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December 26, 2012
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  • Companies enter deal to improve image sharing
    Medical image sharing company itMD has partnered with online physician connector Doximity to improve image sharing capabilities. Under the deal, itMD will use Doximity's single sign-on button to allow Doximity community members access to itMD's online report sharing applications and medical imaging software. AuntMinnie.com (free registration) (12/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
A Large Practice Moves to a Modern Practice Management System
(... and Doesn't Look Back)

Somerset Orthopedic Associates has always been on the cutting edge of medicine, however, when it came to practice management software, it had been holding onto an outdated system for too long. Learn about how they became more nimble to support their practice and their doctors, as well as healthcare reform and ICD-10. Read the case study.

  Medical Focus 
  • U.S. will be short by 100K docs in 2020, report projects
    The U.S. is projected to be short 100,000 primary care physicians in 2020 as more new physicians turn to specialty care, according to the Medical Group Management Association. Medical students should be sent to rural communities where primary care access is particularly limited, an official at the Texas Academy of Family Physicians suggested. United Press International (12/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Get Creative: 10 Ways to Think Outside the Box
No matter your business, smart solutions come from out-of-the-box thinking. We all know creativity is king, but are you doing all you can to inspire and encourage creativity in your staff? Read the article and learn 10 ways to inspire creativity at your office.

  Regulatory & Policy 
 
  • Deadline approaches to report EHR meaningful use
    The deadline for Medicare EHR meaningful use reporting and attestation this year is Dec. 31. The CMS website describes the process for reporting and attesting to EHR meaningful use and lists state attestation deadlines for doctors and other eligible professionals participating in the Medicaid MU program. AHA News Now (12/19), BeckersHospitalReview.com (12/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  ASNC News 
  • Wishing you a peaceful holiday season
    ASNC would like to wish all of its members and SmartBrief readers a peaceful and restful holiday season. We appreciate the work you do to keep your patients safe and thank you profusely for all that you do. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • ASNC offices closed until 2013
    The ASNC offices will be closed from 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2. The ASNC staff thanks you for your understanding while we spend this week with our loved ones. We look forward to connecting and working with you in 2013! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself."
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French naval officer and explorer


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