Archive for March, 2013

The HIPAA Hike: “Conquering the HIPAA Compliance Mountain”

March 14, 2013

As a HIPAA expert, there is no other way to put it: HIPAA is a complex and oftentimes frustrating topic. I like to think of HIPAA as a mountain that physicians, nurses, practice administrators, and other members of the medical community need to conquer. The only way to do this successfully is to become a [...]

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My Name is (Insert Name), Not “Intern”—5 Reasons Why Your Intern is Valuable:

March 11, 2013

Internship programs have become a two-way street for students and employers. Students value work force experience that builds up their resumes. Businesses value up-and-coming young talent who are eager to learn and willing to pitch in. In fact, according to an article posted on Business Insider, roughly 75% of students get involved with at least [...]

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One Size Fits None

March 7, 2013

In my world of technical implementations, no two clients or projects are the same. Even within the same practice, each individual client is unique and values different things. In a perfect setting, this would translate into a tailored EHR implementation approach, which focuses on the needs of each provider rather than a single practice-wide workflow. [...]

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A Website… It’s More Than Just a “Visit”

March 4, 2013

You’ve tried your best to optimize your medical practice’s website. You probably have a good Google search ranking, your content is accurate and up-to-date, and your ‘hash tag’ is the new trend on Twitter. But for some reason, your patient visits haven’t increased. So now you are sitting at your desk saying, “I’m done with [...]

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