Why Your Patients Want Physicians to Use EHRs

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Physicians adopt electronic health records (EHR) for many reasons. It might be because they are naturally tech savvy, feel their office can run more smoothly with electronic records, see value in EHRs for their patients or simply because they want … Continue reading

Practice Management Software: Find the Best Fit for Your Practice

When a medical practice decides to implement electronic health records (EHRs) into their practice, there can be some apprehension and nervousness among office staff.  One of the main concerns is the learning curve associated with implementation, and understanding how the … Continue reading

The Care360 Datapalooza Experience: Part 1

A Blog from MedPlus Chief Technology Officer Tom Wagner, the healthcare IT Subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics As you may have read recently, I traveled to Washington D.C. during the week of June 4 with my colleague, Marla Kouche, Vice President, … Continue reading

EHR Benefits for Patient Populations

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While the ability of electronic health records (EHRs) to accurately and completely document and store a patient’s medical history has been extensively discussed, the ability of EHRs to compile data for better patient population condition management is a topic that … Continue reading

The Growing Importance of the Primary Care Physician

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According to research from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other reports, there are approximately 350,000 primary care physicians (PCPs) in the U.S. These PCPs often act as coordinators of patient care. This means they work with patients … Continue reading