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Importance of Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry
ConclusionHuman history has taught us that the right and meaningful technology is always adopted by the community. We can be certain that AI will change dentistry in a way we cannot even imagine today. Dentistry has always been at the forefront when it comes to implementing new technologies. Be it practice management software, digital radiographs or 3D printing – dentists have been early adopters. AI-powered products are a natural next evolution of dental technology and the promise will be realized very soon. We hope you liked the article. If you are a dentist, then please Sign Up as a Clinical Investigator...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Schein to spin out animal health biz in merger with Vets First Choice
Henry Schein (NSDQ:HSIC) said today it plans to spin off its Animal Health business and merge it with Vets First Choice to create a new combined animal health business which will operate under the moniker Vets First Corp. The new company aims to use advanced data analytics, practice management software and other specialized technology to support animal health, and will combine Henry Schein Animal Health’s approximate 4,300 employees with Vets First Choice’s 750 US employees. The newly formed business will have pro forma 2017 sales of approximately $3.6 billion, Henry Schein said. “We are excited abou...
Source: Mass Device - April 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Henry Schein Inc. Source Type: news

CS 8100SC 3D Wins 2018 Edison Award for Its Innovative Design
ATLANTA —The CS 8100SC 3D extraoral imaging system by Carestream Dental has been awarded a bronze 2018 Edison Award in the category of Dental/Medical Digital Imaging by the internationally renowned Edison Awards ™. The distinguished award, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognizes innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.“It’s exciting to see companies like Carestream Dental continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” Frank Bonafilia, executive director, Edison Awards, said. “Edison Awards recognizes t...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CS 3600 Intraoral Scanner Outperforms Other Scanners, Traditional Impression, in Finish Line Accuracy
ATLANTA —Since its launch in 2016, the accuracy of Carestream Dental ’s CS 3600 intraoral scanner has beenconsistently confirmed by international third-party scientific research. Now, the scanner has once again been recognized for its outstanding performance in finish line accuracy.“Finish Line Distinctness and Accuracy in 7 Intraoral Scanners versus Conventional Impression: An In-vitro Descriptive Comparison, ”* published in BMC Oral Health, aims to highlight differences, if any, in finish line distinctness and finish line accuracy among seven intraoral scanners and one traditional impression.The s...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Henry Schein and Internet Brands Form Joint Venture To Deliver Integrated Technology To Enhance Dental Practice Management
New global company - called Henry Schein One - combines Dentrix, Dentrix Ascend, Exan, Easy Dental, Demandforce, Sesame Communications and other market-leading dental brands  MELVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, and Internet Brands,a leading provider of web presence and online marketing software, announced today the creation of a joint venture designed to deliver integrated dental technology to help the profession improve practice managemen...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices
DrChrono, developer of electronic health records, practice management, revenue cycle and other ambulatory software for Apple devices, is introducing leasing bundle plans to help medical practices replace their outdated computer hardware with new Apple machines. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Strength in Numbers? Ins and Outs, Pros and Cons of Virtual Groups
While the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) creates questions and headaches for practitioners, its evolution continues. Virtual Group (VG) reporting is a new option for solo/small practices to use, and the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services continues to make changes as the feedback, concerns, and recommendations pour in from various audiences. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - April 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Rod Baird Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news

Carestream Updated Software Helps Practices Manage Workflow
For Immediate Release: March 22, 2018 Carestream Dental is built on a legacy of software innovation that continues to evolve to this day. From streamlined practice management software to time-saving modeling software, new updates and releases for CS PracticeWorks, CS SoftDent and CS Model+ keep dental professionals organized and efficient so they can better serve patients. The latest updates to CS PracticeWorks v8.1 give users greater visibility and access to important patient information. The appointment book now stretches across all computer screens —regardless of size—for easier viewing, and appointments can...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 28, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Hampshire practices join forces to launch urgent care system
Two Hampshire practices have launched an urgent care system to improve access to same-day appointments for their patients. GPs at the practices in Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire are confident that this system will help them to offer more routine doctor appointments and reduce patients waiting times. Ina letter to patients, Lee-on-the-Solent Health Centre said they will be working with Manor Way Surgery to deliver a new urgent care system.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - March 13, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patient Access Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Introduces All-New Care Management Platform
There have been many transitions in the oral healthcare industry during the 21st century; the transition from analog to digital and a transition to whole body care, to name just a few. Carestream Dental ’s all-new care management platform reflects yet another critical transition in the industry—shifting the focus from practice management and placing it on care management. Launching at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, Carestream Dental ’s new care management platform follows a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, providing anytime, anywhere access through a modern web browser. For busy practices where multita...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

GP practices told to review 44,000 patient records after data loss glitch
GPs are set to have to review tens of thousands of patient records following a problem where dates and times of entries were removed. Over 2,500 practices have lost patient data including read codes, vaccination information and pathology results due to a problem with importing records of returning patients. The problem, which has impacted 44,104 records, has affected patients that were registered with SystmOne or EMIS practice, moved to a practice that does not use these systems and then moved back to a SystmOne or EMIS practice.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - March 5, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Intermedix to Spin Off Emergency Preparedness and Response
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATLANTA  – Intermedix today announced it will spin off its Emergency Preparedness and Response Division following the completion of the sale of its healthcare RCM, practice management and analytics business lines to R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM). This new company, to be named “Juvare,” pronounced Joo-VAHR-Ay, will be an independent, privately held company, backed by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a premier private equity firm that currently owns Intermedix. Juvare will be composed of all of the assets and business of Intermedix’s Emergency Preparedness and Res...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Intermedix Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

SPM in Real Life: Winter ‘18
NEW MEMBERS: Winter ’18 Brief bios/plugs for new members (extracted from the Introduce Yourself Connect Community) Daniel Warren (Rik), initial member of Sensogram Technologies business team. Responsibilities include evangelism, channel development and management.  The technology continually reads and wirelessly reports vital signs in a variety of wearable form factors. Complementing this are solutions serving those with higher fall risk. Brian Eastwood, a research analyst, with a background in writing, editing, and public speaking experience. Brian joined the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Particip...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - February 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Danny van Leeuwen Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news

Quality Counts, but How Do We Really Measure It?
The Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program is highly technical, making it difficult for community-based medical groups and most practitioners to understand. Incorporating an intelligent MIPS strategy into a post-acute/long-term care setting is significantly more difficult. Trying to take the technical details of MIPS and discuss them in a way that everyone can understand is a challenge — like trying to translate a thousand-year-old book from ancient Greek into modern English. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - January 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Rod Baird and Joanne Kaldy Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news

IoT and AI Can Unlock Real Value Beyond the Hype, and Here & #039;s How
Everyone who works in healthcare is currently sitting in the center of a turbulent convergence. The drive toward value-based care is demanding better outcomes for less cost, while consumer-driven care demands patient self-empowerment and a more collaborative relationship between patient and physician. In my latest book, The Big Unlock, I discuss how the Internet of Things (IoT) and a connected healthcare ecosystem serve as a beacon for stakeholders within the convergence to help them navigate their way to the goals of value-based care. But many still struggle to see value in this approach as the technologies involved ...
Source: MDDI - January 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Paddy Padmanabhan Tags: R & D Design Source Type: news

5 Things to Know about Physician Practice Management
How does a physician determine if a practice management arrangement with an MSO is right for the practice? Here are five things physicians should consider. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - December 28, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Yulian Shtern, Esq. and Leonard Lipsky, Esq. Tags: Blog Practice Models Practice Management Systems Physician Productivity Source Type: news

