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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - New Value Based Payment Mechanisms, Ancillary Revenue Streams, and Stark Law w/ Nicholas F. Alarif

By Erik Sunset, May 8, 2024 - 2 min read

"Stark Law doesn't have to be scary."

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The DocBuddy Journal - 2024 Burnout Trends for Physicians & Nurses

By Erik Sunset, May 2, 2024 - 1 min read

"Maybe you don't need to hire quite to the pre-pandemic levels that you think you do if you're using the right technology."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Optimizing Your ASC’s Case Mix, Value Based Care Insights w/ Andrew Lovewell MHA MSHI FACHE

By Erik Sunset, Apr 25, 2024 - 1 min read

"When we look at what makes us clinically viable we see that also makes us financially viable in the long run. So we try to assure that the cases we do today, are those cases that are going to yield the best outcome for both us, as a business, and the patient."

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The DocBuddy Journal - How to Strengthen the Anesthesia and ASC Relationship w/ Greg Collins DNP CRNA

By Erik Sunset, Apr 12, 2024 - 1 min read

"If you can build trust early through transparency and technology, we can embrace those together and make that part of the culture."

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASC Finance Insights, Managing Costs w/ Rena Courtay MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC, CPPM

By Erik Sunset, Apr 9, 2024 - 2 min read

"Not as good is not what we're looking for. We want the best outcomes at the lowest cost."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Ways To Promote Mental Health At Your ASC and Why It Matters
w/ Dr. Joy Himmel

By Erik Sunset, Apr 4, 2024 - 1 min read

"Healthcare providers, just like any worker, want to feel like they matter. They want to feel like they're respected."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Pro Tips for HR Laws, Policies, and Procedures at your Surgery Center w/Casey Duhart JD

By Erik Sunset, Mar 28, 2024 - 1 min read

"Don't forget about the people who make your business what it is. They are the foundation."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Building a Culture of Excellence w/ Todd Currier CPA CASC CMPE

By Erik Sunset, Mar 21, 2024 - 1 min read

"ASCs have a great story to tell. Go out there and tell it, tell it to your staff. Tell it to the community."

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The DocBuddy Journal - How to Win With a Lean, Mean, and Paperless ASC w/ Nyleen Flores CPMSM, CPCS, CPCO

By Erik Sunset, Mar 14, 2024 - 1 min read

"I'm all about running a lean and mean center."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Anesthesiologist Shortages, Cardiology Procedures, and Reimbursement in the ASC w/ Bruce Feldman MS CPPM

By Erik Sunset, Mar 7, 2024 - 1 min read

"You always have to look ahead and see what's coming down the pike and prepare your ASC for that."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Creating the Next Generation of Auto-Injectors w/ Jessica Walsh

By Erik Sunset, Feb 29, 2024 - 1 min read

"I want something that is built for health and designed for my life."

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASC Growth in 2024, Overcoming Headwinds

By Erik Sunset, Feb 14, 2024 - 1 min read

Is your ASC playing the "new game?"

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The DocBuddy Journal - Improving the Business Intelligence of Physicians w/ David Norris MD MBA

By Erik Sunset, Feb 6, 2024 - 1 min read

Learn how you can have a thriving practice and ways technology can help.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Overcoming Staffing Challenges to Improve Morale and Efficiency w/ Beth LaChance

By Erik Sunset, Jan 31, 2024 - 1 min read

"Remote staff and remote work is absolutely possible for a fast paced growing practice or a practice that just is so incredibly overwhelmed"

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The DocBuddy Journal - Technology and Value Based Care in Cardiology w/ Daniel Blumenthal MD MBA

By Erik Sunset, Jan 25, 2024 - 1 min read

Learn about the levers that cardiologists can pull to drive improvements in care and reduce costs.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Fostering Patient Trust via Price Transparency w/ Christie Callahan

By Erik Sunset, Jan 17, 2024 - 1 min read

"Consumerism in healthcare doesn't happen if providers aren't brought along."

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The DocBuddy Journal - LLM Diagnostic Accuracy, State of ASC Labor Costs

By Erik Sunset, Jan 11, 2024 - 1 min read

Learn about the most recent application of ChatGPT in medicine and ASC cost trends.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Effective Patient Engagement Strategies w/ Lisa Blue

By Erik Sunset, Jan 4, 2024 - 1 min read

Learn from Lisa Blue, Chief of Clinical Innovation at Providertech

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The DocBuddy Journal - What ASCs Are Worried About As 2023 Ends

By Erik Sunset, Dec 20, 2023 - 1 min read

Learn what the experts are seeing at centers across the country.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Macro Pressures Impacting the ASC Landscape w/ David Howerton

By Erik Sunset, Dec 6, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from long-time ASC industry veteran David Howerton!

