Practice Management Tips & Resources

Practice Management Tips and Resources

FTC Thwarts Acquisition of Medical Group

A federal court halted the acquisition of a medical group by Boise, Idaho-based Salt Lukeís Health System in the Federal Trade Commissionís (FTC) first-time intervention of medical group acquisition by hospitals. The agency argued the acquisition by the regionally dominant ...

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Researchers: Computer Attention Hurts Doc-Patient

Physicians are spending an average of one third of a patientsí visits looking at at computer screen, and communication with patients is suffering, Northwestern University researchers maintain. Authors of the study, published in the journal Medical Informatics, said that when ...

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CCHIT Ends Testing and Certification of EHRs

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), an industry certification laboratory, announced it will cease testing and certifying electronic health records (EHRs) after it completes looking at approximately 70 systems, this Spring...

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