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medical practice cybersecurity insurance
medical practice cybersecurity insurance
Do independent practices need cybersecurity insurance?

Cybersecurity insurance is a necessity for healthcare organizations of any size.

time with patients
time with patients
20+ stats on how independent healthcare providers spend time with patients

Our recent survey sheds light on how independent healthcare providers manage their time with patients.

Tebra Time With Patients Survey
Tebra Time With Patients Survey
Balancing act: How independent healthcare providers can reclaim time with patients 

A new Tebra survey highlights administrative and EHR challenges in patient interaction time.

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ICD-10-glossary Tebra
Announcing our new ICD-10 Code Glossary

Designed to simplify medical billing and coding for independent providers

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How to select an EMR
How to select an EMR
How to select an EMR: 8 things to know when evaluating different EMR systems

Find out how to select an EMR and what to consider when determining the best EMR medical software for your practice.

Medical professionals collaborate to strengthen healthcare cybersecurity
Medical professionals collaborate to strengthen healthcare cybersecurity
The major cyberattacks that have affected healthcare systems in 2024

Read about the major healthcare cybersecurity attacks that have occurred so far in 2024, and learn how to protect your practice.

What SDH, SDOH, and social determinants can teach practices
What SDH, SDOH, and social determinants can teach practices
What SDH, SDOH, and social determinants can teach us about health equity and quality of care

Healthcare providers should learn to recognize SDOH and craft care plans based on their impact on patient health.

ICD-10 codes explained
ICD-10 codes explained
The complete guide to medical coding systems: All about ICD-10 and other codes you should know

When a simple coding error could cost you thousands of dollars or a returning patient, there’s a lot on the line.

Diagram depicting claims care rcm
Diagram depicting claims care rcm
Vital Signs: A May 2024 wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

This month’s ‘Vital Signs’ covers cyberattack difficulties, RPM code discussions, and significant telehealth coverage expansions

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Ascension outage: Lessons for independent practices
Ascension outage: Lessons for independent practices
Ascension outage: Lessons for independent practices

The recent cyberattack on Ascension highlights critical cybersecurity lessons and practical steps for independent practices to take to protect their operations and patient data.

patient care and patient retention
patient care and patient retention
Why high-quality care is the bedrock of patient retention

Quality of care covers many areas — from the care you provide, to communications, to appointment availability.

PTSD awareness month
PTSD awareness month
How to honor PTSD Awareness Month at your mental health practice

Around 6% of people in the US will experience PTSD in their lifetime, and about 5% of adults experience PTSD each year.

mental health awareness month
mental health awareness month
Mental Health Awareness Month: How providers and other healthcare industry professionals can take care of their well-being

This Mental Health Awareness Month, learn practical tips on managing stress, preventing burnout, and ensuring top-notch patient care through personal well-being.

Tracking 2024 patient perspectives and preferences
Tracking 2024 patient perspectives and preferences
2024 patient perspectives: What practices need to know to enhance patient satisfaction and loyalty

Know what your patients expect in 2024 to improve satisfaction and retention.

National Nurses Day, Week, and Month
National Nurses Day, Week, and Month
Ways to celebrate National Nurses Day, Week, and Month

Nurses touch virtually every aspect of the spectrum of care, and it’s time they receive the credit they deserve.

State-by-state NP laws
State-by-state NP laws
A state-by-state breakdown of nurse practitioner practice authority laws

What you need to know about how your state defines and regulates nurse practitioners.

Vital signs April 2024
Vital signs April 2024
Vital Signs: An April 2024 wrap-up of revenue cycle management healthcare news

Stay updated on the latest trends and challenges in revenue cycle management with this comprehensive roundup, which covers new billing codes, perceptions of AI in healthcare, Change Healthcare cyberattack recovery, and more. Discover insights that can help improve billing practices, enhance patient care, and support financial health in your medical practice.

Doctor building relationship with patient running clinic successfully
Doctor building relationship with patient running clinic successfully
Creating a patient-centric practice

Discover how independent practices can use a patient-centric approach to increase patient attraction and retention.

How independent practices effectively compete with larger health systems through quality patient care
How independent practices effectively compete with larger health systems through quality patient care
How independent practices effectively compete with larger health systems through quality patient care

Learn how independent healthcare providers can offer higher quality patient care than larger health systems.

improve healthcare efficiency
improve healthcare efficiency
How to identify inefficiencies at your independent practice — and fix them

Independent practices can overcome their unique challenges by optimizing operations and increasing quality of care.

EHRs vs EMRs
EHRs vs EMRs
EMR vs. EHR explained: A guide to the differences and when to use each

The price tag alone should not be the determining factor in whether an EMR vs. EHR is the right choice for your practice.

practices losing revenue due to Change Healthcare cyberattack
practices losing revenue due to Change Healthcare cyberattack
Change Healthcare cyberattack devastates independent practices nationwide

80% of independent practices have said they lost revenue, some practices consider bankruptcy

independent practices are better than hospitals
independent practices are better than hospitals
Unlocking the competitive edge: 3 advantages independent practices have over hospitals and corporations

Deciding between private practice and larger health systems can be challenging for new and experienced healthcare providers alike.

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