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January 03, 2012 | Michelle McNickle - New Media Producer
Whether it's meaningful use or simply finding the right personnel, 2012 promises to be chock-full of tricky IT issues for physician practices. Bob Dean, vice president of technology at ChartLogic, gives us the top 10 challenges for physician practices in the new year.
January 03, 2012 | Molly Merrill - Associate Editor
A study profiling how five physician practices successfully overcame their e-prescribing challenges has determined that the common thread among them was that each had carefully moved through three phrases: planning, implementation and use of the systems.
January 03, 2012 | Molly Merrill - Associate Editor
Although social networking sites can be useful tools to disseminate healthcare information, some sites fall short of providing patient-centered resources and even provide misleading data, according to two studies that were presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's ACG) 76th...
January 03, 2012 | Molly Merrill - Associate Editor
Google and Yahoo were cited by 46 percent of physicians as a frequent source of information used to diagnose, treat and care for patients.
January 03, 2012 | Bernie Monegain - Editor
PhysBizTech's sister publication Healthcare IT News interviewed three solo practitioners who have met Stage 1 meaningful use guidelines, and asked what advice they might have for other solo practitioners or small practices.
January 03, 2012 | Michelle McNickle - New Media Producer
It's no secret EMRs can be complex and confusing, and despite the buzz surrounding their implementation, health IT expert Shahid Shah believes some organizations are better off taking things slow. He suggests 10 technologies to embrace before jumping into an EMR.
November 22, 2011 | Mike Miliard - Managing Editor
A study by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality finds that physician practices and pharmacies are both keen on e-prescribing's ability to improve safety and save time – but that both groups face barriers to realizing its full...

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