Technology

Using Technology to Leverage Your HR Resources

Whether you have a practice with 100 physicians or you run the ship solo, groups have legal requirements and business reasons to maintain employee data, attract talent, onboard new team members and keep up with staff training. Depending on your size, business processes and practice strategy, there are a number of options to consider to leverage your resources.


The Medicare EHR Incentive Program: How to Lose $45,000 in 7 Days

A three-physician group had been considering adopting an EHR system for more than a year. Many colleagues had moved forward with EHR and some had even received an $18,000–24,000 initial stimulus payment for each physician with other payments to follow.


The Next Clinical Trial Tool Set

Clinical trials are research studies on human subjects that ultimately allow a drug to enter the market. The ClinZen Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) is a software system that coordinates these complex trial processes and manages enterprise-level data.


ICD-10: Yes, There Is Hope

As I wrote in a previous article concerning the HIPAA-mandated 5010 claims format, one of the primary reasons for the new format was to support ICD-10 codes. As my team and I work to make sure our products are ready to assist with the transition, much of what I read is negative and can be downright daunting. In fact, it is fairly difficult to find any “glass-half-full” view on the ICD-10 transition.


CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center: Investing in Technology and Talent for the Community’s Future

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital ­– Medical Center puts advanced technology in the hands of a team of skilled academic and private practice physicians, to the benefit of the region’s patients.


Cancer Care Centers 
of South Texas: Clinical Depth, Geographic Breadth

From the Texas Hill Country to San Antonio to South Texas, Cancer Care Centers of South Texas (CCCST) brings state-of-the-art treatments, personalized, compassionate and comprehensive care, and access to clinical trials — close to where patients live and work.


2013 Bexar County Community Health Assessment Provides Insight, Opportunities for Area Physicians

Community health assessments have become an integral part of community health. The Bexar County Community Health Assessment (CHA), issued every three years by The Health Collaborative (THC), has become a tool for helping Bexar County think about community health in a different way.