3 Digital Health Trends Coming Soon To A Doctor’s Office Near You

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Digital healthcare is revolutionizing how we seek and receive medical treatment in ways we couldn’t have imagined just a generation ago. From new diagnostic and surgical techniques to the way patient information is stored and shared, digital health technologies are transforming every aspect of the healthcare field.
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Use of EHRs in Healthcare Still Small, but Benefits are Big

Despite the benefits of electronic healthcare records (EHRs), many facilities aren’t incorporating them into their establishment’s procedures. This is leading to medical facilities being much less efficient than they could be. The popularity of electronic healthcare records isn’t as popular as one may expect. Less than one-quarter of medical establishments utilize this technology. It assumed that the cost of converting records to electronic deters, and sometimes prevents, facilities from converting. However, once switched to electronic record keeping, it saves facilities money and has numerous other benefits. Read more

How to Make Patient Registration Paperless with Electronic Forms

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An average patient visit will generate 13 pieces of paper (source: Institute of Medicine).

As well, of the organizations that have Electronic Health Records or are implementing them, nearly 80% still use paper records in their processing workflows (Source: InformationWeek).

In other words, there’s still a lot of paper waste in the healthcare industry. Read more

10 Digital Health Innovators & Technologies

Given that diseases are constantly evolving, innovation is crucial to success in the healthcare industry. Each year, hundreds of companies develop new devices to improve human health. Read more

Going Mobile With Apologies to “The Who”

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By Ambir Technology 

When the British rock band The Who released Pete Townshend’s song “Going Mobile” in 1971, few of us could have envisioned how digital and mobile technologies would impact our lives today.

Fast forwarding to 2015, we will take a look at how introducing mobile scanning into your business or practice will make positive impacts to your productivity and efficiency. Read more

Strategies for Successful Scanning

Are you considering the purchase of a document scanner or scanners to help your business get its arms around critical information residing on paper?

Converting paper-based information into digital files through document scanning will get your business on the road to true information management. Doing so will reap a host of benefits, including increased operational efficiency, enhanced staff productivity, quick access to information, and reduction in costly storage of paper files—all helping your business drive its bottom line profitability.
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Ambir Demos New Medical Office Technology at McKesson Insight 365

Without a doubt digital technology is dramatically changing how medical records are created, captured, managed and used to the benefit of patient outcomes. Healthcare professionals require efficient, accurate and secure ways for digitizing the patient intake process and processing electronic medical records to meet meaningful use requirements.

More to the point, digital technology is providing healthcare professionals benefits in added efficiency in processing patient intake information, including their insurance information, increased productivity for office staff and more time to spend with their patients!  Ambir’s new products improve patient experience, delivering documents and signatures directly into McKesson Technology Solutions for physician offices.

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3 Ways Ambir Increases Your Data Security

 

In the wake of the new HIPAA omnibus rule, data security for healthcare organizations is more important than ever. Going into effect on March 26, with a September 23 deadline for total compliance, health IT departments must look at their health data security and adjust accordingly. Here are three ways Ambir keeps your data safe and puts you in a great position for compliance.

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After you scan: Proper disposal of protected health information

We’re here to help you with great scanners for bulk medical scanning. You could say we’re here to help you stay on top of things. So before you scan, be sure you know the proper way to dispose of all that paper once it’s captured.

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Healthcare is going mobile – but where to, exactly?

With the annual mHealth Summit having just wrapped up in Washington, D.C., it seems like a good time to talk about the burgeoning world of mobile technology in medicine. Smartphones are finding their way into more and more hands, and medical records are being digitized and stored in EHR and EMR databases at a significant rate. This leaves us (and a lot of others) with a couple of important questions: Will these things be connected, and who will be driving this digital progress, patients or doctors?

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