September’s Top 5 Reads

With the days getting shorter and students back in school, many of us are settling in to our fall routines. Highlighting this fall will be the transition to ICD-10 in October. We have a number of resources on our website that will help you navigate ICD-10. In the meantime, here are five articles we think are worthy of your time.

While urgent care has been around since the 1970s, it continues to be a buzz phrase in the investment world. Urgent care’s growth and steady margins are sparking interest from a number of private investors. Learn more about what Forbes is calling the urgent care boom here.

Speaking of the urgent care industry, Ambulatory M&A Advisor has unveiled its list of the 36 People to Know in the Urgent Care Market. Our own Eric McDonald is on the list. DocuTAP’s CEO/Founder is a wealth of knowledge, particularly when it comes to urgent care, entrepreneurship, healthcare, and technology.

Key performance indicators are critical markers to your business’s success. Urgent care businesses must rely on KPIs as a baseline of financial and operational well-being. In a recent DocuTAP blog post, we examined the KPIs to Watch in Your Urgent Care.

Is this the year ICD-10 finally sticks? Congress is on summer vacation and subsequently hit pause on taking any legislative action until September 8th. As mentioned in this post in Healthcare IT News, upon return, Congress will have just 17 week days to pass legislation to postpone ICD-10.

Finally, there is constant talk about the millennial generation. But, are they really that different than the older generations? And, if so, how are they approaching healthcare? HIMSS looks into the Four Healthy Principles for Millennials. See if you agree with HIMSS’ assessment.

We’ll check in with you again in October. Until then, enjoy September’s Top 5 Reads!

This resource was first published prior to the 2019 merger between DocuTAP and Practice Velocity. The content reflects our legacy brands.