July’s Top 5 Reads

Are you leisurely strolling into summer or meeting the new season with a lengthy list of to-dos? Summer should be a time for us to take a deep breath, put up our feet, and enjoy the sun’s rays on our faces. Unfortunately, the world of healthcare doesn’t pay much attention to our summer’s relaxed intentions. That’s where we come in. We’re here to help you find the information that’s important for you to know right now.

The urgent care industry continues to evolve. Every year Becker’s Hospital Review releases its 20 things to know about urgent care. Some of this year’s facts and statistics may surprise you.

You made the transition from paper to electronic. You’re digital processes are in place in your clinic. And, you’re feeling like your entire staff is on board. Now is not the time to be idle. According to Healthcare IT News, the “third wave of digital” is about to hit healthcare.

Speaking of electronic medical records, your software is paramount to your clinic’s success. We’ve created a list of best practices on how to make the most of your EMR. This list should be favorited on your summer reading list. It’s that good.

Often times a health related matter requires multiple providers. Consultation and communication between those providers are key elements to diagnosis and a method of care. But, sometimes providers don’t take the time to talk with each other. In this New York Times op-ed, a physician details a story in which the doctor’s didn’t talk to doctors.

With school out, summer is the perfect time for kids to explore the outdoors. Summer is also the perfect time to review essential tips like water safety, how to beat the heat, and keeping bugs at bay. Here is a helpful guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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