It’s apparent that technology, particularly mobile, has a stronghold in the healthcare industry.
While physicians become increasingly comfortable with EMRs and voice recognition software, there are even more technological advances coming down the pike.
Here are 4 technologies physicians should consider investing in. Read More
The use of cloud-based software applications has exploded in recent years.
A 2015 study showed that 90 percent of organizations use at least one such application. The same study estimated that 26 percent of IT budgets are now being allotted towards cloud efforts as well.
In healthcare, several new cloud-based applications are rapidly evolving and gaining popularity. Transcription and dictation services are two topping that list. In addition, Nuance has recently announced a cloud-based application to help physicians improve clinical documentation, providing a viable solution to an industry-wide problem.
If your hospital or practice is going to invest in cloud-based software, here are the must-have features to keep in mind. Read More
A recent survey found that nearly 14 percent of medical practices struggle with EHR adoption and implementation. And another 13 percent have difficulties meeting meaningful use (MU) requirements.
To further reinforce just how much physicians are grappling to find the right fit, nearly 40 percent of those surveyed have already purchased two or more EHRs. Given the high cost of implementation and training – estimated between $15,000 and $70,000 per provider – switching EHRs can be a costly endeavor.
So if you find yourself needing to make a switch, how can you make the most of this substantial investment? Read More
Today’s Clinical Documentation News Roundup brings you this week’s news
on medical records and the technology clinicians are using to keep them. Read More
It’s time to prepare for the ICD-10 conversion that’s takes effect on Oct. 1, 2014.
It’s important for physician practices to understand that even though
there's more than a year left to prepare, it’s going to take a lot of
time and effort to get ready. Read More