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Which Medicals Fields Are Embracing EHRs?

Published: June 30, 2014
User Demographics

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


Physicians to Increase Investment in Patient Portals

Published: June 23, 2014

Many medical practices that have not yet set up a patient portal for their patients are expected to purchase or upgrade to one in 2014, a new survey shows. In fact, 35 percent of electronic health records (EHR) users are investing more into their patient engagement infrastructure in 2014 than they did the previous year,...  read more


Picking the Right EHR for You

Published: June 23, 2014

Many physicians who have made the switch from traditional paper filing to electronic health record (EHR) systems are finding that they should have gone with a different EHR. When selecting an EHR or electronic medical record (EMR) system, it's important to note all of its included features, and whether they accommodate your practice's unique needs...  read more


Infographic: Physicians & EHR Adoption

Published: June 23, 2014

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


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

Published: 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


Make an Impact with Your Logo

Published: June 16, 2014

Does your practice have a logo? It may seem that selecting the right font colors and style for your practice's name is enough, but adding a logo to your practice's look goes a long way toward gaining recognition and establishing your reputation both at the office and online. Adding a logo to your practice's website...  read more


EHR Incentive Plans and the Impact on Your Medical Practice

Published: 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


90% of Young Adults Trust Medical Info They See on Social Media

Published: June 16, 2014

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


Digital Medical Records: Myths about Health Data Sharing

Published: 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


Implementing EHR Reduces Errors By 58%, Study Shows

Published: June 16, 2014

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