By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 08-03-2017

Healthcare is always changing to meet new demands by patients and to improve care already provided by professionals like yourself. Of course, it is hard sometimes to keep up with all the innovations released. Some, while great, might slip by without much fanfare. So, what are some of the best medical innovations which appeared in […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-14-2017

The Final Market Stabilization Rule from Healthcare.gov According to Healthcare.gov, CMS issued final rule to increase choices and encourage stability in health insurance markets for 2018 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final Market Stabilization rule to help lower premiums and stabilize individual and small group markets, and to increase choices […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua, MBA | 04-10-2017

Insurance is critical if you work in the health industry. A survey by the American Medical Association in 2010, found that 61% of physicians had been sued by the end of their career. Without the right insurance, you risk being financially responsible for any claims made against you, yet so many medical professionals make errors […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua | 04-19-2016

The Practice Profitability Index Survey (PPI) is an annual survey that analyzes the operational and financial challenges for physician practices within the US. The third survey, taken in July/August 2015, asked 5,024 physicians to participate. Here is a summary of the findings of the report. Profitability Outlooks Are Flattening In previous years, the PPI has […]

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12-11-2015

A few weeks ago we blogged about the importance of the mobile user to Business Owners. This info-graphic from Greatcall shows not only are mobile users using their phones to contact businesses, but 52% of them actually gather health related information while on their phone. According to a Pew Research study, 80% of today’s Physicians […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua | 07-23-2015

The year 2012 marked an important advance in health care with medical records migrating to electronic systems in a move that signaled the era of digital medicine. Since then, one has to only look at his or her phone to see the bevy of apps (Apple’s newest iOS comes with Apple Health) sprawled all over the digital landscape promising […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua | 06-20-2014

Remember when factory workers were more worried than, say, doctors that their jobs were at risk due to a robotic takeover? Those fears turned out to be somewhat warranted, yet the U.S. has managed to increase worker productivity by 3.7% per year for 60 years. In 2013, reporters from the Associated Press set out to […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua | 09-08-2014

Life expectancy has been increasing for some time now, mostly due to the advances in the medical field that some of our greatest minds have conjured. As we progress in both our understanding of the human body and our mastery of technology, it’s only natural that we use our know-how to alleviate the medical conditions […]

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By Shayne Bevilacqua | 08-13-2014

The age of telemedicine is officially upon us as a handful of insurers are rolling out video conferencing programs to help patients see a doctor over the digital medium. Insurers like WellPoint and Aetna are offering 4 million and 8 million patients—respectively—the ability to partake in e-visits over the next year. Companies like American Well […]

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