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EHR Innovation to Increase Efficiency in Healthcare

EHR Innovation to Increase Efficiency in Healthcare

Over the last few years, a growing number of doctors have expressed dissatisfaction about the results of adopting Electronic Health Records (EHR) software. While the administrative and organizational benefits of moving from pen and paper to computer technology are clear, many practitioners feel that the use of EHR technology has brought with it it’s own …continue reading

Is Sending Unencrypted Patient Records Illegal?

Is Sending Unencrypted Patient Records Illegal?

The portability of medical records and use of patient portal apps to fulfill the patient engagement requirements of Meaningful Use and MACRA creates a generally healthier population. At the same time their use creates concerns about record protection. Some patients might prefer to receive their protected health information (PHI) through an insecure email system they …continue reading

Three Strategies to Promote Sucessful Patient Account Resolution

Three Strategies to Promote Sucessful Patient Account Resolution

In this time of high copays and high deductibles, patients are shouldering a greater portion of healthcare. When patients cannot pay medical bills, clinics must resort to collection agencies to scrounge up what little money they can. Practices that focus on the patient can minimize encounters with collection agencies, and increase potential revenue. Our friends …continue reading

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support in EHRs for Meaningful Use

Clinical Decision Support is health information technology implemented through electronic health records that can increase the quality of care, help to avoid clinical errors, improve efficiency, reduce costs, enhance outcomes, and boost provider and patient satisfaction. CDS is a tool that supplements clinical judgments by helping assist care team members in making timely, informed, and higher …continue reading

Why Healthcare Portals Are the Next Level of Patient Engagement

Why Healthcare Portals Are the Next Level of Patient Engagement

A successful practice is one that does two things well: maintains financial profitability, and develops strong provider-patient relationships. The way a practice communicates and educates patients is a huge factor in determining healthcare success. The simple and underutilized tool to create better patient engagement is efficient use of healthcare portals. Portals are online gateways of communication between doctors, patients and clinical staff. …continue reading

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

How EHRs Are Providing Positive Patient Experiences

TL;DR The latest studies have shown that electronic medical tools are saving patients money and increasing satisfaction The landscape of healthcare technology is changing, find an EHR that can help you maintain a hold in the competitive healthcare market From the Affordable Care Act, to the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical …continue reading

Three Best Practices to Maximize Patient Collections

Three Best Practices to Maximize Patient Collections

TL;DR The inability to collect on debt is a huge detriment to revenue. You can however, maximize patient collections with these best practices Online medical tools are at the forefront of managing the a practice’s finances. Practice management software and patient portals are keys to tackling debt We live in an era of high copays and …continue reading

Patient & Physician Portals Could Save Time and Money

Patient and referral physician portals can be extremely beneficial to both the patients and their providers. However, in order to enjoy all of the benefits they can provide, the portals need to possess the proper functionality. Patient portals increase both productivity and efficiency. Some patient portal systems allow patients to register and complete forms online, …continue reading

PrognoCIS EHR iPhone App Features Speech Recognition Option

July 15, 2013: Bizmatics is pleased to announce the release of the next phase of its well-received iPhone® PrognoCIS EHR application, which is available for free through the Apple iTunes® app store. The initial release of the app was the entry into mobile physician documentation and prescription writing. Since the importance of mobility in the …continue reading

Patient Portal Benefits to an Electronic Medical Record System

Patient Portal Benefits to an Electronic Medical Record System

As the healthcare industry shifts its focus to Electronic Medical Records, many forward thinking practices are asking EMR vendors about “Patient Portals.” A portal can be thought of as a gateway or door (in the form of a web interface) to related sets of data, content, and web services. Some well known portals include Google, …continue reading