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    Top 11 Pediatrics EHR Software Features...

    According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), EMR implementation among pediatric practices lags behind other specialties, with 31% of pediatricians using a basic pediatric...

    How Does Practice Management Software...

    Purpose of Medical Practice Management Software

    Medical management software is the lifeline of Practice Managers in any practice - whether small or large and accomplishes a lot of functions....

    How to Select 'Your' Practice...

    Guide to Effectively Selecting the 'Best' Practice Management System

    Far-reaching regulatory shifts at the federal level combined with advancements in technology and a changing patient population...

    Which EHR Software Features are...

    What is EHR Software?

    EHR (Electronic Health Records) Software is a medical software application that not only collects the medical and treatment history of patients, it goes beyond the clinical...

    Benefits of Telehealth and Telemedicine

    Big Impact of Technology on Healthcare Industry Symbolized by Telemedicine

    Rapid advances in technology have created more convenience and efficiency in nearly every facet of our everyday lives;...

    What is Fee for Service in Healthcare?

    What is Fee for Service?

    Fee-for-service (FFS) is a payment method wherein physicians and other healthcare providers are paid separately for each unbundled service. In health care, it introduces...

    CPT Modifiers | Modifiers in Medical...

    What are CPT Modifiers?

    Code modifiers are codes that supply further information about a CPT or HCPCS code, such as if the procedure was more complicated than normal or performed under unusual...

    Best Practices in Denial Management

    If someone asked you to give away thousands of dollars annually for no reason, would you do it? Probably not, unless you’re a wealthy philanthropist.

    Physician practices of all sizes that don’t...

    Top 5 Denial Management Challenges...

    Despite rumblings about the decline of the number of small physician practices in the United States, they still comprise a substantial portion of the healthcare industry. In fact, the most recent...

    Telemedicine for Small Practices

    Telemedicine Challenges and Solutions for Small Practices

    Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has been investing heavily in telemedicine. Experts predict that by 2025, the size of the...

    Capitation | What is Capitation in...

    The United States of America currently ranks highest among developed nations in per-capita healthcare spending.  This concerning information came out of a 2019 paper in Health Affairs by a team...

    The future of Health IT and the Amazing...

    Future of Health IT

    Science has given us many gifts, including significant advances in the healthcare industry; EHR systems have enabled healthcare services to become cheaper and faster than...

    Scheduling Software | The Definitive...

    Guide to Selecting Medical Patient Scheduling Software

    Practice management systems provide medical offices with a variety of features designed to improve practice efficiency and positively impact...

    EHR Optimization | Start Over with New...

    Can EHR Optimization help overcome dissatisfaction with your EHR System?

    When the federal government implemented its meaningful use initiative as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

    EHR Vendor Selection Criteria | EHR...

    EHR Vendor Selection Guide For Small Medical Practices

    Successful implementation of medical EHR software can only be achieved by following a sound and comprehensive process for evaluating...

    Choosing the Best Medical Billing...

    Criteria for Selecting a Great Medical Billing Clearinghouse

    The profitability of physician practices is being squeezed by declining payer reimbursement rates and increasing operating costs. There...

    Advantages of EHR (Electronic Health...

    Who Benefits From Implementation of Electronic Health Records? What are these Benefits?

    The word is out -- ambulatory practices continue to reap EHR System benefits by adopting integrated EHR...

    Medical Billing Audits | Benefits of...

    Leverage the Power of Medical Billing Audit for Small Practices

    The transition to ICD-10 forced many healthcare organizations to take a long, hard look at their claim processing practices. While...

    Value Based Care | What is Value Based...

    What is Value Based Care?

    Value-based care is healthcare delivery model in which provider reimbursement is tied to the quality of care provided (measured by patient health outcomes) and rewards...

    Proven Strategies to Switch or...

    EHR : Why, When and How to Successfully Transition from One EHR to Another?

    Although the EHR adoption rate has more than doubled over the past decade, significantly bolstered by passage of the ...

    6 Questions You Must Ask Your EHR...

    Optimize EHR for MACRA - What Does it Mean?

    The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) marks an entirely new era in physician reimbursement—one characterized by quality, cost...

    Top 3 EHR Compliance Risks - How to...

