It is time to start collecting data for the last reporting period of 2017 for MIPS. If you have not collected at least 90-days of performance data by October 2, 2017, you will get a negative adjustment from Medicare. Confused? As CMS released information a bit late, many practitioners are rather confused about how to … Continue reading All About MIPS: How to Prepare for this Reporting Period
Today I’m happy to release some really unique data about a pressing problem–the ability of small tech vendors to access health data contained in the systems of the major EMR vendors. There’ll be much more discussion of this topic at the Health 2.0 Provider Symposium on Sunday, and much more in the Health 2.0 Fall Annual Conference as a … Continue reading Accessing & Using APIs from Major EMR Vendors–Some Data at Last!
Coronary illness is the number 1 cause of death in United States, stroke is number 5. Risk of heart disease is affected by many factors including being overweight, malnutrition, smoking cigarettes, stress, high blood pressure, and lack of physical activity. Prevention measures and treatments can reduce the risk of heart disease, and your lifestyle choices … Continue reading Reducing Heart Attack Chances
What exactly do probiotics do and why are they beneficial to our bodies? One would think, why to add more bacteria to our bodies when we are consumed by so many other tendencies. We always think bacteria is bad for us or that cause diseases and that we must get rid of it. But actually, … Continue reading Do we really need Probiotics?
When most tourists visit the Big Apple they focus completely on the island of Manhattan and neglect its outer boroughs. Sure, Manhattan has Broadway shows, Harlem and Little Italy, but you can see all of that in a day and a half, and then you’re left with shopping at an H&M store or Macy’s. Those … Continue reading The Unconventional Travel Guide to Brooklyn
It’s easy to feel helpless when trying to lose weight, especially when you’ve just had a child and are gearing up for the whirlwind years of early parenthood. Between the sleepless nights, the seemingly infinite crying, and the momentous “firsts” like walking and talking, it can be hard for new moms to find time for … Continue reading A Guide to Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss
Types of Medications That Most Likely Will Not Be Prescribed at Urgent Care While there are many types of medications that can be prescribed at an urgent care clinic, there are certain medications that are often not prescribed by urgent care doctors. Prescription Refills: If a patient forgot to get a refill from his or … Continue reading WHAT TYPE OF MEDICATION CAN AN URGENT CARE DOCTOR PRESCRIBE?
These days, we’re all aware of skyrocketing medical costs. Health plans are constantly changing and so are the providers. Outrageous medical bills not only make it increasingly more difficult to obtain routine care, but also cause some to put off visits to the doctor or the ER. When it comes to taking steps to lowering … Continue reading 8 Ways to Reduce Your Medical Bill
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are caused by infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact. These infections often do not cause any symptoms. Medically, infections are only called diseases when they cause symptoms. That is why STDs are also called "sexually transmitted infections." But it’s very common for people to use the terms … Continue reading What is STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) Causes, Symptoms and Treatment?