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We Don’t Want 12 Angry Men, We Need 12 Mighty Women

On February 27, President Trump tweeted and posted an image that unintentionally brought to light a very real, very problematic aspect of the healthcare industry. The photo depicts 12 men, plus President Trump in the oval office. These men are what Trump describes as “CEOs of leading U.S. health insurance companies” – and while this…

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Diary of a HIMSS Newbie

A little over a week ago, I was afforded the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of attending the annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition. This industry-leading conference is the largest of its kind, bringing together over 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from all over the world. Highlighted by world-class keynote speakers, educational programs, workshops, and an…

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Showcasing Young Talent at HIMSS17

Orlando may be best known for mouse ears, talented orcas, and rollercoasters – but the bustling city is so much more. Forbes ranked Orlando among the top 3 cities for young professionals, based on considerations involving active job boards, work-life balance, compensation, and career advancement. This is no surprise to many, as the second largest…

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Take Your Next Meeting to These Orlando Destinations

Next week, from February 19th to the 23rd, the Orange County Convention center will be loud and bustling for HIMSS17. It’s no surprise, considering 40,000 people will be attending the enormous conference, which just so happen to be the place to be for HIT. HIMSS17 will undoubtedly prove to be at the center of some…

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3 Healthcare Conferences You Should Be Attending

As a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Advize understands the paradoxical relationship between budgetary limitations and the importance of conference attendance. Many conferences come with a steeply-priced ticket, but they offer invaluable opportunities for networking and client acquisition. The more clients your firm acquires, the more conferences you’re able to attend. But the question remains,…

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Breathe Deep: Aromatherapy for Health

Looking for a way to de-stress from the holidays and the pressure of your New Year’s resolutions? Aromatherapy may be the perfect, natural solution. Aromatherapy uses the essential oils taken from plants, which are then distilled, making a highly concentrated oil that can be inhaled or applied topically to the skin. There is an endless…

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Are Your Eyes Deceiving You?

Are you being used by your doctor? Do you ever go to your optometrist for a routine eye exam and unknowingly leave with a medical condition? Were you asked for your medical insurance card at your visit? Why is that? Routine eye exams are covered by your vision plan. Most people go for an eye…

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OCR Cracking Down on HIPAA Violations

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has a primary goal of protecting the confidentiality and security of healthcare in formation, and has established standards for electronic data interchange (EDI). HIPAA is celebrating its twenty-first anniversary this year, after its enactment on August 21, 1996. HIPAA was groundbreaking at the time, with standards in…

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EHR Systems – Are They More Trouble Than They’re Worth?

The sharing of information is one of the most important actions facilitated within the medical field. Electronic Health Records (EHR) were designed to make the task of sharing and receiving patient information more efficient. The Health Information Technology of Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), was created in 2009 to implement EHR and other innovative…

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Listen Up, Doc. These MACRAnyms Can Make You Money in 2017.

If you’re in the healthcare industry – you’ve heard about MACRA. The Medicare Access and CHIP Authorization Act, Medicare’s two-track payment system for physicians and healthcare providers will be implemented on January 1st, 2017. Understanding the new system and rules that comes along with MACRA’s implementation is vital for the success of physicians and hospitals….

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