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Innovative device called Buzzy applies high-frequency vibration sensation and cold to soothe sting of shots
From the College: Award Recipient Advances Rheumatology Education with e-Learning Tools
With a grant from the ACR’s Rheumatology Research Foundation, Christopher Collins, MD, is supplying e-learning tools for use in rheumatology education
From the College: The ACR’s Simple Tasks Campaign Expands its Reach, Launches a Blog, and Earns its Fourth Award
Simple Tasks exhibited at the annual meetings of two physician groups, and recently hand-delivered ACR materials to lawmakers on Capitol Hill
A recent survey found that 75% of patients would use a secure electronic portal to access their medical information
Facebook chats organized by the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City help rheumatologists convey information online to patients
The American College of Rheumatology's (ACR) "Report on Reasonable Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatology Clinical Practice" addresses using the technology in the context of an overall clinical evaluation
MedXCom system helps physicians better manage their phone calls with patients
Study gauged patient use of the Internet, e-mail, and text messaging and to assessed their willingness to receive electronic reminders.
It’s time to start adapting your practice to changes in the healthcare system.
Departments: Physician Texting Could Violate HIPAA
HIPAA requires that healthcare providers maintain administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect patient information. This safeguard requirement has many physicians’ attorneys worried that their clients are violating HIPAA on a regular basis.