Tag: Healthcare

Would You Read Your Doctor’s Notes?

I'd like to look at a new practice that some clinics and hospitals are just now putting in place: making physician's clinic notes accessible to their patients.  As with any change, there are some facilities that are embracing the change...while others are running screaming in the other direction.  It's all part of the shift in ...

EMR Market is Strong…But is That a Good Thing?

With the deadline for having and using an EMR system of some form behind us, what does the market look like for vendors of EMR systems? Are it's best days behind them, or is there still room to grow? Two new surveys show that the market for EMR systems is still going strong...provided you are already in the game.

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How Do You Improve Medical Literacy?

Healthcare Literacy is something which has become a bit of a hot button issue among the healthcare community and those who work in it. But how do you improve healthcare literacy?

Frusterated with Healthcare Technology?

Usability roughly can be defined as the ease with which a technology can be used, and the study of how different technology designs can either contribute to or prevent errors. In healthcare, this is a big deal because errors can have very serious negative consequences for the patient.

If You Build It…They Will Come?

"...hospitals should not use outdated facilities as an excuse for achievement of suboptimal satisfaction scores." - Dr. Zishan Siddiqui