Mobile Health Apps: Trustworthy or Not?

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The introduction of thousands of mobile health apps in the past few years has led to consumers having access to unprecedented technologies, many of which claim to help manage medical conditions, promote health and well-being and expand the level of care. Medical web development and mobile apps are being adopted almost as quickly as they can be developed. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare marketing and …

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Why Local Web Agencies Fail in Healthcare

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Everyone can agree that the healthcare industry is a complicated ecosystem. A wide variety of physician payment models and a diverse range of medical specialties, each with unique needs, makes for tricky terrain to navigate. It’s only logical that agencies servicing the healthcare industry for medical website design and marketing services would require experience and a deep understanding of the healthcare industry in order to effectively plan and execute a marketing campaign. Julie Ho

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4 Ways Health IT Is Improving Patient Care

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Advances in Health IT continue to revolutionize the way the healthcare industry operates. One area in particular which has benefitted from tech solutions is patient care. From improving wait times to increasing patient engagement and participation, health IT is improving medical processes across the board, and in the meantime, improving our health. Here are 4 tech solutions that are modernizing medicine: Julie Ho

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Healthcare Software Development in Argentina

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Nearshore Americas’ whitepaper “Healthcare Software: The Argentine Advantage” highlights many benefits that Argentina has for outsourcing healthcare software development over its offshore rivals. Here are the key reasons for partnering with a nearshore developer in Argentina: Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare marketing and health IT with a special interest in increasing patient engagement through social media and healthcare technologies.

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Not Considering a Patient Portal This Year? You Should Be

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The benefits of implementing patient portal technology and services make it a win-win situation for both patients and physicians. Not only does a portal help patients participate more actively in their own health, but portals also save the practice a significant amount of time, staff resources, and money. Gretchen Kalthoff Gretchen Kalthoff is a writer and marketing specialist for MWE. She is an expert in healthcare marketing and health IT with a special interest in increasing patient engagement …

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What Meaningful Use Stage 3 Requirements Will Mean for E-Prescribing

Guest post by Charles Settles, Product Analyst at TechnologyAdvice Electronic prescribing has become an integral part of EHR software, but the proposed rule for Stage 3 of Meaningful Use may introduce changes — for better or worse. Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use incentive program, according to the proposed rule, will “streamline the program by removing reporting requirements on measures which have become redundant or ‘topped out’ through advancements in EHR function and provider performance for Stage 1 …

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EHR Sponsored Alerts: A Medical Safety Net or Cause For Concern?

Free web-based EHR software sounds like a great idea, but what if this software is sponsored by pharmaceutical companies? Practice Fusion, one of the largest providers of EHR software, has more than 112,000 healthcare professionals using its products in around 5.5 million office visits each month. The vendor’s no-cost software has an alert feature that notifies providers when patients are due for services such as vaccines. These alerts are paid for by industry groups such as Merck & …

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Don’t Breach HIPAA While Messaging & Texting Patients

Secure messaging, video conferencing and social media are all useful communication tools for physicians in light of the accelerating digitization of the healthcare industry. Social media outlets, in particular, are a seductive alternative to traditional communication channels, such as email and telephone, as they allow users to be connected at a moment’s notice. Ryan Nelson

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Five Digital Services Your Practice Can’t Afford to Pass On

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Patients want to be equipped with the tools to be active in their own health, and research shows that they are becoming increasingly comfortable using digital services to do so. Unfortunately, most healthcare organizations are lagging on the uptake. A recent study conducted by Technology Advice Research found that over 60 percent of patients say digital services play an important role when choosing a physician, yet less than one third of patients say that their physician offers those …

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Patient Communities and the Transformation of Health Care

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It’s no secret that the internet has given patients more access to information that empowers them to take control of their own health. Patient engagement is growing steadily due to informed health care consumers creating strong networks of online communities that are redefining physicians’ roles as caregivers. Amanda Guerrero

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