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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.
Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?
Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?Running a physician practice is a lot different—and substantially more challenging—than it used to be.
Staying connected to patients beyond the office visit
Staying connected to patients beyond the office visitThe growth of smartphone usage is giving physicians new ways to stay connected with patients and improve their care, and evidence shows that communication outside of the office setting is acceptable and can help improve outcomes.
Why aren’t more doctors using patient engagement tools?
Why aren’t more doctors using patient engagement tools?A new report reveals that 69% of healthcare providers are using patient engagement to get patients more involved in their own care, but its authors suggest that number should be closer to 100%.
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hacking
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hackingWith a major hack of an insurance company’s database having made front-page news not long ago, it’s natural that many physicians think first about electronic data when they think about protecting patients’ private health information (PHI).
Navigating the buzzwords of telehealth
Navigating the buzzwords of telehealthIt’s easy to get lost in the ever-evolving landscape of the telehealth marketplace.
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.
It's tme for EHRs to solve problems for doctors rather than cause themFor this year’s Medical Economics EHR Report, we wanted to get right to the heart of the matter regarding what’s working and what’s not with electronic health record systems, so we went to the experts: you, our readers.
2016 EHR Report
2016 EHR ReportPhysicians expect more from their electronic health records (EHRs). These systems were supposed to provide efficiency and troves of useful data, enabling doctors to manage patient populations and meet the demands of quality care. But EHRs are lacking in all of these areas.