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Health IT Salaries are Up, but Professionals Think They Deserve More

There’s a huge demand for health IT talent as is apparent as healthcare continues to evolve and more and more providers rely on secure data, a range of skills are needed by different employers in the industry. To attract and keep the best talent, many employers are showing them the money, but for all their work, some professionals feel they should be earning even more. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Proven Tips to Market Your Medical Practice

There is one simple holy grail for those engaged in the business of ambulatory healthcare – the ever allusive strategies to market their practice to the point of increasing their brand awareness, increasing revenue and building a patient base that care about the business like you do and helps spread the word to their peers about the services offered there. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Why practice management software is so crucial for providers

Healthcare expenses in the U.S. are much more expensive than in other developed nations. According to research conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, American providers have especially high costs related to administrative overhead. This includes daily operations, avoiding mistakes and unnecessary expenditures and other logistical considerations. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

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An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Understanding the value of patient engagement

The best practice management systems and EHR software can be used to increase communication internally as well as with patients. This is a crucial step in improving clinical results and helping providers grow their business. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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AMA to Trump: We’re Here for You

The American Medical Association continues to get political. Following the 2016 presidential election in November and the subsequent news that businessman Donald Trump had won the election, the AMA is already reaching out to, at least through the Internet and social media, the president-elect. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Three tips for increasing patient volume

With limited reimbursement rates and an emphasis on preventative health, many practices have turned to increasing patient volume as a means of promoting financial viability. According to the National Institutes of Health, Canadian researchers found that this can come with added stress and confusion for staff. [cont...]

Kevin McCarthy's picture

Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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ONC Publishes New Guide to Help Physicians with EHR Vendor Contracting

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has published a comprehensive new guide that is designed to help providers more fully understand electronic health record implementation, contracts and the process involved in selecting an EHR system. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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Why Increasing Physician Morale is an Uphill Battle

Who cares for those who care for us? As US-based physicians face more scrutiny, oversight, regulation and penalty than ever before, the noble profession of saving lives seems to have been reduced to a micromanaged position where ones hand is held by the government and the other by payers. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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More Clouds On the Horizon, but the Future Looks Bright

No matter the search term online, seemingly every such effort entered into Google returns at least one headline that speaks about the specific product, market or sector seeing X amount of growth in X amount of time. Depending on the industry, there may be more than one or many such results returned in the search. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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88 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Attacks Attributed to Ransomware

Wait, what? Eighty-eight percent of all ransomware attacks have been imposed on healthcare? Apparently, of all the U.S. industries – including retail, education, finance, and technology – a vast majority of attacks occurred at healthcare organizations, according to the Security Engineering Research Team Quarterly Threat Report[cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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