"EPCS is now live in all states, available through most EHR vendors, and probably cost effective in your practice," writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.
Robert A. Dowling, MD
Clear policies and compliance training will help keep harassment from happening.
Urologists who own advanced imaging centers will be directly at risk.
Robert A. Dowling, MD, examines a key part of the new patient intake process—the “new patient form.”
Robert A. Dowling, MD, shares the experiences of two practices that have recently embarked on the EHR transition journey and discuss the lessons they learned and how to apply them to your own situation.
In this "Practice Matters" column Robert A. Dowling, MD, outlines practice management and health policy sessions to watch for at the 2018 AUA annual meeting in San Francisco.
In 2017, a flood of accusations against high-profile men in positions of power in Hollywood, the U.S. government, and the national media have focused the nation’s attention on sexual harassment and its consequences. The medical workplace is not immune from harassment, and the national conversation presents an opportunity for health care businesses to review their risk, policies, and prevention strategies.
With such an overwhelming number of choices, it can be daunting to find apps that have practical use for urologists or their patients, and also work well. In this article, I provide some direction and references to help you find the right app for your purpose.
In this article, I examine and question the phenomenon of “the urine drop-off”—having the patient with suspected UTI collect a urine sample at home and drop it off at the practice—in the context of best clinical practice, common sense, and basic office efficiency.
Early adopters of health information technology have been creating electronic health records for over 10 years. With the creation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and its incentives, the pace of clinical data accumulation is accelerating.