Practice Management

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP and Quality Medical Management Services, LLC Unveils its National Corporate Headquarters

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 6:56pm

Quality Medical Management Services USA (QMMS USA) offers superior healthcare consultancy services in the area of medical staff operations, practice management, ancillary service revenue enhancement, compliance, records management, and business applications.

Key Points: 
  • Quality Medical Management Services USA (QMMS USA) offers superior healthcare consultancy services in the area of medical staff operations, practice management, ancillary service revenue enhancement, compliance, records management, and business applications.
  • Click here to view the QMMS USA/ENT and Allergy Associates Corporate Headquarters Virtual Tour!!
  • Robert Glazer, EVP and CEO of QMMS USA stated, This beautiful corporate headquarters is the personification of the QMMS USA mission.
  • This include the integration of back-office management in the area of medical staff operations, practice management, ancillary service revenue enhancement, compliance, records management, and business applications.

Family Physicians Group Names Cheri Greenfield La-Tour Market President

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:45pm

Family Physicians Group , one of the Central Floridas largest at-risk providers serving Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid HMO patients in Greater Orlando, has named Cheri Greenfield La-Tour as Market President.

Key Points: 
  • Family Physicians Group , one of the Central Floridas largest at-risk providers serving Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid HMO patients in Greater Orlando, has named Cheri Greenfield La-Tour as Market President.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200121005766/en/
    Family Physicians Group (FPG) has served patients in Central Florida with comprehensive, preventative and proactive health care services for more than 30 years.
  • Today, its footprint includes 24 senior-focused primary care centers located in Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.
  • Since 1987, Family Physicians Group (FPG) has served patients in Central Florida with comprehensive, preventative and proactive health care services.

HealthEdge To Showcase Payer Technology at Medicare Advantage Leadership Innovations Forum

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:07pm

During the forum, which brings together leaders from the nations top Medicare Advantage plans to share best practice strategies and results plan-wide, Harry Merkin, Vice President of Marketing for HealthEdge, will present a session entitled, Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies for Payers Looking to Grow Medicare Advantage Lines of Business.

Key Points: 
  • During the forum, which brings together leaders from the nations top Medicare Advantage plans to share best practice strategies and results plan-wide, Harry Merkin, Vice President of Marketing for HealthEdge, will present a session entitled, Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies for Payers Looking to Grow Medicare Advantage Lines of Business.
  • With 11,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day, its no wonder health plans are actively growing their Medicare Advantage businesses.
  • To learn more about how payers are approaching this growing market, HealthEdge and independent research firm Survata surveyed more than 200 Medicare executives on their growth plans and strategies around Medicare Advantage.
  • An award-winning company, HealthEdge empowers health insurers to capitalize on the innovations, challenges and opportunities that await in the new healthcare economy.

U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year Ended 2019 Release and Conference Call for Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH), a national operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics, announced that it will issue its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019 on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE: USPH), a national operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics, announced that it will issue its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019 on Thursday, February 27, 2020.
  • Physical Therapys management will host a conference call on Thursday, February 27th to discuss the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019 results.
  • To listen to the live call, please go to www.usph.com and click on conference calls under the Investor Relations section.
  • If you are unable to listen live, a playback of the conference call can be accessed until May 27, 2020 at U.S.

CreakyJoints Data Finds That Patients Prioritize Their Physician’s Treatment Goals Over Their Own

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:15pm

Treatment goals prioritized by participants (n =249), irrespective of disease activity, were to reduce joint pain and swelling, minimize fatigue, and improve physical function.

Key Points: 
  • Treatment goals prioritized by participants (n =249), irrespective of disease activity, were to reduce joint pain and swelling, minimize fatigue, and improve physical function.
  • The main reason participants did not change their treatment was that their doctor said it was okay not to change (e.g.
  • Yet, even in the face of escalating symptoms, our study showed that patients defer to their physicians recommendations regarding whether it is time for a treatment change.
  • Our study suggests that the RAPID3 may not be very informative when setting treatment goals from a patients perspective.

