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Best Practices in Managing Technology for Your Practice

The best practices in managing technology for your practices need to be highlighted because technology is the boon and the bane of the 21st century. Good technology is the foundation on which quality healthcare is delivered to patients today. With the recent advances in technology, physicians have to reengineer the way they function their clinics. …

Getting the Most Out of Electronic Patient Records

Every patient has a health record that doctors use in the dissemination of health care services. Health records consist of many documents like patients’ reports from various health care providers, pharmacy information, radiology findings, as well as lab results. Doctors can unfathomably make the most out of patient’s record with the help of software. Sharing …

Do Electronic Medical Records Improve Productivity?

Electronic medical records (EMRs) play an important role in improving productivity in health care systems, and here is a brief overview of their impact. We talk about: What is productivity for a medical practice? For a clinic or hospital, productivity refers to the number of patients served within a specific period of work and time. It …

5 Mistakes your practice should avoid: Computers and Technology

Computers help medics in acquiring, managing, analyzing, and dissemination of healthcare information and knowledge. Adoption of proper and effective technology facilitates meaningful advances in patient safety as well as health care quality. Below are 5 common mistakes, and the precautions you can take to avoid them. Lack of proper training It is imperative that nurses, …

Best Health Apps For Patients

Many medical and health apps exist in Google Play Store and the Apple App Store, and navigating them is very time consuming. We’ve simplified the search for the best Android health app for patients in this article. Do let us know if we’ve missed your favourite health apps! The technology and mobile revolution has greatly influenced the …

Medical App of the Month: Figure 1

Figure 1 is an app that functions as a community for medical professionals to safely share their clinical cases and discuss treatment options.  It is a crowdsourced medical image library that healthcare professionals can use to share, rank, and discuss images. It’s popularly referred to as the “Instagram for Doctors”. What does it do? The app uses …

Android or iPhone: What should a doctor choose?

No matter how intimidating the operating system of iPhone may appear to software engineers, it is still the best pal of doctors. It has a wide variety of medical applications and books for a quick consultation. One of the medical news services, Bulletin Healthcare, queried their half a million subscribers and reported that the trend was more inclined towards iPhone …