Meaningful Use: Why It Matters For Patients

Posted by EHRblogger on March 29, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Meaningful use is difficult to understand, even for physicians. Its many measures have left doctors with questions like: What regulations apply to my practice? What is mandatory and what is optional? At my practice, who is responsible for compliance? How will meaningful use affect my workflow? Another important question physicians should be considering is: How [...]

Analyzing 2013 as the “Year of the Great EHR Vendor Switch”

Posted by EHRblogger on March 26, 2013 at 4:54 pm

Healthcare and Information Technology are two dynamic industries that directly impact providers on a daily basis. In this post, I would like to analyze some fascinating research and commentary from Healthcare IT authors that spend their lives deciphering flaws in the Healthcare Information Technology industry. Susan Hall of FierceEMR believes 2013 could be the “Year [...]

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

Posted by EHRblogger on March 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm

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 [...]

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

Posted by EHRblogger on March 4, 2013 at 9:09 pm

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 [...]

The Social Media Guru Says: Don’t Just Advertise—Engage Your Audience

Posted by EHRblogger on February 26, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Social media is an interactive marketing channel—think of it like a telephone. You would never ignore calls when people contact your practice. So why ignore their posts, comments or tweets? To effectively use social media, it’s important to stay engaged and interact with other users. According to the New York Times article, Can Social Media [...]