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Avidex is an award-winning, innovative leader in the design, integration, project management, equipment procurement and support services of audiovisual solutions for commercial and healthcare clients. Avidex successfully partners with architects, contractors, consultants and executives to create boardrooms, videoconference rooms, training facilities, digital signage and many additional projects that incorporate AV needs.

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 •  June 29

Nationwide, the epidemic of Emergency Departments (Emergency Rooms) being used as “primary care” by patients who don’t necessarily require emergency care has been on the increase for years. Although it varies from state to state, there are a number of variables that contribute to these occurrences. However, in all cases, an over-crowded ED can...

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 •  June 13

If you are a technology manager in a healthcare facility, one organization that should be on your radar is the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), whose stated mission is to help “transform healthcare by improving the quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world.” In addition to being a member community for sharing best...

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 •  April 20

Healthcare is a language all its own. It has a unique lexicon that allows doctors, nurses, and staff to communicate with each other. Pain can be dull or acute, fractures can be hairline or compound, and internal injuries can be ventral or dorsal and thoracic or abdominal. All of this terminology matters a great deal in delivering care and in...

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 •  February 22

A couple months back we took a look at how important patient satisfaction is becoming in healthcare. Payments are transferring to a model that evaluates outcomes and requires that the patient is satisfied with their care in order to receive the full amount billed for the services rendered. One potential problem for providers however, is trying to...

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 •  January 31

On the 20th of January, a new president took office. Barack Obama graciously exited the White House handing the keys to the inbound Donald J. Trump. President Trump was a vocal opponent of the Affordable Care Act, (ACA), and had promised to reverse it once in office. What ultimately happens to President Obama’s signature piece of legislation is yet...

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 •  January 24

If you are an avid follower of technology news, you can’t help but have heard the term “AI”. AI stands for Artificial Intelligence, a field of technology pioneered by Alan Turing when he created a machine to break the German’s Enigma Code during World War II. The end goal for those developing AI will be the creation of a sentient machine that can...

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 •  November 9, 2016

There has been a recent shift in healthcare from a fee-for-service environment to a pay-for-performance model. The shift is a good one in most people’s eyes as it focuses more on the patient and the actual results than it does the provider and their services. The performance of a healthcare provider is now evaluated based on patient outcomes (70%)...

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 •  August 31, 2016

You are already a bit nervous. You are having a very personal medical issue that you find a bit embarrassing. In fact, you are even a little nervous about talking to your doctor about it. You sit quietly in the examination room after your vitals have been taken, awaiting the arrival of the physician. As you sit on the examination table, you hear...

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 •  July 28, 2016

Ever since the Woodrow Wilson and the 16th Amendment gave us a Federal income tax back in 1913, Americans have had to worry about being audited by the government. The modern IRS was born in the 1950s and they get very busy every year after April 16th, pouring through millions of income tax filings, looking for mistakes and potential revenue. This...

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 •  July 19, 2016

As a health care professional, if you were in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 14th to 17th this year, you were most likely at the American Telemedicine Association’s annual conference, ATA 2016. If you were not there or if this event has not historically been on your radar… it should be! The ATA’s annual conference is the “world’s largest and most...