Wed, 2013-06-12 12:28MeMD: Self-Diagnosed Patients
From the onset of the Internet, patients have had easy access to more medical information than ever before. Do a search for “Medical Information” and Google will provide more than 894 million results in 0.27 seconds! While knowledge is generally considered a good thing, patients who self-diagnose often create problems for themselves and their healthcare providers.
Thu, 2013-05-30 11:53The Important Role of Nurse Triage on Call in Self Insurance Plans
According to the Wall Street Journal this week, businesses wanting to minimize health care costs are looking into switching out of traditional insurance plans, and into self-insurance. United Health Group, Inc. will begin offering self-insurance plans for companies with as little as 10 members.
Thu, 2013-05-23 12:10Workers’ Compensation & Nurse Triage On-Call: A Beneficial Result
Nurse triage ensures that when an employee has a work-related illness or injury they receive the right care at the right time, in the right setting. (Bravo, 2012)
Thu, 2013-05-16 10:55Physician Burnout: Causes, Consequences, and Care
Physician burnout is on the rise and the negative affects are taking their toll on more than just the doctors. A balanced approach is required.
Thu, 2013-05-02 11:34How do you take care of snot?
Dr. Schmitt's April clinical update gives great advice on how to handle snot.
Wed, 2013-04-24 11:10Easing the Overburdened: Increased Demand on Physicians Leads to Burnout and Errors
How can time-restricted, overburdened physicians find time to meet their responsibilities while still providing consistent, quality patient care?
Tue, 2013-03-19 11:05Product Close Up: TriageLogic's Office Solution Software (now called myTriageChecklist™)
After considerable research, TriageLogic realized physician offices can be flooded with calls during office hours. The solution, according to Ravi K. Raheja, MD, TriageLogic CEO, was daytime Office Solution™ (now called myTriageChecklist™). “The daytime Office Solution (myTriageChecklist™) is a simple-to-use, web-based application that ensures nursing and office staff handle patient calls quickly, consistently and accurately,” says Dr. Raheja.
Tue, 2013-03-05 10:47Nurse Triage: Evolution of a Solution
This article briefly follows the origin and evolution of the nurse triage system.
Wed, 2013-02-13 11:08Custom Orders Improve Nurse Triage Experience for Physicians and their Patients
Many people have commented to me that getting doctors to agree on anything is like herding cats together. There are several reasons why physicians behave the way they do. In spite of all the advances in technology, medicine is still an art as much as a science. Physicians depend on their training, the patient’s history and clinical data to come up with the best care plan. However, underlying all of this, physicians must rely on their instincts that have been honed from years of hard work and experience.
Thu, 2013-02-07 11:05Dr. Charu Raheja to speak at Telehealth Conference
Dr. Charu Raheja will be speaking at the conference on the Best Practices in Telehealth and mHealth in Nashville on Feb. 8, 2013.