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Medical Office Bulletin Board: Health Information Technology (HIT)

By May 15, 2011

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This week's Medical Office Topics

  • Electronic Health Record Versus Paper Medical Record: The health care industry has been slow to fully integrate to a digital medical record system. With new technologies being developed constantly, the health care industry is finally beginning to come on board with the rest of the world. Many providers have been hesitant to take on the task of converting from the paper-based medical record system...
  • Help Desk for Health Care Providers: Health care providers are not alone in their efforts to increase their health information technology (IT) capabilities. Thru the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched several programs to establish, develop and implement provisions to improve health IT...
  • How Does EHR Improve Patient Care?: health care industry as a whole. Health IT which includes the electronic health record (EHR) enables health care providers to effectively manage patient care through the use and sharing of patient records...


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