Category Archives: Physicians

IT Industry Study: 50% of Physicians Use Medical Apps

Chris Gullo, Mobi Health News More than 50 percent of physicians use a smartphone for work purposes, according to a new study by IT industry association CompTIA. CompTIA’s “Third Annual Healthcare IT Insights and Opportunities” study consisted of online surveys … Continue reading

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Improving the Physician–Nurse Dynamic

By Jennifer Larson, contributor August 26, 2011 – Can doctors and nurses learn to get along well enough to collaborate? Can they truly be partners in providing excellent patient care? Many health care experts now say “Yes.” But that hasn’t always … Continue reading

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Medical Humor: Nursing & Physician Documentation

Actual documentation on an EMR system “unresponsive and in no distress” “nonverbal, noncommunicative and offers no complaints” “irregular heart failure” “The need to maintain dialogue with the family regarding the appropriatenss of limiting futile care to the patient is noted” … Continue reading

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US Physicians Video Chat with Patients

Health IT News, 5/16/2011 NEW YORK – Certain specialties, such as psychiatrists and oncologists, are more likely to be using video conferencing with patients, according to a new study from Manhattan Research. Taking the Pulse U.S. v11.0, a study of … Continue reading

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Important Meaningful Use Dates for 2011

Joseph Goedert, HealthData Management   3/24/11 From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services comes a list of important dates in the electronic health records meaningful use program during the rest of 2011: April 2011: Attestation for Medicare MU begins. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Healthcare Employment and Compensation Trends

By Rachel Fields, 3/24/11   Becker’s Hospital Review  Business & Legal Issues Here are 10 trends affecting employment and compensation in healthcare, according to various surveys, studies and news reports. Nursing enrollment is rising. Female physicians earn less. More medical … Continue reading

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A Look at International EHR Best Practices: Lessons Learned

Healthcare systems around the world are endeavoring to offer better care by reducing medical errors, through better medication management, rapid access to vital and accurate information, reduced duplication of services, access to a more comprehensive picture of health to promote … Continue reading

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