    EHRs provide physicians with many benefits; however, there are also compliance risks inherent in the technology. Physicians must be aware of these risks and take steps to address them, said Sandy...

    Medicare Overpayments: 6 Tips to Comply...

    If you find an overpayment, don’t expect to keep it. That’s because physicians must report and repay Medicare overpayments within 60 days of identifying them, according to a final rule that took...

    How are EHR Interoperability & National...

    Relationship Between EHR Interoperability and NPI

    With a population of more than 321,000,000 people, it’s not surprising that patient identity mix-ups continue to plague the U.S. healthcare...

    Modifier -25 | What is Modifier -25?

    Modifier 25

    When used appropriately, modifier -25 can enhance revenue for a physician practice. That’s because reporting this modifier allows physicians to bypass an Outpatient Code Editor (OCE)...

    Struggling with Practice Revenue...

    Many practices are struggling to do more with less revenue, due in part to changes in the Affordable Care Act, shifts in reimbursement models, and an increase in consumerism in the health care...

    Comprehensive Guide to MACRA...

    Data collection in calendar year (CY) 2017 will form the basis for CY 2019 physician payments under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) incentive...

    7 Remarkably Easy Tips to Prevent and...

    ‘Denial’ and ‘rejection’ are two words that no physician wants to hear. Yet, the unfortunate reality is that many physician practices lose money every day to claims that fail to meet payer...

    MIPS | What is MIPS ? | RevenueXL

    What is MIPS?

    Medicare reform—specifically the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APM)—is the number one issue affecting physicians in 2016, according to...

    5 Key Alternative Payment Models (APM)...

    What is APM?

    After years of physician payment cuts based on a flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)  establishes two payment...

    7 Most Important Tips to Boost Your...

    It’s a fact: Without an effective—and efficient—revenue cycle, physician practices cannot weather the storm of ongoing reimbursement changes in today’s healthcare environment.  ICD-10, for...

    Wondering What You Missed at HIMSS16?...

    With more than 41,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors in attendance, there was no shortage of activity at the annual Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and...

    3 Cybersecurity Tips for Integrating...

    In an era of electronic health records (EHR), patient-generated data has become a buzz phrase in healthcare. This data—often collected via medical devices such as pacemakers, glucose monitors,...

    What is EHR Interoperability? |...

    What is EHR Interoperability?

    'EHR interoperability' refers to any technology which enables the secure exchange of electronic health information between two EHR Systems without special effort on...

    4 Tips to Optimize Your Small Practice...

    Your EHR investment should produce results for your small practice—better patient care, increased provider productivity, fewer process redundancies, lower operating costs, and improved revenue...

    What Keeps EHR Implementation Teams...

    Address Potential Issues Before They Confront You

    Major workflow disruptions are every practice manager's greatest nightmare and a poorly planned EMR implementation offers many opportunities to...

    Saying goodbye to the Meaningful Use...

    Goodbye to the Meaningful Use Program?

    Was this change not along expected lines?

    The news came as a surprise to many in the healthcare industry. On January 11, Andy Slavitt, CMS acting...

    Is Meaningful Use Really Meaningful for...

    What shape will Meaningful Use Stage 3 take and when?

    The comment period for the final Stage 3 rules has come and gone. But provider groups and legislative groups have been busy spreading the word...

    5 Top Post EHR Implementation...

    Post EHR Implementation Strategies

    Just because your practice has survived the EHR go-live doesn’t mean that you’re in the clear. To fully reap the benefits, practices must continually evaluate...

    3 Medical Billing KPIs Physicians Need...

    What Should You be Worried About After Implementing ICD-10?

    The ICD-10 transition has gone surprisingly well for many physician practices nationwide. However, the industry is bracing for what...

    Ready to Geek Out? Embracing Emerging...

    Physicians need to embrace emerging technologies to improve care, satisfy patients

    You can’t stop with the stethoscope. Physicians now need to embrace all kinds of technologies to improve care –...

    Meaningful Use Changes: Small Medical...

    Proposed Final Rules for Stage 2 & 3 - Good news?

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week released proposed final rules for its Stage 2 and 3 Meaningful Use programs. And, of...

