Will My Charting Be Epic?
Business
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Business
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Will My Charting Be Epic?

docnieder - October 18, 2015

“Ambulatory 100” went well. The trainer, Joel, was knowledgable and went through a reasonably accurate episode of care with a patient. I think I can write an adequate note today…

A Go Live of EPIC Proportions
eHealth
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eHealth
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A Go Live of EPIC Proportions

docnieder - October 15, 2015

In exactly two weeks my office will “GO LIVE” with Epic EHR (Electronic Health Record) 2015. In exactly two weeks my office will “GO LIVE” with Epic…

A Call to Action from HiMSS
Business
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Business
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A Call to Action from HiMSS

docnieder - April 18, 2015

For those of you who are not geeks, or not healthcare geeks, I have spent the last week in Chicago at the biggest HIT (Health IT) “geek-out”…

Another Irrational Ebola Response
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Another Irrational Ebola Response

docnieder - November 4, 2014

The definition of irrational behavior is “without the faculty of reason; deprived of reason”[1] and it is presently rampant in my workplace. Every patient seen, not just individuals with fever or nausea and vomiting,…

Wellness
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Designing for Health and Happiness

docnieder - September 24, 2014

Yesterday my feed sent me an interesting article on the iMed Apps website. The Slideshare below by David Sobel, Director of Patient Education and Health Promotion for The…

Unintended Consequences: How HIEs Force Patients to Quit Their PCPs
Business
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Business
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Unintended Consequences: How HIEs Force Patients to Quit Their PCPs

docnieder - July 3, 2014

Last week, a patient who has seen me for more than 20 years called my office for an appointment. She signed up for one of the new HIE insurance…

Patient Partnerships and Patient Satisfaction: Are They the Same?
Business
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Business
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Patient Partnerships and Patient Satisfaction: Are They the Same?

docnieder - May 6, 2014

If you had to deal with a “spousal satisfaction score” on a monthly basis, would this improve your interactions with your spouse? How about a “colleague satisfaction…

Time Thieves
eHealth
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eHealth
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Time Thieves

docnieder - April 15, 2014

As I look to the end of my sixth decade, time is more precious than ever. Having a mother, maternal uncle and maternal grandmother with late onset…

A New Form of Insurance Denial of Coverage
Business
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Business
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A New Form of Insurance Denial of Coverage

docnieder - March 29, 2014

Doctors hate the first of the year. Besides the cold weather, there are a myriad of reasons for that. In private practice one typically goes without a…

Wellbeing Starts in the C-Suite
Business
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Business
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Wellbeing Starts in the C-Suite

docnieder - March 17, 2014

Recently an employee from a nationally known firm based in my city came in for his wellness “physical.” He works 16-hour days from home, rarely leaving his…