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The DocBuddy Journal - How to Turn Conflict Into Opportunity

By Erik Sunset, Nov 29, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from Dr. Amanda Brisebois on getting back to medicine!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Patient Access, Consumerization of Healthcare w/ Oakkar Oakkar

By Erik Sunset, Nov 15, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from the CEO of Keona Health

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The DocBuddy Journal - Getting Tech in Your ASC, Why Data is King with Katie Pierson DNP, RN, ONC, CASC

By Erik Sunset, Nov 8, 2023 - 1 min read

Get ASC expertise straight from the source!

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Medical Associations in 5 States are Calling for Universal Health Care in the US—Here's Why

Written by: Cassidy Grom, Nov 1, 2023 - 7 min read

DocBuddy analyzed statements from the growing number of medical associations calling for overhauling the private health care system.

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The DocBuddy Journal - "Is ChatGPT Smarter Than a PCP?"

By Erik Sunset, Oct 25, 2023 - 1 min read

Depending on your views on LLMs the answer may shock you!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Healthcare's "Top Deck of the Titanic Moment"

By Erik Sunset, Oct 19, 2023 - 1 min read

Get the scoop on the hottest health IT tweet from this week.

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The DocBuddy Journal - YOY Anesthesiology Pay and Analyzing Demand

By Erik Sunset, Oct 10, 2023 - 1 min read

Does the increase in anesthesia pay match the increase in demand?

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The DocBuddy Journal - One Organization’s 3 Step Plan to Reduce Physician Burnout

By Erik Sunset, Sep 26, 2023 - 1 min read

Watch to learn the 3 key organizational objectives!

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The DocBuddy Journal - 2023 Healthcare Provider IT Report

By Erik Sunset, Sep 20, 2023 - 1 min read

Doubling down on innovation.

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From Parchment to Pixels: A Brief History of Medical Records

Written by: Annalise Mantz, Sep 15, 2023 - 5 min read

Using research from the National Institutes of Health and other sources, DocBuddy documented five major shifts in the history of medical records.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Consequences + Solutions for Massive Patient Message Volumes

By Erik Sunset, Sep 15, 2023 - 1 min read

What's being done about 2-4 hours of message replies per night.

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The DocBuddy Journal - How Data and the Right Plan Can Lower Implant Costs with Tim Burney

By Erik Sunset, Sep 8, 2023 - 1 min read

Listen to hear how implant prices ARE negotiable.

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The DocBuddy Journal - ChatGPT for Patients, ‘Perks’ of Being an Employed Physician

By Erik Sunset, Aug 30, 2023 - 1 min read

ASC headline round up!

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What Factors Predict Nurse Burnout?

Written by: Madison Troyer, Aug 28, 2023 - 5 min read

DocBuddy referenced data from the American Nurses Association and the National Library of Medicine to look at some leading causes of nurse burnout.

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASC Expert Emily Spooner Talks Meaningful Digital Workflows

By Erik Sunset, Aug 23, 2023 - 1 min read

Get insights and tips from this bonafide ASC expert!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Maura Cash Shares Expertise on Technology in the ASC

By Erik Sunset, Aug 17, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from HST's VP of Clinical Strategies, Maura Cash!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Key Takeaways from the 2023 Physician Report

By Erik Sunset, Aug 10, 2023 - 1 min read

Get the juiciest tidbits from this report only from The DocBuddy Journal!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Happy ASC Month!

By Erik Sunset, Aug 3, 2023 - 1 min read

Celebrate National ASC Month with DocBuddy!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Events Recap, Fall Conferences, and Getting Involved with a Webinar

By Erik Sunset, Jul 27, 2023 - 1 min read

Learn where you can see us in-person AND how you can see us on a webinar.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Activating Patients, Optimizing Staffing, and Nailing Your Value Proposition

By Erik Sunset, Jul 13, 2023 - 1 min read

Get thought leadership for your practice from behavioral marketing expert, Zed Williamson!

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of AI in Healthcare feat. Erica Palmer

By Erik Sunset, Jul 7, 2023 - 1 min read

Special guest Erica Palmer from HST Pathways joins us on this episode of TDJ

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News

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5 Statistics on Wasteful Health Spending

Written by: Annalise Mantz, Jul 5, 2023 - 5 min read

DocBuddy compiled statistics from academic journals, government agencies, and other sources to determine how much health spending goes to waste.

