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Don’t let bad beauty habits suck the fun out of Halloween
Don’t let bad beauty habits suck the fun out of HalloweenWhether your Halloween makeup plans are glamorous or ghoulish, incorrect makeup practices are frightful for eye health.
Create brand loyalty through holiday awesomeness
Create brand loyalty through holiday awesomenessWe embrace the holidays in my office. I think that by echoing the buzz of the season, we create an inclusive environment in which our patients feel a part of the practice.
Your Voice: MOC is wrong. Period
Collaboration with doctors essential for EHRs to live up to their potentialMore than eight years and $27 billion dollars later, electronic health records (EHRs) can at best be called a moderate success.
Expecting a universal EHR standard is a childlike beliefYou have to admire Dr. Conway's childlike beliefs. Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and one standard format for sharing electronic health data.
Doctors seek user-friendliness, interoperability from EHRsFinding an EHR designed solely for improving patient care remains a source of simmering frustration, judging by the results of the Medical Economics 2017 EHR Report.
Texting tips for various patient typesPatients are accustomed to texting in all facets of their lives and those habits carry over into their relationship with their doctor.
Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcare
Switching EHRs becoming norm in healthcarePhysicians changing systems due to mix of dissatisfaction and requirements of new employers
How to find the right EHR point personMinimize or eliminate EHR frustration by dedicating a “superuser” in the practice.
Tips on how to put patients before electronic paperwork
Tips on how to put patients before electronic paperworkPhysicians offer tips to prevent the EHR from becoming a barrier to meaningful interactions