The final events of the London 2012 Olympics are set to take place on Sunday, but I for one am hoping that the spirit of competitiveness and excellence the games have inspired will stick around well after the Closing Ceremonies.
At Power Your Practice, we do our best to instill readers with a drive to improve their practices and enhance their performance by providing new advice and information every day. Here’s hoping PYP and the summer games have motivated your staff to keep torch of Olympic spirit aflame all year long.
How Will EHRs Use CCDs to Manage Data?
The continuity of care document is the HL7 standard that EHRs must utilize in exchanging patient data. But the CCD is more than just a Meaningful Use specification, as it has the potential to help physicians better manage clinical information and extract the data they need.
Avoid Lawsuits: How to Be a Malpractice-Free Practice
Don’t resort to defensive medicine in effort to dodge lawsuits – doing so can be harmful to patients. Stay informed, do diligent documentation, communicate effectively and be nice to patients to avoid visits to the malpractice attorney’s office.
4 Most Useful Applications of Telemedicine
Telemedicine isn’t perfect for every patient condition or technical task. Consider whether using the technology to manage chronically ill patients, ensure prescription compliance, store and forward data or treat sleep disorders could be right for your practice.
Cloud Computing and the Health IT Crisis: State of the Industry
With this post we debuted a new Intel whitepaper, available for download here, on the benefits of cloud computing in healthcare. Learn why healthcare’s rapidly changing landscape makes the industry ripe for a cloud revolution.
Go for Gold: How to Encourage ‘Olympic’ Excellence at Your Practice
Learn why training, teamwork, pride and fun are as critical to achieving peak performance in the medical practice as they are in the athletic arena.
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