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To answer this question, you must balance anticipated costs with potential gains.
Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.
To obtain a true view of the quality of your practice, you must measure the patient's experience.
If you're thinking of moving to electronic records, the results of this survey may help.
“If X then Y” rarely works when you're dealing with patients.
Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation.
With a clear aim, some basic innovation tools and a willingness to experiment, your team can produce some remarkable ideas.
Author describes how his residency program uses Crystal Reports to produce reports from their EMR system -- reports that have been useful in QI programs that have improved A1c, LDL and other outcome parameters.
With a few simple changes, you can give your patients better service and your staff a break.
If you already use an electronic health record system, here's your chance to help your colleagues who haven't yet made the leap.