What is an Electronic Medical Record or EMR?

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An electronic medical record is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. It encompasses the medical and treatment history of the patient in one provider’s office. Specifically, it can contain patient contact information, vitals, prescriptions, allergies, past medical history and more. In some cases, an EMR is also known as Electronic Health Record (EHR)…. Continue Reading


Food Dyes Debate Draws On

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This past week, an article was published in the New York Times entitled Artificial Dye Safe to Eat, Panel Says. In it, they argue that an expert panel has concluded that there is no proof that artificial food colorings cause hyperactivity in most children. This government panel further decided that there is no need for… Continue Reading


iPad 2 Review, is it good for mobile EMR EHR?

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Check out this great review of the iPad 2 from Kevin C. Tofel from the GigaOm team. Looks like the iPad 2 beats out the Google Android tablets currently on the market: the Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab in design. We are all impressed with the feel of the new design. While the iPad… Continue Reading