Why You Need to Worry About Computer Security

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Along with the widespread use of computers in medicine comes a greater need for security measures.…

IT Services for Your Practice – In-House or Outsource?

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Previously I wrote about outsourcing your IT services support as well as how to hire an IT director.…

Deciding to Go Paperless

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take-plunge.jpgMost medical offices today are using an electronic practice management (EPM) system.…

Need to Know: 5 Women in Health IT

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Guest Post, Katie Matlack


Women in Health IT

You want irony? Try this: the Kaiser Family Foundation reports that we women are the ones make the health care choices for the kids in 8 out of 10 families.…

EMR – Is It Worth It?

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If you comb through the blogosphere on the topic of electronic medical records, you may find a surprising amount of negative commentary.…

How to Succeed with Electronic Medical Records:8 Tips from Real Users

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Guest Post: Katie Matlack

As I settle in to my role as Medical Software Analyst at Software Advice, I’ve begun to wonder: What separates those who realize the benefits of an EMR from those who don’t?…

Debunking The 7 Myths of Concierge Medicine

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Guest Post, John T. Kihm MD

Myths abound concerning concierge medicine (CM).…

The Ten Commandments of Successful EMR Implementation

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ten commandments of emr implementationMost practices breathe a sigh of relief after their new EMR software is installed and running.…

Improving Practice Efficiency With Convenience Applications

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Computerized practice management systems appeared about thirty years ago. Their major selling point?…

How to Attest for Meaningful Use: 3 Tips from a Meaningful User

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Guest Post: Houston Neal
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According to an August 3 report, 2,246 eligible providers and 100 hospitals have successfully attested to meeting Meaningful Use (MU) criteria.…