Computers in Psychiatric Practice

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Computer Assisted Psychiatry: An Introduction and Road Test

Computer Assisted Psychiatry: An Introduction and Road Test

There are plenty of ways that we use technology in psychiatric practice these days—including e-prescribing, electronic health records, referring patients to websites for psychoeducation, etc. But when was the last time you referred a patient to their computer for psychotherapy? Well, it may be time to consider it. 

Financial Incentives to Adopt an EHR, or How to Claim Your $44,000

Most of you have probably heard about “meaningful use” and federal incentives to get going with an electronic health record. But how applicable is this for psychiatrists?

Which Electronic Health Record Should You Buy? A Review of Three Products [Subscribers Only]

TCPR, January 2012, Electronic Health Records

There are a lot of electronic health record (EHR—also called electronic medical record, or EMR) companies vying for your hard earned cash. How do you decide among them?

Research Update

Text Messaging Effective for Appointment Reminders

No one seems to be without a cell phone these days, so it only makes sense that we should start using these devices to carry out tasks that we used to do in a more “old-fashioned” way.

Can Instant Messaging Enhance Treatment Outcomes?

Whether you see your patients quarterly, monthly, or even weekly, you certainly are not with them as much as their cell phones are.

Expert QA

Pros and Cons of Adopting an Electronic Health Record

The biggest policy issue related to EHRs is the financial incentives offered by the government.

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Which Electronic Health Record Should You Buy? A Review of Three Products

The Carlat Report - Electronic Medical Records

There are a lot of electronic health record (EHR—also called electronic medical record, or EMR) companies vying for your hard earned cash. How do you decide among them?