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The Practice EHR Blog

See and Treat Patients Remotely with Telemedicine

Posted by Practice EHR on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Telemedicine software is predicted to alleviate the demands on healthcare organizations during the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  By implementing a telemedicine solution, healthcare professionals can help prevent the spread and address the needs of their patients from any place, at any given time. 

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Topics: Integrated EHR, Patient Care, digital age, Cloud-based EHR, Telemedicine

Key Ways to Stay Connected With Your Patients During Key Times

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Mar 30, 2020 2:03:14 PM

We text, tweet, post messages and are otherwise connected with our peers, friends, and family 24/7. Everyone is connected to some device that allows instant access to their social world. Don’t forget that “everyone” includes your patients. It can be easy to stereotype a certain demographic as too old for that. You may feel that a certain percentage of your patients aren’t into the electronic communication world. It may be time for a new perspective.

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Topics: Healthcare Office Management, digital age

The Coder’s Role in the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Mar 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

A virus outbreak that began in China nearly three months ago has now infected more than 1,000 people in the United States according the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO declared the virus a "pandemic" during a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday. And somewhere hidden deep in each physician’s office, hospital, nursing home and Walmart pharmacy there is an employee scrambling to find the most appropriate diagnosis code for the latest national headline. Wait … What?

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Topics: Healthcare Office Management, Industry Update

You Asked, We Answered

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Mar 10, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Anyone who has ever used a piece of software has found themselves asking “why doesn’t it do “x!” An electronic health record (EHR) is no exception and perhaps is even more likely to generate an extensive wish list from the users as you think about the nuances of the workflow for each practice.

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Topics: Practice EHR News, Product Updates

Moving from One EHR to the Next: It Is a Transition (Part 1)

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Jan 31, 2020 10:08:34 AM

 

No one really believes that you can complete a well-documented clinical note in three easy clicks. We know that you can’t over-book your patients on the first day you are live on a new electronic health record (EHR) software. This isn’t our first rodeo after all. But in my experience as an implementation manager, I have observed a few trends we may each be guilty of as we’ve approached that transition from one EHR to the next.

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The Small Things Make a Big Difference

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Jan 23, 2020 9:14:19 AM

“New and Improved” – we have all seen those words in bold letters on a commercial or sales flyer. But what is really new – improved? And do those changes really impact me? Within the world of software sometimes the new/improved is unintentionally hidden in the details of an update release. In 2020, Practice EHR will make a small change that will make a big difference to the return on your investment.

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Topics: Practice EHR News, Product Updates

2019 Highlights and What’s Ahead In 2020

Posted by Khurshid Mughal on Dec 19, 2019 1:00:00 PM

As we reflect on 2019, Practice EHR took several steps to position ourselves to be more than a trusted solution to our clients, but to be a partner.  From creating new partnerships to hiring new experts that will continue to drive innovative ideas for our clients, Practice EHR is ready for 2020.

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Topics: Practice EHR News

Is Your Practice Ready for Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs)?

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Dec 9, 2019 10:23:57 AM

Do you have your insurance card? Asking this question is a routine practice when patients present at a provider’s office or facility. It is not uncommon for insurance companies to issue new cards with a new contract year.

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Topics: Healthcare Office Management, Specialty-Specific EHR, Regulatory Updates, Industry Update

Appropriate Use Criteria Changes: What You Need to Know for 2020

Posted by Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Implementation Manager on Dec 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM

It is hard to believe that the end of another year is just around the corner. This is a busy time in healthcare. CMS will soon release the Final Rules and confirm changes to the reimbursement and reporting guidelines for 2020. Not all changes impact each specialty in the same way. But there is one change that will impact many of Practice EHR practices.

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Topics: Healthcare Office Management, Regulatory Updates, Industry Update

Practice EHR Attends D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare Awards 2019

Posted by Practice EHR on Nov 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Last week our team attended D CEO’s sixth annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards program. The event recognized outstanding healthcare executives, healthcare CEOs, practitioners, and other innovative industry leaders within North Texas. 

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Topics: Practice EHR News