Contemporary Pediatrics® Unveils Results of Annual Issues and Attitudes Survey

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:03pm

Contemporary Pediatrics, a trusted multimedia platform featuring clinical articles, case studies and practice management tips for pediatricians and other pediatric health care providers, recently revealed the first round of results from the seventh annual Issues and Attitudes Survey.

Key Points: 
  • Contemporary Pediatrics, a trusted multimedia platform featuring clinical articles, case studies and practice management tips for pediatricians and other pediatric health care providers, recently revealed the first round of results from the seventh annual Issues and Attitudes Survey.
  • We are honored to continually capture the unique perspectives of practicing pediatricians with the Issues and Attitudes Survey, said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, the parent company of Contemporary Pediatrics.
  • For a comprehensive breakdown of the results from the 2019 Issues and Attitudes Survey, click here .
  • Contemporary Pediatrics provides pediatricians with timely, trusted and practical information to enhance their care of children.

Covenant Surgical Partners Rebrands Company, Announces Partnership With Texas Eye Care Network

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

In addition, the company announced it has completed its partnership with Texas Eye Care Network .

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the company announced it has completed its partnership with Texas Eye Care Network .
  • In tandem with todays announcement, Covenant has completed a partnership with Texas Eye Care Network, a leading eye care center serving Corpus Christi and surrounding areas.
  • The team at Texas Eye Care Network provides medical and surgical eye care including cataract and refractive surgery.
  • Based in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Texas Eye Care Network is a leading eye care center, and the first and only eye care center for excellence serving Corpus Christi and surrounding areas.

Spok Appoints Bobbie Byrne, M.D. to Board of Directors

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), a global leader in healthcare communications, today announced that effective immediately, it has appointed Dr. Bobbie Byrne, Chief Information Officer at Advocate Aurora Health, to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), a global leader in healthcare communications, today announced that effective immediately, it has appointed Dr. Bobbie Byrne, Chief Information Officer at Advocate Aurora Health, to its Board of Directors.
  • We are excited to have Bobbie join our board, said Vincent D. Kelly, chief executive officer.
  • Kelly also announced that Dr. Byrne will serve on the newly formed Cybersecurity Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Spok is a trademark of Spok Holdings, Inc. Spok Care Connect and Spok Mobile are trademarks of Spok, Inc.

Experity Names Kernie Brashier Chief Technology Officer

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:03pm

Experity , the leading provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) software to power the patient-centered healthcare revolution in the urgent care space, announced today it has named Kernie Brashier Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Key Points: 
  • Experity , the leading provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) software to power the patient-centered healthcare revolution in the urgent care space, announced today it has named Kernie Brashier Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
  • Experity has been on my radar for a while now as an organization that prides itself on both collaboration with and the success of their clients, said Brashier.
  • As CTO of Payspan, Brashier redesigned and deployed the largest project in company history over an eight-month period.
  • Prior to Payspan, he was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CaptureRx, a healthcare technology company specializing in solutions for the 340B Drug Pricing Program which serves more than 500 hospitals and health centers in 45 states.

Experity Announces New On-Demand Care Software Platform Experity 2021

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:01pm

Experity , the leading provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) software to power the patient-centered healthcare revolution in the urgent care space, introduced today its new software platform, Experity 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Experity , the leading provider of electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) software to power the patient-centered healthcare revolution in the urgent care space, introduced today its new software platform, Experity 2021.
  • Following the 2019 merger of industry leaders DocuTAP and Practice Velocity to form Experity, the new platform will represent a combination of the features that propelled both to lead the on-demand care market.
  • We are excited to unveil Experity 2021, the first platform specifically built to maximize the benefit of the 2021 E/M coding update, said Dr. David Stern, CEO, Experity.
  • Experity 2021 will enable our clients to maximize positive patient experiences as they grow to include primary care, telehealth and more.