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A Doctors Guide to HIPAA Compliance in 2017

Jan 23 2017

HIPAA Compliance in 2017 is a key issue that many doctors are focussed on. Since 1996, the The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act has been in place, giving physicians and their teams reasons to guard their patient privacy closely. Depending upon the type of the breach, physicians can be liable for between $100 to…

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What are the Top 3 Biggest Frustrations of Being a Doctor?

Jan 19 2017

When asked what the Biggest Frustrations of Being a Doctor are, the answers given by healthcare providers are surprising. Most people might expect doctors to say the incredibly long hours, delivering difficult news, or watching patients suffer with pain. These all seem to be difficult parts of becoming a doctor, and are well known, however…

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How Doctors can Compete with Retail Clinics in 2017

Jan 17 2017

In the 2017 healthcare world, many doctors are wanting to compete with retail clinics for patients. A lot of this has to do with accessibility. To actually get to see a doctor in person can take up to 6 days according to recent studies. Convenient Care Clinics, also known called Retail clinics are the middle ground…

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Life Balance and Life Hacks for Doctors

Jan 16 2017

Life Hacks for Doctors are not easy to come by. The life of a physician is very stressful and there is very little time to spare. Finding ‘life balance’ seems like something from a self-help book. It would be nice to have but for doctors, it doesn’t work in reality. This is why life hacks for doctors…

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4 Steps to Reducing Telemedicine Misdiagnosis

Jan 14 2017

Telemedicine misdiagnosis is a challenge for doctors who are looking to use the platform. For over two centuries, the Doctors in society have been the source for explaining why we feel ill, and what can be done to change that. Yet with the explosion of online information in the past 20 years, it is impossible…

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The Top 8 Medical Job Search Sites for 2017

Jan 12 2017

Today there are so many Medical Job Search Sites online, it can be confusing to know which is the best to choose from. For doctors looking to grow their medical team, it can be a minefield to find the best medical job search site to post listings. The obvious route these days seems to be…

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Will Telehealth Adoption Increase in 2017?

Jan 11 2017

The current trends show that Telehealth Adoption is on the increase. There’s no question that Telehealth software is changing the way healthcare is delivered. As with any new technology or innovation to any major industry, there are challenges in the early stages of Telehealth adoption. Some of these challenges come in the form of governmental regulations. Nowhere…

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What are the Top Healthcare Industry Challenges in 2017?

Jan 10 2017

Healthcare Industry challenges are always going to be evolving alongside the breakthroughs and innovations. In 2017, there are new healthcare industry challenges that go alongside the age-old difficulties. For doctors, nurses and medical teams, here are 7 of the key healthcare industry challenges they are currently facing in the year ahead for 2017. 1) Retail…

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How to Bill Telemedicine Through Health Insurance

Jan 09 2017

One of the most common questions Doctors have is how to bill Telemedicine through Health Insurance. A big question whether their insurance company is willing to reimburse the service at all. Then there is the question of the actual process of being able to bill telemedicine through health insurance. Here are four steps to help simplify the…

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Important facts to know about Online Physician Reviews

Jan 06 2017

It’s no secret that online physician reviews can influence patient healthcare decisions. For the medical office, they can boost local search rankings, and affect how many patients decide to visit you. As a doctor, online physician reviews influence the way patients view your practice. There are many important facts and statistics that it is important…

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Tips for Doctors Switching to a new EHR in 2017

Jan 05 2017

When doctors consider switching to a new EHR, there are many variables. It is important to be aware of the pros and cons before switching to a new EHR. In the past 8 years the growth has EHR adoption has skyrocketed, from 9% in 2008, up to 83% in 2015. However not all doctors are…

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The Top Medical Advice Forums to visit in 2017

Jan 04 2017

Medical advice forums are becoming more and more a part of the patients start a medical query. With the rise of medical information available online, doctors more available through online portals and telemedicine. But the patients themselves are also sharing a great deal more information and their personal experiences through medical advice forums. Here are…

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Important Medical Practice Benchmarks in 2017

Jan 03 2017

Medical Practice Benchmarks are an essential part of running a successful medical office. Many doctors don’t know if their practices are doing well. In most cases, they are simply stumbling blind, trying to go by feel at the end of the year. The day-to-day responsibilities that come with running a medical office mean that they…

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The Top 10 Telemedicine Specialties in 2017

Jan 02 2017

As Telemedicine specialties grow, it means more physicians have a new outlet for the patients they care for. The healthcare market is seeing the expansion of virtual healthcare services into areas beyond primary care. Medical specialists have great potential for Telemedicine, and this has seen the rise of new telemedicine specialities whether for video consultations,…

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The Top 10 Doctor Review Sites in 2017

Jan 01 2017

Today there are so many doctor review sites online, it can be confusing to know which is the best to choose from. Before 1995, most of us relied on family and friends for recommendations.  But today we have the power of the internet at our fingertips. When you need to visit a new doctor, a lot…