In a time where our ability to communicate has grown exponentially, it seems that doctor-patient communication has fallen behind. We have seen the positive effects of communication technology in the workplace, the business world, and our personal lives, but what about healthcare?
As the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems matures, the difference in what is expected of hospital-based systems and those used by clinicians in ambulatory practices becomes more evident.
Meaningful EHR Use requirements can be very confusing. The main issue is the extensive amount of data that providers encounter and a lack of easily understandable and actionable steps. In this series of blog posts, I will address some of the major questions I have...Continue
Managing chronic disease is a challenge for both doctors and patients. According to the CDC, seven out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases like stroke, heart disease and diabetes. In 2005, 133 million Americans suffered from at least one chronic...Continue