    Claim Denials - What You Need to...

    Tired of Tracking Claim Denials??

    Physician practices lose thousands of dollars annually because of claim denials. However, what many practices don’t realize is that denials can be mitigated or...

    Are You Asking the Right Questions to...

    Have You Asked These Questions Regarding EHR Implementation?

    We all know the tragic story of Thomas Duncan, the Texas patient who died of Ebola in October 2014. According to the Washington Post,...

    Best Practices to Select your...

    What is EHR System?

    EHR System, often used interchangeably with EMR System, is an integrated set of 'interoperable' technology components including EHR Software, Practice Management Software, ...

    How To Make The Switch to ICD-10...

    ICD-10 Implementation Made Simple: Follow This Checklist

    After what seemed like endless delays and difficulties with the launch of the new ICD-10 implementation, it's still on schedule to launch...

    Can You Ensure Privacy & Security of...

    Meaningful Use Stage 2 Compliant EHR

    Many practices have been busy attesting to Meaningful Use (MU) objectives, many of which pertain to HIPAA privacy and security. Privacy- and security-related...

    6 Key ICD-10 Concepts Made Easy

    ICD-10 Ready EHR

    The transition to ICD-10 continues to challenge many physicians even despite the fact that CPT coding will remain unchanged. The most effective way to approach the implementation...

    7 Tips for Making Your Small Practice...

    In 2012 a five-physician practice in Arizona was fined $100,000 for not complying with HIPAA regulations. That’s a frightening amount of money for a small group, but the government is making it...

    8 Hidden Revenue Opportunities for...

    Even despite auditor scrutiny, decreasing reimbursements, and more stringent regulatory requirements, physician practices do have opportunities to enhance revenue if they look hard enough to find...

    7 Tips for Improving Patient Collections

    Patient Collection Improvement Strategies

    In today’s healthcare environment, patients have significant financial responsibility, including higher deductibles and greater out-of-pocket expenses....

    7 Ways How EHR Software Enhances...

    Although electronic health records (EHR) have gained traction over the last few years due to Meaningful Use incentives, more rapid adoption will occur only when physicians see the value in using...

    Are You Reaping EHR Rewards After...

    EHR Implementation Rewards

    Electronic health records (EHR) sometimes get a bad reputation due to the high cost of implementation as well as the operational challenges they pose. However, it’s...

    Top 5 Claim Denials - Implementing...

    5 Common Medical Practice Denials

    5 Commonly Denied Procedures

    Denials are an ugly reality that every physician practice must address. It’s not a question of whether practices will receive a...

    Achieving ROI After EHR Replacement:...

    EHR replacement can feel like a leap of faith. After all,  how can you be guaranteed of a return on investment if you have no means of predicting positive financial outcomes? Most experts agree: the...

    EHR Replacement: Manage Changes to...

    A full 30 percent of “new” EHR purchases are actually replacements, according to a 2013 Black Book Rankings survey.  If your organization has decided to make the switch to another vendor, change...

    Providers: Mobile Healthcare Revolution...

    There’s no doubt that mobile healthcare—often referred to as mHealth—has the ability to transform healthcare as we know it. Mobile health technology, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring...

    Finding a Replacement EHR Software -...

    With a push for electronic healthcare records from many agencies--as well as vendor promises for efficiency and increased cash flow--many providers now find themselves married to EHR systems that...

    5 Tips to Increase Patient Portal Usage

    How To Increase Patient Portal Usage?

    Patient portals increase communication between providers and patients and can even improve the quality of care that patients receive. This technology that...

    6 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting an...

    Selecting the best EHR system for your medical practice is crucial in order for you to comply with new HIPAA requirements for coding, billing and documentation of services provided. It is also...

    You Can’t Afford to Ignore ICD-10

    All medical service providers were keying up for the transition from ICD-9 billing codes to the new ICD-10 codes when, earlier this year, the president signed legislation which postponed the...

    EHR Replacement - What Challenges Must...

    The decision is made; it’s time to replace the EHR system, but how difficult will the transition be and what are the issues should you be aware of? EHR Intelligence states that implementing a...

    EHR Replacement - 9 Signs That It Is...

