Entries by Christopher S. Garner

Face the Fax 4 Reasons to Ditch the Traditional Fax

Although EHR technology has been around since the 60’s, preliminary estimates in 2008 suggested that almost 62% of physicians in the U.S. were still storing their patient data in folders and file cabinets. Thanks to over $25 billion in incentives from the Obama administration, that number has been reduced to under 15% today, but now a new health IT adoption challenge looms.

continue care without contact

While many providers are adopting telemedicine as a way to continue care without contact, some care situations still require in-person treatment. Limiting physical contact between individuals in such situations is still as important as ever. For patients, visiting the hospital now elicits worry of transmission, and the thought of having to exchange registration forms, ID cards, and credit cards to accomplish routine intake procedures – all things which previously weren’t even blinked at – now fosters feelings of discomfort and unease.

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COVID-19 has influenced major changes in the way individuals think, act, live, and work, and the world’s leading business decision-makers are no exception. Several corporate technology executives were recently asked what their greatest business concerns were during the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Proactive Steps to Alleviate Video Conference Anxiety

Virtual meetings have become commonplace in a time when social distancing and telecommuting are expected, but that doesn’t mean everyone has embraced the new norm for communication with colleagues and clients cheerfully. In fact, a report that surveyed over 230 full-time American workers found that nearly a fourth of respondents felt uncomfortable with video conferencing, while another three-fourths said they still prefer audio to video.

Combating COVID-19 with Remote Payment Collection

With thousands of new cases still being reported each day, the COVID-19 fight continues to be waged, casting doubts on any hopeful vision of a speedy return to normalcy. Over the past two weeks, some states–such as Texas and Louisiana – have experienced upticks in daily averages of new cases, while others – such as Mississippi and Michigan – have remained consistent or even declined, respectively. But there is no question that the war has yet to be won.