Frank Irving

Frank Irving is the Editor of Medical Practice Insider, a digital-only publication for forward-looking physician practices. He writes technology and business management at physician practices and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Frank on Twitter @Frank_M_Irving.

Doc and patient
By Frank Irving 03:38 pm February 17, 2015
An emerging series of navigator apps will help physicians and patients work together from diagnosis through care milestones.
Bridge
By Frank Irving 08:35 am February 12, 2015
Changing technology makes HIPAA a moving target. When handled correctly, however, it also serves as a business enabler.
Marshfield Clinic
By Frank Irving 08:10 am February 10, 2015
A Wisconsin private practice will unveil an electronic health records system at HIMSS15 complete with advanced clinical documentation and charge capture.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Frank Irving 04:28 pm January 28, 2015
ICD-10 and trends toward higher deductibles are creating a need for providers to better manage their revenue streams.
By Frank Irving 08:06 am January 12, 2015
Tool enables doctors or researchers to visually identify potential diagnoses, drill down for more specific information.
By Frank Irving 08:04 am December 12, 2014
Federal, state and private regulations are moving toward increasing acceptance of mobile and connected health's capabilities. That means new considerations for those striving to get paid.
By Frank Irving 10:18 am December 09, 2014
Despite the recent reports that have questioned the value of Google Glass in healthcare, many industry stakeholders disagree, saying the technology holds plenty of potential for healthcare.
By Frank Irving 03:01 pm November 24, 2014
Smart mobile strategies must consider the methods end-users could invent to undermine them, says one clinician who'll speak at the Privacy & Security Symposium at the mHealth Summit. "If there is a reason for people to take a shortcut, it should be assessed during testing, when you really need to lock things down," he says.
By Frank Irving 11:09 am November 13, 2014
A SANS Institute ethical hacker said that securing mobile devices requires more than just throwing money at the problem. Rather, it necessitates a "fundamental belief" that an organization wants to protect its health information.
stressed doctor
By Frank Irving 10:04 am November 13, 2014
Electronic health records have seen encouraging uptake among office-based physicians in recent years, with eight in 10 now having at least a basic EHR in place. But what do these doctors really think about how health IT works at the point of care? Their frank opinions may surprise you.

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