    EHR Replacement

    Why and When to Replace Your EHR?

    With over 50 percent of physicians actively using EHR systems, is it time to start thinking replacement? A 2013 Black Book poll shows that 81...

    5 Easy Ways to Maximize Use of Your EHR...

    According to a study from Baylor Health Care System and the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, it takes approximately 134 hours per physician for medical practice end-users to...

    Outsourced Medical Billing Services Can...

    In a high-compliance environment, outsourcing medical billing functions seems like a loss of control for some medical practices. In reality, outsourcing claims billing with the right provider...

    Use Proper CPT Modifiers to Reduce...

    Use Correct CPT Modifiers to Reduce Claim Denials

    CPT modifiers let payers know something specific about a procedure, sometimes resulting in additional payment for the provider. Among other...

    Meaningful Use Audit: A Physician's...

    Meaningful Use Audit

    So, are you going to survive a meaningful use audit? Attesting to receive an EHR incentive payment puts a physician at risk of audit, but managing your documentation is all...

    6 Tips for EHR Staff Training

    EHR Training

    According to Center for Health Information Technology director Dr. Jason Mitchell, EHR training is a crucial element in successful electronic health record implementation in any...

    EHR For Your Mobile Practice -...

    EHR For Mobile Medical Clinics

    As healthcare delivery systems have evolved, in part due to incentives in the PPACA, the need for anytime-anywhere access to patient health information has grown...

    5 Insurance Eligibility Verification...

    How to Verify Insurance Eligibility and Benefits?

    EMR & Medical Billing Best Practices Series: #6

    According to RemitData, two of the top five claim denial reasons for 2013 were insurance-coverage...

    Meaningful Use Audit - An Essential...

    There is a 20% chance that you as an eligible provider may get audited and will be required to substantiate every single measure, eligibility requirement, or even ownership of a certified EHR.

    How Important is Workflow Mapping to...

    EMR & Medical Billing Best Practices Series: #5

    What's the first thing you do as you plan a trip to a new destination? Most people look at a map or consult Google directions. You want to know how...

    Meaningful Use Audit : What Physicians...

    With meaningful use entering Stage 2, there is one word popping up on the horizon for practitioners participating in this EHR metric system – audit. Meaningful use comes with some significant...

    6 Essential Questions to Ask EHR...

    EMR & Medical Billing Best Practices Series: #4

    Organization is an essential component of a successful medical office, and we've spent the last two weeks discussing how organization in billing...

    ICD-10 Delay - Latest News on Coding

    With all the hype that went into the launch of ICD-10, there is a lot of debate on how the delay, signed into law by President Obama on April 2, will affect the healthcare community. The 10th...

    Using EHR Implementation to Solve...

    EMR & Medical Billing Best Practices Series: #3

    Last week's blog in the Best Practices Series covered the need for organization in your medical practice. This week, we'll look at how a strong...

    Why We Love Our Medical Billing...

    EMR & Medical Billing Best Practices Series: #2

    According to Department of Labor estimates, around 200 million healthcare claims are denied each year. The agency estimates one in seven submitted...

    EHR Software - 5 Tips for a Smooth...

    Tips for Smooth Transition to EHR Software

    The benefits of switching to an Electronic Health Record system are clear: more accurate records, less paperwork, a reduced environmental footprint and...

    EMR & Billing : Best Practices and Top...

    Do you know where resources such as time and money are being used best in your medical practice and where they might be wasted? Chances are, even the most organized and efficient office isn't...

    ICD-10 Coding Could Create Cash Crunch...

    On October 1, 2014, all health care providers will switch from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding when they bill private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid . To understand how large this move is, there...

    EHR Implementation - 5 Case Studies To...

    EHR Implementation - Real Life Case Studies for Success

    Implementing electronic health records, or making upgrades to existing systems, presents challenges for any type or sized medical practice....

    EHR : The Top 5 Myths You May Believe...

    Top EHR Myths That Need to be Dispelled

    As healthcare providers across the country implement electronic health record solutions, there's a lot of advice being handed out online and in...

    Electronic Medical Records: Practices...

    Whether you're moving to implement electronic medical records or simply trying to ensure that your current system is up to code, it's important to remain updated on the practices, standards and...

