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Doctor Insecurity: How Apps Are Protecting Patient Data

By |2022-11-08T07:50:50-07:00November 8th, 2022|Charge Capture, HybridChart, Rounding Software, Secure Messaging|

We’re all guilty of it at one point or another: Unable to find our password and in a rush to send a quick note to a colleague, we open our smartphone messaging app and fire off that message. As that urgent missive makes its way through cyberspace, a cabal of hackers standby, waiting to [...]

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Alleviate the Fear of Hospitals: Keep Your Patients from Getting Lost in the Shuffle

By |2022-09-05T18:59:48-07:00September 13th, 2022|Discharge Planning, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

There’s a long and menacing-sounding word with which you may be unfamiliar: nosocomephobia. It’s defined as an intense fear of hospitals, and even the bravest souls likely experience some form of this phobia upon admission. The prospect of a hospital stay, we can agree, is an emotional experience for all patients – fears, phobias, [...]

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Charge! Getting Paid Doesn’t Have to Be a Zero-Sum Game

By |2022-08-26T09:33:44-07:00August 30th, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors|

Unless you are making a purposeful contribution to charitable good works, it’s likely that you are not intending to work for free. Not getting compensated for your work is not only unfair, but it’s a dealbreaker when you consider the cost of turning on the lights, paying your staff, covering your malpractice insurance – [...]

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Buried Under Paper: Physicians Digging Out from an Avalanche of Paperwork

By |2022-08-11T12:35:03-07:00August 16th, 2022|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Solutions for Doctors|

The average American uses 700 pounds of paper per year – a startling fact for anyone who has ever attempted to lift such a hefty load. For doctors who literally live and die by the sheet and ream, they often feel as if they’re actually carrying the weight of that paperwork on their shoulders. [...]

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Scaling (Down) the Mountain: Reduced Paperwork Equals Gained Time

By |2022-07-25T09:46:14-07:00July 26th, 2022|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Does it feel like you are – quite literally – buried under mountains of paperwork these days? You’re not alone: Despite the “epic” (with a small AND capital e) evolution of electronic medical records, you’re still eyeball-deep in the kinds of administrative and menial tasks that keep you from pursuing your passion – healing [...]

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Why Old Hospital Rounding Practices are a Hard Habit to Break

By |2022-07-22T22:18:03-07:00July 12th, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Old habits are hard to break – which is why it’s amazing to behold how much abuse we’ll sign on for in the interest of keeping the status quo. Though one could argue that the very adoption of the iDevice – the one in your hand right now, likely – represents the embrace of [...]

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Breaking the Rounding Habits of Old Need Not Be an Impossibility

By |2022-07-18T10:01:05-07:00July 5th, 2022|Charge Capture, HybridChart, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software|

When it comes to habits, scientists have found something alarming: It can take up to nine months to break an old habit. Though it can be far less for recently acquired habits, for those proclivities that have been ingrained to the point that they’re part of our muscle memory, it can be an arduous [...]

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Winning the Inpatient Census Battle Need Not Be All Consuming

By |2022-06-21T08:52:19-07:00June 21st, 2022|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Your productivity is under assault – mountains of paperwork are raining down on your practice, creating a barrier that’s standing between you and your passion for patient care. And there, atop the blockade, is the ultimate insult – inpatient census management, which stretches out like barbed wire. This continuing battle to manage your hospital-bound [...]

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Making the Most of Each Minute: How to Maximize Productivity for Rounding Doctors

By |2022-06-09T12:23:57-07:00June 14th, 2022|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Rounding Software|

The ticking of the clock can represent both an opportunity and a struggle for today’s practicing physicians. The romantic view of a doctor’s role as a healer has been replaced with a much harsher reality: Mountains of paperwork, hours of data entry, and a struggle to reconcile the need to see patients with the [...]

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Hospital Rounding, Made Simple: A New Approach to Workflow Management

By |2022-06-09T12:08:46-07:00May 31st, 2022|Charge Capture, Mobile Hospital Rounding, Workflow Management|

Mention the phrase “hospital workflow management” to most physicians, and a wave of panic sets in. Between the unknowns of census management, the spotty nature of charge capture, and the dearth of software to manage the delicate dance that is hospital rounding, it’s easy to understand the instinct to “take two aspirin” and complete [...]

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