Using Your Smartphone to Troubleshoot Common Problems

The world of medicine has always benefited from advancements in technology. The introduction of smartphones has eased the whole process of clinical practice and education. Smartphones are just like portable computers which have changed the way healthcare is dispensed (1). They…

The effects of EMR on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

The benefits of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) appear to be obvious to doctors and patients alike. Research on the impact of electronic medical records on patient doctor communication during consultation concluded that the use of EMR exerts both positive and…

5 Great Medical Knowledge Apps for iPhone

Have you ever wished to have your medical books by your side for a quick glance of something you seem to have forgotten? Have you experienced some patient ask you a question about a medical condition which you are not…

The New Technology Frontier in Healthcare: mHealth

TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATED MEDICAL CARE Revolutionary changes have been taking place in all sectors like banking and media and the healthcare industry is not far behind, even though healthcare is quite different from other sectors in terms of compliance and faces…

How to Make a Video for Your Practice and Promote it Online

A unique and innovative way for medical practitioners to display and market their services is by the means of online videos which is the latest trend in online advertising. According to statistics, about four billion YouTube videos are viewed on…

How to Measure the Effectiveness of your Marketing Campaigns

THE NEED FOR DETERMINING THE SUCCESS OF YOUR MARKETING CAMPAIGNS: Over the past couple of years, the face of healthcare has changed rapidly and marketing is becoming an integral part of practice. There are various ways for medical marketers to…

Creating a Website for your Medical Practice

Web presence has several advantages and is a an important tool to promote your practice. Think of how many times have you heard of a physician and the first thing you have done is Googled his name and searched for his…

Running a Medical Practice - Tips from Asia's #1 Doctor Search Engine

One of the chief reasons for Practo’s existence is to make doctors’ lives easier by empowering them with the right tools and information. We’ve spoken extensively about the best practices in running a medical practice on the Practo Blog. We wanted to add…

Making the Most of Technology in the Operation Theatre

The most vital element for an efficient and smooth functioning of an operation theatre is systematic management along with trained staff and  world class equipment. Proper utilisation of technology in an operation theatre not only requires good resources and also trained personnel. This…

Medical app of the month: Trigger Point Anatomy for Physiotherapists

Your multimedia devices like tablets and iPad can be put to good use with the help of highly innovative apps like Trigger Point Anatomy – an app that explains the anatomy and physiology of trigger points in great detail. The…