Practicing in the field of telemedicine

Do the risks still far outweigh the benefits? THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE has changed radically in recent years. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, expanding roles for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, meaningful use, and ICD-10 preparation are just the highlights. But one change that often gets overlooked is the rapid expansion of telemedicine.

Modernizing patient records workflow

Moving your office from fax to encrypted email Physician’s offices are under increasing pressure to produce a more efficient, compliant, and secure workflow to handle all aspects of patient communications. Industry risks, government regulations, and staffing costs drive the savvy Office Manager to continually scout out better processes for communicating critical information and building a …

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Pancreatic cancer: The next frontier

Developing treatments and therapies to fight this disease Pancreatic cancer research has proven the advantage of combination therapies, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy when given after surgical resection.  Unfortunately, there have been limited advances for more than 20 years. Even though pancreatic cancer is an uncommon cancer, it has one of the highest mortality rates. …

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Focusing on quality and safety

  One-of-a-Kind Medical Training Facility Open in Tampa The University of South Florida is taking to heart the old adage “practice makes perfect.” Their new medical training facility in downtown Tampa, which occupies an entire city block, is a place where students and health professionals can learn new skills and rehearse them, practice what they already know, or …

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