Preparations for EMR – Steps to Success

David Bowie’s classic song “Changes” has a line which states “Every time I thought I had it made, it seems the taste was not so sweet then when a medical practice embarks on an EMR implementation, similar feelings can exist.  I have learned that these large initiatives must follow some level of organization that leads to

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Iron Comet Provides EMR Solutions

Iron Comet is a unique organization whose reputation is built on pinpointing IT issues and finding the best solution for our customers.  We pride ourselves in providing you with experienced professionals to assist in developing a thoughtful plan and ongoing support for your business. We help medical facilities gain a competitive advantage using leading edge computer technology.  Our

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Medical IT 2012 – Choose Your Product Carefully Like EMR Technology

Iron Comet works with physician practices to help them stay on track with the latest practice management software and EMR technology.  One of our goals is to provide  doctors with real-time information about the patient.  Picking an established product makes sense because newer companies might not survive this difficult economy.  That is one reason we partnered

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Last Call for EMR Stimulus Dollars

The Choice of EMR systems is so large that many providers I talk with are bewildered, uncertain and confused.  Now that time is of the essence to collect the Medicare and Medicaid incentive money, we would like to clear up a few misconceptions and help physicians and their staff to make reliable decisions. For over a

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Top Concerns for Doctors

A recent survey by Midmark Corp, a medical device manufacturer reveals some interesting statistics about the largest concerns for doctors.  They interviewed 300 physicians, providers and administrators around the country. Here are the findings: Standardizing operations Almost 6 in 10 physicians believe that standardizing evidence-based processes is the most difficult challenge facing the healthcare industry.

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HIPPA as BACK UP to MOVE FORWARD

Remote data backup is the ideal subscription service to enable a HIPPA covered entity to remain in compliance.  With proper strategies in place, you will be covered for the questions asked previously. Consider Iron Vault Iron Comet has teamed up with the most reliable offsite data backup service in the country.  Not only will you be

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From the front lines – Minimum computer requirements

> We are introducing a new series here on the Iron Comet Medisoft and Medisoft Clinical blog. Its called From the Front Lines. In this series, we will give examples of what we seeing on the front lines of installing Medisoft Clinical and what physicians are doing.The goal is to help create a body of

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EMRs vs. Paper Charts

We can all agree that EMRs hold advantages over paper charts.  But I thought it might be helpful to list some attributes and delve into some benefits that passed you by.  I’ve listed these in no particular order.  Feel free to add to our list, your input will help other practices know what to expect.

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Paper Charts and Hoarders for the Physician Office

I watched 10 minutes of the reality show Hoarders.  That’s all I could take.  It did remind me of a medical clinic I visited recently that had paper charts stacked almost to the ceiling on every available desk, chair and table.  Other than the charts looking “messy” the office itself seemed clean enough with no

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Question and Answers for Medisoft version 17

Medisoft Version 17 includes all new HIPPA compliant features.  The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) affects many phases of patient/provider interaction including privacy and security.  Please visit the HIPPA page for more information Is Medisoft the only software I need? Yes, Medisoft is a complete practice management and medical billing software

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