How EHR implementation impacts revenue streams and patient care

A new study by Weill Cornell Medical College backs up previous reports that healthcare providers who adopt EHR early enjoy more financial gain than those who don’t. “Early adopters of EHRs and participants in EHR incentive programs proved to have more financial capacity, better organization and better resources for supporting EHR implementation,” explains Health IT […]

How health IT enables safer medical travel and tourism

IT helps deliver safe medical care and a pleasant trip to facilities overseas. For more than 20 years, IT innovations have improved patient care worldwide. Now, these innovations are helping medical travelers, too. How so? First, there are electronic media records. With an EMR system, it’s easy to gather patient clinical notes, diagnostic scans, medical […]

Advantages of a Cloud-Based EHR for Small Practices

Many small to medium size medical practices are finding web-based EHR systems to be the perfect solution for their clinical needs. In a cloud-based system, a practice’s data is stored on external servers and can be accessed via the web, requiring only a computer with an Internet connection. Practices can prevent interruption of cash flow […]