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Securing Your Patient Registration Forms from Hackers

Your patients trust you to securely handle their sensitive medical information. When it comes to digital security, there are no shortcuts that a dental practice can take. In fact, multiple layers of security are better protection for your medical records against hackers.

But, knowing how to beef up your security measurements takes technical know-how. We'll start you on that path to understand...

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The Evolution of Patient Registration Forms

What makes history interesting? Is it the struggles of people in the past, or does the ability of others to overcome their obstacles and find their way into the history books inspire you? These questions are important, but they are also indicators of progress and forward-thinking minds. They also reflect the continuing need to create better ways of doing things, and the same concept is true of

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Patient Registration Form - Electronic VS PDF

More dental and medical offices are starting to realize the benefits of electronic patient registration forms outweigh the problems inherent in using paper-based forms and traditional PDFs. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that up to 78.4 percent of office-based physicians, including dentists, use electronic health records and patient registration form....

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Streamlining Patient Registration Will Enhance Your Patient Care Practices

Your practice is your livelihood, but how quickly you see patients can be a critical factor in its success or failure. Similar to other businesses, in a private medical practice you could be faced with a feast-or-famine situation, and rather than trying to market your practice to new patients, you need to focus on creating the most holistic and productive environment possible for your...

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Meeting Your Patients' Expectations: You Need Electronic Patient Forms

Patients have come to expect a digital, not paper-laden, experience in modern healthcare. As the world becomes apt in online access of nearly anything, your practice needs to know a few things about the demand for a digital healthcare experience.

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How to Streamline Patient Registration & How it Benefits Your Practice

Although health care has made it onto the political scene in recent years, the majority of Americans remain dissatisfied with how health care functions in the US. According to the New York Times, long approval times are a driving force in dissatisfaction in US health care. To help keep your practice out of this problem, you need to know a few things about how electronic patient registration...

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Dental Practices and Electronic Patient Forms

Many practices have made the switch from paper to electronic health records (EHRs). Yet, the applications and benefits of an EHR for dental practices often go unnoticed. In fact, the use of electronic dental patient history forms, dental health history forms, and other dental forms and records can be a determining factor in how well a dental practice does, especially in an increasingly digital...

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How to Improve Patient Outcomes: Obtaining Urgent Patient Information

When a patient schedules an appointment or visits a health care provider, the health record begins. The record allows health care providers to document symptoms, insurance information, duration of the complaint, and other information from the patient. Unfortunately, omitting bits of information in favor of speeding the process can be costly. However, health care providers are striving to avoid...

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Streamlining the Patient Information Process

In the health care environment, protecting personal health information is crucial. Although the integration of electronic health records can assist, obtaining and recording patient information can still be cumbersome and time-consuming. As a result, there are a number of issues that usually occur:

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Implementing the EHR: What You Need to Know About Penalties and Incentives

With the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, asserts the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), eligible professionals, which include the physician, physician's assistant, and staff, have benefited from the electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs. However, the penalty for foregoing the implementation of an EHR, which directly relates to online patient...

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