    Patient Billing - 5 Minute Briefing on...

    Patient medical debt is a growing trend in the United States. Surveys conducted by the Commonwealth Fund indicate that around 41 percent of working-age Americans were in medical debt as of 2012,...

    5 Tips for Engaging with Patients while...

    How to Engage With Your Patients While Using EHR?

    Electronic medical records offer a number of efficiency and accuracy benefits for physicians offices, but a new study shows tech tools can also...

    Medical Coding: ICD-10 - Is It Too...

    This year is the official deadline for the switch to the new International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems version 10, known simply as ICD-10. One of the more...

    Electronic Health Records and Clinical...

     

    Today, more and more physician offices and hospitals have digitized their medical records by implementing Electronic Medical Records or Electronic Health Records. Is there any difference...

    Stop Losing Money! Are You Following...

    Going Mobile With Electronic Health...

    Mobile EHR

    Electronic health records are becoming an industry standard, and are being way of storing healthcare data. The overall utility of electronic health records can be greatly increased...

    Electronic Medical Billing & ACA : What...

    In all the upheaval about dropped insurance and online healthcare markets, one piece of the Affordable Care Act that impacts healthcare providers may have been lost. Section 1104 of the ACA,...

    Overcoming EMR Implementation Barriers...

    This post has been contributed by Alan Edwards who holds an MBA in Health Care and is a former hospital CEO and group practice administrator. He continues to be active in the field and often...

    RevenueXL EHR - Enhancing the Value of...

    RevenueXL EHR Software - Thanksgiving...

    About RevenueXL

    Established in 2005, RevenueXL of Cupertino, California (Silicon Valley) is a leading provider of healthcare solutions and EMR software, providing CCHIT and ONC-ATCB Certified...

    AR Days | Accounts Receivable Days |...

    AR Days

    One of the key performance indicators that drives the success of any medical-related practice or organization is Days in AR, Accounts Receivable Days, or AR days in medical billing. AR...

    Electronic Health Records - Adoption...

    Increase Referrals To Your Private Practice Now By Adopting Electronic Health Records

    Like any new office policy integration process there exists a learning curve. One well worth the time...

    Optimize your Revenue Cycle Using Sound...

    The American Medical Association publishes a PDF guide to collecting denied claims called Appeal That Claim. The handbook, in the Overview section notes that many practices do not make the...

    Five KPIs You Can't Ignore in Your...

    It's tempting to put the business of your small medical practice on the back burner to concentration on patient care. While patient care should always be the first priority of medical staff, you...

    3 Reasons Why EHR Software Usage and...

     Why Using EHR Software Helps Increase Patient Loyalty?

    Attracting new customers can be expensive. According to Lee Resource Inc., it can cost over five times as much to gain a new customer as it...

    Strategies to Prevent Top 5 Claim...

    Medical Claim Denials - How to Prevent and Reduce?

    Most experts agree that small medical offices should aim for an average days in AR of under 30. This means that it takes an average of 30 days...

    4 Common Challenges in Small Clinic EHR...

    EHR Implementation Challenges in Small Practices

    One mistake many offices make when converting files to electronic health records is to attempt to do everything at once. If your medical office...

    5 Easy Ways to Reduce Insurance Claim...

    According to the Medical Group Management Association, the highest performing medical practices average an insurance denial rate of only 4 percent.

    Patient Collections - 5 Tips to Manage...

    It may be compassion and empathy that leads healthcare professionals to careers where they heal and care for others. But without a steady revenue stream to make this laudable work possible, their...

    5 EHR Training Tips to Ensure...

    EHR Training

    EHR training is vital to the success of your EHR software. Regardless of your specialty, it is important for every member of your staff to receive adequate training to ensure that...

    EMR Software for iPad Offers Security,...

    If you build an EMR app for the iPad, will they come? Maybe, if doctors can be convinced that the technology is secure and able to carry out the sometimes complex tasks associated with managing...

    High-Quality Website - Prescription for...

    EHR Training - Ignore at Your Own Peril!

    Benefits of EHR Training

    EHR training is the most vital part of EHR implementation. If you've used an EHR system in the past, and you've done so without the proper training, you know some of the...

