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Month: October 2016

How can EHR technology aid healthcare practitioners?

The incorporation of digital technology has forever changed the delivery and accessibility of healthcare. Devices such as medical tablets and mobile nursing stations are facilitating a seamless flow of information, brought about by the availability of electronic health records (EHR). EHR technology was designed to simplify the sharing of data among stakeholders in the healthcare system. But how exactly can EHR technology aid healthcare practitioners.

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EHRis the digital version of a patient’s medical records. This is information gathered from several doctors over a period of time, and includes their medical history and clinical information. Patients can view some of this information via secure web portals.

How can EHR technology aid healthcare practitioners?
EHR facilitates the electronic exchange of clinical information among health care providers. The availability of complete and correct health information is especially important in cases where there is a medical emergency. Healthcare practitionerscan access data when and where they need it, so that a thorough diagnosis can be done, and a precise treatment protocol determined. EHR therefore helps to reduce the chance of a mis-diagnosis.

EHR eliminates the problem of patient data being misplaced or lost, which was often the casewith paper records. It also reduces the errors that can arise when transcribing data. The reduction of data errors improves the efficiency of healthcarepractitioners, and contributes to better patient outcomes.

EHR also makes it easier for healthcare practitioners to transfer data to other physicians, as well as to other hospitals or departments.

Onyx Healthcare USA, Inc located in Orange, CAis a leading provider of EHR technology, and we have solutions for hospitals and medical facilities.   Call us today at (714) 792-0774, to find out more about the products we have available.

How many Kybella treatments do you need to see results?

If you have a double chin that you would like to melt awaywithout surgery, Kybella may be a great alternative for you. Kybella is an effective injectable treatment for submental fullness (fat under the chin) that has minimal pain and downtime. But how many Kybella treatments do you need to see results.

About Kybella
Kybella or deoxycholic acid,improves the appearance of moderate to severe submental fat. It works by destroying the fat cells. Kybella is a safe treatment when used as directed, and when injected by a medical provider with the necessary training and experience. Treatment consists of a number of small injections in the area under the chin.

How many treatments do you need to see results?
Kybella treatment requires a series of treatments spaced at least 4 weeks apart. Many patients achieve results after 2-4 treatments, but some may need up to 6 sessions. Your physician will customize a plan for you, based on the amount of fat that needs to be treated.

Some results of the prior session can be seen after each treatment, but full results will show after all the fat goes away. This is usually 4-6 weeks after your final session.

Patients can expect to experience some swelling after Kybella treatment, and this can last anywhere from 2 to 14 days. The swelling resolves a lot faster in patients with minimal skin laxity. There may also be some temporary bruising, numbness, and redness.

Kybella treatment is available in the greater metro Atlanta area at Skin Cancer Specialists, P. C. & Aesthetic Center. Why not call today to set up an appointment with one of our clinicians,or book a consultation online at skincancerspecialists.com/contact/.

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Is there a solution for technology breaches in the medical field?

Increasing breaches of protected health information has become a major concern for  healthcare institutions in the US.  The trend is worrying, because hackers are no longer content to target insurance companies, but are now setting their sights on stealing patient data from hospitals, clinics, and other health facilities. So the question being asked is this – Is there a solution for technology breaches in the medical field.

Data breaches can be costly for a health care facility, and they can also lead to a loss of patient trust. For this reason, healthcare organizations, must be very careful about protecting sensitive patient data.

So how can health care facilities protect patient information?
First of all, health organizations must ensure that all the medical technology containing patient information is compliant with HIPAA privacy and security rules.

At Onyx Healthcare USA, Inc we ensure that all the medically focused technologies that we provide to medical providers and health care institutions, meet HIPAA privacy standards.

Healthcare facilities should also make certain that the information on all portable devices is encrypted. It’s therefore advisable to ensure that devices such as smartphones and tablets are obtained from HIPAA compliant companies like Onyx Healthcare.

The dynamic nature of technology makes the security of patient information challenging. Therefore in addition to ensuring the security of the technology you use, clinicians need to recognize that they have a personal stake in making sure that patient records are kept secure. Employees must therefore buy-in to a culture that is focused on preventing breaches.

If you would like to find out more about the safe medical IT technologies available at Onyx Healthcare USA, Inc in Orange, CA, call 714-792-0774  for a consultation. You can also visit us online at www.onyxhealthcareusa.com/.

Will my nose look normal after my rhinoplasty procedure or will it change over time?

Rhinoplasty has fast become a popular cosmetic procedure for both women and men, but plastic surgeons admit that it’s not always easy to get it just right. Achieving results that look precise and natural takes a lot of skill and expertise. It’s therefore not surprising than many people contemplating nose surgery often ask their surgeon – will my nose look normal after my rhinoplasty procedure, or will it change over time (click here).

What is rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty or anose job is a surgical procedure that is done to reshape or restructure the nose. This may be done for cosmetic or functional purposes.

Will your nose look normal after rhinoplasty?
After rhinoplasty patients should be prepared for the fact that they probably won’t recognize their nose for the first few weeks, and it’s going to take some time to return to normal.

As a general rule, patients can expect to experience significant swelling, andthis generally lasts 2-3 weeks. After this time the nose should look normal once again, and most patients are able to go out in public without anyone noticing that they’ve had surgery. However, some swelling will remain, especially in the region of the tip.

Recovery after rhinoplasty may be slow for some people, so patience is vital, because you will see the results in time. Post-op swelling time after rhinoplasty is influenced by several factors including the technique used, and the amount of correction done. In addition, patients should closely follow the post-surgery instructions of their surgeon, in order to minimize swelling.

Clients in northern California can contact board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rudy Coscia regarding rhinoplasty. Dr. Coscia can be contacted at his practices in Sacramentoat 916-929-1833, or in Roseville at 916-773-5559. Call today for a consultation.

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What is belotero balance?

Dermal fillers are a great way to renew your facial features, and combat the signs of age. There are now a variety of cosmetic fillers being used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and refresh the face. Belotero balance is one of the formulations often used for this purpose. But what exactly is belotero balance, and how does it work.

What is Belotero Balance?
Belotero balance is a soft tissue filler that is used to smooth wrinkles, folds, and furrows on the face. It delivers natural looking results that last, with minimal downtime.

Belotero balance is made up of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in the skin’s connective tissue, and this makes it a safe alternative for softening deep lines on the skin’s surface. It is particularly effective for filling in moderate to severe nasolabial folds (smile lines), glabellar lines, marionette lines, as well as those around the lips and mouth.

How does it work?
A fine needle is used to inject Belotero balanceinto the dermis, the inner layer of the skin, where it integrates into the tissues. As it binds to the water that’s present in the skin, and immediately fill in wrinkles and folds.

Treatment takes about 45 minutes, so it can be easily done in your lunch hour. There may be some swelling, redness or bruising after the injection, but this typically only lasts for a few hours.

If you are looking for an effective way to reduce your wrinkles and folds, Belotero Balance may be the right option for you.

Clients in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, can contact Wisconsin Vein Center and MediSpa to learn more about Belotero balance for facial rejuvenation. Why not give us a call today at(262) 746-9088,to set up a consultation with Dr. Deborah Manjoney.

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