5 Tips to improve your HCAHPS scores November 03, 2016 Data measured by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey is increasingly important. Learn five ways technology can help you positively influence these metrics. Fertile technologies Here I review 3 of the newest technologies that are helping patients achieve their dreams of becoming parents. Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOs Health plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement,
performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts. Avoiding the pitfall of epithelial basement membrane dystrophy I am again reminding you that optometry has a renewed purpose in the management of our cataract and refractive patients. Four ways the genomic data commons will advance cancer care October 20, 2016 By Donna Marbury A new cancer database, the Genomic Data Commons, aims to make research more accessible Six healthcare interoperability barriers to watch October 02, 2016 By Donna Marbury Is interoperability in healthcare a dream, or will payers, providers, and technology vendors finally come together to make data more available to one another? Improve your practice: Medical practice websites Practice websites are a valuable tool to attract new parents to your practice, and they can offer a wide variety of indispensable information that can reduce your staff’s workload. Opinion: Value-based medicine requires personalized incentives September 20, 2016 In today’s increasingly consumer-driven environment, personalization is not only expected, but a demanded part of the user experience. 5 zones of your practice that need TLC September 09, 2016 By Michael Rothschild OD True success comes from consistently giving attention to every part of the practice, not focusing all of your attention on one area at a time. Handling patients who want you to adjust glasses purchased online September 06, 2016 By Justin Bazan OD Gone are those simple days when nearly all patients purchased glasses from their eye doctors’ offices. Online eyewear vendors have exploded onto the scene, and the fallout includes the doctor/patient relationship.