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IoT – Internet of Things (and fish)

9/20/2021

Setting the Scene The Internet of Things has become a popular buzzword, but what is it? Basically, it is the multitude of devices that have the capability of being connected to the Internet. While a listing of IoT devices quickly becomes lengthy, here...

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An Ode to Workplace Culture

8/12/2021

If I had a dollar for every time in the last year I had been asked “So, what are your plans after graduation?”, I probably wouldn’t have had to find a paying job! All jokes aside, the pressure placed on new graduates to find a comfortable, challenging,...

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The New Age of Preventive Medicine

6/4/2020

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,...

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The Healthcare Giant (And Pandemic) You Never Saw Coming

5/19/2020

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...

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Five Things Patients Expect from Your Practice Today

6/22/2018

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...

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Physician Burnout: Is this the New Healthcare Crisis?

1/18/2018

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...

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(Online) Reputation is Everything… Even for Healthcare Providers

9/11/2017

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...

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CMS Meaningful Use Overpayments – The Potential Impact to You and Your Practice

7/11/2017

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...

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