Monthly Archives: January 2017

Why EMR Software Training is Necessary for a Successful Practice

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The use of EMR software is not merely an improved method of documenting and sharing patient information, it is a different way in which physicians provide health care. Simply choosing an EMR system is not enough – training and education are essential aspects of smoothly implementing any EMR software into your practice.

In fact, one study showed that intensive technical assistance is vital to improving quality of care through the use of EHR systems. In this study, it was found that physician practices needed at least 9 months of regular training before noting an improvement in quality measures for conditions such as diabetes and breast cancer. In contrast, practices with little to no training showed no improvement in quality measures, even after using the EMR software for up to two years.

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1st Providers Choice to Showcase Surgery Center EMR & Practice Management Software at the Winter ASC Meeting From January 12-14 in San Antonio

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The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association is dedicated to supporting ambulatory surgery facilities in providing high-quality, value-based ambulatory surgical care to all patients served. We at 1st Providers Choice share this mission, and are proud to announce that we will be attending the2017 Winter ASC Meeting from January 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio, TX.

This year’s Winter ASC Meeting in San Antonio will feature three seminars dedicated to the following material: coding and reimbursement, finance and accounting, and regulatory and legal risk. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits when present at either of these seminars.

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