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TECHNOLOGY

Is electronic prescribing a potential solution to the opioid crisis?Only two states mandate e-prescribing controlled substances, but most physicians can use it now
Resisting the cloud is futile for this physicianThere has been some cold feet to migrating all the information to this practice's cloud.
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
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.
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%.
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.