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Benefits of E-Prescribing

Electronic prescribing, or e-prescribing, is quickly becoming the main way in which physicians communicate with pharmacies regarding prescriptions. In 2010, the DEA introduced a rule called the Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Rule, giving physicians...

ICD-10 and Medical Billing

October 1, 2015 was the deadline for all medical facilities to officially switch medical coding and billing to the ICD-10 format. ICD-9 coding had been used since the 1970s, with periodic updates and expansions to the coding used. In 1999, ICD-10 was published and...

What to Expect in Healthcare in 2016

2015 was a big year in medicine, with many technological advances and even a few big breakthroughs. The pace is certainly not slowing down when it comes to advancing technology and bringing healthcare into the digital age, so 2016 should see the advancements of 2015...

How Can EHRs Improve the Quality of Care?

Electronic Health Records, or EHRs, give physicians an easy-to-follow snapshot of a patient’s health history. Systems also make recommendations and offer reminders based on specific details of each patient’s record. Additionally, EHRs can be viewed by patients,...