Monthly Archives: September 2011

Advantages of using a CMS in a Medical Practice

A Content Management System (CMS) is a back office platform that exists behind your website and enables your practice to store, revise, and enrich all of its documentation and media content without the need of any special IT or programming knowledge such as HTML or JavaScript. Using a CMS platform like WordPress or Joomla as a central repository, your site`s content is stored in a database where it is retrieved in many different ways for your website visitors. …

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Benefits of Medical Video Production (Part 1)

Learn how your medical practice can benefit from the power of YouTube and medical video production. Did you know that YouTube boasts the second highest search volume on the internet next to Google? In fact each month there is an astronomical 13 BILLION video clips viewed each month by people from all around the world. This huge (and largely untapped) resource for marketing can be utilized by your medical practice via a medical video production in order to …

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The Cost of Building the Best Medical Website

Custom websites are affordable and cost-effective. Annually, your cost of maintaining a website may be less than the cost of a one-time print ad. The information on your site can also save you time and money. For example, you can save time by reducing phone call inquiries such as “what are your business hours?” and save money by reducing printed promotional brochures or patient education PDFs. A website is easier, cheaper and quicker to update than print material. Its capacities are …

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EMR Cost: Is It Really Worth It?

EMR systems are expensive, because it’s a highly technical application that requires extensive ongoing support and maintenance. An EMR company sees every sector of their business as a possible revenue generator. From the EMR company’s standpoint, they generally don’t want to play with other companies. They usually have their own patient portal or practice management application, so why interface with others – it could lose the company valuable revenue! So you need to pay to play. Access fees …

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What Is An EMR/Patient Portal Interface System?

The word interface is often thrown around in the healthcare IT industry without complete understanding of what an interface is. By definition, an interface is an interaction between software applications. The definition of an interface makes it sound simple! It should be easy to interface your EMR with a health care web portal or your EMR with your practice management system, right?  Unfortunately, the answer is usually no. There are several barriers both technically and corporately that make …

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How Should Your Medical Website Look?

The Perfect Medical Design for YOU Your medical website is the face of your business on the internet. It must accurately reflect your services and address the needs of your patients. Before your website is designed, you need to be clear on what you expect to see on your site. The web design company will provide you a dedicated project manager who will learn about your business on an initial “kickoff call” and determine how a customized website …

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Five Reasons Your Medical Practice Needs a Website

Reach New Markets with a Global Audience On the Internet, you aren’t a local small business anymore. You have the potential to be seen by millions of people nationwide and across the globe. Without a doubt, the Internet is the most cost-effective way to trade nationally and internationally.   Improved Customer Service By providing answers to common questions on your website, information requests can be processed automatically and immediately, whether someone is in the office or not. Online …

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