LeanTaaS raises $26M to build up iQueue appointment software
Santa Clara, California-based practice management software company  LeanTaaS announced $26 million in Series B financing, raised exclusively from Insight Venture Partners.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 14, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Using Data Tools to Improve Your Practice Management Reporting
Use Excel Pivot Tables and Microsoft SQL Server to enhance the way your practice creates reports from its PM and EHR systems. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - November 8, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Lucien Roberts Tags: Pearl Health IT EHR Pearls Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Helps Doctors Make ‘Smart Choices’ for Equipment and Software
As a new freestanding digital dental company, Carestream Dental helps doctors make smart choices for their practices, whether they ’re looking for equipment or software solutions. At the ADA Annual Meeting, Carestream Dental is showcasing both the latest intelligent scanning features of its CS 3600 intraoral scanner and new practice management solutions that make everyday workflow more intuitive.“Smart technology is rapidly changing all sectors of industry, including digital dentistry,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., Chief Dental Officer, Carestream Dental, said. “But being labeled as ‘smart’ does...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 25, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Intelligent Updates to CS 3600 Software Makes Implant Workflow Smarter
SAN FRANCISCO —When it was first launched in 2016, Carestream Dental’s CS 3600 intraoral scanner optimized the implant planning workflow. Today, the latest enhancements to the scanner’s acquisition software make introducing intraoral scanning into the implant workflow not just a smart choice, but a genius o ne.The new intelligent scanning features of the CS 3600 make it easier to capture scans correctly on the first try, making scanning more efficient and resulting in higher quality scans before they ’ve even been rendered. Missing information is color coded to indicate either holes or gaps and guid...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 17, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CareCloud, First Data launch patient experience platform
Miami-based CareCloud, a developer of practice management software, and commerce technology company First Data have launched Breeze, a mobile and web platform that allows patients to flexibly view, manage, and pay for their care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 4, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

New EPS Controlled Drugs scheme to be introduced in GP practices
NHS Digital has announced the launch of a new pilot in general practices in England. The scheme will enable five GP practices, which currently use the Vision system, to prescribe and deliver Electronic Prescription Service Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs (EPS CDs) across London and in the north west of the country. NHS Digital will be in charge of monitoring the prescription and dispensing of EPS CDs.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - September 29, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: llegraien Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patient Access Patients Practice development Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Thousands of GP practices to save time through innovative telephone technology
Thousands of GP surgeries in the UK are now able to release time to care with Surgery Connect telephone solution through their EMIS system. The cloud-based software, from telecommunications service provider X-on, allows GP practices to have access to the latest in telephone technology, save time and improve their patients’ experience. It provides services, such as call recording and appointment confirmation. The service is much cheaper than a traditional phone system, offering free calls and single monthly payments.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - September 19, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: llegraien Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patient Access Patients Practice development Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Nashville health care company makes another CEO change
PhyMed Healthcare Group, a Nashville-based anesthesia practice management company, has named its third new CEO in less than four years. Marty Bonick, a veteran of struggling Franklin-based hospital giant Community Health Systems, is taking over the top executive role for PhyMed, according to a news release. Sami Abbasi, who joined PhyMed as CEO in 2015, left the company earlier this year to lead Dallas-based United Vision Partners . PhyMed, which spun out of Anesthesia Medical Group in 2012, was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eleanor Kennedy Source Type: news

Medical Practice Tales from a Thunderstorm
This doctor shares her experience from a terrible thunderstorm and what happens when IT systems go down. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - September 11, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Melissa Young, MD Tags: Blog Risk Management Technology Operations Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

Carestream is Aquired
BREAKING NEWS:Clayton, Dubilier& Rice and CareCapital Advisors Limited (part of Hillhouse Capital Management), completed the previously announced acquisition of Carestream Dental, the dental digital business of Carestream Health, on Sept. 1, 2017. The carve-out transaction establishes Carestream Dental as an independent global company, wholly owned by CD&R and Hillhouse/CareCapital funds. Carestream Dental is a leading provider of dental digital product lines and services, including imaging equipment, CAD/CAM systems and practice management software that enables oral healthcare providers around the world to advance...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CS Airway Module Aids in Airway Analysis
Launching Aug. 24, 2017, at CDA North is the CS Airway module, Carestream Dental ’s latest enhancement for CS 3D Imaging software. This advanced tool aids general practitioners and orthodontists in quickly analyzing the airway in 3D for clearer visualization, faster analysis and enhanced communication with patients.The CS Airway module gives doctors a color-coded 3D view of the pharyngeal region to help them visualize constrictions in airway passages. Doctors can customize the color scale with their preferred threshold to suit their individual needs. Color coding is also valuable in patient education. Colored 3D rend...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 1, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NuSmile Announces Inaugural NuSmile Summit
CE event designed to take pediatric dentistry to “the next level” in a beautiful settingHOUSTON, TEXAS, August 8, 2017 —NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that the first-ever NuSmile Summit will be held January 19-20, 2018 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The event’s format allows attendees to create their own schedule by choosing the specific courses tha t best meet their individual needs. Attendees will receive up to 16 continuing education credits from courses offered by several of the world’s most respected experts in all facets of ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

