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Our billing & PM software does the work for you from E&M coding all the way to accounts receivable management.

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Know what's happening in your practice. Our reporting modules keep tabs on Meaningful Use and more.

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1st Providers Choice

Since 1983 providers all over the U.S. have enjoyed the flexibility and power of our software. 1st Providers Choice specializes in Electronic Health Records & Practice Management Software designed to help practices improve the quality of care, reduce risk, cut costs, and increase revenues.

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Customer Service is Our #1 Focus

Appropriate for any size practice from a small solo practice, to a large multi-provider/multi-location group this feature-rich system allows you to create and maintain patient billing information and Electronic Health Records faster and more efficiently than ever before.


Choosing 1st Providers Choice as a business partner has been an excellent choice for our office. We received extensive training from the educational team and find the program to be very user friendly. Scheduling is easy and our billing process has been greatly expedited. The EHR part of the program is easy to work, saves time and helps prevent errors. We have successfully implemented the built-in fax and camera features. 1st Providers Choice is a progressive company that keeps up-to-date on laws and changes and offers excellent support. Thanks, 1st Providers Choice, for helping our office run more efficiently. We really like this program.

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The Podiatry Institute, Footprints in the Sand – Hilton Head, SC June 21 – 24

June 16, 2018

Podiatry Institute Conference

This year’s Footprints in the Sand Podiatry Conference by the Podiatry Institute will take place at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This beachfront podiatric symposium will offer a range of leisure activities alongside the conference, including a special Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-In event taking place on Shelter Cove Lane waterside overlooking Broad Creek. The area also has beaches, marshes, lagoons, bike trails, harbors and golf courses for participants to enjoy.

Podiatry Learning Objectives

The conference aims to help podiatry participants to achieve core learning objectives including:

  • -Mid-foot and heel conditions, including differential diagnosis and treatment options available
  • -Surgical options presented for the forefoot, first ray, rear-foot, and avoiding complications
  • -Strategies for wound care, infections, and infection management
  • -The modalities available and surgical approaches to complications, and revisional surgery
  • -Understanding the perioperative considerations of the conditions presented

Additionally, this Beachfront Podiatric Symposium will have a maximum of 20 continuing education contact hours for practitioners.

Ways to improve your podiatry practice

The conference will give participants the opportunity to meet with a variety of exhibitors who can help to improve their practice. Podiatry EMR software from 1st Providers Choice will be on show, highlighting the benefits to professionals of EMR systems and illustrating features of the system. Practitioners can learn how elements such as the Podiatry Patient Portal can help develop a better relationship with patients through allowing them access to their health records at their discretion.

Practitioners will also discover the elements of the EMR system that will help to simplify workday operations, from procedural templates, letters and forms, to the simplified way that you can use the system to create custom reports that will help you view the data you need to see with ease. Our document management services are second to none and include comprehensive tools for charting, scheduling and billing. Our reliable software solutions are designed to meet the latest industry standards, and certifications and can be customized to meet your practice’s specific requirements.

Podiatry Practitioner Risk

The conference will cover areas such as risk management, helping podiatrists to understand why patients may sue their podiatrist even though the procedure and treatment was good. It will help to identify the reasons patients sue, and discuss risk reduction practices to lessen the risk of being sued.

Podiatry Billing

In addition to learning about risk within insurance, professionals will also be able to learn how billing software can avoid risk in relation to the practice finances. By ensuring the podiatry practices use reliable, up-to-date billing and accounting software, you can gain peace of mind knowing that correct bills are being generated on time, making sure your that your practice doesn’t run in to cash-flow problems.

Intuitive podiatry billing software from 1st Providers Choice helps your staff by covering all the areas needed to capture patient information upfront. It works quickly and efficiently, helping to simplify the billing process and increase your collections.

1st Providers Choice offers free, no-obligation demonstrations of EMR and Practice Management Software for Podiatry Professionals. Come by and see us at the conference, or schedule your demonstration by calling 480-782-1116 or by connecting with us via our website.

SLEEP 2018 hosted by the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC – Baltimore, MD June 2nd – 6th

May 23, 2018

sleep 2018

SLEEP 2018, is a joint venture between the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS), taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD from June 2nd – 6th. This is a must-attend for sleep professionals, with the meeting being the largest gathering dedicated entirely to sleep medicine and sleep research. The scientific program includes invited lecturers, abstract presentations, bench-to-bedside integrated sessions, clinical workshops, symposia and discussion groups. A diverse range of topics will be covered, from sleep disorders, and sleep deprivation, to neuroscience, genetics, and dreaming. (more…)

How EHRs can assist Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)

May 3, 2018


Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) offer primary care services to members of the community who meet certain guidelines, including uninsured or underinsured individuals, and those who rely on public health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. FQHCs must provide reports to grant funders on an annual basis, providing care on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay, and operating under a governing board that includes patients. EHRs can improve the efficiency of FQHCs, whilst helping clinics to navigate licensure and reporting requirements. (more…)