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5 Reasons Why Mobile Sites Are More Important Than Ever

July 10, 2014
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The mobile Web is growing--quickly. These days, it's impossible to go out in public without spotting someone staring at a smartphone or tablet. With more and more people stepping away from the desk and accessing the Internet from mobile devices, websites that aren't optimized for mobile may become lost in the fold. Take a look...  read more

HIPAA Snippets: New Videos Aim to Clarify Regulations

June 30, 2014
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Whether you are a physician with an established online reputation or are using the Dr. Leonardo webuilder to create your practice's first official website, you are most likely already aware that there are federal regulations in place to help you monitor your practice's digital presence. These terms are included in the Health Insurance Portability and...  read more

Why It Is Important to Keep Up With Changes to Your EMR

June 23, 2014

Has your practice already incorporated an electronic medical records (EMR) or electronic health records (EHR) into your work flow? Keep in mind that is this not a set it and forget it type of adjustment. Read on to find out how you can stay on top of EHR guideline changes. Because the adoption of EHR...  read more

EHR Incentive Plans and the Impact on Your Medical Practice

June 16, 2014

From large hospitals to small practices, healthcare providers in the medical field have gradually been making the transition from paper to electronic records. With the possibility of losing financial incentives or receiving fines if they do not make the switch to digital within the allowed timeframe, many physicians are requesting an extension. The Centers for...  read more

Digital Medical Records: Myths about Health Data Sharing

June 16, 2014

As a growing number of hospitals as well as small independent practices continue to make the shift from a tradition paper recordkeeping system to electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR), there is some confusion over what going digital entails. Here Are the Top Three Myths about Electronic Health Records: 1) Making Data...  read more

HIPAA Compliance and Your Practice

May 26, 2014

Making sure that your medical, healthcare or alternative practice meets HIPAA regulations can be challenging, especially with current health reform regulations. However, there are certain important points that will help your practice as you transition to electronic records. HIPAA (Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act) serves to ensure that patients' records are kept safe...  read more

What Do Patients Want When It Comes to Online Healthcare Management?

May 12, 2014

A recent international survey found that more than 80 percent of patients say that they consider electronic capabilities to be at least somewhat important when it comes to the medical practice they select. Nearly half of the participants stated that electronic capabilities are very important, according to the Accenture Consumer Survey. The survey was conducted...  read more

Managing Your Mobile Site

May 5, 2014

With more and more people preferring to view websites on their phones and devices such as tablets, it's vital to have a site that is mobile-friendly. Many online users get their content on the go whether it's checking the address, phone numbers or office hours of a business sometimes even looking this information up as...  read more

FBI Urges Healthcare Providers to Boost Their Online Security

April 28, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has recently issued a warning to healthcare providers that they must increase their medical websites' cybersecurity systems in order to prevent patients' private records from falling into the wrong hands. The preemptive notice, which was distributed by the FBI to healthcare providers earlier this month and was obtained by Reuters,...  read more