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The author describes the basics of patient registries, how they are used, and how they can improve quality and efficiency when used to help manage chronic illness care.
The author, a family physician, explains how to use Open DNS, a free Internet domain name server, to limit frivolous Web browsing by practice staff while permitting practice-related use of the Web.
The authors describe what happened when they lost 4 months of EHR data, outline the steps they took to prevent a recurrence of the problem, and provide recommendations for EHR data security.
The article describes strategies family physicians should employ to avoid Internet security breaches.
Progress is never free, and it isn't all it's cracked up to be.
This is a case study in which Excel was used to do preventive care or chronic disease management and what lessons were learned. It will include a blank copy of the Excel spreadsheet that readers can download from the FPM Web site.
The author gives step-by-step instructions on how to record a macro, which can be used, he explains, to quickly and accurately document patient encounters, especially physical exams.
The article will explain the new HIPAA security regulations and how family practices can comply with them.
This articles describes what a tablet PC is and how it can be used in a physician's practice.
This article describes how physicians can create an "electronic filing cabinet" that allows them to access select journal articles and other medical references easily, quickly and from any computer.