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Article originally appeared here New Jersey-based Kennedy Health (now Jefferson Health) recently made a remarkable discovery: Within one six-month period, just 21 patients accounted for 903 visits to its ED. Many of them, of course, were ultimately readmitted to the hospital. “We were having difficulty getting a handle on [the …

Do you know if your company’s website is secure? If your answer is no, go to a browser and type in your company’s URL. If it starts with the letters HTTPS, then your website is secure. If it doesn’t then please read on for important reasons why you need a …

Physicians can’t cure burnout alone. Using a framework called “capability,” however, healthcare organizations can help. Capability doesn’t refer to providers’ quality or commitment. Instead, it pinpoints how empowered physicians feel to do their jobs by assessing three forms of organizational support: the tools, resources, and latitude they need to care for patients. According to athenahealth’s …

This blog was first published on the Patient Pop website It happens every day: A person searches for a healthcare provider online and quickly narrows their choice to two options. What’s the determining factor? Which provider gets the appointment and the new patient? The one with the stronger online reputation. A whopping …

LACMA members receive access to expert services and exclusive discount when they work with PatientPop to grow their practice. PatientPop, the leader in practice growth technology, today announced it has been named the exclusive Practice Growth Partner of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA), a premier physician association with …

Implementing HIPAA requirements doesn’t have to the rocket science.  In fact, with the right support implementation for most practices can be handled without too much effort.  It just takes a little commitment from the organization and basic compliance requirements can be met. HIPAA and IT 101: Protect patient data Never …

By: Neil R. Hoyt, Sr. – Vice President – Paragon Private Health  As we all know, the cost of health care is not cheap and seems to increase faster than most of us blink.  There are countless reasons for this but that’s an article and debate for another day. Most …

Article originally appeared on CurbsideRealEstate.com Heavy student loan debt is often cited as a barrier to homeownership for 25- to 34-year-olds. But many mortgage lenders are eager to extend credit to one category of debt-burdened graduates: those coming out of medical school. Special mortgage products for physicians are designed to …

Article originally appeared on athenahealth.com As an obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice for nearly a decade, Amber Shamburger, M.D., knows what it takes to get patients to pay their bills. For one, she says, it helps to be flexible: $20 a month through a long-term payment plan is better than no …

As many medical groups, IPAs and health systems grapple with expense reduction and revenue improvement, LACMA now has a partner, vetted by our accounting firm (Vasquez & Company) that can help healthcare organizations, and help us engage prospective organizations in a profound way. ERA is a global company that for …