ECG device for your cell phone, iPhone and Android devices

Wow, this is really neat. It is a ECG (Electro-Cardio Gram) device that fits onto an iPhone. It is built by a company called AliveCor and its its called the AliveCor Heart Monitor. It will collect the data directly from the device and share it with the app on the iPhone. This data can then

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More information on the AliveCor ECG device

This is a video from NBC from January 2013. It shows Eric Topol, MD and it covers a lot of other cool devices but there is a showing by the AliveCor ECG. Dr. Topol is the director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and chief academic officer of San Diego-based Scripps Health. He is one

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FAQ #2 – How do I handle faxes using Medisoft Clinical?

Continuing in our series of FAQs, we have video #2 addressing how a practice would handle faxes using Medisoft Clinical. Watch the video here. Medisoft Clinical is able to receive and send faxes electronically directly from the system by using a fax modem. A program included with Medisoft Clinical called Zoom allows users to directly

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FAQ #1 – Is Medisoft Clinical certified for the stimulus?

We have started a new video series where we answer the top questions we receive about Medisoft Clinical. In this video, we answer whether Medisoft Clinical is a certified product so physicians can earn their stimulus incentive payments. Watch the video here –   McKesson Medisoft versions 17 and 18 are both certified under CCHIT.

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How to properly respond to Electronic Refill Requests – Medisoft Clinical EMR

Summary Pharmacies can send electronic refill requests electronically to providers enrolled with Surescripts who are using Practice Partner\LytecMD\Medisoft Clinical.  If refill request messages are not responded to properly, pharmacies may stop sending requests electronically and fax or call them in instead.  Using the ‘Renew’ or ‘Renew All’ functions from the Rx/Medications tab in the patient’s

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Help Your Patients Create a Personal Health Record (EMR)

By helping your patients create their individual Personal Health Record (PHR), you can effectively give them information that will help educate them to the proper direction for better health.  Clinical preventive services can be broken down into screening tests, immunizations, counseling, and preventive medicine, and are effective ways of improving the quality of life.  Communicating

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Maximize Your EMR With Built In Success

The application of  EMR to support the delivery of healthcare has become an essential component of a modern physician practice.  Because of the swift evolution of these technologies, doctors and staff must be able to adhere to different workflow and be well trained and motivated to utilize the capabilities of a new system.  Below are a few tips

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Components of a Modern Clinical Information System

The difference we see in a modern clinical information system today compared to 20 years ago is due to the advancement of system design knowledge and innovation in information technology (IT).  The quality of these systems is enhanced by connectivity, electronic integration, and knowledge management. Some areas of an ambulatory practice have not changed.  The

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