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by adgrooms on May 21, 2019

Healthcare software comes in a large spectrum of pricing, from open source to high dollar enterprise, each offers different features, benefits, and solutions. How does a hospital justify buying a particular piece of software? Is it better patient outcomes? Increased efficiency of physicians? Impact to the bottom line? Or just keeping up with the status quo? Selecting software and ...

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by adgrooms on May 20, 2019

Hospitals are a complex business and a constant balancing act of profit and loss across the specialty spectrum. There are certain specialties that bring in high-levels of income through insurance and other reimbursements while other practices make less, break even, or even run at a loss.

[Orthopaedic surgery and invasive ...

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by adgrooms on May 17, 2019

We have talked about how EHRs can benefit physicians and hospital staff by improving the quality of information and facilitating communication. One of the things severely lacking from EHRs is communication TO the patient about their care. Patients and their families want to be informed about treatments, and providers need patients to participate in their care management.

Currently, ...

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by adgrooms on May 16, 2019

We have come a long way in medicine, developing cures and treatments for the most daunting diseases and ailments. For the most part, science has discovered remedies by treating whole populations indiscriminately. This tactic has been successful for many individuals, but a few have not seen the benefit. Some are now approaching healthcare from a model that uses genetics and other traits from ...

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by adgrooms on May 15, 2019

The other morning for breakfast, I ordered eggs and a biscuit, but they brought me eggs and bacon. It seems like a pretty minor mistake in the grand scheme of things, but when messages are miscommunicated in a clinical environment, it is patient safety that takes a toll. So, what can technology do to help in a clinical setting?

We always talk about face to face communication being hampered ...

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