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HIPAA Compliance and Its role in healthcare

In the ever growing online world, when more and more people keep medical records  on the cloud, it is important to comply with HIPAA. HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. In healthcare, you often deal with sensitive data. Thus it is more possible than ever that the information you keep on the cloud becomes vulnerable for hacking.

When you go to a hospital or clinic, that complies with HIPAA, you will be asked to fill out a form. It is the right for you to designate who can speak for you. Continue reading →

Male Pattern baldness, Reasons and Solutions

Male Pattern Baldness | Reasons and Solutions

Truth Behind Male Pattern baldness 

Men are nearing pattern baldness in their 20s. What the previous generation men experienced in their 40s is now becoming a reality for boys in their 20s. Yes there are undeniable reasons like genes that you can’t do much about. But then there is a big reason as to how we live our lives is turning boys and men bald.

What is Male Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Baldness is also known as androgenic alopecia. It is the most common kind of hair loss in men. More than 50 percent of men over the age of 50 suffer from male pattern baldness. Continue reading →

Online Appointment Scheduler

10 Reasons Why You Should Offer Online Appointment Scheduling

With Patients willing to be treated as customers and Doctors being expected to behave like service providers, healthcare is quickly turning into a marketplace. If you are a doctor and you want to increase your customer base, online appointments scheduling is that one service, you have always wanted.

People these days are so internet & tech savvy that they want to book everything on the internet. Right from railways ticket, hotel room reservations to a restaurant table and doctor appointment, people these days just do not want to wait. If you as a doctor do not provide them this facility, there are others who do and it’s only you who is on the losing end in the competitive world.

Here are 10 undeniable reasons why you should provide your patients Online Appointment Scheduling service. Continue reading →

Commerce related to PMS

Commerce Related to Practice Management Systems

A practice management system (PMS) is a cloud based system that helps healthcare providers manage their hospital operations. Doctors are medical specialists who may or may not be the best managers of their clinic. A PMS helps doctors manage operations so that they can focus on their own expertise which is treatment of patients.

Today healthcare practices are considered a marketplace by patients and thus the services also have to be customer centred or as as it is called patient centred in healthcare. But why do doctors actually opt for a PMS. What are the major reasons, read on. Continue reading →

Impact of Internet on Youth

Around 40% of the world population has an internet connection today. In 1995, it was less than 1%. From 1999 to 2013, the number of users have increased ten times. The first billion was reached in 2005.The second billion in 2010.The third billion in 2014.

Yes. Internet gives us the information within nanoseconds. We can have any information with few clicks. You can access and share any kind of data, image, infographic or content with anyone and anytime. To cut it short, Internet is being bombarded with data.

Did you know, in every 60 seconds on the Internet

200 million Emails are sent
44 million messages are sent on WhatsApp
6 million Facebook posts are seen
3 million search queries are posted on Google
700,000 GB of data is transferred.
200,000 people log in to Facebook
47,000 Apps are downloaded
400 hours of videos are uploaded
6 new Wikipedia articles are published.

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Role of Social Media in Healthcare

The Best place to market your service is the place where your customer is and where is your customer, most probably on Social media!

Social media in Healthcare is crucial. Just to understand, Facebook has 1.7 billion monthly active users. Out of which 1.13 billion people login to Facebook every day. To have a 1.13 billion active users for a world population of 7.4 billion, Facebook has come a long way. The first thing around 50% of the monthly active Facebook users do on their bed after waking up is that they login to their Facebook profile to see updates, likes on their photos, status etc. There are similar astonishing figures for Twitter and Google Plus. Twitter has approximately 300 million monthly active users. Most of these users (more than 70%) use Twitter on their mobile phones. So wherever they are, they are active on these social channels the whole day.

If these were not enough reasons for you to be on the social media, let me tell you if you already don’t know, social media is absolutely free. So anybody can create a profile and publish as many posts as many times. There are several other compelling reasons how social media in healthcare is crucial. Continue reading →

7 Benefits of an Online Community

However big the social media platforms may be, they can never compete with a community platform for organized and structured discussions. Away from the noise and cluttered posts, a discussion in an online community with like-minded people help you find your answers faster. And when you own an online community, there is no beating that. Continue reading →

5 Important Dental Marketing Tips

In this era of ubiquitous internet, a business’s online profile is pre-eminent for a successful business. Before people use your service, they actually judge you on the basis of your online presence followed by the word of mouth. In this era of highly competitive market, the service of your quality is not the only point of focus. There are other indispensable requisites too. One need to commit time in generating traffic on websites because of which social media is very important. Continue reading →

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