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Digital Technology

Digital Technology includes a wide range of medical office equipment that are used to assist office staff in offering quality patient care.

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 Available
Health care providers are not alone in their efforts to increase their health information technology (IT) capabilities. Learn how HHS assists providers in adopting EHR.

How Does EHR Improve Patient Care?
The expansion of health information technology is important to the improvement of the 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.

The Pros and Cons of E-Prescribing
E-Prescribing is used to eliminate handwritten prescriptions, reduce phone calls and faxes to pharmacies, and quickly generate refill requests and authorizations.

6 Terms Related to the Electronic Health Record
In order to understand the full concept of the electronic health record, here are six terms and the definitions that help explain it all.

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