Monthly Archives: March 2016

Get your app on — dictation from your iPhone

Where are we going with mobile apps around healthcare?  Someone remarked to me recently how much of a visionary Steve Jobs was and that while the company is still well run and producing some interesting products, the thrill is gone.  … Continue reading

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Medical scribes — from the patient’s perspective

I spent Christmas Eve in the emergency room with my father, which is stressful enough when you think about it. I should mention that my father was 88 years old and suffering from dementia, so just the trip to the … Continue reading

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Listen — Do you want to know a secret?

Psst!  Want to know a secret?  Dictation just got a whole lot easier thanks to NEMT’s new product called SpeakEZ™.  SpeakEZ™ allows you to dictate your reports anytime from anywhere using your iPhone.  Open the app, record and send.  It’s … Continue reading

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Feds to start rating insurance plans

On March 8, the Obama Administration will publish new rules for health insurance companies in the coming year. The most significant change is that the federal government will start rating health insurance plans based on how many providers are included … Continue reading

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Medical scribes and the impact on EHR development

I recently attended a session at HIMSS16 entitled Rise of the Medical Scribe Industry – Risk to EHR Advancement presented by George Gellert, MD, MPH, MPA, and S. Luke Webster, MD of Christus Health. It’s common knowledge that the everyday … Continue reading

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