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Navigating Technology with Teenagers

It is already that time of year again, when school is starting up and life is returning to the normal routine. During the teenage years the brain is undergoing some of the most rigorous adjustments…
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6 Advantages of a Built-In Clearinghouse

If your practice submits electronic claims, you are most likely involved with a clearinghouse. Not sure what a clearinghouse is? According to clearinghouses.org, "Clearinghouses are essentially electronic…
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Virtual Bedside Manner: Connecting with Telemedicine

In the telemedicine era, more and more patients are interacting with their doctors via telehealth technology. According to Modern Healthcare, the telemedicine market was worth $500 million in 2014, and…
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20 Ways A Patient Portal Will Benefit Your Practice

If your practice has been putting off using the patient portal, here are 20 reasons to get started now: Send and receive secure messages. This efficient way of communicating cuts down on long phone…
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How Much "Screen Time" is Too Much?

The AAP is working to catch up with a fast-paced digital age by retooling its long-standing guidelines on media use. Since 2011, the Academy has discouraged screen time for children under age 2 and recommended…
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Apps for Healthy Kids

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In the ever-evolving world of digital technology, new tools to track and map our health appear on a daily basis.  But how many of these apps are designed to improve the health and wellness of kids? A…