Continued Chip Shortage Impact on Healthcare Medical Devices

You would think it’s more important to supply manufacturers of life-saving equipment than the latest video game console. That is not the case with vital semiconductor chips used in both industries and many more. Today we cover the chip shortage from how it’s affecting the healthcare system and…


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4 Things to Consider When Selecting a Computer for EHR

Electronic health records (EHR), also known as electronic medical records (EMR), have had a major impact on the healthcare system. You and your healthcare IT department (HIT) know how it allows your providers to create, update, and share patients’ health records quickly. This helps immensely…


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A Comprehensive History of Pathology

You give a blood sample at your doctor’s office as part of a routine. The next day, you receive an email, linking you to a webpage with detailed results of your current health including requests to seek both a cardiologist and a nutritionist. How did that simple vial of blood yield so much…


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Nutrition in Hospitals: The How and Why

Did you know the first vitamin, thiamine, was isolated and chemically defined in 1926? From that singular event emerged the science of nutrition and its every expanding role in human health and well-being. Let’s take a deeper look into nutrition in today’s setting, especially how it’s…


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Replace 6 Hospital Equipment with One Medical Computer or Tablet

Remember the days people used to walk with stereos and their arms fatigued from holding those bulky video cameras?  Now all those devices and functions fit in your pocket via your smartphone. A similar replacement, which we’re covering today, is happening in the healthcare industry thanks to…


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HIPAA Guidelines & What is HIPAA Compliance [Compliance Checklist]

You know what is an easy way to save 1.5 Million dollars? Follow HIPAA’s regulations. This is the amount that companies on average are paying for each HIPAA violation. That is not including possible job loss or jail time.  So how does one avoid such eye-popping fines and penalties? What…


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An Introduction to Telehealth for Healthcare Industry

Did you recently have a doctor’s visit via a phone call or video chat? Or while in the hospital, watch as your primary provider linked up via video to a specialist thousands of miles away to discuss your case? These and many more are examples of telehealth.  Yet what exactly is this technology?…


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Hospital Pharmacy and Its Scope and Objectives

In the past we discussed the uses for computers in healthcare facilities or hospitals. While we provided some solid guidelines, we didn’t address the various departments, their specialties, and unique requirements. Here we’ll be covering one of them ﹘ the pharmacy department ﹘ from its history,…


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How Medical Grade Computers Are Used in Emergency Rooms

In the past we discussed the uses for computers in a medical healthcare facility or hospital. While we provided some solid guidelines, we didn’t address the various departments, their specialties, and unique requirements. Here we’ll be covering one of them ﹘ the emergency department or emergency…


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Best Medical Tablets for Healthcare

We are well into the digital revolution in Healthcare. Gone are the days of clipboards and storage rooms filled with folders of handwritten patient records. Medical Tablets are now the standard way medical data is captured and received at the point of care. These tablets eliminate the need to…


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