20 Apr Health Data Sharing Driven from the Consumer Side

Electronic health records are an integral aspect of daily practice for many providers, and virtually all hospitals in the US. Despite all of this data, we have yet to create an interoperability framework among the various EHRs that is acceptable to all parties involved. Despite the...

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13 Apr Top Administrative Hassles for Physicians

Medical Economics recently published an article detailing the top administrative hassles for physicians, according to physicians. speroMD exists in recognition of, and as a solution for, the administrative burdens faced by physicians, so we wanted to share this with our readers. Many of the items...

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06 Apr The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

Late last week, while many of us were enjoying some time out of the office for a spring break that, at least in the Chicago area, felt something very short of spring, Walmart and Humana made some news confirming that they are in talks to...

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30 Mar Happy National Doctor’s Day!

Today is National Doctors’ Day. This day is a celebration of the contributions of all physicians through the care they provide to others. The first Doctors’ Day observance was in 1933. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution in 1990 establishing the observance of...

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23 Mar Is Your Medical Practice Financially Healthy?

Elizabeth Woodcock, the founder and principal of Woodcock & Associates sat down with us to discuss some benchmarks that practice managers and physicians should look at to gauge the financial healthiness of their practice. Below is some important information she shared with us. As a medical...

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16 Mar Fun with Healthcare Data

I’ve come across a few healthcare articles this week in a variety of publications containing excellent infographics. If you’re reading this blog, you are likely involved in one way or another in healthcare administration, and therefore share an affinity for interesting data on some level....

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09 Mar Physician Burnout

One of our physician owners, Dr. Susan Sirota, recently wrote an article regarding physician burnout. As she indicates in her article, one in three physicians will experience burnout at some point during their career. The incidence of this experience is not decreasing among physicians, but...

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02 Mar Keeping Your ePHI Safe

There was a great article in the February issue of HFM Magazine from HFMA: Safeguarding ePHI: A Non-techie Guide for Healthcare Leaders by Chetan Parikh. The article reiterates what we have all heard before: medical record data is very valuable on the black market and...

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16 Feb Advocate, Aurora Merger Moving Forward

This week, the merger between Advocate and Aurora Healthcare in Wisconsin cleared a major hurdle with approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The chair of the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved the merger February 1st, and now the parties are just...

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