The Internet of Things. If you aren't into tech, you may not be familiar with the term or understand what it means. As simply as possible, the Internet of Things or IoT is the vast network of interconnected devices. It encompasses virtually all emerging technologies and will impact our daily lives in ways it is difficult to comprehend. Already, in its infancy, it is impacting healthcare and will continue to do so as more devices become connected and more alliances are formed between companies and machines. Here are Seven Ways the Internet of Things Affects Healthcare.
Medical records were traditionally done through paper and pen. If you're still utilizing this outdated method, you're sticking with an option that may be hurting your business' revenue. By converting to electronic medical records (EMRs), your business will flourish in ways you never realized were possible.
The healthcare industry has made several great strides in the past few years and the overall quality of patient care and the better patient outcomes is proof healthcare has changed for the better. A key player in these advancements is EHRs (Electronic Health Records). Listed below are five ways EHRs have changed the healthcare landscape.
Juggling patient care, clinical documentation and regulatory paperwork can be challenging, even without the added demands of preparing for ICD-10. Here are seven strategies to help you get organized and manage your time:
Improving patient flow through your medical office—from arrival to check-in, to clinical visit to check out—increases efficiency so providers can spend more time with patients. Minimal waiting times and smooth transitions help patients feel comfortable, cared for and respected. Happy, satisfied patients are more likely to come back and refer their friends to your practice. Better patient flow may allow you to see more patients, increasing your revenue.