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6 Things to Look For in a User- Friendly EHR Software System

By Andy Smith on May 17, 2021 11:16:44 AM

Anyone who's ever shopped for a new EHR system has encountered sales reps who've bragged that their software was “user-friendly.” From a sales standpoint, it sure sounds good, but is it truly user-friendly? And is it more user-friendly than other EHR systems? It helps to know what to look for.

Topics: Practice Management Software Provider Health and Wellness Healthcare News EHR EMR Software News
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It's Not Just Genetics: Harsh Parenting Linked to  Aggressive, Antisocial Behavior in Children

By Andy Smith on May 17, 2021 7:00:00 AM

How much is a child’s antisocial behavior the result of their home environment? Does it matter if that environment is nurturing or abusive, warm or forbidding, supportive or oppressive? Does any of that matter more than genetics? The answer used to be no, but new studies are changing that view.

Topics: Healthcare News Mental Health News Pediatrics News Public Health News
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Nurse Suicide: Distressing Rate, Female Nurses Support Woefully Short

By Andy Smith on May 12, 2021 7:00:00 AM

When it comes to suicide rates in healthcare, the focus has long been on physicians, and that concern is well-founded. The wellbeing of nurses, however, has long been an afterthought, despite emerging statistics that now reveal such disregard for what it's been - a gross oversight.

Topics: Provider Health and Wellness Healthcare News Mental Health News Public Health News
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Why Social Determinants of Health Matter For Patients and Your Practice

By Beth Socoski on May 10, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Are you considering Social Determinants of Health when assessing patients in your practice? If not, now might be the right time to do so.

Topics: Provider Health and Wellness Healthcare News Mental Health News Physical Therapy News Public Health News
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Shortage Of Psychiatrists & Mental Health Providers Projected To Rise

By InSync Healthcare Solutions on May 3, 2021 12:02:45 PM

There was already urgency for more mental health providers before the pandemic struck. Today, in the face of rapidly rising rates of opioid addiction, depression and suicides, we're approaching critical mass as the demand for behavioral specialists is greater than ever. So, now what?

Topics: Telehealth News Healthcare News Mental Health News Substance Use And Abuse News Articles
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Is Your EHR System Secure? Security Risk Assessments Can Reveal Dangerous Gaps

By Beth Socoski on Apr 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Are you conducting an annual Security Risk Assessment? HIPAA Security Rules require healthcare providers to conduct risk assessments of their healthcare organization to ensure compliance with three primary components of the HIPAA Security Rule - administrative, physical, and technical safeguards.

Topics: Healthcare News EHR EMR Software News HIPAA Violations and Compliance
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Deepening Depression Getting In The Way Of Those Who Want To Exercise  During  Pandemic

By Andy Smith on Apr 21, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Consider this: COVID-19 has increased anxiety and depression in millions of Americans. Millions of those Americans want to relieve that anxiety and depression by exercising. But they don't exercise because anxious and depressed people are typically too anxious and depressed to exercise. 

Topics: Healthcare News Mental Health News Physical Therapy News
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Like it or Not, a Review of Your Organization's Policies & Procedures is a Priority

By Beth Socoski on Apr 16, 2021 12:30:00 PM

When was the last time you audited your policies and procedures? Ensuring they are accurate and current is one of the less glamorous facets of any healthcare organization. However, they also communicate to staff, regulatory entities, and potential auditors about how your organization functions.

Topics: Healthcare News HIPAA Violations and Compliance
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Teens Addicted To Social Media More Likely To Be Culprits Or Victims Of Cyberbullying

By Andy Smith on Apr 5, 2021 10:12:32 AM

Years ago, I pulled up in front of a high school to pick up my daughter. Waiting in line behind the other cars, I noticed dozens of teens waiting for rides – most of them looking at their phones, and hardly any talking with each other. The early stages of social media addiction, I suspect now.

Topics: Healthcare News Mental Health News Public Health News

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