House calls

How to bill for a house call visit

Physician house calls are making a comeback as they offer clear benefits for many patients and providers. But physicians making house calls need to know about certain reimbursement and practical considerations. Here’s a quick overview of tips and CPT codes

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Health IT

Do EHRs actually contribute to physician burnout?

There’s a common belief that EHRs are a major factor contributing to physician burnout. But what does the research say? A 2020 study finds a significant connection, and that there’s something we can do about it.  EHRs and physician burnout

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Is your medical office Wi-Fi fast enough?

With the growing use of mobile devices in healthcare, clinics need fast wireless internet. But is your medical office Wi-Fi fast enough? Most small medical practices don’t have a dedicated IT staff person. This leaves physicians or administrators in charge

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Typing vs. Dictation – Which is faster?

Since moving to electronic medical records, doctors spend hours each day typing clinical notes. For many providers, the charting demands of EMRs have been a cause of burnout. Others have responded by turning to medical dictation software and other workflow

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