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Posted August 10, 2017

How Do Physicians Care for the Digitally Isolated?

Our daily living relies on digital technology. In the healthcare industry, how do physicians reach those who are not tech savvy? In an article from Medical Economics author Paul Nicolaus writes, “According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 2016 Broadband…Read More

Posted August 4, 2017

The Benefits of Physician Volunteering

Volunteering after work may seem like a hassle. After all, your day has been spent helping patients and by the end of the day, you are pretty tired. But volunteering just for a couple of hours after work will go…Read More

Posted July 25, 2017

6 Suggestions for Reducing Patient No-Shows

July 2017 “No-shows” — patients who miss their reserved appointment — are more than just a minor inconvenience. Their actions can result in lost revenue, decreased productivity and increased costs, since you spread your fixed overhead costs across fewer visits….Read More

Posted July 20, 2017

Using Technology to Improve Patient Engagement

The use of technology has improved customer relationships in more than one industry. In the healthcare industry technology is not only helping to save lives, but is now being used to improve the patient’s clinical experience and patient engagement. In…Read More

Posted July 3, 2017

How to Keep Your Patients From Switching Physicians

About a quarter of patients are likely to switch physicians for a multitude of reasons, according to a new study from Weatherby Healthcare. What strategies does your practice use to retain patients? In an article from Medical Economics, author Keith…Read More

Posted June 12, 2017

Why Physicians Should Be Active On Social Media

Social media is a fantastic way to grow your practice and connect with customers. However, while it is easy to access social media, finding success in social platforms takes time, effort, and practice. In an article from Medical Economics, Nima…Read More

Posted June 5, 2017

How Can Physicians Navigate Vaccine Hesitancy

According to a recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the number of parents who refuse vaccinations for their children is rising. Included in the study was the fact that although pediatricians educate parents about the vaccinations, many still…Read More

Posted May 23, 2017

Healthcare Cyberattacks Up 300%

Cyberattacks are increasing across the board, regardless of industry. However, a new report reveals that cyberattacks in the healthcare industry rose 320% in the past year. To put that startling figure into focus, in 2015, there were 5,249,675 patient records…Read More

Posted May 8, 2017

The Threat of Cybercrime Looms Over the Healthcare Industry

Cybercrime is an ever-growing problem in today’s world of modern technology. Clever criminals explore new veins every day, and regulators and medical-device-makers are wary that medical devices, such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, will be the next target, writes Casey…Read More

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