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This article profiles one family practice's experience with electronic prescribing, describes the benefits and pitfalls of incorporating it into daily practice and addresses its usefulness as a tool for reducing prescription errors.
The article provides an overview of the different software programs available for securing information stored on PDAs and also describes why users should install one of these programs.
Your PDA can help you code more efficiently and accurately.
The author provides step-by-step instructions for downloading medical information, databases, charts, forms and more from the Internet to a personal digital assistant.
The author explains how he has incorporated a PDA into his day-to-day practice and discusses some applications and how he uses them.
How can you be sure that patient information you share electronically with other physicians is not as accessible as a note on a postcard?
This article will give an overview of hand-held computers and provide practical tips for using them in physician practices.
This is the second in the eHealth series, and it will cover the advantages of using Web-based practice management software vs. client-server software.
This story will describe eHealth and what it can mean for physicians. Follow-up articles in this series will cover specific eHealth trends and how they will help family physicians and their practices over the next few years.
This installment in an ongoing series on using computers will offer tips for using Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program in a medical practice.