Monday, July 31, 2017
“Laughter is the best medicine.” This expression has been echoed for decades, but nobody demonstrates it like Dr. Stuart Robertshaw or “Dr. Humor.”
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes Chronic Care Management (CCM) as a critical component of primary care that contributes to better care, improved health outcomes, higher patient satisfaction, and smarter spending. CCM is person-centered and requires extensive care coordination among practitioners and providers and centralized management of patient needs. Therefore CMS has been enlarging the number and types of CCM services that are included in the Medicare Physicians Fee Schedule (MPFS).
Thursday, July 20, 2017
We are used to sophisticated, complex technological tools providing improved patient clinical outcomes, but it is unexpected to see common, basic technological tools that are used by all of us on daily basis (the internet, email, and cell phones) make significant impacts on patients’ lives and the cost of healthcare.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Last week’s unprecedented “Wanna Cry” ransomware attack affected over 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries, including China, France, India, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2017 Health Industry Issues and Trends. At this time of year I find myself looking at healthcare trends for the New Year. While it is usually difficult for experts to make these predictions, due to the fact that healthcare is an ever-changing environment, this year seems to be even more challenging based on the uncertain political situation.