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - The Power of Good Physician Workflows

By Erik Sunset, Jun 13, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from subject matter expert Candice Levy on the impact good physician workflows can make on your whole operation.

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The DocBuddy Journal - New "AI Doctor", COVID-19 and Physician Burnout

By Erik Sunset, Jun 8, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear about a good LLM for healthcare + details on the impact of COVID-19 on burnout.

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News

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COVID-19 Worsened Already Troubling Levels of Physician Burnout

By Colleen Kilday, Jun 6, 2023 - 5 min read

Consulting industry reports, surveys, and research, DocBuddy looked at the current state of physician burnout following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Disruptors Scaring Physicians, ED EHR Challenges

By Erik Sunset, Jun 1, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear the disruptors that scare physicians and breakdown a study on ED EHR obstacles.

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASCA '23 Wrap Up + Are We Prepared for the Physician Shortfall?

By Erik Sunset, May 25, 2023 - 1 min read

We're excited to share that Op Note is integrated with HST Pathways!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Op Note + HST Pathways Integration Announcement, #ASCA2023

By Erik Sunset, May 16, 2023 - 1 min read

We're excited to share that Op Note is integrated with HST Pathways!

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News

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DocBuddy Announces Op Note Integration with HST Pathways

By Erik Sunset, May 15, 2023 - 2 min read

Learn more about DocBuddy's new integration with HST Pathways

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News

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As more physicians approach retirement age, are we prepared for the shortfall?

Written By Lauren Liebhaber, Data Work By Emma Rubin, May 12, 2023 - 4 min read

DocBuddy cites data from the Health Resources and Services Administration to visualize the projected shortages in the health care industry, specifically among physicians

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - On Call Calendar w/ Ashley Bye

By Erik Sunset, May 3, 2023 - 1 min read

Learn more about DocBuddy's cloud-based On Call Calendar

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - HIMSS 23 Headlines

By Erik Sunset, Apr 27, 2023 - 1 min read

Catch up on the top headlines from HIMSS 23

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Productivity

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3 Problems with Manually Managing Your On Call Calendar

By Erik Sunset, Apr 25, 2023 - 4 min read

Imagine creating and managing your on call calendar. Now imagine it's all in the cloud.

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - "The AI Will See You Now" More AI in Healthcare

By Erik Sunset, Apr 18, 2023 - 1 min read

"What doctors really need artificial intelligence to do is free us from interacting with the computer."

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASCA Insights and the 2023 ASCA Annual Conference

By Erik Sunset, Apr 14, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear from ASCA CEO, Bill Prentice, and ASCA Consultant, Chris Schriever!

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The DocBuddy Journal - Operative Report Pain Points Survey, Upsides of Physician Ownership

By Erik Sunset, Apr 4, 2023 - 1 min read

"What is your #1 pain point with your operative report process?"

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News

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Aprima

DocBuddy Op Note Integrated with CGM APRIMA EHR

By Erik Sunset, Mar 30, 2023 - 2 min read

Read the exciting news for users of CGM APRIMA EHR

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The DocBuddy Journal - Chat GPT in Healthcare

By Erik Sunset, Mar 29, 2023 - 1 min read

Get the pros and cons of potential applications of Chat GPT in healthcare.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Our CGM APRIMA EHR Integrated Mobile App

By Erik Sunset, Mar 21, 2023 - 1 min read

Go in-depth with our CGM APRIMA workflow and mobility solution.

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Productivity

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The Fastest Documentation in CGM APRIMA EHR

By Erik Sunset, Mar 22, 2023 - 3 min read

Complete your notes faster, gain mobility, and beat burnout with DocBuddy!

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - Trends Scaring Physicians

By Erik Sunset, Mar 14, 2023 - 1 min read

Breakdown the trends scaring physicians with DocBuddy

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - Trends in EHR Capabilities for Tracking Documentation Time

By Erik Sunset, Mar 7, 2023 - 1 min read

Learn what healthcare organizations do with the EHR utilization data their care teams generate.

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The DocBuddy Journal - ASC Headlines, Op Note Origin Story, EHRs in the ASC w/ DocBuddy CEO Andy D'Agostino

By Erik Sunset, Mar 3, 2023 - 1 min read

Insights from DocBuddy Founder & CEO Andy D'Agostino on ASC Headlines, Op Note, and EHRs in the ASC.

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Productivity

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ASC

What is an Operative Report?

By Erik Sunset, Feb 27, 2023 - 4 min read

Answering the question "What is an Operative Report?"

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Thought Leadership

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The DocBuddy Journal - March Events + A Provider Burnout Headline

By Erik Sunset, Feb 24, 2023 - 1 min read

Where to find us in March and breaking down another headline pushing the "old way."

