CONTENTS May 2013 Vol. 34, No. 5 MAY 2013 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com
Home visit analysis
RIS/PACS solutions guide Turning words into action Private practice challenges
COVER DESIGN BY GEOFFREY SMITH 14 ON THE COVER 6
DISASTER RECOVERY SOLUTIONS ROUNDUP DR underscores the
importance of security Regardless of the selected solution, experts agree the most important criteria for a disaster recovery (DR) back-up system is that it is secure.
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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas
Thought Leaders: Care Management by Kelly Monical
DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch
RIS/PACS Solutions Guide New Products and Services
RIS/PACS 18 Imaging: Taking its rightful place at the
enterprise level Image-enabling the EMR leads to increased productivity and efficiencies.
20 Advancing RIS features while addressing MU
New business intelligence tools enable improved care and profitability.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 12 Flying solo isn’t easy
Addressing the challenges of private practice. SPEECH RECOGNITION
Humanizing healthcare with technology Streamlining the clinical documentation process augments doctor/patient interaction.
16 Turning words into action
End-to-end transcription is changing everything we thought we knew about creating clinical documentation.
HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY