Electronic Health Record Growth

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The growth of electronic health record adoption continues strong across the industry, particularly among small healthcare organizations, because of the wide range of benefits and financial incentives provided by the U.S. Government. However, without a plan for implementation in place, businesses can end up wasting money without seeing those benefits.

The infographic below, created for Ohio University’s Online MHA Program, illustrates the benefits of EHRs along with how to reach them according to the HRSA’s recommended steps for implementation.

Electronic Health Record Growth Research

Courtesy of Tim Wayne

Webinar: Ensure ICD-10 Sucess

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Ask the Expert: How to Ensure ICD-10 Success

Wednesday, August 12th, 12 p.m. ET

The October 1 deadline is nearly here, and if your practice isn’t prepared for ICD-10, your cash flow could take a serious hit. In this free webinar, our resident ICD-10 expert will help you assess your practice’s readiness, and discuss crucial strategies to ensure you thrive through the transition.

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Webinar- Your ICD-10 Checklist: Getting Ready for October 1

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Wednesday, June 17th, 12 p.m. ET

ICD-10 is less than 4 months away. Not only do you need to know how ICD-10 will impact your practice, but it is also critical to understand how to plan readiness with other vendors and payers that impact your organizations success.  Without a proactive plan for readiness and risk mitigation, your practice could be facing a difficult and costly transition. So how can you tell if you’re on the right track?
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Webinar – Breaking Up with Your EHR: Strategies for the Switch

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If you’re ready to dump your EHR, you’re not alone. According to KLAS, nearly 50% of providers are looking to replace their unsatisfactory EHR.

Switching can seem risky—but if you’re with a vendor that isn’t meeting your needs, the benefits far outweigh the barriers.

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bestPT Physical Therapy software simplifies scheduling

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Physical Therapists Now Use bestPT’s Scheduling Workflow to Manage Patient Relationships

 

bestPT’s software adds patient appointment quality control to help practice owners improve patient experience

 

(PRWEB) May 12, 2015

bestPT simplifies scheduling and patient relationship management through the use of it’s revolutionary workflow management process. This system enables practice owners to keep track of their patient visits, along with all other relevant work, in a single location. bestPT helps practice owners create a systematic patient relationship management process while providing them complete quality monitoring and control.

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Remaining Independent Through Turbulent Times

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Faced with mounting regulations and declining reimbursements, many independent physicians are considering whether they want to—or even can—remain independent.

Join us for this webinar event, where we’ll discuss what it takes to stay independent and in control of your fate: Continue reading: Remaining Independent Through Turbulent Times

ClinicMind’s Mental Health Software Webinar Teaches KPI Tracking

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New webinar teaches practice owners how to master the power of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) tracking directly from their ClinicMind mental health practice management software.

 

(PRWEB) March 08, 2015

ClinicMind’s new webinar instructs mental health practice owners how to use KPI tracking from within ClinicMind’s mental health software and take control of their practice performance. The webinar is available online here.

According to Reuven Lirov, Chief Growth Officer at ClinicMind, the biggest obstacles in setting correct monthly priorities and goals for mental health practice owners and managers are data collection difficulties from multiple sources and its interpretation. “Mental health practice management software must provide effective decision-making tools that liberate practice owners from compiling separate reports in spreadsheets and stacking data to notice a trend over time,” says Lirov. “ClinicMind’s Practice Health Monitor solves both the problem of data collection and its presentation in a simple graphical way. The Practice Health Monitor enables the mental health practice owner to use visual KPI tracking, visual comparison of multiple KPIs in a single picture, and effective goal-setting based on the numbers in real time.” Continue reading: ClinicMind’s Mental Health Software Webinar Teaches KPI Tracking

CMS Updated the Deadline to Attest for Medicare Eligible Professionals

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New EHR Attestation Deadline for Medicare Eligible Professionals: March 20, 2015

Eligible professionals now have until 11:59 pm ET on March 20, 2015, to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 2014 reporting year.

CMS extended the deadline to allow providers extra time to submit their meaningful use data. CMS continues to urge providers to begin attesting for 2014 as soon as they can.

This extension also allows eligible professionals, who have not already used their one “switch”, to switch programs (from Medicare to Medicaid, or vice versa) for the 2014 payment year until 11:59 pm ET on March 20, 2015. After that time, eligible professionals will no longer be able to switch programs. Continue reading: CMS Updated the Deadline to Attest for Medicare Eligible Professionals

Webinar: Improve Self-Pay Patients Payments

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Improve Self-Pay Patient Payments

Join us Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 12:15pm ET

Patients today are facing higher premiums, larger co-payments and bigger deductibles. And a greater financial burden for your patients means a greater collection burden for your practice.

Your first step towards thriving through the rise of self-pay can begin right now. In this free webinar, you’ll learn strategies for solid practice management, how to develop a specific plan to improve self-pay patient payments and essential staff training tips.

 

Join self-pay expert Emily Putnam as she discusses:

  •      How to create a self-pay policy—and what every strategy should include
  •      The immediate need to implement a self-pay policy and train staff
  •      Tactics, tools and technologies to improve self-pay patient payments and reduce DAR
  •      How a health care IT services partner can help you achieve your self-pay goals

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Webinar: Staying Independent and Profitable as Independent Physicians

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Staying Independent and Profitable as Independent Physicians

Join us Wednesday, June 18th at 12:15 p.m. ET

Faced with mounting costs, declining reimbursement, and increased complexity brought on by the Affordable Care Act, a growing number of independent physicians are feeling pressured to give up on private practice.

But being acquired isn’t the only option for survival. With the right technology partner for electronic medical records, practice management and care coordination, you’re free to remain independent—without having to go it alone.

Dr. Jeff A. Drasnin of ESD Pediatric Group will talk about how his independent practice has remained profitable in the face of these challenges, and what it takes for other independent physicians to do the same.

  • How to choose the right technology for your practice
  • The importance of aligned incentives with your vendor
  • Transparency in claims collection
  • Keeping the focus on patients
  • How his practice increase collections by 60%

We believe that as independent physicians, the only people you should have to be accountable to are your patients. They’re your patients, it’s your practice, and it’s your financial independence. Register now to learn how to keep it that way.

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The Critical Role of ‘Delightful’ Design in Mobile Healthcare

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by ABBE DON, VP OF USER EXPERIENCE, EPOCRATES

The Health Leadership Forum sat down with Abbe Don, Vice President of User Experience at Epocrates to discuss trends in mobile healthcare technology and the role that design will play in spreading adoption and use of these technologies. Don leads the team responsible for creating a contemporary and innovative mobile customer experience for caregivers. Prior to joining Epocrates in June 2013, she spent 25 years focused on user experience design for companies such as Apple, The Walt Disney Company, Hewlett Packard, and IDEO.

Read the interview here.