' I have put my heart and soul into the practice '
Ann Neville decided to move into practice management in 2014 after her father fell ill with dementia. Just three years later, she has rectified major problems with access, introduced a workable system for visits and created a risk register that is giving pre-emptive advice to patients who might develop diabetes.   Her practice, Darwen Healthcare in Lancashire, has nine GPs, 38 practice staff and a list of 12,500.  Ms Neville has been commended by her peers for her‘can-do’ attitude and as someone who is both firm and fair in her approach.Hide related content:  Show related contentread ...
Source: Management in Practice - August 3, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick *** Featured Practice development Practice management Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

The 7 Must Have Features of a Practice Management System
Why it's important that your practice management system can integrate with the EHR and six other features it must have. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 26, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Watkins Tags: Finance Financing Technology Health IT Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

5 Steps to Selecting a Practice Management System
Cost will be a factor in selecting a practice management system, but it shouldn't be the only one. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 25, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Watkins Tags: Health IT Technology Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

Tech Survey: Patient Portal Use on the Rise
The latest batch of 2017 Physicians Practice Tech Survey data reveals that more practices are getting patients to use its portal. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 24, 2017 Category: Practice Management Tags: Health IT EHR Technology Technology Survey Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

EHR Dissatisfaction is Contributing to Provider Burnout
This healthcare provider has seen firsthand how poor EHR design has contributed to burnout in physicians, PAs, and other practitioners. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 21, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Stephen H. Hanson, PA-C Tags: EHR Technology Technology Survey Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

Is the Health IT Industry Failing Physicians?
The Physicians Practice Tech Survey confirms that physicians aren't fans of EHRs and health IT, in general. Here's a look into why this is the case. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 12, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Jordan Rosenfeld Tags: Health IT EHR Technology Technology Survey Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

2017 Technology Survey Results
This year's survey found that three-fourths of practices say the health IT industry is failing because doctors don't like the technology they use. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 10, 2017 Category: Practice Management Tags: MACRA Health IT EHR Technology Technology Survey Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

12 Ways to Improve Patient Portal Usage
Many patients are resisting usage of patient portals or abandon using it after signing up. Here are 12 ways to get them on board permanently. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 6, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Iulia Filip Tags: Health IT EHR Technology Patient Portals Patients Practice Management Systems Source Type: news

Hospital hires vice president of physician practice management
Patti Hammond is the new vice president of physician practice management at Glens Falls Hospital. Hammond has worked in various leadership roles at Ellis Medicine, Bellevue Woman's Center and Adirondack Health in Saranac Lake. She played a role when Ellis brought Bellevue and St. Clare's Hospital into its system in 2007 and 2008. Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Medical Services is ranked No. 5 on the Albany Business Review's List of physician practice groups. It had 119 local physicians and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Shannon Sweeney Source Type: news

