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Information technology, general
Sometimes technology isn't the problem.
July/August 2014 Issue
EHR Dissatisfaction: Is It Time to Switch Your EHR? [From The Editor]
A new FPM survey will explore why physicians change EHRs and whether doing so increases their EHR satisfaction.
The Docphin app facilitates mobile access to full-text content from more than 5,000 medical journals and health news stories in popular publications.
Running a practice successfully requires more than just medical knowledge and basic management techniques. It requires an entrepreneurial approach. Miramont Family Medicine in Fort Collins, Colo., has realized higher revenue, larger patient panels, and other benefits by laying a foundation for the future, including investing heavily in technology infrastructure, the addition of new ancillary services, improved efficiency practices, and reorganizing as a patient-centered medical home.
Beware the tendency of health information technologists to grossly underestimate the time and effort required to update and operate their products.
The authors explain how to successfully incorporate a clinical decision support system into a practice's workflow and describe available systems that provide point-of-care support.
Diagnosing illness and treating patients: There's just not an app for that.
It will do great things – someday. But what do you do until then?
Technology was supposed to eliminate paper in our offices, so what happened?
Health information technology may revolutionize care … someday.