    EHR Replacement: 5 Harsh Realities

    The hunt for a fitting electronic health record (EHR) system is a difficult one, with many health care providers hitting multiple snags along the way. Ideally, a provider's EHR will be secure,...

    How to Select or Upgrade to a Certified...

    Once you have assessed your readiness for EHR, and you've done significant planning for your EHR approach, you can begin to think about selecting or upgrading to a certified EHR system. It's...

    Planning your EHR Selection Approach

    Each phase of EHR implementation is vital to the success of the EHR itself. Now that you've done an assessment of your practice for EHR readiness, you're ready to move on to the next step in the...

    How to Implement an EHR: Assess your...

    A successful EHR implementation is foundational to the success of your EHR system. For most practices who have dealt with problems with their EHR, those problems stem back to difficulty with...

    Use EMR Software with (And Not in Place...

    Why Use Medical Transcription 'with' Electronic Medical Records Software

    When EMR was first developed, it was assumed that these systems would replace certain jobs within the medical office. One...

    Meaningful Use and Patients: More...

    Relationship Between Meaningful Use and Patients

    As a physician, achieving meaningful use for your EMR system is essential to its success within your practice. However, meaningful use involves...

    Are you achieving ROI on your...

    Now that EMR has become commonplace in most medical practices, there have been many studies done on whether or not those practices are achieving a positive return on their investments, or ROI....

    How To Pick the Best EMR Vendor For...

    Best EMR Vendor

    In this day and age, when providers are switching EMRs right and left, we all know that they went wrong in one crucial part of their EMR purchase: vendor selection. While there...

    Your EMR Implementation is Complete -...

    Preparing For The Next Big Thing: ICD-10

    Just when you think your office is working well with your new EMR system in place, ICD-10 comes along and starts to put you into a panic. Are you prepared for the changes that will take place...

    When Can Providers Use Modifier 25?

    Modifier 25

    Modifier 25 is frequently used in the wrong context -- sometimes mistakenly but more often as a result of purposeful attempts to increase a practice's level of reimbursements. The...

    How to Balance EMR/Patient Interaction...

    One of the most common complaints physicians have about electronic medical records is the difficulty of balancing using the EMR and patient interaction. If you're like most physicians, you...

    EMRs: Then and Now.

    Electronic medical records have come a long way since physician Lawrence L. Weed first conceived of the concept in the 1960s. Actually, the healthcare industry was one of the last industries to...

    5 Ways to Dispel your EMR...

    Are you experiencing EMR dissatisfaction with your current system? Perhaps it's not living up to your expectations, or you're having issues with it that make charting more difficult.  Many...

    Key Changes For The Financial Benefit...

    Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems have been around for quite some time, but looking forward to 2013 and beyond, these systems are now providing the medical community with much needed assistance...

    EMR Implementation Costs Deciphered

    Whether you are looking at updating a current electronic health records (EHR) system or instating EHR for the very first time, you will need to take the potential EHR implementation costs into...

    4 Reasons Why EHR Template...

    EHR Template Customization

    The healthcare world continues to change right before our eyes, with constant technology improvements in turn improving healthcare procedures and delivery for billions of...

    How to Get the Most out of Your EMR Demo

    EMR Demo

    Choosing the right electronic medical records (EMR) software for your organization can revolutionize your practice and lead to improved delivery of care, increased patient confidence and...

    Why You Absolutely Need ePrescription

    Over the past few decades, technology has truly revolutionized the way we live our daily lives. In certain sectors, however, things have continued much as usual. Many health care systems have not...

    EMR Implementation Guide For Small...

    EMR Implementation

    Healthcare has always been on the cutting edge of technology and medical advancement, yet private practices are sometimes resistant to changes when they believe they have a system...

    What You Should Know About Stage 2...

    Well into the second year of The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), eligible practices are well on their way to being prepared for Stage 2 Meaningful Use...

    Proven Tips For EMR Implementation

    Choosing to integrate an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system into your practice signifies a major change in the way you manage patient records and workflow. Comprehensive systems are designed to...

    Government Warns Against Improper EMR...

    Electronic medical records (EMRs) were not only implemented in an attempt to save the health care industry money, but to improve standards of care, effectiveness and further enhance a hospitals’...

