The New Age of Preventive Medicine
Out of the Digital Dark Ages and Into the New Age of Preventive Medicine Serious question: Is it just me or did you think it was called “preventative medicine,” too? Turns out, the proper name is “preventive medicine.” (Who knew???) Semantics aside,...Read this article
The Healthcare Giant (And Pandemic) You Never Saw Coming
Preparing to stay afloat in this industry as Amazon (and an extraordinary pandemic) comes in like a wrecking ball. Editor’s Note: Itentive was not immune to the whirlwind of COVID-19’s impact. I created this blog in February 2020 prior to this crisis...Read this article
Five Things Patients Expect from Your Practice Today
Have you, an experienced provider or practice manager, found yourself asking the question what can I do to increase patient engagement, boost new patient volumes, and strengthen patient retention to ensure my practice’s success? If you haven’t, perhaps...Read this article
Physician Burnout: Is this the New Healthcare Crisis?
When a flashlight’s battery goes out, what happens? It turns off. It essentially stops working. Now what if I ask you the same question about a physician? Do they just turn off and stop working? As a physician, when have you ever stopped working? The...Read this article
(Online) Reputation is Everything… Even for Healthcare Providers
As a healthcare provider in a world so enthralled in a combination of both digital resources and consumerism, it is imperative you are aware of your virtual presence and know how to effectively manage your online reputation. Today’s patient population...Read this article
CMS Meaningful Use Overpayments – The Potential Impact to You and Your Practice
Many healthcare organizations were shocked to find that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) overpaid more than $729 million worth of incentive payments to eligible providers that failed to meet meaningful use requirements. This discovery...Read this article
MACRA: Pick Your Own Pace… Just Do It Quickly!
The majority of providers thought they could breathe easy after the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA, legislation was finalized last October. Their prayers had been answered; quality reporting programs had been eliminated and the...Read this article
Ransomware Incidents May Be a Reportable HIPAA Breach
In the wake of several high profile healthcare ransomware incidents, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has released guidance on the expectations for covered entities. Ransomware is a sophisticated piece of malware designed...Read this article