Blog (2)

May 11, 2020

Avoiding Physician Burnout From COVID-19

Tips for Healthcare Professionals to Decrease Stress During the Pandemic

You already know that many physicians experience burnout due to their chosen profession. We’ve covered in previous blogs how they report it at rates two times greater than non-physician working adults and that the issue costs the healthcare industry between $500,000-$1 million per doctor. In addition, it’s been directly linked to an array of problems, including decreased patient satisfaction and care quality, physician alcohol and drug abuse and addiction and high malpractice risk and physician and staff turnover. 

Read More »

April 09, 2020

Physician Burnout: Decreasing Documentation Through Digital Technology

Those of you who work in a physician practice know burnout is real. Many doctors in the United States put in an average of 40-60 hours per week. In fact, these medical professionals report burnout at rates two times greater than non-physician working adults. Tragically, approximately 300-400 doctors annually commit suicide, a rate more than double that of the general population. 

Read More »

October 28, 2019

How to Integrate Social Determinants of Health into Your Workflows to Provide Better Patient Care

The issue of the high cost of healthcare in the United States is nothing new. As someone who works in the healthcare industry, you already know that. Our country’s spending in this area is approximately $3.3 trillion. That’s almost double per person compared to other developed nations. 

Read More »

July 08, 2019

HCC Risk Scoring and Value-Based Payments: An Overview

There have been a bevy of articles on value-based care over the past decade, and you’ve probably read at least a few of them. Instead of boring you with the same old description, we’re going to focus on a few numbers that show its current state:

    • Over the past five years, there has been a seven-fold increase in the number of value-based care programs across the United States.
Read More »

April 23, 2019

Addressing Value-based Care Through EHR Reporting

People resist change. That’s nothing new. For some individuals, adjusting to the use of technology in everyday life, especially over the past couple decades, has been especially challenging. So many processes are now automated, seemingly for ease of use.

Read More »

March 19, 2019

Healthcare Technology Trends: Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Perhaps you already know that the United States spends more on healthcare than other developed countries. For example, its spending is 28 percent higher than Switzerland, the next highest per capita spender. Even with this high number, the U.S. has a lower life expectancy and worse health outcomes than any other high-income nation.

Read More »