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Electronic health records
From remote monitoring of chronic diseases to virtual assistants in the exam room, technology will improve practice.
You may be able to get more out of your electronic health record by discovering the system's hidden tools.
Taking steps to protect your patient information and prepare for a possible breach can avoid costly audit violations.
Patients connecting with your practice through the Internet require fewer staff and generate lower costs.
The late-breaking regulations for electronic health records require practices to get up to speed quickly.
A few simple changes can help you focus on your patient instead of your EHR.
As virtual visits become more popular, physicians should consider their value and what it would take to provide them.
Letting minors view their health records online means finding a compromise between patient privacy and parental rights.
Portals can benefit your practice and your patients, but you have to get them using the technology first.
Some physicians and patients have been reticent to embrace online portals, but the changing nature of health care will accelerate the process.