Keeping good financial records
It ’s worth keeping a close eye on practice finances, and with the software packages now available it’s easier than ever, writes Mark Dempsey.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - June 7, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** AskTheExpert: Accounting *** AskTheExpert: Finance *** AskTheExpert: IT *** Editor ' s Pick Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Letter Reveals CARTI’s Plan for Improving Finances
The management company CARTI hired to help turn around the Little Rock cancer treatment organization recently released its strategy to slash costs, a plan that should result in a savings of about $7 million a year. The Berkeley Research Group LLC of Emeryville, California, said in its four-page letter, which was marked “Proprietary & Confidential,” that the nonprofit could save between $6 million and $8.1 million annually by focusing on five areas, including nonlabor expenses and its physician practice management. Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute Inc. reported an operating loss of $13.8 million ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Practices reopen following NHS cyber attack
GP practices and other NHS services around England which were forced to close for several days following the'cyber attack'on the NHS computer system, have now reopened.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 17, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** AskTheExpert: IT *** Editor ' s Pick Patient Access Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Breaking: Cyber hack on NHS shuts practices down
A major cyber attack on the NHS computer system has shut down GP practices around England.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 12, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** AskTheExpert: Insurance *** AskTheExpert: IT *** AskTheExpert: Legal/HR *** Editor ' s Pick Complaints Patient Access Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Cyber hack on NHS shuts practices down
A major cyber attack on the NHS computer system has shut down GP practices around England.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 12, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** AskTheExpert: Insurance *** AskTheExpert: IT *** AskTheExpert: Legal/HR *** Editor ' s Pick Complaints Patient Access Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Tablet-based EMR-maker DocuTAP acquires scheduling software company Clockwise.MD
Souix Falls, South Dakota-based DocuTAP, which makes tablet-based EMR and practice management software, has acquired Atlanta-based Clockwise.MD, a maker of mobile appointment-booking software. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 27, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Gold standard 4.2: New features added to Sidexis 4 imaging software
The award-winning Sidexis 4 image processing software from Dentsply Sirona Imaging is ready for the IDS. With numerous new features, its capabilities are enhanced: upgraded ease of use, even more shortened practice procedures, and increased flexibility. All of this means significant improvements, in particular for intraoral X-rays and when communicating with patients.Bensheim/Salzburg, March 22, 2017. The 4.2 version for the IDS is an update for the Sidexis 4 imaging software that primarily makes intraoral X-rays more convenient. Additional functions make the procedure even easier and faster, and also contribute to be...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Digital, flexible and open – CEREC, a complete system for restorations, implantology and orthodontics
With CEREC, Dentsply Sirona provides a comprehensive and proven digital system that can be used in a variety of ways: For delivering restorations in a single visit, guided placement and restoration of implants and also for orthodontic solutions. In order to make it even more flexible, the data from the digital impression can now be exported in STL format and used for additional applications.Bensheim/Salzburg, March 21, 2017.More than30 years ago Dentsply Sirona brought CEREC to the market, a system which pioneered single visit dentistry. CEREC has been continually developed in that time so that not only restorations, but a...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The performance-boosting technology that is changing practices
There's an app for everything it seems with practices implementing software fro everything from administrative work, to generating income, to improving patient experience.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - March 20, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patient Access Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Practices to be compensated £250 for dealing with Capita
The additional work undertaken by practice managers and administrative staff as a result of Capita ’s overhaul of the patient records system last year will be compensated, NHS England has said.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - March 3, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: aharrold Tags: *** AskTheExpert: Finance *** Editor ' s Pick Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

OhioHealth acquires practice management group representing 2,100 docs
OhioHealth Corp. has acquired Medical Group of Ohio, a practice management organization with 2,100 member physicians. The longtime joint-venture partner has been renamed OhioHealth Group. Dr. John Schmeling, named Medical Group CEO in 2013, became the Columbus hospital system's executive liaison for practice transformation when the merger was complete Jan. 1. Other administrative staff joined OhioHealth as well, either within OhioHealth Group or at the parent office depending on role. Terms were… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 6, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Start Preparing Now for MACRA Changes to Come
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) replaces current value-based performance reporting and establishes a new Quality Payment Program (QPP). QPP essentially creates two pathways forward: the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Currently, every physician-led post-acute/long-term care medical group probably knows it is likely enduring a minimum of a 2% Medicare Part B payment cut for 2017. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - January 31, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Rod Baird Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news