Voice recognition software is useful but comes with some snags when used in hospitals. Complex medical language and privacy are two main issues. While voice recognition software is an excellent way to make life easier when you are on the run, it isn’t really an effective technology to use in hospitals quite yet. It would […]

By streamlining your processes and removing redundancies across departments, your healthcare organization can make compliance less costly and more effective. Ensuring that your firm is taking the necessary steps to enact proper compliance procedures is a headache for many organizations; with the added regulations such as HIPAA that companies in the healthcare industry must contend […]

There has been a lot of talk and speculation about the future of healthcare in America in recent weeks, and the conversation has left many healthcare workers with a lot of still unanswered questions. It’s important to keep in mind that whatever changes may or may not be coming won’t happen all at once, or […]

A look at Apple CareKit and how it helps patients monitor their health. Since mobile devices are becoming a huge part of our everyday lives, it should come as no shock that an app would come along and change how we monitor our health. CareKit is one of those powerful applications, as it allows individuals […]

If your practice uses electronic health records (EHRs), chances are you already have policies and procedures in place to protect those files, and keep your practice compliant with HIPAA regulations. And it’s just as likely that there are small, seemingly innocuous things your staff is doing every day that is putting your practice at risk […]