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What It’s Like to Visit With a Doctor Online

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What It’s Like to Visit With a Doctor Online

Times are definitely changing – the Internet and innovations in technology has revolutionized how we interact and communicate with one another, and more changes are constantly changing changing and improving these systems. Grandparents are even getting a dose of today’s world by talking with faraway grandchildren using Skype and Facebook. The same changes are also being… Read more »

How to Avoid Telemedicine Liability Risks

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How to Avoid Telemedicine Liability Risks

Telemedicine is an exciting new facet of the world of health care. In an increasingly virtual culture, it only makes sense that patients should have a way to receive medical attention without leaving the house. It has benefits for the patient and the doctor, but it does come with risks as well. As the practice… Read more »

The Major Benefits of Telemedicine

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The Major Benefits of Telemedicine

The rising cost of healthcare has stirred interest in many reforms and advances to the healthcare industry aimed at curbing this steadily growing price tag. One such solution that has received a significant amount of press is telemedicine. Its purported ability to lower expenses and stretch limited resources to help expand the treatment capacity of… Read more »

How to Update Your Practice With Electronic Medical Records

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How to Update Your Practice With Electronic Medical Records

The onward march of technology means that new advances are constantly hitting the consumer marketplace. As a business owner, you can’t necessarily afford to spend beaucoup bucks on every new device or program that becomes available. Because you own and operate a medical practice, however, it is important to spot technological trends that are relevant… Read more »

The Many Benefits of Electronic Medical Records

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The Many Benefits of Electronic Medical Records

Medical practices that have been using paper charts for years might not see the necessity of upgrading to electronic medical records (EMR). However, there are many benefits to be gained from updating to a digital system of record-keeping. Here are a few that every medical practice should be aware of. Reduced Cost Saving time and… Read more »

How to Convert Paper Charts to Electronic Medical Records

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How to Convert Paper Charts to Electronic Medical Records

Health informatics are quickly becoming standard practice for many medical offices interested in the cost savings, convenience, and increased efficiency associated with upgrading to digital platforms. In your own practice, this could mean committing to making the switch from cumbersome paper charts to electronic medical records (EMR). How do you go about implementing this massive… Read more »

I Want To Be A Clinical IT Analyst

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Was Clinical IT Analyst on your radar when you were a child? Perhaps the closest you came to this notion was a professional video game player. That dream probably grew into video game programmer as you got older but coding forms for health information? This writer is willing to bet that was never on your… Read more »

Converting From Paper To Electronic Medical Records

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Converting From Paper To Electronic Medical Records

For years doctors have used paper charts to keep track of patient medical records. While this system may be suitable for small practices, it doesn’t take advantage of technological advances, nor does it facilitate easy sharing of information between medical practices. The good news is that improvements to the system are already underway thanks to… Read more »

Telemedicine Explained

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Telemedicine Explained

It wasn’t that long ago that the only way to get professional medical care was to visit a hospital or doctor’s office or rely on country doctors to make house calls to remote areas. These days, medical care has changed dramatically thanks to the growth of information and communications technology. With the expansion of the… Read more »

Health Informatics – 3 Ways It Impacts Patient Care

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Patient records are an integral part of delivering high-quality healthcare to patients. The health industry previously relied on paper-based systems, and these systems very often depended on a patient’s ability to recall his own medical history and his family’s medical history on command. This system worked in the absence of a better solution, but now… Read more »