Why Electronic Health Record is Better than Using Paper Records

Today’s modern world is innovating and so is the healthcare industry. Imagine a world of paperless billing—thanks to the help of EHR or electronic health records. The extent of EHR is wide-ranging—affecting not only physicians, hospitals and clinicians, but as well as those in laboratories, pharmacies, office personnel, and in insurance companies. These electronic health

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Medisoft Basics for Beginners

Medisoft. You’ve heard of it before. But have you ever wondered what it is? It is a medical billing software which aids in slashing off on the administrative time–and tasks involved in issuing bills for health-related treatment. To begin with, prior to the invention of Medisoft, this collection of information was only contained in good

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How Doctors can Benefit from Outsourced Medical Billing

With the emergence of outsourcing, many sectors have benefitted from this process. The healthcare industry is one of them in the form of outsourced medical billing services. Physicians can make the most of the benefits of the outsourced medical billing. With this, its main advantage is enhanced quality healthcare services to patients. With medical billing

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EMR: Heaven-sent for Providers and Staff

EMR. Electronic medical record. What can the staff and providers benefit from this new innovation in the healthcare industry? For the providers, it would mean more time spent on their patients, so which also means that enhanced quality of health care services will be present. Then, there’s also the maximized revenue as a result of

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Computer Hardware for Electronic Medical Records

    It is common knowledge that costs associated with EMR technology can be expensive.  The software you purchase must work well with the practice’s computers. And you may have to purchase new hardware to facilitate your new EMR.  First you will need a list of hardware specifications and make sure your equipment meets those

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ONC Releases First Web-based Security Training Game

The Office of the National Coordinator  (ONC) has released an excellent Privacy and Security Game.  It can help health care professionals learn how to make sure all the data in your office is securely handled.  I played the first part of the game and enjoyed the questions.  I’m sure they will get tougher as the

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McKesson’s Meaningful Use Webinar – Stage 2

Mckesson will be giving our customers information on the Stage 2 Meaningful Use Rules in this upcoming webinar.  Please register and plan to attend for this important update.   The Meaningful Use Strategic Team (MUST) will be hosting an upcoming webinar for customers: Friday, September 14 at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific. This hour-long call

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Transformation of Medical Care – The Patient-Centered Medical Home

  A Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a model of care that incorporates processes such as EMRs (electronic medical record), clinical decision support, e-mail access, and quality measurement.    The general consensus has been that these changes can improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, while reducing overall healthcare costs. While these are lofty goals, the project, still

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Survey of Issues for Independent Practices

  We provide help to independent medical practices seeking to streamline their organization and put technology to good use.  Recently I have asked the doctors that I work with to give me the major issues facing them at this time.  It seems there is some agreement in the top two. Once an independent practice has decided to

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Hello World, We Have an EMR

             Today we will look at some ways to communicate to your patients and your community that your practice has implemented an EMR (Electronic Medical Record) system.  There are several ways to let people know about your new digital records.  You can send an announcement via email or regular mail letting patients know about the

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