Monthly Archives: July 2016

Where have all the doctors gone?

In case you missed it, a recent study commissioned by the Association of American Medical Colleges predicts that by 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 61,700-94,700 physicians. It’s not entirely surprising — the cost of education has been … Continue reading

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Study shows alarming error rate in EHR documentation

I recently read some interesting statistics about the completeness and veracity of paper medical records compared to data entered into EHRs. A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association about retrospective research done on 500 … Continue reading

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Doctor reviews open up can of worms for HIPAA

I don’t know about you but when I am traveling to someplace different I almost always look at the reviews of the hotel or for a recommended restaurant. I even read the reviews when I want to download an audible … Continue reading

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Windows 10 upgrade deadline approaching

Let me start by saying that I’m not encouraging anyone to upgrade to Windows 10.  The operating system you use is a personal choice like the car you choose.  There is no wrong answer.  I just want to make sure … Continue reading

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