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A Second Opinion

Welcome to the Amazing Charts blog, “A Second Opinion.” Blogs are written by a variety of people who work at Amazing Charts, as well as corporate partners and other guests. 

GUEST POST: Patient Portal with Updox & Amazing Charts

Posted Jul 28, 2014 By James Legan, MD, Internal Medicine

Should you start a secure patient portal just to qualify for the Meaningful Use money, or are there other reasons to do it?

I think there are many reasons beyond Meaningful Use for implementing patient portals. I’m not opposed to attesting for Meaningful Use if it works for your office, but I think...

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Adopting an EHR is like buying a new car: the process can be extremely overwhelming. However, with careful research and planning, you can confidently choose the correct vehicle for your practice. Here are six common hazards to avoid in order to achieve success:

ONE: Choosing the wrong EHR

There...

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Role of Shared Decision-Making in Patient Engagement

Posted Jul 10, 2014 By Catherine Lehmann, RN, MPA

Although patient engagement is a concept with wide variations in understanding, as well as implementation, there is one clear goal: to improve outcomes by involving patients more directly in their own health care.  One emerging approach to support this goal is the idea of shared decision making. ...

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