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TECHNOLOGY

Your Voice: Doctors can be paid to put patient care on back burner
Scrambling to make a meaningful connectionIt’s more difficult than ever to connect with patients. One physician explains why its worth the effort.
Google health search goes back to medical schoolTwo physicians test out what the tech giant says is an improved search function for responding to patient inquiries
Can computers help doctors reduce diagnostic errors?
Can computers help doctors reduce diagnostic errors?If an advanced computer like IBM’s Watson can go on Jeopardy and win, can a computer start diagnosing patients better than a human doctor? The possibility could mean a reduction in a diagnostic error rate that the Institute of Medicine estimates may be as high as 15%.
Loans v. leases: which is better for private practice equipment?
Loans v. leases: which is better for private practice equipment?To take on a lease or take out a loan? For many small business owners, that really is the question. Especially for those in the medical field, it’s a tough choice between leasing expensive new equipment or financing it with a loan.
Need for population health data drives practice to consider EHR switch
Need for population health data drives practice to consider EHR switchIn this guest blog, one practice outlines their journey for switching EHRs.
Understanding the current state of clinical decision support systemsClinical decision support (CDS) systems have been hailed for their potential to reduce medical errors and increase healthcare quality and efficiency; therefore, it is critical for physicians to consider implementing a CDS system at their practice.
Designing healthcare in the age of millennials, Baby Boomers
Designing healthcare in the age of millennials, Baby BoomersIt’s not easy being a doctor in such a transitional period of American healthcare. Practices are pressured with consumer-driven demands from a wider patient-demographic than ever before.
6 tips to help practices adapt to a new EHRA new system can hurt a practice’s workflow. Here’s how to get back to top form quickly.
Should your practice have a blog?
Should your practice have a blog?Most physicians have incredibly hectic work lives filled with people (the sheer number of patients seen daily), conditions (the vast amount of diagnoses made per week), and stories (the close calls, exciting cases and thrills of practicing medicine), so it seems only natural physicians have a lot to blog about.