Doctor’s Digest®

Bridging the gap…between the business of medicine and the practice of medicine.

March / April 2010:
Health Information Technology

<br />Health Information Technology

As you juggle the tasks of everyday practice, i’s challenging to keep up with the latest trends in healthcare technology. This issue of Doctor’s Digest will offer you the background and practical insight to help you make decisions that could have a profound impact on your practice.

In This Issue:

  • Introduction
  • EHRs: Making Your Move
    Know how the latest “meaningful-use” rules work to make sure you qualify for government incentives and to determine whether now is the right time for you to buy a system.
  • Choosing an EHR System
    Learn how to pick the right system for your practice, from costs to vendors, and how to redesign your work flow to make the most of your EHR.
  • A Guide to E-prescribing
    Find out how universal standards of certification will affect e-prescribing and what kind of system may work best for you now.
  • Becoming a Digital Office
    Learn how to maximize your use of EHRs, and consider other electronic tools and the Web to improve quality of care and physicianpatient communication.
  • Future Trends in Practice Technology
    Understand how more portable, Web-based technology and the promise of interoperability may impact your practice.
  • Resources: For More Information

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