ACA, EDR, HITECH and the list goes on. Such acronyms and abbreviations are part and parcel of modern healthcare. As a practice owner or dental professionals, you have to understand the effect and consequence they can have on your clinic. Most of them appear to have some relationship with computers and technology in healthcare.
The healthcare industry has been in turmoil for a few years. Changes in technology and legislation have affected providers all over the country. The Affordable Care Act has made it possible for millions of uninsured people to gain healthcare access at reasonable rates. But recent efforts to repeal the bill have sparked a lot of uncertainty and…
Computers and software have made their way into the doctor’s office. Today you’ll be hard-pressed to find a dental practice that does not use computers in some manner. Federal incentive programs and the need for tools to handle increased documentation
The American healthcare industry is moving away from the traditional fee-based system to a more patient centric, value-based model. As the care continuum draws closer, population health management is emerging as a key tool in preventive care. EHR systems help
The dental industry – as well as healthcare as a whole – is different from other businesses in many ways. One characteristic that stands out is that unlike many other products and services, most people don’t exactly want what you’re
Like every other business, dental practices are constantly striving to improve and grow. Profits are not the only yardstick for measuring growth. Gross revenue, patient volume and other metrics are equally valuable. Some clinics like to focus on one particular