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The DocBuddy Journal - TASCS '23 and Combatting Physician Burnout with Maggie Jeffries, MD

By Erik Sunset, Feb 16, 2023 - 1 min read

"We provide cost effective and efficient care to our constituents and it's really important that message gets spread."

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The DocBuddy Journal - Universal Healthcare Doesn't Fix Physician Burnout

By Erik Sunset, Feb 8, 2023 - 1 min read

Improving workflows and drastically reducing admin time is how to actually fix physician burnout!

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - Way More Than Speech Recognition

By Erik Sunset, Feb 1, 2023 - 1 min read

Real time speech recognition is an important aspect of DocBuddy but it's not the only thing!

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - The Customer Success Experience

By Erik Sunset, Jan 23, 2023 - 1 min read

Get insights on customer success from DocBuddy's Customer Success Manager.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Highlights from IOEN's 2023 Arthroplasty Prospectus

By Erik Sunset, Jan 17, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear our recap of the 2023 IOEN Arthroplasty Prospectus in Vail, CO.

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - The Revenue Cycle Hurdle at ASCs That No One is Talking About

By Erik Sunset, Jan 11, 2023 - 1 min read

Hear how removing this hurdle can reduce your time to bill down to a matter of minutes!

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Thought Leadership

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - The Systemic Impact of Provider Burnout

By Erik Sunset, Jan 5, 2023 - 1 min read

A different perspective on physician burnout, addressing the "moral injury" argument, and taking matters into your own hands.

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Productivity

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ASC, Transcription Services

Are Transcription Services Introducing Friction into Your ASC Workflows?

By Erik Sunset, Jan 5, 2023 - 4 min read

Read about the causes of unneeded documentation speed bumps, revenue cycle lag, and how you can eliminate them.

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The DocBuddy Journal - Healthcare's Big Shift from Paper Film to Digital

By Erik Sunset, Dec 21, 2022 - 1 min read

"DocBuddy's point of view, mission, and purpose is to give time back to the provider."

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - Product Mix + Succeeding in 2023

By Erik Sunset, Dec 14, 2022 - 1 min read

"When a current workflow is going on 50 years old there's a better way - and you know it."

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DocBuddy Journal

The DocBuddy Journal - Why Provider Burnout is Leveling Off

By Erik Sunset, Dec 6, 2022 - 1 min read

"Top contributors to provider burnout center around administrative burdens and lackluster technology."

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Webinar

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ASC

5 Ways Technology Can Keep your ASC Ahead of the Curve

By Erik Sunset, Dec 16, 2022 - 1 min read

See how ASCs can confidently and comfortably make the switch from paper film to digital film.

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Productivity

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ASC, Surgery Scheduling

Surgery Scheduling Workflow Tips for ASCs

By Erik Sunset, Oct 25, 2022 - 3 min read

Optimize productivity and revenue with these surgery scheduling worfklow tips.

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Productivity

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Allscripts, EHR

How Providers Are Getting Back 90 Minutes of Their Day – Every Day

By Erik Sunset, Jan 19, 2021 - 3 min read

Transitioning from a desktop-based workflow to a centralized mobile solution is the easiest way for providers to eliminate 90 minutes of admin time per day

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Thought Leadership

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Video

2022 ICJR Winter Hip & Knee Course Presentation

By Andy D'Agostino, Sep 13, 2022 - 1 min read

Watch DocBuddy Founder and CEO, Andy D'Agostino's, presentation at the 2022 Winter Hip & Knee Course recorded live from Vail, CO.

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Webinar

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Allscripts

Allscripts January 2021 App of the Month Webinar

By Andy D'Agostino, Jan 21, 2021 - 1 min read

View the Allscripts App of the Month Webinar from January 2021 hosted by DocBuddy.

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News

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Allscripts

DocBuddy Selected as Allscripts App of the Month

By DocBuddy News, Jan 13, 2021 - 3 min read

DocBuddy is Allscripts January 2021 App of the Month.

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News

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Allscripts, EHR

DocBuddy Partners with Allscripts to Deliver Mobile Innovation and More

By DocBuddy News, Nov 6, 2020 - 3 min read

DocBuddy partners with Allscripts to deliver mobile innovation to their providers with announcement of Allscripts Professional EHR integration and partnership.

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News

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Aprima, EHR

Aprima Medical Software Partners with DocBuddy Mobile App to Enhance Physician Productivity

By DocBuddy News, Dec 6, 2017 - 4 min read

Aprima Medical Software Partners with DocBuddy Mobile App to Enhance Physician Productivity

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