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Technology for Patient and Practice (July/August 2008): Doctor’s Digest® - Your Guide to Practice Management

Doctor’s Digest®

Bridging the gap…between the business of medicine and the practice of medicine.

July / August 2008: Technology for Patient and Practice

Technology for Patient and Practice

Our lives are wired. Cellphones tether us to the rest of society almost anywhere we go. We go in search of Wi-fi hotspots and check the Internet access at hotels before booking a room. We bank and pay bills by computer, and use a GPS to get to the CME seminar in the next town. But at the office, most physicians still pull out a bulging paper chart with sticky notes and handwritten scribbles in the margins. Predictions of the paperless office seem illusory in light of the piles of paper that sit on most people’s desks.

This issue of Doctor’s Digest looks at the promise and pitfalls of health information technology (HIT) in 2008.

In This Issue:

While reproduction of Doctor’s Digest editorial is not allowed without written consent of the publisher, for your convenience, print versions of our back issues are available. Material is presented for informational purposes only. Physicians should consult with their own practice managers before implementing changes.