up to date on the latest and greatest trends could quite possibly be the biggest challenge for anyone in any heathcare profession.[read more]

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus – Medicare Doubles Down

April 30, 2016 by David Harlow

CMS, through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), is rolling out a refined version of an innovation model that is just winding down its four-year run. Here's what it entails.[read more]

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2 Medical Entrepreneurs Taking Marketing by Storm

April 30, 2016 by Dennis Hung

"The healthcare market is changing, and it will continue to change. If a new company is unable to keep a close eye on the trajectory of market trends and fit their marketing to their audience, that company will not be around for long."[read more]

2016 Phase Two HIPAA Audit Program Update

April 30, 2016 by Phil C. Solomon

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the beginning of the 2016 Phase Two Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Audit Program. This program is designed to evaluate the compliance efforts of covered entities and their business associates (BA) with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules (HPSBNR).[read more]

Educating Medical Professionals and Healing with Virtual Reality

April 29, 2016 by David Kirby

Virtual reality stands poised to innovate the field of healthcare education.This opportunity allows medical professionals to prepare for rare medical scenarios, gaining experience they’re unlikely to get any other way.[read more]

Digital Analytics 101 for Healthcare Marketers: Facebook Ads

April 29, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

This post is part of our series, Digital Analytics 101 for Healthcare Marketers, where we provide short briefs on the What’s, Why’s, and How’s of digital strategy. In this article, we’ll discuss the unique advantages and targeting capabilities of paid Facebook ads.[read more]

California Supreme Court Rebuts Court Ruling On UR Physician Liability

April 29, 2016 by Josh Nelson

Medical reviewers and workers’ compensation providers can breathe a sigh of relief – at least for now. Last week the California Supreme Court ruled to officially depublicize a lower court’s previous ruling on the utilization review (UR) and workers’ compensation industries that would have set a precedent by holding UR physicians responsible for the care of patients whose cases the physicians review.[read more]

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Facts and Figures vs. The “Frivolous Medical Malpractice” Narrative

April 29, 2016 by Andy Heikkila

10 years ago, medical malpractice took center stage in the U.S. political arena when John Edwards was announced as 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry’s running mate. A thick frivolity-in-law narrative and stigma quickly engulfed the country, and, unfortunately, that narrative still pervades today, even though the numbers say otherwise.[read more]

Blogging About Sensitive Topics

April 28, 2016 by Linda Dessau

I have always thought blogging is perfect for people running ‘sensitive’ businesses [such as family law and divorce], where someone may not want to admit even to themselves that they have problems. It is highly likely they will start trawling the internet for advice or to understand where they stand. A blog is a really good way to create empathy long before the reader is ready to pick up the phone.[read more]

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How to Open a New Urgent Care Center

April 28, 2016 by Jack Roberts

According to the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AACUM), the number of urgent care centers in this country has increased 14 percent to 9,300 centers since 2008.[read more]

The Link Between Patient Satisfaction and Long-Lasting Relationships

April 28, 2016 by Practice Builders

The ACA has put patients at the center of healthcare services. A patient-centric healthcare approach in this digital era means a revised definition of quality in the physician-patient relationship.[read more]