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The Growing Age of Cloud-Based EMR Software

Companies are increasingly using technology to change the landscape of the healthcare industry. Physicians and other healthcare providers have recently begun to adopt new technologies…

EMR and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

In an in age of increasingly complex technology, the doctor-patient relationship has evolved in certain ways. Electronic health records (EHRs) also known as electronic medical…

The Business of Online Prescriptions

With the rising healthcare costs in America, and specifically prescription drugs, many seek relief by purchasing prescription drugs online. People have turned to cheaper online…

The Cost of Diagnostic Errors

The Cost of Diagnostic Errors A new study has found that diagnostic errors are the single largest source of successful malpractice claims. Furthermore, the study…

Unnecessary Emergency Room Visits

Emergency room visits cost insurance providers a fortune, and quite often they’re unnecessary. In an age where scrutiny of the healthcare system is perhaps at…

Personal Contact Reduces Readmission Rates

New research suggests that adding a personal touch to the doctor-patient relationship after discharge from the hospital may help to lower readmission rates of patients.…

End of Life Care Improvements

End of Life Care Improvements According to a new report, Medicare patients are experiencing improvements in the end of life care that they receive. Specifically,…

EMR and Mental Health

A recent study released in The International Journal of Medical Informatics suggests that the inclusion of a psychiatric patient’s psychiatric records within their electronic medical…

EMR Software and Malpractice

For any physician, the potential of having to address a malpractice claim represents a major area of concern. It is thus in the best interest…

Anesthesia Documentation Lagging

A survey taken by the Academic Health Sciences Centre of Canada and published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine found wide-ranging inconsistencies between recorded…

New Action Set Reduces Hospital Readmissions

A new set of protocols has been found to be effective in reducing the number of patient readmissions following their initial discharge. The Re-engineered Discharge…