CARES Act Provider Relief Fund – Take Action!

Earlier this month, the HHS announced a CARES act Provider Relief Fund distribution for eligible providers that participate in state Medicaid and CHIP programs and have not yet received a payment from the Provider Relief Fund General Distribution. Providers who believe they may be eligible should take action now.

Take Action on the Paycheck Protection Program

On April 16, 2020 the Small Business Administration announced that the $350B allocated for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans have been depleted. This comes after the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program stopped accepting new applications as well.

Knowledge Drop: Using Technology Tools to Improve Doctor Work-Life Balance

Some of the symptoms of physician burnout include: Negativity or indifference toward patient care. Increased likelihood of medical care errors. Heightened feelings of cynicism or apathy. Looking at patients as a disease or a condition, and not as a person. Feeling of being on a treadmill without accomplishing anything. Becoming emotionally exhausted and withdrawn. Increased […]

Knowledge Drop: What are the top billing errors for medical practices?

As a healthcare provider, your first priority is to provide outstanding patient care. That is the main reason you went into the medical field – to help others feel better. But, underlying that altruistic goal is the business side. With your education and experience, you are certainly entitled to be paid fairly for the services […]

Knowledge Drop: How to Understand, Engage, and Measure With Population Health

Historically, it’s been difficult to envision a practice’s population as a whole. The provider may intuitively feel that there are a lot of patients with diabetes, or it might seem like patients are just not engaging enough in their own healthcare. Little attention is really paid to the matter, however, as the provider has to […]

Knowledge Drop: Is the EHR the Beginning of A Bold New World in AI?

“For the healthcare industry, AI could prove to be a game-changer for everyone from the top pharmaceutical companies and hospital chains to the local medical practice. Virtually every aspect of the medical industry can be impacted by artificial intelligence, from robot-assisted surgeries to enhanced EHR performance.” The use of AI in healthcare will only continue […]