Expert Interview with Andrew Piper on Using 3D Anatomy Software

Technology is evolving rapidly and allowing medical professionals to give patients a better grasp on their health. Andrew Piper, lead programmer and project manager for 3D anatomy software maker Anomalous Medical, says there’s plenty to be excited about. The shift to electronic medical records, increased use of CAD and CAM software in the medical field and the fact that CT and MRI are providing more detail can all have a positive impact on patients. “Implemented correctly, these systems should make it...

Medicaid Fee Reductions: Will You Accept New Patients?

In recent years, and especially now in 2015, the Affordable Care Act has come under fire from a variety of critics, but as of late, it is in full effect, and with it comes many changes, especially in the area of Medicaid fees for healthcare providers. In addition to expanded Medicaid coverage, meaning more people will be seeking care, physicians are now losing the temporary pay raise that they have enjoyed for the past two years. Overall, providers are now left with...

Making Your Medical Practice More Efficient & Profitable With Practice Management Software

Running a successful business in today’s ever-competitive environment can be challenging for even the most qualified of professionals, but in the medical field, staying ahead can be even more daunting. From constant advances in medical technology to complex changes in healthcare laws, it seems that healthcare professionals need to be more vigilant than ever in order to attract and retain patients while expanding their practices and becoming and remaining profitable. In addition, healthcare workers have to contend with patient satisfaction...

Capterra Medical Software Reviews – J.P. Medved on Buying Medical Software

Investing in new software doesn’t have to dramatically change the way medical professionals work, says J.P. Medved, content editor for Capterra. In fact, J.P. recommends that medical professionals select software that already matches the internal process of their practice, rather than upending their operations. What new software can do is make medical professionals more efficient in the way they do their jobs, he adds: “Instead of having to wait to get in the office to check a patient’s chart, for instance, a...

Keeping Things On Track When Patients Are Your Specialty

As a physician, you’re used to uncovering what is hidden, but to support your work you want your medical billing and practice management to be completely transparent. If your office processes aren’t solid, you could lose time to treat patients which can reduce patient satisfaction and ultimately, your cash flow. Innovative software programs can help your office staff create methodical office processes that help you run a successful practice. Managing Bookings When you’re a practice-based physician, it’s especially important that...

Preventive Services for Older Patients: Scheduling Issues

Older patients have unique medical and scheduling needs. Even if you don’t specialize in geriatric medicine, you have older patients in your practice. Some of them may have been with you for years. As your patients age, chronic and acute health conditions can emerge. As medical staff, your job is to stay on top of your patients’ care and to help your patients do the same. The Unique Health Care Needs of Older Patients Your practice can play a role...

How Advanced Practice Nurses Saved America’s Healthcare

Patients today are often underserved, but it’s hard to place too much blame on physicians. Most primary care doctors are completely overworked and exhausted, and they can’t seem to get much relief from that state. The Affordable Care Act, aging baby boomers, and retiring physicians are creating a perfect storm that’s completely overwhelming the health care industry. Millions of additional patients with fewer primary care doctors to serve then means something has to be done, –quickly. Fortunately reinforcements are arriving from...