IT Programs That Can Improve Healthcare Cost Reduction Strategies

Healthcare providers have no shortage of reasons as to why they’d want to lower the amount it costs their facility to administer treatment. Not only does doing so save them money, it also allows for those savings to be passed on to the patient, saving them money in the process as well. It’s a…


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Why Medical Computers are Essential to a Rapid Response System

More often than not, when a patient in very poor condition starts to exhibit declining health and worsening symptoms, they go down a rapid, painful spiral that, if not stopped early on, can quickly result in death. It’s an unfortunate phenomenon, but one care providers need to be very familiar with…


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Understanding Hospital Readmission Rates and the Need to Lower Them

Healthcare providers are in a constant state of improving their care capabilities in order to better treat those that seek their care. And contrary to popular beliefs, this transcends care that’s only administered while a patient is residing within a facility. Acute care and emergency treatment…


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Medical Computer Use Cases During the Coronavirus Outbreak

As we continue to deal with the spread of coronavirus by staying indoors and as healthcare providers continue to treat and test on the front lines, we’ve all learned quite a bit about the effectiveness of many popular healthcare initiatives. Programs like telehealth, clinical collaboration,…


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Preparing for Healthcare Consumerism with Healthcare Price Transparency

Patient empowerment through education and engagement programs have been rising in popularity within the healthcare space as it embraces value-based care. Because of this push, we’ve seen an increase in medical devices such as vital tracking wearables and medical tablet pcs loaded up with patient…


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Going Paperless in Healthcare: The Benefits and the Roadblocks

Patient data has become the cornerstone of healthcare in recent years. And while the term “data” may immediately conjure up images of computer databases and digital spreadsheets, for quite some time, the healthcare space actually preferred to use physical paper charting in order to record this…


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Triage Practices and How They’re Evolving

Healthcare, like most other industries, is in a constant state of improving operations through the use of new technology. This technology can span from medical computers and EHR records that compile patient notes to automated chatbots that speak to patients when doctors can’t and so much more.  And…


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What is Continuum of Care and How Do You Get Started?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in times such as these where our healthcare systems are overwhelmed, it’s that consistent, carefully monitored care is essential for treating many of the ailments, both physical and mental, that affect those who seek healing. And as hospitals have continued to…


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The Who, What, When, and Why of Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity

Healthcare and cybersecurity have a very closely entwined relationship. The healthcare industry is filled to the brim with medical computers and EHR records housing valuable patient data. Cybercriminals are often chomping at the bit for this kind of information as it can sell for quite the pretty…


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10 Ways Healthcare is Using Hospital Computer Systems

Just a few years ago, hospitals and similar medical facilities lagged behind other industries when it came to effective use of computers. But government regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and Medicare/Medicaid information systems established an enhanced…


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