News tagged with health records

Family doc finds mid-level providers increase revenue

(HealthDay)—Hiring mid-levels—physicians assistants and nurse practitioners—can improve productivity, resulting in increased physician take-home pay, according to an article published Nov. 10 in Medical Ec ...

Nov 26, 2013
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Study shows displaying lab costs upfront can save money

Health care costs continue to go up, and physicians control more than 80 percent of those costs. Could providing physicians with real-time information about the cost of what they order help to restrain excessive testing? ...

Nov 21, 2013
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The fabric of disease

If biology is destiny, then the slightest change in a gene's DNA can become an agent of destiny. About 99.9 percent of the DNA "letters," or chemical bases, that make up genes are identical in everyone. But ...

Nov 18, 2013
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Team-based approaches needed to fight high blood pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure rates continue to grow despite the availability of proven treatments, but collaborative approaches can be effective in fighting this deadly disease, according to a science advisory from the ...

Nov 15, 2013
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Scribes can be beneficial in medical practices

(HealthDay)—Medical scribes can accurately document physician or independent practitioner dictation and activities, allowing providers to spend more time with patients, according to an article published ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Big data reaps big rewards in drug safety

Using the Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), a hospital electronic health records database, and an animal model, a team of researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report ...

Oct 09, 2013
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