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Part 4: Embracing the Technological Revolution in Medical Screening

In the first three parts of this series, I made the case for electronic health records, addressed their problems, and then talked about the need to build structures to share this data with one another to improve care and lower costs.I believe we are on the cusp new technologies for medical screening with recent advances in innovations around:Natural language processing;Machine [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Working Smarter to Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

Lung cancer is unrelenting – especially for those who present late in the disease process. Every year more people die of lung cancer than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined according to data from the American Cancer Society. In my hometown of Chattanooga, Cancer is the most common cause of death, even above heart disease. This is primairly because [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

News: MedMyne featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press

Medmyne is proud to have been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press as an innovative solution that CHI Memorial Hospital is using to detect lung cancer early. "The ongoing debate in Washington, D.C., over the future of Obamacare may determine how many people have health insurance, but it won't necessarily change how health care is delivered or alter the [...]

By | October 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Part 3: Building Structures to Share Data

In Part 2 of this series, I talked about the shortcomings of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Most small medical practices do not have the resources to mine the data within their Electronic Health Records (EHRs). A 2016 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that in 2015 nearly four [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Part 2: The Problem with Electronic Health Records

In Part 1 of this series, I spoke about the benefits of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). But they do not come without problems. One of my goals as a physician is to understand the needs of the individual patient and the specific population that we serve. Yes, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) help, but they alone cannot enable physicians (1) to [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|0 Comments

7 Features to Look For in Lung Cancer Screening Software

Lung cancer screening rates remain extremely low. In 2015, less than 4 percent of people eligible for lung cancer screening received it, according to a 2017 study published in JAMA Oncology and cited by the American Cancer Society. So how can providers discern the truly useful solutions? If you know the right features to look for, you can answer [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Steps to Radiology Quality MIPS 2017 Success

Step 1: Decide if you will report as an Individual or Group. QCDR participants are allowed to report a combination on non-MIPS and MIPS measures for successful MIPS participation. Consider up to six measures and activities you would report in order to meet the 2017 MIPS reporting requirements. Some potential high-priority and common outcome reported measures are:Radiology: Exposure Time Reported [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|0 Comments