December 2007

Downtime: Smoke Up, Johnny!

February 14, 2008

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During the last decade or so, I've grown from being a casual cigar smoker (weddings and other special events) to actually knowing and appreciating the difference between a perejo and a perfecto...

The HIT Contrarian: Patient Safety and HIT: Adopting Aviation Guidelines?

February 14, 2008

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In addition to increasing our efficiency, maximizing our reimbursement, making our records legible, decreasing the cost of care, and other assorted miracle cures, HIT adoption is being promoted as...

TechSectors: The Rating Game

February 12, 2008

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Technology is truly transforming healthcare. Electronic medical records, more precise prescribing, and Web-based access to scanned images enabling specialists in another state or even country to...

TechSectors: Back up That Data!

December 05, 2007

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It would be impossible to overstate the importance of backing up your practice data. This is especially true in this era of electronic medical records (EMRs). In fact, the HIPAA Security Rule...

Off the Beaten Path: Jobs for Tech Doctors

December 04, 2007

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Information technology is definitely the current it topic in healthcare. Supporters have touted its ability to do everything from increasing efficiency, safety, and favorable outcomes to...