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TECHNOLOGY

Retweets count as a second opinion, right?Keeping up with Dr. Google is exhausting.
EHR interoperability’s uncertain futureExchanging information is vital for quality patient care in an era of technology-based medicine, but progress is lagging.
With hacking on the rise, physician records at riskIndependent physicians are concerned about data security, but feel they are limited as to what they can do to protect it.
5 tips for tactfully combatting negative patient reviews
5 tips for tactfully combatting negative patient reviewsThe troubling reality is that review sites like Yelp and Healthgrades often attract patients who are more likely to air grievances, rather than praise. In other words, it’s a near certainty that every physician and medical practice will encounter a fair share of negative patient reviews.
10 steps to strengthen physician practice systems, safeguard patient dataSecurity risk assessments are difficult, but necessary.
How to balance telemedicine advances with ethicsTreating patients remotely requires the same diligence as face-to-face encounters, experts say.
EHR reality checkThis is normal...right?
7 tips to stop technology from damaging the patient experienceA recent American Medical Association (AMA) study shows that physicians spend 37% of their time on electronic health records (EHR) or desk work while meeting with patients.
Mobile EHR benefits continue to grow
Mobile EHR benefits continue to growSometimes we get so focused on the “now” that we forget to look back. It’s a bit like this with electronic health records: The focus tends to be more on the challenges than on the benefits.
Telemedicine up for heated debate
Telemedicine up for heated debateThe states of Arkansas and Texas rate last and next-to-last in telemedicine practice standards, an issue that has gained prominence in the medical community in recent years, according to a recent report by the American Telemedicine Association.