Sleep Medicine Trends hosted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2018 – Austin, TX, February 23-25

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The 2018 Sleep Medicine Trends conference is organized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), and will be held from February 23-25, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. This is the leading industry event for individuals involved in the management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of sleep facilities. Start…

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How Physical Medicine EMR Software can Improve the Patient Experience

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Physical Medicine EMR

Where some physicians continue to use handwritten paper records and charts, EMR software has helped many physical medicine practices to become more effective, and it has helped to improve the patient experience. Numerous studies such as the Health Affairs article What The Evidence Shows About Patient Activation: Better Health Outcomes And Care Experiences; Fewer Data…

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The Benefits of Specialty Specific Patient Portals for Your Practice

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Specialty Specific Patient Portals

For any practice large or small, it is highly beneficial to have a specialty specific patient portal that provides customized features and patient access. Specialty specific portals engage patients within their own healthcare needs, helping them to make informed decisions, empowering them, and helping to improve the overall patient experience.

How integrated EHR software can boost efficiency in your Medical Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center | 1st Providers Choice

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As more and more clinics choose to open a separate Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), it is important to keep in mind the role of the EHR and the benefits of integrating the two entities. From combined databases, to a more streamlined workflow, a system that integrates the both your Medical Clinic and surgery center EHR’s…

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What to Ask a Medical Billing Service Before Hiring Them

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Hiring a skilled medical billing service can help your practice by greatly reducing administrative costs, ensuring an uninterrupted cash flow, increasing your bottom line, and — most importantly — allowing you to focus on medicine and patient care. But first, you have to choose the right team to work with. Here are the three most…

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What is the Difference Between EHR and EMR?

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“EMR” and “EHR” are terms that refer to two separate methods of recording patient data. However, the terms have become widely synonymous, and can cause confusion amongst patients. “EMR” stands for “electronic medical record” and “EHR” stands for “electronic health record”.  Upon first glance, it may sound as though the two terms could be used…

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Leading EHR, Billing & Practice Management Software Demonstrated Live at Academy of Integrative Pain Management Conference in San Diego CA October 19th – 22nd

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The Academy of Integrative Pain Management 2017 conference in San Diego, CA will take place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront located on the San Diego Bay, adjacent to the Gaslamp Quarter, from October 19th to 22nd. As the only clinical meeting dedicated to integrative pain management, the conference is set to host the largest…

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Leading EMR Software Demonstrated Live at American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly in Denver, CO October 12th – 15th

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This year’s American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly will take place in Denver, CO at the Colorado Convention Center on October 12-15. With over 170 companies exhibiting, the AAPM&R annual assembly gathers together the largest group of exhibitors displaying products and services specifically tailored for physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians. 1st Providers…

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Why You Need Interoperability in Your Practice

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  Almost every healthcare practice in the US has an EMR, but are their systems interoperable? As we move into MACRA implementation, the government is pushing for connectivity of healthcare computer systems so that data can be shared within a care community. Due to the recent health information exchange (HIE), which is the mobilization of healthcare…

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How Can You Achieve Patient Engagement in Your Practice?

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Patient requirements are continually evolving as patients are beginning to request more control over their care than ever before. Both Medicare reform, and the MACRA reporting procedure, are placing new requirements on practices to deliver patient engagement, pushing practices to prioritize value-based care. There are several digital interactive tools that can help to achieve optimal…

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