By JC Gallegos MSHIMS, BSN, RN As a product manager at CareCloud, my job is to listen. I listen to clients, identify their needs, and bring different perspectives together to build something new. So, when my team was invited to rethink our electronic health record (EHR) system for ophthalmology, we did just that. We listened […]
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Before most large medical practices find the best electronic health record system for their needs, they research many choices and find some discouraging up-front costs. However, the transition doesn’t have to be as complicated, costly and painful as it seems. Many medium to large medical practices find web-based EHR systems the perfect solution for their clinical […]
Even if Meaningful Use incentives do not drive your practice to adopt a new EHR, consider upgrading for patient satisfaction and engagement. Increased productivity, reduced costs, better care coordination – you probably know many of the EHR benefits from the provider perspective. But what’s really in it for your patients?
A strong start helps swimmers and runners win a race. Medical appointment scheduling software works the same way. Similar to your front office staff, appointment schedulers contribute to all-important patient impressions of you and your practice. With many different scheduling software solutions on the market today, how do you choose the right one for your […]
According to a 2013 eMarketer study, more than 60% of physicians scan social media on a daily or weekly basis to explore new health information, the majority reporting that social tools have improved their delivery of care. While social media may never replace more traditional means of research and learning, it can be a valuable […]
Since the early 1970s, physicians have relied on computers to facilitate clinical care. Forty years later, their reliance on technology is even stronger. If 2013 was the year of the health app, what innovations should doctors expect to see in 2014? The following three are almost certain to make an impact on the way you […]
It seems like healthcare is changing more often than ever nowadays. Every week, there’s a new set of rules and standards physicians have to abide by in order to practice medicine. How are providers supposed to keep up? You can start with a little help from your friends at Power Your Practice.
You spent years going through the rigors of med school and dealing with the grueling demands of residency. Not to mention, you’ve probably provided quality care to countless patients during your time practicing medicine. Why then, are so many patients combative of your diagnoses? One study points to the Internet as the leading cause of patient […]
You may have noticed an abnormal number of mustached men walking the streets lately. We understand if you were even a little disturbed. Unless you live in one of these cities, chances are these facial fixings are a product of Movember, a national movement aimed at raising funds and awareness for men’s health issues. […]
According to the recent Practice Profitability Index study, 20% of physician practices are looking to replace their current EHR or practice management system in the coming year. One reason could be the frustrations medical providers are experiencing with some of these solutions. It doesn’t help that some vendors can take hours or even days to […]