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1st Annual Volunteer Fair at Modernizing Medicine

By Sun Sentinel | Source : Sun Sentinel | Category:
In honor of National Volunteer Month, Modernizing Medicine hosted their first annual volunteer fair for their employees. Seven area nonprofits were represented and shared more about their mission and volunteer opportunities.

Drs. Jon Cornelius, David Geier & more: 10 orthopedic surgeons in this week’s headlines

By Adam Schrag | Source : Becker's Orthopedic Review | Category:
Here are 10 orthopedic surgeons who made the news. Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon (Tenn.) Medical Director of Orthopedics Jon Cornelius, MD, performed the first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation in the state. Orthopedic surgeon Brendan J. MacKay, MD, of Lubbock-based Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will be included in…

Modernizing Medicine’s Dr. Jason Weisstein’s best ways for orthopedic practices to address MIPS — 4 notes

By Adam Schrag | Source : Becker's Orthopedic Review | Category:
Modernizing Medicine Medical Director of Orthopedics Jason Weisstein, MD, will present the best methods orthopedic practices may use to address merit-based incentive payment systems at AAOE's upcoming annual meeting. Here are four things to know: 1. Dr. Weisstein's presentation is called "Strategies to Outperform Your Peers in the New Era of…

#SproutChat Recap: Targeting Social Content

By Sara Nagel | Source : Sprout Social | Category:
When managing any social community, targeting your brand’s content is no easy task. However, tailoring messages for a niche audience and investing time and resources into growing and nurturing small communities can prove to be exceptionally difficult. In this week’s #SproutChat, Alex Bimonte, Sprout All Star and Marketing Communications…

Why an EHR System is Necessary to Excel in the ERA of MIPS (Part One)

By Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH | Source : American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives | Category:
Dr. Jason Weisstein is presenting at the AAOE 2017 Annual Conference in Indianapolis. His session, titled "Strategies to Outperform Your Peers in the New Era of Value Based Healthcare and MIPS,"will be taking place Saturday, April 22 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM. As an orthopaedic surgeon, it is still astonishing to me how many of my peers are unaware of…

2017 most powerful women in healthcare IT: HIT vendor execs

By Staff Report | Source : Health Data Management | Category:
Impact on HIT: In addition to developing and launching software solutions, Long is a champion of HIT usability. She believes that user participation in product development is key to delivering solutions to solve the right problems in the right way at the right time. Click here to read more. 

ECRI: The rules on copying and pasting medical information

By Staff Report | Source : HC Pro | Category:
In 2016, the ECRI Institute’s Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety released its Health IT Safe Practices: Toolkit for the Safe Use of Copy and Paste. The toolkit outlines the risks and benefits of reusing medical information in electronic health records (EHR), along with four safe-practice recommendations on copy and paste policies. It also…

7 things for ASC leaders to know for Monday — April 10, 2017

By Eric Oliver | Source : Becker's ASC Review | Category:
Here are seven things for ASC leaders to know for April 10, 2017. Aetna to leave Iowa ACA exchange Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna is withdrawing its individual health insurance plans from Iowa's ACA exchange in 2018. Aetna is the second payer to report it is exiting the state exchange. Earlier this week, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Wellmark said it is…

Baptist Memorial Health Care selects gMed as its primary procedure report writer: 3 insights

By Eric Oliver | Source : Becker's GI & Endoscopy | Category:
Memphis, Tenn.-based Baptist Memorial Health Care selected Weston, Fla.-based gMed's, a Modernizing Medicine company, gGastro electronic health record system and its gInsignts performance measure platform as its primary procedure report writer. Here's what you should know. 1. The health system will use gGastro and gInsights in its 47…