December 2007

The Word on the Street: When Will Healthcare Operate in Real Time?

December 05, 2007

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In an instant, anyone can Google the up-to-the-minute value of the Yen, the price of any US security, or even the price of a sack of rice in Argentina. Capital markets around the world operate in...

TechSectors: The Mobile Physician: Patient Data on the Go

December 05, 2007

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Any physician will tell you that proper assessment and diagnosis of a patient is dependent upon review of a variety of information such as vital signs, EKG strips, medical images, and laboratory...

Downtime: Smoke Up, Johnny!

December 04, 2007

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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...

Special Article: ePrescribing Is Here... and It's Here to Stay

December 04, 2007

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It is here and it is now. It has been covered in every medical and medically related publication imaginable. Electronic prescriping--along with adoption of electronic health records (EHRs)--is one...

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...

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

December 04, 2007

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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...

DocMVP: James Andrews, MD

December 04, 2007

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Taking the DocMVP concept to the next level, Dr. Andrews' career is highlighted with major contributions to the careers of numerous professional and non-professional athletes.

TechSectors: The Rating Game

November 15, 2007

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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!

February 14, 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...