There are quite a few free and open source healthcare programs that can help doctors and small clinics get started with EHR without breaking the bank.
Denise Amrich, RN explores the intersection between health and technology, and does her best to help techies get and stay healthy...one blog post at a time.
Denise Amrich is a Registered Nurse who also has 20 years of operations, logistics, and editorial management experience. She is the health care advisor for the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, and a mentor for the Virtual Campus at Florida's Brevard Community College.Denise co-founded ZATZ Publishing, and has been the managing editor for its magazines since 1997. She was previously the managing editor for a number of Ziff-Davis technology publications.Nothing Denise writes is meant to be a substitute for medical advice, and shouldn't be considered as such. If you are in need of medical help, please see your doctor.
Astounding CT scan tech makes possible to scan the human body quickly, constructing Star Trek-like, 3D images of the inner workings of a living patient's body.
Customer service still matters in healthcare, because patients are customers, too.
Knock-off drugs are being developed by criminals and sold to unsuspecting people across the world. It's causing illness and death.
Pop quiz: how are MP3s related to blood vessels in the human body?
A Palo Alto-based startup called HealthTap is attempting to bring health care into the age of texting.
For both seasoned health practitioners and newbies born with smartphones in their hands, the challenge is to still provide a sense of humanity while augmenting productivity with electronics.
Because my doctor's trying, desperately, to commune with the infernal machine, he's losing his most valuable and unique attributes -- his bedside manner and his attention to patients.
Next to ads for local pizza delivery services on Facebook and Google, a health system in Pennsylvania is advertising a lung transplant service.
Healthcare cloud computing will reach $5.4 billion within five years.
If you abstract things far enough, you begin to realize that aerospace and healthcare are quite similar.
It's one of the most unreal things you're ever going to see, outside of a horror movie, and yet, it's surprisingly not gross.
You may think you know big data, but until you've flown through a virtual autopsy of a human body, you've never really lived.
Rather than seeing a doctor in person, Walmart shoppers may soon speak to a remote doctor through telepresence devices located in the Smart Care Doc locations.
We tech-loving folks should be aware of how delightful new inventions might get our kiddies into trouble.
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- 4 Free and open source healthcare software for your practice
- 5 Contracts vs. prepaid: there are some benefits to knowing what you’re going to get