    Providers: Do Not Fall Prey To Common...

    Electronic medical records are nothing new; they became a standard part of the medical industry over 20 years ago. Nevertheless, a number of myths surrounding EMRs persist. These myths may serve...

    Top 10 Benefits of EMR | Electronic...

    Benefits of EMR

    We are in the midst of a constantly evolving healthcare landscape and it is becoming necessary to take advantage of every tool at your disposal if your practice is to make money...

    EMR Pricing | How much does an EMR cost?

    How much does an EHR System Cost?

    According to the Dashboard published by The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, as of 2017, EHR adoption has more than doubled...

    New MGMA Study - Using EMR to Improve...

    Curious to know how electronic medical records can benefit your practice?  While providers can list any number of features and benefits on their sales content, it pays to see how other physicians...

    Studies Show Dually Certified EHR...

    One of the biggest obstacles physicians have with integrating electronic medical records is in the stigma these systems have for being difficult to operate, train on, and utilize in the clinical...

    Could Legislative Change Improve...

    One of the primary benefits behind implementing electronic medical records is the way EMR systems make the healthcare industry more efficient.  That includes office workflow, treatment,...

    Stage 2 Meaningful Use Rules Coming...

    In an effort to encourage providers to implement electronic medical records at a more rapid pace, the Department of Health and Human Services extended the deadline recently for satisfying...

    Electronic Medical Records – Pros and...

    A new survey shows that more physicians are embracing mobile technology, from smartphones to tablet PC’s, for professional use.  With that growth however, many believe that we’re still too early...

    Quick Tips for Ophthalmologists...

    This guest post is written by Katie Matlack of Software Advice.

    The 5 Top Requested EMR Software...

    Physicians across the United States have spoken.  While electronic medical records software provides a laundry list of features and benefits, data compiled over the course of 2011 by Capterra...

    How to Guarantee an Easy Switch to...

    Larger practices and organizations in the health care industry are readily switching over to electronic medical records and reaping the rewards, but small to mid-sized practices are much slower...

    EMR: What Does Your Hardware Investment...

    There's a vast array of technology available to help move a clinic into the future with electronic medical records software.  While some is optional based on cutting edge technology, there are...

    Why Adopting Web Based EMR Makes Sense...

    A physician researching electronic health records systems in order to improve the efficiency of their practice will typically find they have one of two options; the first choice is to implement a...

    Coding Compliance Audit - Still a Good...

    This time I decided to write this post about a slightly different topic - Coding Compliance. As we discuss below, when physicians implement EMR or EHR, the need for a good compliance plan will...

    Electronic Health Records – Bringing...

    The world of healthcare is changing especially so in the light of an estimated 30 million new patients that will be added to the healthcare system. Most of them will be tended to by Family Doctors...

    Meaningful Use of Certified Electronic...

    HHS yesterday issued two sets of long-awaited and much-anticipated federal regulations:
    1. List of "meaningful use" criteria that healthcare providers must meet to qualify for federal IT subsidies based...

    Physicians beware! EHR vendors can’t...

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides $17.2 billion in Medicare and Medicaid incentives designed to facilitate widespread implementation of certified Electronic...

    Achieving ROI with EHR Implementation...

    Stories abound about botched EHR System implementations and providers uninstalling EHR Systems in Arizona. But at the same time, there are many case studies which prove that achieving ROI with EMR

    Medical Transcription - Will Thou...

    Several years back, with the advent of speech recognition of technology (Dragon), the medical transcription industry was forecast by many to see a reduction in demand. That has not turned out to...

    Web based EMR - Low Investment, Great...

    Times are tough economically and it may seem like a bad idea to spend money on implementing an Electronic Medical Records solution in your practice. However, a large number of physicians continue...

    Why having a Medical Practice Website...

    *Having a medical practice website is imperative to your practice. Why? Perhaps the best answer is, “Can Patients find your Medical Practice Online?”Try this, ask the next 10 people you see if...

    8 Cardinal Sins of EMR Training

    EMR Training

    Here's a multiple-choice quiz with an answer that may surprise you:

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    a. EMR Softwareb....

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