Dr. Leonardo is a convenient Internet Presence Management tool that also allows users to create a personal website for themselves, and/or a website for their practice featuring online appointment scheduling and informative patient education.
On this blog, members of Dr. Leonardo's staff share their valuable knowledge and insight on various topics relating to boosting and maintaining the online presence of your personal and practice website.
Although the federal government is calling for physicians across all medical fields to make the change from paper files to electronic health records (EHR), there's a significant difference in which specialties are adapting to this change and which are falling behind. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, which was enacted... read more
It's well known that the number of medical practices that have switched over to electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) has been steadily on the rise in recent years. In fact, the number of physicians making the change from a paper filing system to digital records has tripled since 2010. Information management... read more
Be careful of what medical information you post on your social media accounts! Ninety percent of 18 to 24-year-olds said they would trust medical information shared by others in their social media networks, according to a recent PwC Health Research Institute survey. These findings underline the importance of posting accurate, precise and easy to understand... read more
Taking your practice's paper medical records digital not only improves efficiency and accuracy it can also significantly decrease the occurrence of errors in your office. That's a pretty compelling reason to make the switch to an electronic record-keeping system. Electronic medication reconciliation tools, which are a part of the electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic... read more
Is your website optimized for mobile? Researchers believe that by 2015, the amount of people who use mobile devices to view websites will outnumber those who use desktop computers. Make sure that your practice's site is prepared. When you create a website using the Dr. Leonardo Sitebuilder, your site is automatically viewable on any mobile... read more
Do older adults make up a large portion of your medical or healthcare practice's patient base? Perhaps you've been reluctant to invest in an online marketing strategy because you think your patients seek information offline. Well, recent studies suggest you may want to reconsider! A 2013 Pew Internet report found that although online seniors are... read more
You may have heard the term SEO mentioned in discussions about websites and online presence, but are you not quite sure what it means? Whether you're looking to update the look of your healthcare practice's site or to increase your search engine ranking, you'd benefit from knowing more about this term. SEO is an acronym... read more
A recent study found that most mobile users use search engines to track down information about local businesses. The findings highlight the need for practices to have a site that's optimized for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. The study looked at U.S. smartphone users ages 18 and older and analyzed their mobile search trends.... read more
When it comes to driving new patients to your website, there are few things as important as Search Engine Optimization, or SEO. With more than 85 percent of all Internet users finding websites through search engines, how you rank in Google, Yahoo and Bing are crucial to your practice's online success. So, what is Search... read more
Have you struggled with finding the right layout for your practice's site? With many web builders, it's difficult to find a design and layout that properly reflects your medical, dental or veterinary specialty. Having a site that accurately and professionally presents your practice to visitors helps to cultivate your online image and establish your authority... read more