What is the real cost of not changing your practice offer?

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What is the real cost of not changing your practice offer As a health professional, how do you combat change when you have endless patients waiting for your attention and layers of compliance that are becoming hard to crawl out from underneath? In today’s world, our only constant is change with rapidly advancing technology driving  […]

Affordable Care Act Expands Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits and Federal Parity Protections for 62 Million Americans

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The Affordable Care Act will provide one of the largest expansions of mental health and substance use disorder coverage in a generation. Beginning in 2014 under the law, all new small group and individual market plans will be required to cover ten Essential Health Benefit categories, including mental health and substance use disorder services, and  […]

How services like Pharmacogenetics are making patients more loyal?

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How services like Pharmacogenetics are making patients more loyal Truly tailored medicine is the way of the future. With advances in technology and gene mapping, science is advancing with each passing month and year. Thanks to those advances, genetic testing is now available to help tailor medication usage in patients and reduce the likelihood of  […]

How services like Chronic Care Management are making patients more loyal.

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How services like Chronic Care Management are making patients more loyal The ACA introduced Chronic Care Management in January 2015 to help doctors better manage their patients suffering from multiple chronic disease states. The program has been somewhat slow to be taken up on due to the logistics of servicing high volumes of Medicare patients  […]

How services like Allergy are making patients more loyal?

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How services like Allergy are making patients more loyal Allergy services have typically been challenging for an office to provide. The high drop out rate of patients due to the requirement for in office injections led to only a small number of patients ever completing their allergy treatment regime. With the ability to provide patient  […]

Why do I need an In-House Lab or some of my own testing equipment? Why now?

  One of the most readily identifiable areas of revenue loss in any clinic is the flow of revenue out to separate lab testing services, outside of your clinic. Every time a patient sample is sent out for processing and testing, possible revenue is lost. Due to anti-kickback/Stark laws, you are ineligible for reimbursement of  […]

7 Reasons Why Chronic Care Management Helps Improve Patient Care

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7 Reasons Why Chronic Care Management Helps Improve Patient Care Chronic Care Management is proving to be a valuable addition to patient care. With the rise in chronic conditions due to lifestyle diseases associated with poor diet and stress, chronic care management is imperative in improving health outcomes. Patients as they age often become more  […]

7 Reasons why the Annual Wellness Visit is good for Patient Care

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7 Reasons why the Annual Wellness Visit is good for Patient Care The Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a valuable tool to aid in increasing patient care and wellbeing. Over 60% of patients fail to have preventive testing done that is currently available to them. The AWV is aiding patients and physicians to identify a  […]

Independent Reviews of Urodynamic Testing including UroCuff

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Independent Reviews of Urodynamic Testing including UroCuff and Resulting Patient Outcomes, For Physicians Tracing its routes back to the 1800’s when instruments were first developed to measure bladder pressure and urine flow rate, Urodynamic Testing has become much more specialized over the course of history and its implementation has increased exponentially to understand the medical  […]

Why do I need In Clinic Toxicology Testing and Toxicology Confirmation Testing as an ancillary service? Why now?

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As the current environment in health care with the abuse of prescription medications combined with the CDC’s classification of pain medication abuse as an “epidemic,” there is a movement towards requiring the use of toxicology testing for every patient prescribed any mood or mind altering pharmaceutical.  Many states are now requiring you to check in  […]