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EHR Copy, Paste Gets Docs Into Trouble

Physicians who misuse the "copy-and-paste" feature in patients' electronic health records (EHRs) can face serious consequences, including lost hospital privileges, fines, and malpractice lawsuits.

Cyberattack On Unitedhealth Firm Forces Doctors To Dig Into Personal Savings To Stay Afloat

Health providers have been struggling with fallout from the Change Healthcare cyberattack. Much of the company’s technology helps facilitate billing, payments, benefits evaluations, and information exchanges behind the scenes.

Let's Fix Maintenance Of Certification

When Americans are asked to list their top concerns about the U.S. healthcare system, they are likely to focus on their worries on insurance and out-of-pocket costs.

Pay Dropped For 6 Physician Specialties Last Year

Plastic surgery saw the largest drop in compensation in 2023 — more than double the drop of the next highest specialty, according to "2024 Physician Compensation Report," released April 12.

Cigna Doc Said Bosses Made Her Audit Patients’ Cases Too Hastily. Cigna Threatened Termination.

Cigna tracks every minute that its staff doctors spend deciding whether to pay for health care. Dr. Debby Day said her bosses cared more about being fast than being right: “Deny, deny, deny. That’s how you hit your numbers,” Day said.

Top-Paying Settings For 17 Physician Specialties

Offices of physicians and outpatient care centers are the top-paying settings for 10 of 17 physician specialties, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

New Device Vaporizes Liver Tumors With Sound Waves

After 25 rounds of chemotherapy and twice having radiation beads injected into his tumors, Michael Farris’ liver was still too cancer-filled for surgery.

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