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Five Best Practices for Training Staff on Using a New EHR

Training isn’t just helpful—research has shown that it’s essential to the implementation process. Here, we’ve put together five effective EHR training tips.

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Case Study: How Advanced RehabTrust Improved Quality of Care with Kinnser

Advanced RehabTrust sought a cost-effective, Web-based solution. They made the switch to Kinnser and saw significant improvements to operations.

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3 Firms Design the Patient Record of the Future

We talked to each of the three overall winners of the Health Design Challenge to find out the steps they took in developing their products.

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7 Ways to Maintain Patient Interaction in the Age of the EHR

A common complaint of EHRs is that they interfere with doctor-patient interactions. We’ve identified the following solutions to maintain positive patient relationships.

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Don’t Let Your Money Walk Out The Door

Collecting funds can be hard once the patient walks out the door. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of techniques to see that you collect the right amount from patients.

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Avoiding Coding That Leads to Audits: A Q&A With Betsy Nicoletti

Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC, is a nationally-known expert on medical coding and co-author of Codapedia.com. She shared her tips on avoiding coding errors.

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Lessons from Waiting Rooms

The average wait time in a general practitioner’s office is 20 minutes. And, according to the Journal of General Internal Medicine, most people think that’s too long.

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Survey: Patient Interactions with EMR/EHR Use

Some doctors worry that EMR software could interfere with their patient interactions. We’d like to know how your EMR has affected interactions.

5 Rules for Taking a Vacation as a Solo-Practice Doctor

5 Rules for Taking a Vacation as a Solo-Practice Doctor

It’s hard enough for any of us to consider taking a vacation in the current economic climate, let alone those of us responsible for the health of others.

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Five Ways Doctors Can Use EMRs to Boost Profitability

With the rapid growth of the EMR market, we thought it was time to revisit how EMR software can improve profitability. Here are five ways.

Ionizing Your Online Reputation: Shifting Negative Reviews to Positive

Ionizing Your Online Reputation: Shifting Negative Reviews to Positive

44 percent of Internet users look for information about doctors online. What patients say about you on the Internet can be critical to your success.

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Electronic Medical Records vs. Electronic Health Records: Revisited

Medical professionals continue to use the two acronyms interchangeably because they describe digitization of medical records. But a rough distinction has emerged.

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3 iPhone and iPad Medical Devices We’d Like to See

These clever devices use simple plug-in peripherals to turn an iPhone or iPad into a full-fledged medical device. For this article we tried to get a little visionary, too.

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5 Medical Peripherals for the iPad or iPhone

The iPad and the iPhone can provide the functionality of a wide range of medical devices with just a few simple add-ons and plug-ins.

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iPad EMR Apps | A Guide to Electronic Medical Records

Apple’s iPad is making rounds in healthcare. More EMR and EHR vendors are releasing iPad-specific versions of their EMRs to keep up with physician demand.

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HHS Data Tells the True Story of HIPAA Violations in the Cloud

Some say the increasing the number of EMRs make our records more vulnerable. Data proves otherwise: paper records and portable devices are the weakest link.

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How To Evaluate Medical Billing Services

We recently penned a post, “Should You Outsource Your Medical Billing?” This post will help you make the right choice of medical billing service companies.

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Should You Outsource Your Medical Billing?

One of the many business questions physicians face is whether to outsource their medical billing to third-party services or do it in-house.

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EHR vs EMR – What’s the Difference?

Should you implement an EMR or an EHR? Do you know the difference? In theory, and by definition, there is a difference and it should play into software selection.