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electronic medical records : The Patient Management System or PMS, as you may call it, is a modern day application that allows an easy way to store and update all the information about thepatient. It includes Patient Registration, Electronic Medical...
by Homoeopathy World on Aug 12, 2015

Advantages of Electronic Health Records

With the requirements and incentives built into the Affordable Care Act, many healthcare facilities will be transitioning to electronic medical records. Read the guest post below from Jenny Richards to find out more about the pros of using electronic...
by Scrub Notes on May 18, 2015

Patient Identifiers, Hospitals & the EHR

Current Joint Commission standards call for the use of two patient identifiers to avoid mixing up patients with the same or similar names. For inpatients, these identifiers are usually the name and the medical record number (MRN). Which is fine if th...
by The Blog that Ate Manhattan on Sep 17, 2014

Saved by the EMR

Given all the complaining I and my colleagues do about electronic medical records ,  I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you about something good that came from having my practice online. A patient came to see me last week for a check u...
by The Blog that Ate Manhattan on Mar 24, 2014

Health Care Lay-offs Becoming the Norm

The figures in the government’s monthly jobs reflect the massive layoffs occurring in the health care industry. Health care companies eliminated 6,000 positions in December after a year of slow... Read MoreThe post Health Care Lay-offs Be...
by Zintro Blog on Feb 3, 2014

Talking Heads

February, in case you haven't noticed, is "Heart Month" full of associations with Valentine's Day, love, peace and tranquility.  It's also a month to sell cardiovascular health care. Everywhere you look these days are advertisements for the lates...
by Dr. Wes on Feb 2, 2014

When We Conflate Health Care With Medical Care

From Marilyn M. Singleton, M.D., J.D.: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying all the wrong remedies.” -Groucho Marx The politics of selling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) focu...
by Dr. Wes on Sep 15, 2013

When We Conflate Health Care With Medical Care

From Marilyn M. Singleton, M.D., J.D.: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying all the wrong remedies.” -Groucho Marx The politics of selling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) focu...
by Dr. Wes on Sep 15, 2013

How to Quell Physician Discontent with EMRs

How do you quell physician discontent with Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)? Easy. Have the leadership of your physician organization interview the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, then make sure your physicians read the sp...
by Dr. Wes on Jun 13, 2013

Cost Savings from EMRs: A Path to Salvation

The Electronic Medical Record (EMR)'s promised contribution to health care cost savings got a second look recently, and the results were poor at best.  But what I found interesting was the "second look" was from the same organization that did the f...
by Dr. Wes on Jan 14, 2013

Lytec Medical Billing Software For Health Care Offices

Medical billing is a complex procedure in which a healthcare provider submits states the insurance companies to allow them to get paid. According to a 2009 report on ABC news eight of ten medical bills have errors. This really is based on a report fr...


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