5 Ways to Serve Your Patients Better & Look Cool Doing It

Let’s get one thing straight right now: patient care is not reducible to customer service. There will always be times when what is medically best for a patient may not be what he wants. When this is the case, good (perhaps even ethical) patient care can go against good customer service. That said, customer service […]

The Top EHR Post-Launch Challenges and How to Fix Them

We just showed you how to implement SeriousMD as your practice’s EMR solution. Now we have to talk about the challenges you face after launch. The first thing to remember about EHR implementation is that it can be a drawn-out process. In some senses, it might not even be one that really ends. Post-launch, any […]

4 Smart Ways to Become a Mobile Doctor

Do you consider yourself a mobile physician? Chances are, you already use at least one portable gadget when dealing with your practice. Thanks to advances in portable technology, medical professionals can now help patients outside clinics better than ever. This benefits physicians themselves too. For one, it gives them access to even more patients than […]

EHR Implementation Step 5: Launch

If you have been following us from Step 1 of our guide to EHR/EMR implementation, you know we are now at the last stage: the launch. In other words, it is time for you to actually begin using your EHR. There are actually several ways of going about this, so it is up to you […]

EHR Implementation Step 4: Data Transfer

We taught you how to install and configure your EHR/EMR and how to assess your practice for better implementation. Now you may want to actually set up your data, i.e. start importing existing patient files into your EHR. There are several ways to do this. Which one you choose depends on your preferences:   1. You […]

EHR Implementation Step 3: Practice Assessment

If you’ve been following our guide to EHR/EMR implementation starting from Step 1, you should have finished both installation and configuration of the software. The next step is to take stock of your practice. You may have done this prior to choosing an EHR, but it is worth reviewing it. Among other things, this step […]

EHR Implementation Step 2: Configuration

Assuming you have signed up / installed your EHR as we described in the first step, the next thing to do is to start setting up the software to suit your needs. Some settings can be decided or changed later, but try to get all the basics right early on. This includes things like your […]

PRC Physician Licensure Examination Passers 2017

One of the most common complaints about healthcare in our country has to do with the relative dearth of doctors compared to patients. That’s why it’s always good to learn of more physicians joining the ranks! This year, the Physician Licensure Examinations were held beginning March 5, with the results released only 3 working days after […]

March 8 Is International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day. We already talked about how the Philippine version of this event in our article on National Women’s Month. In brief: In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly declared the holiday. In 1988, Philippine President Corazon Aquino signed Proclamations 224 and 227. In 1990, the above precedents led to approval […]

Philippine National Health Insurance Program Month

National Health Insurance Program Month was created by Presidential Proclamation No. 1400. The precise period of celebration is not actually February itself. Rather, it is from the 8th of February to the 8th of March. The thrust of the celebration is to promote awareness of the National Health Insurance Program or NHIP. In the Philippines, […]