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July 7, 2022
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Physicians should perform online searches of themselves, their practices

Physicians should consider searching online for mentions of their practices and themselves to know what patients see when they perform a web search for a new physician or specialist.

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July 7, 2022
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Improving Productivity and Simplifying Patient Eligibility for Imaging Practices

The eligibility and responsibility landscape for imaging practices can be complex and confusing for patients and providers. New automation integrations within the imaging workflow are helping streamline insurance-related tasks by verifying eligibility for patient exams, identifying patient responsibility at the time of service, enhancing scheduling processes, and meeting the upcoming CDSM mandate for Appropriate Use Criteria.

June 6, 2022
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Workforce shortage impacts all areas of orthopedics

A 2021 report from the Association of American Medical Colleges estimated a shortage of between 37,800 and 124,000 physicians by 2034 in the United States, with shortfalls in both primary and specialty care.

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June 6, 2022
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4 Ways Technology is Transforming Medical Assisting

Medical assistants are an essential part of any medical office or clinic. Performing both clinical and administrative duties, medical assistants provide support for physicians, and do a variety of tasks. Right now, there appears to be a sizeable demand for medical assistants over the next decade to keep up with demand. Advances in medical technology are helping improve and evolve the work that medical assistants do daily .

June 6, 2022
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After 2+ Years Mired in a Pandemic, Primary Care Is Battered and Bruised. How Are You Doing?

If survey results just published by Patient Care are any indication, these are unprecedented days for primary care medicine—and not in a good way. Staff shortages are colliding with a deluge of new patient requests, resulting not only in high levels of burnout but also an alarmingly high percentage of providers questioning their own futures in the field. Much of the sudden downturn is being attributed to the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2022
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Why radiology was uniquely suited to go hybrid

As hospitals and private health offices nationwide slowly begin to emerge from the COVID-induced challenges posed over the last two years, there is a new understanding of, and necessity for, adaptable medical technology and practices.

May 6, 2022
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Advanced practice clinicians able to provide most levels of orthopedic care

Advanced practice clinicians or orthopedic hospitalists can optimize patient care through approaches that are as autonomous or collaborative as the orthopedic surgeon or department needs, according to a presenter.

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May 6, 2022
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Solid reputation, good communication help surgeons respond to patient consumerism

It takes solid basic skills and good patient communications to handle the demands of patient consumerism, a presenter said at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value-Based Care, here. During a panel presentation about how surgical innovation will shape the future of orthopedics, James R. Ficke, MD, FACS, FAAOS, said that, based on what the COVID-19 pandemic taught us, “we need to be agile."

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May 6, 2022
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Most top orthopedic hospitals provide accessible but cryptic cost information for TJA

Results showed most of the top 50 orthopedic hospitals provided publicly accessible cost information for total joint arthroplasty procedures but in a format that did not benefit patients.

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April 6, 2022
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Your Best Investment Is Growing Your Own Business

Many urgent care operators took full advantage of opportunities to serve their communities during the pandemic, accumulating cash in the process. While many question what comes next, there’s no better time to grow your own urgent care business.

 

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