an insider's look at digitizing medical records for physicians

Category Archives: eHealth

Importance of Patient Involvement in Healthcare Data Security

Is your patient medical data secure? This is a question doctors and other stakeholders must address as health records increasingly move online and patients embrace digital medical records, health-management apps and other electronic data tools. While digital medical records boast many advantages … Continue reading

How to Compliantly Scan Patient Medical Records

So you’ve decided to join the medical revolution and go digital, converting your paper-based patient records to electronic format. Or maybe you’re seriously considering it. Good call! Digital medical records offer benefits galore, such as greatly simplifying your admin process, … Continue reading

EMR Dramatically Improves Sepsis Rate at NY Hospital

Increasingly, electronic medical records (EMR) are gaining a foothold in North America and enhancing patient care — sometimes dramatically. For example, New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital reduced, by almost half, the number of patient deaths related to sepsis, through … Continue reading


An emerging electronic revolution, known as eHealth, is poised to empower patients to take a more proactive role in managing their health. As an example, Continuum Medical Care, a private clinic in West Vancouver, offers a service called Health eGateway, … Continue reading