Recent Blog Posts

EHR Improves the Patient Experience, According to Recent Survey

Published: November 10, 2014

Does it make a difference to your patients whether your practice uses an EHR or paper records? According to a recent survey by leading information technology research firm Software Advice, it does. Software Advice found that many physicians are still hesitant to utilize EHRs in the exam room. Even in practices where EHR software has...  read more

More Doctors Report Satisfaction with Mobile EHR, According to Recent Survey

Published: November 7, 2014

Could you be happier with your EHR system? A recent research survey, conducted by leading information technology research company Software Advice, suggests you could. Software Advice asked nearly 600 physicians to rate their level of satisfaction with their EHR, along with the benefits and challenges they faced implementing the technology into their practice. The main...  read more

Advantages of DIY Website Building

Published: November 5, 2014

With bare-minimum web-based knowledge, it's possible to create your own medical practice website in minutes. The advantages of do-it-yourself (DIY) website building vary from lower costs, to greater control over your finished site. There are many different DIY website hosts on the market, however, there are few tailored specifically to the needs of physicians. Benefits of...  read more

Fundamentals of Building a Dermatology Website

Published: November 3, 2014

Websites for medical practices are an invaluable tool for engaging with patients. Many medical practice websites include basic information, however, in order to be effective, medical practice websites should include authoritative and informative content that can fulfill patients' inquiries. Each medical specialty is different, and therefore each website should contain elements unique to that specialty. To...  read more

Increasing Demand for EHR Access on Mobile Devices

Published: October 27, 2014

Doctors and patients are reporting an increased demand for easy electronic health record (EHR) access from mobile devices. Physicians are often working off of tablet-friendly systems in office and hospital settings, and making the option available for patients is increasingly attractive. People are often accessing the Web for information from their mobile devices, so why...  read more

EMR and EHR: What are the Differences?

Published: October 24, 2014

Due to changes in the healthcare industry over the years, many doctors and healthcare practices are now making the change to electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR). While many doctors use the terms EMR and EHR interchangeably, EMR and EHR are distinguished from one another in several ways. EMR vs. EHR: The...  read more

A Checklist for Building Your Own Medical Practice Website

Published: October 22, 2014

Web designers are experts at constructing websites, but with certain web building services, anyone can build a website in a few easy steps, even a physician. Every medical practice website has a few core elements it should include, but making your page stand out from the rest is the key to attracting new patients. Aside from...  read more

Easy Patient Portal Accessibility For Better Patient Care

Published: October 20, 2014

Multiple studies suggest that although physicians may be resistant to using electronic medical records (EMRs), that many patients find them to be valuable resources that they are interested in using. However, making your patient portal easily accessible and convenient for your patients is essential in the success of the system. Patients who cannot access their...  read more

Electronic Health Records Reduce Hospital Readmission

Published: October 17, 2014

Electronic Health Records (EHR) provide patients with the ability to securely view all of their medical information electronically. Furthermore, electronic health records allow doctors to improve their quality of patient care, and improve efficiency in their practice. In addition to improving patient care, the data contained within the patient's EHR can provide vital information about...  read more

Key Elements For Building a Primary Care Physician Website

Published: October 14, 2014

Doctors used to be able to rely on word-of-mouth and colleague recommendations to acquire new patients. Now, in addition to a good reputation doctors need a website to attract new patients. More than ever, people are turning to the Web for information, and often research businesses and professionals online before ever meeting them face-to-face. It's...  read more