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Digital Distractions of Doctors

With each new abundance comes a scarcity as a counterbalance. This appears to be the message of a very well written commentary by Dennis W. Jirsch MD PHD, editor of the Alberta Medical Digest. Dr. Jirsch points to the undeniable benefits … Continue reading

Why PDF is best for Medical Record Scanning?

    RSRS has been performing backfile scanning (existing active paper medical records) for years.  Today, it is often performed in conjunction or in parallel with when a physician or clinic is moving to an EMR system.  There is the … Continue reading

Funny Medical Record Excerpts (Part #1)

  Laughter is the best medicine.  Humour is infectious. The sound of laughter is more contagious than any cough or sneeze. Laughter can trigger healthy physical changes in the body and has the capacity to boost your energy, diminish pain, … Continue reading

Steps to Helping Medical Professionals Transition to EMR

Paper records will be with us for a long time. When the call to “go paperless” makes its way into your practice, the issue of what to do with your paper records will come up. When it does, there are … Continue reading